Does it matter what kind of thermostat you have in your home?

Here in Winnipeg, heating and cooling are about more than just comfort – they’re about your health. Having a high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner will save you money (and help protect the environment), but new models are also more reliable, leading to...

What Should Your Refrigerant Level Be In Your HVAC Unit?

Taking care of your HVAC unit can be a lot of work, especially when it’s not working like it’s supposed to. One common problem with AC units has to do with the level of your refrigerant being too low. You may be wondering what the right level should be for your HVAC...

What Are The Summers Like In Winnipeg?

Winnipeg may be affectionately (or not so affectionately) known across Canada as “Winterpeg”, but if you live here you know the winters are old news.  Winnipeggers are a resilient bunch, bundled in our toques and scarves for half the year.  The cold doesn’t really...

How Do You Find Your Optimal Sleep Temperature?

We’re constantly adjusting the temperature in our homes. Many people program their thermostats to make their homes more energy-efficient while they’re away at work. Almost all of us will adjust the temperature by a degree or two to ensure it’s perfectly comfortable...

Why Is My AC Tripping The Circuit Breaker?

So, you were enjoying your air conditioner in your home on a hot day when suddenly, your breaker tripped. Your first thought may be to check the electrical panel and reset the breaker before turning your AC on again. If your breaker trips again, then that’s a sign...

Why Does My Furnace Fan Keep Running?

Listen closely. Do you hear something? That might be the sound of your furnace fan.  It’s normal for your furnace fan to run for part of the day. But if you hear it constantly, that indicates your furnace has an issue. It’s wasting energy without much benefit....