We at Amber Air Conditioning know that not everyone has a background in HVAC air conditioning and heating system maintenance, or even how the systems work – even though all of us have HVAC systems and are cooled and warmed by them throughout the year. While we don’t expect to train the world on how HVAC systems and maintenance works, we do believe that a little background knowledge in these areas will help homeowners make more informed decisions on the HVAC services they are looking for; this is why we work hard every month to bring our clients and readers helpful heating and air conditioning tips, HVAC resources, and warnings about what homeowners should lookout for during the various seasons in the year. Follow our blog to enrich your knowledge of your home HVAC system:

When Is The Best Time To Purchase A New Heating Unit?

For the regular homeowner, it can be incredibly tough to identify when it’s time to get a new heating system. Like all large appliances that we depend on, it’s much better not to wait until your heating system is damaged before you decide to replace it. Needing to change your furnace immediately implies you don’t

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Summer Savings: How to Get a Cheap Heating Installation

Every home is going to need a good heating system put in place. The heating system is not only going to make sure that your home is warm during the winter, but it is also going to ensure that your home has a good supply of hot water. As a result, you need to make

How to prepare your outdoor AC unit for winter

When the summer months end, home owners quickly begin to prepare for winter. It is a time to get the home sealed up and the heating unit ready for operation. However, this is also the time to begin to prepare your cooling unit for the winter months. Depending on the type of unit you have,

5 Tips to Cut Cooling Costs in the Home

Most homes have an air conditioner since it is a commonplace appliance, however, many homeowners do not realize the actual cost of running these units. When compared with the household fan, a large amount of electricity is needed to run a central air conditioning unit or even a window unit. During the summer months, the

Troubleshooting Your Oil Furnace Problems

Oil Furnaces are used in many homes as heating systems. This option is an important part to one’s comfort at home and if it breaks down, it can be devastating. Repairs can be costly and can take time to complete. If your oil furnace breaks down, take the steps below to try and troubleshoot the

4 ways to heat your home without electricity

Electricity is an important part of everyday life. We all have become accustomed to having electricity at home every hour of every day. We need electricity to get ready for the day and get ready for bed. We must have power to function, especially when it comes to staying comfortable in our homes. However, there

3 tips to keep your electric bills under control

Electric bills seem to increase each and every month and this can be hard on a home owner’s pocketbook. It is important for home owners to try and keep their electric bills down so they can afford other bills in the home. There are several options that home owners can take to keep their utility

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Types of Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating is a type of heating that is considered central type of heating because it provides indoor climate control to make the home more comfortable. Underfloor heating can heat a home using three different types of heat production: conduction, convection, and radiation. The phrase radiant heat or radiant heating is often times used to

How Efficient Is A Geothermal Heat Pump?

Geothermal heat pumps or GeoExchange have been used in homes since the 1940s. This type of heat pump is earth-coupled, water-sourced or ground sourced. This type of heat pump uses the temperature of the ground or water as a means of collecting or exchanging heat instead of using the air as a means of collecting