Is Ductless AC Strong Enough to Cool an Entire Home?

March 17, 2023

As summers become longer and hotter, more people are seeking ways to keep their homes cool. If you’re in the market to buy an air conditioner, you may be wondering if a ductless air conditioner is right for you. What’s a Ductless Air Conditioner? Ductless air conditioning units are, as the name suggests, air conditioners that don’t require a duct system to distribute cool air through the house. Instead of being connected to a ducting set, these units are usually mounted in a central location. They have multiple cooling compartments that connect to

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Should You Invest in an Air Filtration System?

February 20, 2023

If you’re looking for a way to enhance the air quality inside your home, a whole-home air filtration system could be the right solution. These types of systems can be effective at removing particulates from the air, so they can be worthwhile investments. At Conan Heating & Air Conditioning, we regularly install, service, and maintain air filtration systems for our customers in the Idaho Falls region. What Do Air Filtration Systems Do? An air filtration system can be hooked up directly to your existing HVAC system. This makes things very convenient, and it allows the system to do its job

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The Best Ways to Purify Air

January 19, 2023

If you’re worried about poor air quality in your home, then you may need to purify the air. Whether you want a humidifier or are interested in natural ways to make sure the air in your house is as clean as possible, the team at Conan Heating & Air Conditioning is always available to help. Keep reading to discover some of the top ways to purify the air in your residence. Clean Often One of the best ways to make sure that the air in your home is as pure as possible is to keep it clean.

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Understanding How Geothermal Heating Works

December 20, 2022

If you’re looking for an energy-efficient and cost-effective way to heat your home, a geothermal HVAC system is definitely a good option. Geothermal systems work by using the heat stored within the ground to help keep your home warm all winter, and they can also function in reverse to keep you cool in the summer. We’ll now take a closer look at exactly what a geothermal HVAC system is and how it provides heating. What Is a Geothermal HVAC System? Geothermal systems are a type of forced-air HVAC that works in a somewhat similar way

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Are Two-Stage Furnaces Better Than Single-Stage Units?

November 18, 2022

When buying a new furnace, you have various options to choose from that will impact how much the new unit costs, how effectively it heats and how much energy it uses. Of course, the size and energy efficiency are important considerations, but you will always need to decide if you’d prefer a single-stage or two-stage unit. Here is a quick guide to two-stage furnaces and how they work to help you make a more informed decision on which unit is better for your home. How a Two-Stage Furnace Works Single-stage furnaces always run at 100%

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Waste Oil for Furnaces – Yes or No?

October 19, 2022

Homeowners here in Idaho Falls, like everywhere else, are always looking for ways to cut their heating bills. That leads many homeowners with oil-powered furnaces to wonder if there are any cheaper fuel alternatives they can use. The one that the team here at Conan Heating & Air Conditioning gets the most questions about is old waste oil. Here’s the lowdown on whether you can use old waste oil to power your home’s furnace. Not All Oils Are Equal When most people think about oil, they think of a black, viscous substance or a thinner mixture like you’d use in

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How Frequently Should You Service Your AC Unit?

August 15, 2022

An AC unit is one of the most important appliances in a home. As a homeowner, you must ensure that your AC unit is maintained throughout the year. As time goes by, your air conditioner becomes less efficient because of the leaks and dirt that accumulates inside. Regular maintenance helps your unit to perform efficiently. Regular tune-ups also help to extend its lifespan. How Often Should an AC Unit Be Serviced? As mentioned earlier, regular maintenance of your AC unit makes it run smoothly and efficiently. Experts recommend that you have your air conditioner serviced on

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Solutions for Frozen Air Conditioning Units

July 20, 2022

A dirty filter is the leading cause of frozen AC equipment. The filter cleans the air that enters your cooling equipment. Over time, the filter can collect soil, dust, and different allergens. Accumulated debris can reduce airflow and cause HVAC coils to freeze. If you have a frozen AC unit, there are a few simple actions you can take to get things working again. Cleaning the AC There’s another culprit besides the filter. Debris piled up in the ductwork blocks the airflow inside. The evaporator coil starts to condense and, as a result,

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5 Tips for Soundproofing Your HVAC System

June 14, 2022

One of the things that creep up on you is HVAC noise. You usually don’t realize it at first, and then at some point, you cannot hear yourself think. Your HVAC system might be making various annoyingly loud noises, from rattling to banging to dripping sounds. Besides disturbing your peace, these noises usually signify a more significant issue. Or, maybe your heating and cooling system is old and has had its fair share of expected wear and tear due to constant use year after year. Whatever the cause of the noise, there are some steps you

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My AC Is Leaking Water – What Should I Do?

May 17, 2022

You notice your AC is leaking water. Is this something to be concerned about? Should you just wipe up the puddle and go on, or is this leaking a sign of trouble? Water leaking from your AC is a common occurrence. While it is not dangerous, it is a sign that there is a problem within the system that needs taken care of. Here are a few reasons why your AC could be leaking. Low Refrigerant Levels Your AC runs on refrigerant, which is what makes it cold. Just like the air conditioner in your

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