MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for September, 2015

Yes, It Is Time to Have Your Furnace Tuned-Up!

Monday, September 28th, 2015

We are just about to turn over another page on the calendar, and we’ll find ourselves in October. This is definitely a good time to think about purchasing candy and putting up Halloween decorations. But there’s something else you should think about, and that’s the furnace in your home. You probably haven’t given the furnace much (or any) thought during the summer, but the time is fast approaching when you’ll need to fire it up once more to stay warm through the winter.

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Now Is a Good Time to Consider Air Conditioning Replacement

Monday, September 21st, 2015

The transition from summer to fall is a good period for you to take care of issues for both your heating and cooling systems. As the heat recedes, but during the time before the cold weather starts, you have a window of opportunity where it is easier to schedule work for either part of your home comfort system. Not only will you have few worries regarding staying comfortable while the work is done, but it’s simpler to arrange for a convenient time for the job with HVAC technicians, who don’t have schedules packed with emergency service calls.

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The AC May Be Running, But It’s Time to Think about Your Home Heating

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The warm weather is still with us in Kansas City. You probably have your air conditioning running during the warmest parts of the day to provide your home with comfort. But it won’t be too long until the cooler weather arrives, followed not long after by plain old cold weather. You’ll want to grip onto these last days of summer and enjoy them to the fullest, but you should also give consideration to your home’s heating system during this final warm spell and see that it’s ready for another winter.

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How a Tankless Water Heater Works

Monday, September 7th, 2015

The first tankless water heater was invented over a century ago. As a piece of home technology, this early model didn’t catch on, and the water heater that became the standard for the next few decades was the conventional “storage tank” water heater. You’re familiar with it: a large cylindrical tank, stored in the garage, basement, or utility closet, that maintains a supply of water at constant high temperatures.

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