Before You Buy Know These HVAC System Terms: AFUE, SEER, and HSPF

What do all those acronyms mean and why does terminology matter when you’re thinking of making an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) purchase? The short answer is that these terms have a great deal to do with rating efficiency of the products — including air conditioners, furnace, and heat pumps — that are essential for home comfort.

Your Split Air-Conditioning System: Making Sure the Outside and the Inside Match Up

Though you want to spend as little as possible on your cooling system upgrade, you should be aware that cutting corners can lead to significant complications in the long run. To save you from stress and expensive problems, here’s a look at why replacing only one component of your split air-conditioning system is a bad idea.