How Many Mini Splits Do You Need?

June 10th, 2024
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If you’ve decided on a ductless AC installation in Bozeman, MT, you’re undoubtedly excited about the precise zone control you’ll achieve throughout your home. However, that ability to customize the temperature of every room in your home is dependent on the system being properly sized for your home.

One of the most common questions we get about ductless mini splits is, “How many mini splits will I need for my new system?” The answer depends on certain factors such as how many rooms your home has, the square footage, and your home’s insulation. Let’s break it down even further and look at the factors influencing the answer to this question.

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What Are My Options for HVAC Installation?

May 27th, 2024

If you’re searching for a new HVAC system, you’ve come to the right place. No matter if you’re a new homeowner who’s learning about HVAC systems for the first time, or someone who needs a replacement and this isn’t your first time at this rodeo, we’ve got you covered. 

The first thing you need to know about HVAC installation is that our EPA and NATE-certified technicians are well-equipped to handle any job. Let’s review your options for HVAC Installation in Belgrade, MT, and the surrounding areas. From heat pumps to furnaces, mini splits to central air, with our help, you’ll undoubtedly find the perfect HVAC system for your home and family.

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Yes, We Provide Water Heater Services Too!

May 13th, 2024

Your water heater is the workhorse of your home, providing hot water whenever you need it. That’s why at Ambient Air Solutions, we also offer water heater services in Bozeman, MT, and the surrounding areas.

Water heaters have even harder demands in a place like Montana. That’s because they have colder water to warm up. This means that water heaters can rapidly wear down without the right service and attention. 

So, exactly what water heater services do we provide? We can install a tank or tankless water heater for your home. We also repair and provide maintenance to all makes and models. Let’s go over more details about how we can help you take care of your precious water heater.

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Get a Jump on Montana’s Allergy Season

April 15th, 2024

Montana is home to many types of plants, grasses, trees, and vegetation that contribute to our beautiful and iconic scenery. There’s no doubt that Montana is one of the most beautiful states in the entire US! But all that vegetation can wreak havoc on allergies and hay fever. 

Now that spring is here, you or someone in your household may be suffering from allergy symptoms. Although there’s not much you can do to avoid allergens when you go outside, there are certainly steps you can take in your home to combat their effects. Read on to learn about our whole-house solutions to indoor air quality which is compromised by common allergens.

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Ductless Mini Splits Pros & Cons

April 1st, 2024
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If you’ve been considering a ductless mini split installation, you’re not alone. These systems have skyrocketed in popularity not only here in Belgrade, MT, but around the world as well. Although there’s no doubt that these systems can handle the challenges posed by extreme winter temperatures, some homeowners still wonder whether these systems are right for them. 

If you’re not sure that a ductless mini split can handle both your heating and cooling needs, keep reading! We’ll go over a definitive list of ductless mini split system pros and cons so you can decide if the initial expense is worth the lifelong savings you’ll enjoy through superior performance and energy efficiency.

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Why It Pays to Keep Track of Your Heating Costs

March 18th, 2024

Many homeowners pay their utility bills every month without giving it much thought. It’s only when there’s a sharp increase that they pay attention and wonder what could’ve caused such a huge spike. Often, there’s a correlation between a utility bill and usage, but that’s not always the case.

In this blog, let’s go over why it pays to keep track of your heating expenses to avoid getting an unexpected heating bill or even worse–an unexpected heating repair bill. The two are often connected by savvy homeowners who’ve been keeping an eye on increasing heating expenses. 

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Late-Season Furnace Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

March 4th, 2024
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If you use a furnace to keep your Montana home warm in winter, it’s been working hard for many months to keep your family safe, warm, and cozy. Hopefully, you’ve been impressed with its performance, and the only homeowner maintenance you’ve needed to perform has been to replace the filter regularly. 

However, we’d like to suggest some more late-season furnace maintenance tips that you should perform to keep your furnace in tip-top condition. Follow these simple heater maintenance tasks to make sure your furnace is working safely and that it’ll continue to keep working efficiently for the next few months of the heating season.

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It’s Time to Think About Scheduling Heat Pump Maintenance

February 19th, 2024

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, by now you probably know that we recommend heat pump maintenance twice a year: once in the spring and once in the fall. That’s because heat pumps need maintenance before the start of the cooling season and heating season.

However, here in Bozeman, MT, our heating season runs longer than in other parts of the country. Homeowners could very well start using their heat pumps in September for heating and not make the switch to cooling power until May! That means your heat pump’s heating season could very well be nine months long.

That’s why you could need heat pump maintenance before the official arrival of spring. Keep reading to learn why it’s time to think about scheduling heat pump service.

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Ducted Vs Ductless Heat Pumps: What’s the Difference?

February 5th, 2024

When reading about HVAC systems, the terminology can be confusing to the average layperson. We often get questions about heat pumps from confused homeowners who have searched online for options to keep their homes cool and “heat pump” comes up.

Other common questions include, “What’s the difference between a heat pump and a mini split?” and “What’s the difference between ducted and ductless heat pumps?” We’re going to answer these questions so you can be a smart consumer when deciding on heat pump installation in Gallatin County, MT.

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3 Signs You Need Water Heater Repair

January 22nd, 2024

Your home’s water heater is an indispensable part of your home comfort and your personal health and safety. While you may have a backup heating source if your furnace goes out, nothing can replace your water heater when it runs into problems.

Considering the extremely cold weather we experience here in Bozeman, MT, water heaters do more work in winter weather because the water they heat is colder. That makes your water heater especially prone to the need for water heater repair. Let’s go over 3 signs that you need to call us ASAP to restore your home’s steady supply of the hot water that’s essential for your daily tasks.

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