Ambient Air Solutions Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Bozeman’

Is It Too Late for Ductless AC Maintenance?

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Absolutely not! We want to be very clear that we’re always around to provide maintenance to systems that need them, especially high-quality ductless units. But the truth is that things are more complicated when it comes to ductless heat pumps, and maintenance services in general, so we figured it warranted a blog to discuss some of the more interesting details of this kind of service.

Firstly, if you’re wondering how often your ductless AC in Bozeman, MT requires maintenance, it’s twice a year. More on that later.

But then if your next problem is identifying the best times to invest in maintenance, that would be spring and fall. However, as we’ll discuss down below, late maintenance isn’t necessarily that much worse. It’s more about convenience than it is about the integrity of your ductless HVAC technology. So, keep reading so we can discuss this in greater detail!

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Stay Cool and Collected This Summer

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Summertime is upon us, which means we’ve got a plethora of heatwaves, humidity, and everything else that comes with it. Your air conditioner is the first line of defense against those scorching hot temperatures, but it should by no means be your only method of staying cool and calm. Think about it this way, even if you run your AC all day, you still won’t feel good if you’re not staying hydrated and you’re not balancing the comfort of your home.

Today, we’d like to dedicate a blog post to a few tried and tested methods for staying cool during a heatwave. Feel free to print this blog post out, write it down, or pin it as a checklist on your fridge for the kids to read! Just make sure you call our team for any air conditioning service in Bozeman, MT, so we can help you right away.

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Energy Efficiency: Running Your Heater in the Best Way

Monday, April 18th, 2022

Energy efficiency is a term we throw around a lot on this blog post, but it’s absolutely vital that you know how to handle this kind of information. The efficiency of your energy-consuming devices is going to be more and more important as electricity and gas prices rise, and as more eco-friendly laws are legislated into action. The less energy your home uses to stay comfortable during the fall, winter, and spring, the better off your budget will be.

In the old days, you could kind of survive with any type of heating in Bozeman. You could just have a fireplace and an ancient furnace that kept you warm. But now, fireplaces just won’t cut it and an ancient furnace might cause bills to skyrocket month to month.

Today, let’s focus on a few strategies to run your heating system the right way and get your energy efficiency levels to where they should be.

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What Is the “Temperature Differential?”

Monday, April 4th, 2022

Every HVAC system in Bozeman, MT has to deal with a temperature differential. It’s a pretty simple term that we use in this industry to talk about a very specific set of temperatures. As we move into the cooling season, the temperature differential is going to massively impact your home’s temperature and your ability to stay comfortable year after year.

While the temperature differential might not matter for certain homes in the winter, it does for us. Our winters are extremely cold, and we can sometimes rely on a heater to fight temperatures that are almost at zero. This massive temperature differential can impact our home efficiency and our budgets.

Keep reading to learn about what the temperature differential is and why it’s so important to consider when budgeting for the future! And don’t forget to call our team for any HVAC support.

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It’s Spring: Time for Maintenance!

Monday, March 21st, 2022

This blog is a two-parter. The first is about why springtime is the time for AC maintenance before temperatures get hot. The second part will be about some of the lesser-known benefits that come with a maintenance plan like ours. The more you know about what maintenance offers, the more it will feel like a no-brainer to quickly sign up for a maintenance program and get your AC the care it deserves!

This is exciting! We’ve been waiting a long time for spring and it’s finally here. The need for AC maintenance in Bozeman, MT signals that it has actually arrived, so we should take some of this time to celebrate. While you’re deciding on how much of your budget should go to maintenance or repairs, why not take one of our many amazing local hiking trails, or start grilling some burgers on a sunny day for the family!

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Our Guide for Going With a Pro

Monday, March 7th, 2022

The hardest part about HVAC services isn’t the technology or the service itself, but rather finding the time and the right team to call when you need professional work done. Just like when your car breaks down, there are some moments where you just need a professional to take a look no matter how much of an industry veteran you are. This isn’t a bad thing; knowing when to let a more skilled, knowledgeable, and well-trained technician work on your HVAC in Bozeman, MT is still a difficult task.

We’d like to give a bit of information for homeowners that might be on the fence. Sure, your heating system still works, but it doesn’t provide your home with heat unless it’s making noises, giving off strange smells, or it’s just causing your heating bill to skyrocket. We’ll discuss a few strategies to determine whether professional service is right for you!

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Prepare for Spring With 3 Easy Tips

Monday, February 21st, 2022

The shift from winter to spring can be abrupt. All of a sudden your home can be inundated with high temperatures, and your coats just don’t feel necessary anymore. While we urge anyone who is active to take advantage of the warmer temperatures when they hit, we also want homeowners to be aware of some simple things that they can do to improve their home comfort during spring.

This blog post isn’t just about heating or cooling systems. In fact, we’d like to shift our attention to smart thermostats in Bozeman, MT, and other systems we rely on to keep our homes comfortable. As long as your home is set up to transition swiftly from winter to spring, you shouldn’t have much to worry about.

Here are 3 tips to help you transition accordingly. Don’t forget to call our team for any last-minute services or support you might need before spring hits in full swing!

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Our Guide to Bracing Freezing Temperatures

Monday, January 24th, 2022

There are moderate climates, cold climates, and then there’s our climate. We deal with temperatures that can sometimes be considered colder than cold, which is absolutely brutal for our heating systems. Other homeowners around the country might be relying on their heating systems for comfort and convenience, while we depend on them to stay safe and sound.

That being said, we’ve been heating homes in this area for a long time. Furnace maintenance in Bozeman, MT is a culmination of all our experience in keeping furnace systems running through our brutal winters.

This blog is going to be a guide on how to retain your heater’s efficiency and effectiveness as temperatures continue to be low this winter. We’ll also recommend that you call us for any questions or concerns after reading this blog, so we can help you where it counts.

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Use Your Thermostat the Right Way

Monday, January 10th, 2022

We’re not implying that you use your thermostat the wrong way. In fact, most homeowners use their thermostats to reflect their own comfort preferences, and that’s perfectly fine! If you want your home to be warmer or colder, you should be the arbiter of that difference, and your HVAC system in Bozeman, MT should follow suit. If you believe that your heater just can’t quite keep up with your unique comfort preferences, then you should call our team for repairs.

However, sometimes the problem doesn’t come from the HVAC system, and can instead come from poor communication between your thermostat and your heater. Especially if you’ve got a relatively new heating system, there are some things you need to know about your thermostat that could help regulate things better and reduce your monthly heating bill!

Keep reading to learn a few tips on how to properly use your thermostat.

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What Does an Air Filter Do?

Monday, November 1st, 2021

We talk a lot about air filters on this blog, but we think it’s about time that we covered what they do specifically. Air filters, contrary to popular belief, don’t actually target contaminants to improve your air quality indoors. They just do this on accident. Air filters are designed to protect your heating system from contaminants that might damage their sensitive components or hard-working parts.

If you’re looking for more high-quality air filtration systems that are designed to keep your air safe and clean, then you should check out some of our amazing products on the indoor air quality section of our website. However, if you’re trying to learn more about how an air filter is going to protect your heat pump in Bozeman, MT, then you’re in the right place.

Let’s talk about heat pumps, their air filters, and what you can do to better improve the efficiency and output of your heating system.

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