Ambient Air Solutions Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Gallatin County’

Why It Pays to Keep Track of Your Heating Costs

Monday, March 18th, 2024
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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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Ducted Vs Ductless Heat Pumps: What’s the Difference?

Monday, February 5th, 2024
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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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When to Call Us for Emergency Furnace Repair

Monday, December 25th, 2023
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There are obvious situations that will prompt a homeowner to call for emergency furnace repair in Gallatin County, MT. A furnace that won’t power on entirely or one that’s emitting cold air are a few obvious circumstances.

Although you may be hesitant to call for emergency repair if you have a backup source of heat such as a fireplace, there are some situations that shouldn’t wait until the next day. Let’s go over when you should call us for emergency furnace repair. We offer true 24/7 emergency services. We’ll also explain what that means.

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4 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Thanksgiving

Monday, November 13th, 2023
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Thanksgiving is almost here and it’s a holiday that celebrates being thankful. If you’re hosting a traditional meal with family, or having a “Friendsiving” instead, there’s one thing that’s required above all others to ensure a successful event and that’s a comfortable home.

That’s why we’re giving you 4 essential tips to get your home ready for Thanksgiving–and the rest of the holiday season. If you’re not entirely certain that your furnace is up to the task of keeping your guests warm and cozy, it’s not too late to call us for furnace services

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Water Heater Efficiency: What To Look For

Monday, September 18th, 2023

We’re always talking about HVAC efficiency on this blog and hopefully by now, you’ve learned how doing a bit of research on a new system can save you money when you opt for higher efficiency. Sure, that initial cost may be a little higher, but you’ll reap the rewards of saving money across the lifespan of the heater or air conditioner.

Well, something that’s not as well known is the fact that water heaters vary in efficiency ratings too. You may not think it’s as important as the efficiency of your HVAC systems, but consider this:  your water heater accounts for almost 18% of your home’s energy expenditures!

That’s why it pays to do some research when deciding on a new water heater. Read on to learn what you need to know. Then contact us if you have any follow-up questions about water heater service in Gallatin County, MT.

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What To Look For In A Commercial HVAC Contractor in Montana

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Here in Montana, we certainly have our periods of hot weather. Not only that, temperatures can be unpredictable. No Gallatin County business can be caught without an effective commercial AC system to keep residents, tenants, customers, and employees happy. Even on a mildly warm day, a commercial space without a working HVAC system will cause discomfort to everyone in it.

It’s probably easy to locate a number of “HVAC professionals” who are perfectly willing to work on your commercial HVAC systems. But how do you know they have the experience needed to work on these systems? Let’s go over what to look for when choosing a commercial HVAC contractor. Choosing a company wisely can make or break your business.

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Why Does My Montana Home Need an Air Purifier?

Monday, June 26th, 2023

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is an issue that’s on the minds of more and more homeowners. Even in Montana, many homes suffer from poor IAQ. In fact, studies have shown that the air inside a home can be 3-5 times worse than the outside air! 

Especially concerning is the frequency of wildfire smoke in our area. Montana has seen an increased number of days with poor air quality due to wildfires. Wildfire smoke can spread from burn areas that are hundreds of miles away. 

If you’ve been wondering how your home could benefit from whole house air purifier services, keep reading to learn more about the solutions we offer.

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Signs Your Heat Pump Needs Repairs

Monday, May 1st, 2023
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After the cold and frigid winter we’ve had, many Montana homeowners are ready to make the switch from heating their homes to cooling them down.

If you use a heat pump to both heat and cool your home, it’s important to know the signs that your heat pump’s performance is suffering.

A heat pump is the workhorse of your home, working year round to provide your family with comfortable temperatures. To avoid an unexpected interruption of service, be aware of these signs that mean you need heat pump repair in Gallatin County, MT.

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Meet the Mini HVAC Wonder: The Mini Split

Monday, March 20th, 2023

Many homeowners have heard of heat pumps, but not as many have heard of mini splits. These mini wonders are gaining in popularity not just in the US, but around the world.

Once you know that a mini split is a type of ductless heat pump, you’ll get a sense of why they’re so popular. Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling and 2-in-1 systems are a sought-after option for homeowners looking to replace two systems with one.

Perhaps you’ve been wondering if a mini split HVAC in Gallatin County, MT is the right choice for your home. We’re here to tell you the ductless mini split could very well be the system you didn’t know your home needed. Read on to learn about these mini wonders.

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Is it Time To Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, February 6th, 2023
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Here in Montana, our freezing-cold winters mean you need to be able to depend on your furnace to keep your home nice and toasty.

Although you might not realize it as often, your water heater plays an incredibly important role in your home comfort.

Think about how many times in a day you need water. You start off the day with a hot shower or a pot of hot coffee.

You make breakfast and run the dishwasher to sterilize your dishes. You wash your hands in hot water multiple times a day.

All these activities for your health and happiness are dependent on your home’s workhorse, the hot water heater. 

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