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Heat Pump Smells

Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

September 30, 2021

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 360-336-1517 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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AC SEER

What Does AC SEER Mean?

September 17, 2021

When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? 

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Video – What Is Carbon Monoxide?

August 31, 2021

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other things that contain carbon. It can often be mixed with other gasses with odors. Carbon monoxide can result from the burning of any of these, gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, wood and other things. It is also a byproduct of an internal combustion engine.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 16, 2021

It’s the first really hot day of summer in Anacortes when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 1

July 31, 2021

It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but on a hot day it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

July 14, 2021

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Video – Reduce Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning

June 30, 2021

Your home’s air ducts connect to your heating and cooling system, which carries all the air in your home. When you are breathing your home’s air, it is optimal for the traveling air to be as clean as possible, because it carries particles or debris that will settle in the ducts and carry it straight to you. Having clear air ducts is one of the primary things that contribute to good indoor air quality (IAQ), which the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states is a prime concern in relation to pollutants in the home.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

June 16, 2021

Our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner (AC) less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

May 31, 2021

Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business. Catching symptoms of trouble early on can keep your units working efficiently and safely as long as possible.

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Alleviate Allergies with HVAC System Maintenance

May 17, 2021

Frustrated over your allergies preventing you from enjoying the day in your Anacortes home or getting any rest at night? You’re not alone!

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Foss Heating & Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Burlington, Bow, Camano Island, La Conner, Sedro Woolley, Stanwood, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 360-336-1517, or request service online today.