News & Resources

At Empire Heating & Air Conditioning, it’s important to us that our customers stay informed about the products and services we proudly offer. Visit this page often for the latest news and educational information on home heating and air conditioning.

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Ductless AC vs. Window AC – Which Should I Choose?

May 16, 2022

If you have a converted space or addition to your home that doesn’t have access to your central air conditioning system, you may be wondering what the best choice is for cooling that space. While window air conditioning units can be a lower-cost choice for home comfort, they may not be as cost-effective as you…

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Does My Home Need Better Indoor Air Quality?

April 18, 2022

Once spring arrives, most of us find that it’s the perfect time of the year to freshen up our homes. Taking care of our lawn and garden areas, deep-cleaning inside our homes, and getting our pool and deck areas ready for summer entertaining are all a part of the spring-cleaning routine. But, have you thought…

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Spring Will Be Here Soon. Is Your AC Ready?

March 18, 2022

Spring is on its way, and with it the warmer temperatures. During the spring months in the Decatur area, the temperatures average out in the mid-70s, and start to move up into the 80s once May arrives. That’s why it’s so important that your home’s air conditioning system is ready for the warm weather ahead.…

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Why Update Your Thermostat? Here are 3 Good Reasons.

February 17, 2022

    Many people don’t really think about the thermostat in their home. They turn it up when they’d like to get warm, and down when they’d like to feel cooler. But did you know that your thermostat is actually a key part of your home comfort system? A thermostat is the bridge between your…

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Need Allergy Solutions for Your Home? Make it F.R.E.S.H.

February 3, 2022

If you are one of the millions who suffer from seasonal allergies, your home should be a sanctuary of comfort and relief. Surprisingly, many homes actually make symptoms worse. That’s because pollen, dust, dander and other typical allergens can get into your home, and circulate through the HVAC system. Fortunately, there are measures you can…

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Case Study: New HVAC Install for Muddy & Uneven Ground

January 20, 2022

Ground conditions surrounding this home built in the late 60s presented a challenge for its owners who wanted a new HVAC system. The previous air conditioning unit was installed near the back patio creating an unnecessary distraction for the owners and their guests. Our technicians determined that a new Daikin Fit system installed around the…

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Ductless Heat Pumps Are a Year-Round Comfort Solution

January 17, 2022

In Georgia, many people choose ductless air conditioning to keep their homes cool when the temperatures outside are on the rise. But did you know it’s also possible to heat your home with a ductless system as well? The best part? It’s an all-in-one solution, so you can reliably heat your home with your ductless…

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What’s Wrong with the Furnace in My Atlanta, GA Home?

January 10, 2022

Your home’s furnace or heat pump works 24 hours a day and seven days a week. As a result, it is common for some issues to occur. Heating units are made up of motors, relays, switches and circuitry. As they cycle on and off, year after year, it’s inevitable that something will eventually fail. In…

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Case Study: Fixing Noisy HVAC System and Humid Home

December 28, 2021

A noisy HVAC system is a nuisance and can be a symptom of a larger problem. Since the customer at this brick home built in the 1980s also had humidity issues in the summer, our team decided that the installation of a high efficiency Daikin FIT system was the right solution. Not only are these…

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How Can I Tell If My Heating System Needs Repair?

December 20, 2021

When the weather turns cooler in Georgia, people find themselves looking to their heating system to stay warm and comfortable. It’s important to make sure that your heating system is ready for the cold weather. Of course, one of the best ways to do that is by making sure that your system gets the proper…

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