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.

Concerned About Fall Allergies? There Are Products that Can Help!

September 14, 2022

Once the fall season arrives in Georgia, we can start to look forward to the weather cooling down just a little bit and all the other great things that autumn has to offer. From the changing colors of the leaves to pumpkin-inspired treats, there is so much to love about the fall. However, if you’re…

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How Do I Know if My Air Conditioner Needs Repair?

August 18, 2022

When the summer temperatures are at their hottest, there’s nothing like the cool, comfortable reprieve provided by an air-conditioned home. But, if your AC system doesn’t seem to be cooling your home as it should, it can leave you and your family feeling hot and sticky, and can even cost you more in utility bills.…

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It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity – Dehumidification Can Help!

July 19, 2022

At this point during the summer, temperatures tend to soar – and along with them, the humidity levels. High humidity coupled with extreme heat can make people feel hot, sticky, and uncomfortable. And while your home’s air conditioning system can help get rid of some of the excess moisture in the air, there are times…

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Air Conditioning 101: What Type of AC is Best for My Home?

June 21, 2022

Summers can be absolutely sweltering in Georgia, and having effective air conditioning is essential for almost any home. Today, there are many types of air conditioning systems available, and most modern systems are designed to not only provide more effective comfort than their predecessors, but to provide cooling in a highly efficient manner as well. If…

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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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