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.

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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Case Study: Indoor Air Quality and Proper HVAC System Installation

November 24, 2021

The owner of this two-story brick home wanted to replace an old gas furnace (thirty or more years old) and air conditioning system (fifteen or more years old). The original installer hadn’t considered the importance of air quality in this setup.  As such, only an inefficient one-inch filter was in use, impacting the condition of…

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Fireplace Safety Tips For Wood and Gas Fireplaces

November 23, 2021

Today’s fireplaces are much different than those of days past. Older fireplaces were primarily constructed of masonry flues that were double-lined and strongly constructed to ensure decades of trouble-free use with the occasional cleaning. Fireplaces today are designed using pre-fab, high-tech methods that rely on metal flues and lightweight metal casings that are much more…

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How Can I Keep My New Heating System Running Effectively?

November 18, 2021

  If you’ve replaced your heating system over the last couple of years, you might think that because it’s brand-new, you don’t need to worry about maintenance. While it seems like a newer heating system wouldn’t need it, the fact is, getting the proper maintenance is very important at all stages of equipment life. Of…

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Learn About Your Home’s Heating System

November 9, 2021

It always seems that the coldest night of the year also is the night your furnace will decide to quit working. Today’s furnaces are much more efficient than your parent’s or grandparent’s home heating systems. In order to obtain higher efficiencies, furnaces have become much more complex. This complexity means that there are more mechanical…

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