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.

Case Study: HVAC System Replacement Before Selling House

October 21, 2021

Upon a recommendation from their realtor, a customer approached us about replacing a 29 year old AC system at their father’s home before listing it. During our inspection, we demonstrated that the furnace was also showing signs of failure. After discussing options with the customer, it was decided a full system replacement was necessary. Our…

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When Winter Arrives, Will Your Heating System Be Ready?

October 15, 2021

While the winter weather in Georgia is often warmer than it is in other areas of the country, that doesn’t mean we don’t rely on heating to keep us comfortable when the temperatures dip down. Even if you don’t use your heating system all that often, it’s still important to make sure it’s operating properly.…

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Do you need a humidifier?

October 8, 2021

A humidifier is an accessory that can be easily added to your home’s heating and air conditioning system. But why do you need one? When the outside air begins to drop in temperature, your home’s central comfort system will automatically start heating the air inside your home so that you stay warm on those frosty…

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Case Study: Fixing Improper HVAC Installation

September 22, 2021

Improper installation of HVAC units can cause long-term headaches or even damage to your home, health and safety. In this example, a lack of headroom hindered the duct work, requiring a drainage pan and sump pump to move moisture. Eventually, the homeowners decided to contact Empire HVAC for a proper installation. Our solution involved a…

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How Does a Heat Pump Work?

September 13, 2021

A heat pump can be one of the most efficient ways to heat your home. To fully explain how a heat pump works, you must first understand how an air conditioner works. The reason is that a heat pump in the heating mode is simply an air conditioner working in reverse. The main factor to…

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How Can I Get Better Indoor Air Quality This Fall?

September 10, 2021

The autumn season in Georgia can be beautiful. The leaves on the trees change to brilliant hues of red, orange, and yellow, and temperatures start to become a bit more comfortable. This makes for enjoyable outdoor activities, such as fall hikes and road trips to state parks to take in some leaf peeping. But for…

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Not Feeling Cool & Dry? You May Need to Dehumidify!

August 18, 2021

If you’ve noticed that your home is uncomfortably humid this summer, you’re not alone. Even though temperatures have been cooler than usual, the humidity has still been relatively high. If you haven’t been running your air conditioning system as much, your home probably hasn’t been benefiting from the dehumidification your AC can provide – leaving…

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Case Study: Wall-Mounted High Efficiency System Installation

August 17, 2021

Sometimes, a once solid installation location for outdoor units can become unstable over time if nature decides to be a factor. In this example, the previous units were buried under 6-8 inches of pine, straw and dirt that built up over the years, majorly impacting cooling performance. Our solution involved the installation of new, slim…

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Case Study: High Efficiency HVAC Installed in a Difficult Space

July 29, 2021

For this HVAC installation, we faced a unique challenge. The original unit was installed on top of sloped concrete, leading to water damage to the unit’s internals. The solution included our premiere Daikin Brand variable speed FIT system, which has a unique and lightweight design that avoided water damage. Please download the case study for…

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Six Ways Empire Can Help You Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

July 20, 2021

Today’s homes are built to be better insulated and more airtight. And while that can be very beneficial when it comes to keeping your home cool and comfortable during the summer months, and warmer during the cooler months, it can also mean that the air is circulated throughout your home, time and time again. Unfortunately,…

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