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

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: Fixing Noisy HVAC System and Humid Home

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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Case Study: Indoor Air Quality and Proper HVAC System Installation

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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Learn About Your Home’s Heating System

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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Case Study: HVAC System Replacement Before Selling House

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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Case Study: Fixing Improper HVAC Installation

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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Case Study: Wall-Mounted High Efficiency System Installation

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

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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Case Study: Ductless System Installation For Sunroom

Sunrooms are often difficult to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. By installing a modern, high-efficiency, ductless mini split,  we are able to help your family use their entire home year-round and keep energy bills affordable. In this case study, homeowners completed renovations on a 1961 ranch before realizing the sunroom…

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