Do you need a humidifier?

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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5 Tips to Keeping Your Home Warm During Freezing Temperatures

Winter time is full of holidays and festivities as well as beautiful white snow. Even though the winter season brings along freezing temperatures and rough weather, your home should serve as a warm refuge. Heating your home while it’s freezing outside should not be difficult or expensive. Follow these 5 simple and cost-effective tips to…

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2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner

Empire Heating and Air Conditioning Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award – 8 consecutive years! Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Empire Heating and Air Conditioning has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated…

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Upgrades for your Home’s Heating System

When it comes time to replace your home’s heating system there are a multitude of upgrades that are available. Which upgrades should you choose? It mostly depends on your home’s heating needs and your desired comforts. A few of these upgrades will provide the most benefit as they relate to energy savings and comfort. The…

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Importance of Smoke Detectors During Winter

Helpful Tips on Smoke Detectors While smoke detectors are good idea no matter the season, the wintertime is especially important to make sure you have working smoke detectors in your home. The United States Fire Administration (USFA) recently launched its “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires” campaign. Information about the campaign can be found online…

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Common Furnace Issues

Atlanta Furnaces As your home’s furnace or heat pump works 24 hours a day and seven days a week, it is common for some issues to occur. These heating units are made up of motors, relays, switches and circuitry. As they cycle on and off, some things will fail. In this article, we will discuss…

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Help – I’m Sweating or Freezing!

One of the common complaints we hear from customers is un-even temperature between rooms inside their homes. For some customers, they have to raise the thermostat in order to keep their children’s rooms warm at night and this results in sweltering temperatures in their own bedrooms. For others it’s just the opposite, in order to…

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Oh no! The Power Went Out….

Back-up Generators from Empire HVAC Whether it’s from winter storms, tornadoes or natural disasters, the power is going to go out. The only question is how long will it be out? As we have seen from extended power outages in the northeast from Hurricane Sandy or the dreaded winter storm that takes power out for…

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Combating Winter Germs

UV Lights Kill Germs Have you ever wondered why cold and flu germs seem to spread quickly in colder temperatures? Part of the reason is that during colder temperatures people tend to congregate indoors. As we close our windows tight and keep the doors closed to fight off old man winter, we also create a…

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Rheem Marathon Water Heater Install

Water Heater Replacement in Decatur, GA When an Atlanta customer contacted us about problems with their water heater, Empire HVAC had the solution. The water heater had served the customer well for ten years without ever suffering a breakdown; however, recently the water heater could not keep up with the demand for hot water. Empire…

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