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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How Often Should You Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

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Are you having unexplained health symptoms? Irritated eyes or a persistent cough can be indicators of an air quality issue within your home. The existence of irritating particles, animal droppings and mold may cause allergies to long-term health issues for susceptible individuals. Responsible homeowners and renters can use this as a guide to determine when…

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What to Do if You Are Experiencing a Refrigerant Leak

Now that the weather is getting hotter, air conditioners will be running full blast. More often than not, these air conditioners have refrigerant leaks, which can cause some damage to your air conditioner and increase your electricity bill. Low levels of refrigerant put more stress on your compressor, which can lead to damage in most…

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How to Inspect the HVAC System in a New Home

New home purchases are often daunting tasks, and such decisions should never be taken lightly. Home ownership is equally rewarding and challenging, and when done right, is one of the best investments a person can make in his or her lifetime. First-time buyers often get distracted by curb appeal and aesthetic updates. Although important in…

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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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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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