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  • Schedule Air Conditioner Maintenance for Safety and Savings

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Dec, 12, 2017

    We all know summer temps can get dangerously hot in Chicago.  When temperatures soar and we’re suffering through one of our heat waves (nowadays they’re almost inevitable, it seems), people will do almost anything to try to cool off.  Kids dash through lawn sprinklers, fire hydrants get opened up, fountains become cooling stations, and swimming pools get packed with people just trying to get a little relief. Regularly scheduled A/C maintenance is one of the best ways to stay safe and comfortably cool during dangerous summer heat.  That’s the most…

  • Control air leaks to save on energy costs

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Nov, 16, 2017

    You can have the best Chicago air conditioning system, call out a Chicago duct cleaning company and schedule routine Chicago HVAC service; however, if you have air leaks your home will still not be comfortable.  Even with the best heating and cooling system, a home cannot maintain a comfortable temperature if there are air leaks throughout the home.  The first step in correcting this problem is to determine where the air leaks are occurring throughout your home. To be thorough, hire a profession to perform a blower door test to…

  • How to reduce your summer cooling costs

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Oct, 03, 2017

    Chicago air conditioning is vital during the summer months; however, the cost of summer cooling can be expensive.  Nothing is more important during the summer than a working Chicago HVAC system.  It will keep you cool and comfortable when temperatures outside top 100 degrees.  However, there are ways you can reduce your cooling expenses during the summer to make staying comfortable more affordable. Landscaping – Planting trees and shrubs in your yard to shade your home can make a big difference in the temperature of your home during the hottest parts…

  • Reasons why your air conditioner needs periodic maintenance

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Sep, 28, 2017

    During the frigid months of winter, your air conditioner is probably not on the top of your priority list.  Chicago furnace repair and Chicago heating are probably more at the forefront of your mind during colder months.  However, if you neglect your cooing system, you will likely face expensive air conditioning repair bills.  Chicago air conditioning is something you do not want to live without in the middle of the summer and you do not want to spend money on costly HVAC service when temperatures are reaching record highs.  To…

  • Signs of a heat stroke

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Sep, 15, 2017

    With summer approaching, 24 Heating Cooling wants to make sure that you have scheduled your HVAC service.  It is important that your Chicago air conditioning system is operating correctly before the hot days of summer arrive in Chicago.  As Chicago prepares for another great summer, it is important to remember that while you are enjoying the summer weather, it is easy to become overheated while participating in outdoor activities.  While you may not think it could happen to you, heat stroke can happen to anyone very quickly if the conditions…

  • What is a heat pump?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Aug, 30, 2017

    When thinking about Chicago air conditioning, you probably first think about an air conditioner; however, heat pumps also work to cool your home.  In fact, many homeowners use heat pumps for their heating and cooling system.  A heat pump works by moving warm air from one place to another.  During the summer, a heat pump will move or “pump” the hot air out of your home while in the winter it will pump warm air into your home.  The best advantage to a heat pump is that it does not…

  • The Importance of Efficient Air Conditioning

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Aug, 12, 2017

    We all want to be comfortable during Chicago’s intense summertime heat.  After all, who wants to feel their hair plastering itself to the back of their neck while they’re at work or relaxing at home?  That’s the obvious reason that efficient Chicago air conditioning is important. But more is involved than the just the obvious – in fact, there are four other reasons to keep your air conditioner running efficiently:  1. it makes your home healthier for you and your family, 2. it helps you save money, 3. it helps…

  • Reducing asthma and allergy symptoms

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Jul, 29, 2017

    My child suffers from asthma or allergies If you or your child suffers from asthma or allergies, you know how difficult it can be to control this during certain times of the year.  When pollen and other airborne containment’s are high outside, it is almost impossible to keep them out of your home.  Two sources of the problem could be dirt and containment’s in your duct system and the filters you use in your furnace, hair conditioner or heat pump. Part of controlling the severity of asthma and allergy symptoms is removing the source…

  • Chicago Cooling Systems Need Expert Inspection, Maintenance and Repair

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Jul, 02, 2017

    Like air conditioning systems elsewhere in the country, units in Chicago homes and businesses should be regularly inspected and maintained by local experts.  It’s the same when Chicago cooling systems break down or start running poorly – they should always be serviced and repaired by area heating and cooling experts.  The climate of the greater Chicago area doesn’t lend itself to doing without efficient, effective heating and cooling systems.  Harsh cold and blustery winds in the winter, combined with torrid temps and high humidity in the summer, mean Chicago homes…

  • Tips for efficient heating and cooling

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Jun, 02, 2017

    There are two main reasons why you should care about your Chicago air conditioning and heating:  you want to save money and you want to help the environment.  Efficiently heating and cooling your home requires that you maintain regular HVAC service and take steps to improve the quality of your HVAC system.  If your HVAC system is operating efficiently, you will save money on energy costs.  You will also reduce the amount of energy you use to cool and heat your home thereby reducing the amount of fossil fuels used…

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