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  • 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…

  • Taking care of your heating and air duct system

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling May, 21, 2017

    If you find yourself calling a HVAC service on a regular basis because you have rooms that are either too cold or too hot, your utility bills seem to be too high for the temperature in your home or your home just never feels comfortable no matter what the thermostat says, it could be your duct work.  The daily 24 heating cooling of your home takes its toll on your duct system.  An improperly maintained duct system can cost you hundreds of dollars each year in wasted energy in addition…

  • How to Find a Good Air Conditioning Repair Company

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling May, 12, 2017

    Air-conditioning has now become a necessity especially in warm states.  Even in not-so-warm states, air conditions have been a necessity too. This is why more and more air conditioners are being produced depending on different uses such as home use, office use, and even in transportation purposes. With air conditions, it is more convenient and comfortable. Otherwise, it will be so warm and of course, unfavorable.  Basically, air conditioners make the warm weather bearable. They also make a cold winter warmer. It is never a pleasant feeling when your air conditioning…

  • Three Simple Ways to Make the Most of Your Air Conditioning System

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 22, 2017

    When living in a hot, sticky and possibly humid environment, air conditioning is one of life’s luxuries which often seems like it should be a necessity. However, using your air conditioning system in an incorrect way can waste lots of money and can have an effect on you and your family’s health. Below are some top tips for getting the most out your air conditioning, without it taking the most out of your wallet and your health. Most climates have a large difference between hot and cold temperatures and as…

  • Tips to Help Your Furnace Run More Efficiently

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 10, 2017

    Along with a lot of other everyday expenses, home heating & air conditioning costs have risen to levels that are almost shockingly high.  These rapidly escalating expenses make it important to know how you can help your furnace run more efficiently. When you’re paying too much for home heating and you can’t or don’t want to replace your current furnace with a new high efficiency model, following these tips can help you lower your home heating costs by helping your furnace run more efficiently.  Although some are more effective than…

  • What Are These Things Called Heat Pumps?

    Jon from 24 Heating Cooling Apr, 03, 2017

    You might have heard of them, but lots of folks don’t know what they are.  Basically, a heat pump heats and cools a home, doing away with separate furnace and air conditioner units.  Heat pumps are most common in the Deep South, but they’re also used up north. Would a heat pump be good for Chicago air conditioning and heating?  The short answer is “maybe.”  As mentioned above, heat pumps can be used to both heat and cool a building.  In some situations, a heat pump is better than using a separate…

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