Aggressive Mechanical, Inc

Lowering Your Heating Load

21 Mar
Lowering Your Heating Load

Your heating system works hard keeping your home comfortable all winter long, so it withstands a lot of wear and tear. One way to prolong its service life and prevent costly repairs is to lower your heating load. Understanding “Heating Load” In simply terms, your heating load is the amount of energy required to keep […]

Is Your Heating System Ready for an Upgrade?

14 Feb
Is Your Heating System Ready for an Upgrade?

Once a furnace or other central heating system gets close to the end of its useful service life, it won’t be long before you have to make a key decision, whether to repair or replace the aging system. It helps to have some time-tested guidelines when considering this difficult decision, since keeping an inefficient, obsolete […]

Most Common Furnace Troubleshooting Situations

09 Feb
Most Common Furnace Troubleshooting Situations

Forced air furnaces are a reliable source of heating with a workmanlike ability to keep a home comfortable year after year. Like any appliance, however, they wear down over time and require repairs or parts replacements, and sometimes — from 10 to 15 years, depending on the quality of the model and how it was […]

What is That Smell Coming From the Furnace?

26 Jan
What is That Smell Coming From the Furnace?

When you first turn your furnace on for the heating season, you likely will notice an acrid smell. Generally, this is just dust that’s settled on the furnace’s surfaces, burning off once the unit heats up. But any other type of furnace smell could signal a problem. Following is some information about the various types […]

ECM or PSC Furnace Motor Replacement

27 Dec
ECM or PSC Furnace Motor Replacement

If your home’s furnace needs a new motor, of if you’re buying an entirely new furnace, a key decision will be whether to opt for traditional blower motor technology or energy-efficient advanced technology. In technical terms, the former refers to the permanent split capacitor (PSC) motor and the latter the electronically commutated motor (ECM). In […]

Home Safety Precautions for Winter

22 Dec
Home Safety Precautions for Winter

In the winter, it’s time to close up the home to ensure we keep our heated air inside and the cold air outside. Sealing up cracks around doors, windows and other openings to the exterior gives another layer of protection to our home’s efficiency. Unfortunately, this airtight envelope can lead to lack of ventilation and […]

Winter Checklist: Furnace Usage

17 Nov
Winter Checklist: Furnace Usage

Winter is on its way, but before it arrives in full force, you need to make sure your furnace or other heating system is ready for the workout that lies ahead. Proper maintenance will ensure your heating stays on when you need it most, and that your system runs efficiently. Change the air filter. Changing […]

Keep These Things in Mind for Furnace Installation

16 Feb
Keep These Things in Mind for Furnace Installation

A furnace installation shouldn’t be something that you decide upon casually. Several important factors need to be considered when installing any sort of central heating or cooling system in your home. Otherwise, you’re likely to end up with a furnace that falls short of your expectations with regard to performance and efficiency, and maybe even […]