Aggressive Mechanical, Inc

When to Change Your Thermostat’s Batteries

18 Sep
When to Change Your Thermostat's Batteries

Over the years, thermostats have become exceedingly more advanced, adding options that most people would never have considered 10 or 15 years ago. But, one thing that has not changed is that most of these units still require the use of batteries for normal operation or for specific functionalities. Let’s take a look at replacing […]

Time-Variant Pricing: How Much Comfort Costs Throughout the Day

28 Aug
Time-Variant Pricing: How Much Comfort Costs Throughout the Day

If you’re used to paying a flat rate per kilowatt hour (kWh) on your electric bill, you may not realize that the costs of producing electricity vary throughout the day. Electricity suppliers know this, and some are now offering time-variant pricing that reflects cost fluctuations, which are often related to: Critical peaks. During a heat […]

Camping HVAC Essentials

05 Jul
Camping HVAC Essentials

More people than ever are discovering the joys of camping, as they take to the road to explore the country, piloting their motor homes or bus conversions, or hauling their shelter behind them in the form of travel trailers, pop-ups and truck campers. But in the good old summertime, camping can get downright uncomfortable in […]

Staying Cool for July Fourth

03 Jul
Staying Cool for July Fourth

The celebration of July Fourth is one of the most satisfying times of the year, whether you sit at home watching fireworks from afar or join in the festivities. Either way, you need to find ways to stay cool since the sun will be bearing down on you over the fourth and throughout the summer. […]

Let’s Get Technical: How Thermostats Work

31 May
How Thermostats Work

Before the invention of thermostats, maintaining household comfort usually meant a trip down to the basement to adjust the furnace flame or manually open and close vents. The advent of a mechanical thermostat to sense temperature and remotely control the HVAC system made central heating, and later central air conditioning, a reality in homes. Throughout […]

How to Use Your HVAC System as Mosquito Repellent

29 May
mosquito repellent

Mosquitoes are warm-weather pests that cause misery for Monmouth County homeowners. Every time they bite, mosquitoes inject histamine that causes intense itching, but these bloodsuckers are more than an irritation. They can also transmit infectious diseases like malaria, and viruses like dengue fever, Zika and West Nile. With the range of these potentially-harmful creatures expanding, […]

Checklist: Summer HVAC Prep

24 May
checklist

Summer will be here before you know it, and we’ll be turning on our air conditioners for the duration. The last thing you want is to have your A/C fail in the middle of a heat wave. So even though the steamy weather may seem far away, now is a good time to schedule summer […]