What’s Better: A Heat Pump or a Furnace?

May 10, 2022

Living in Lehigh, PA means dealing with variable weather. You might need your galoshes, snow boots, sunscreen, and windbreaker all in the same week. To maintain indoor comfort, you’ll also need effective heating and cooling systems for your home. Let’s look at what’s better for comfort, convenience, and efficiency: a heat pump versus a furnace. Energy Efficiency Heat pumps offer better energy efficiency than furnaces in moderate environments like Lehigh. They transfer 300% more energy than they consume, so they’re 300% efficient. The best-in-class gas furnaces offer 98% annual fuel utilization efficiency.

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Questions That You Should Ask an Air Duct Cleaning Professional

April 10, 2022

Your air ducts circulate air from your HVAC system into and out of your living space. That means the air circulating through this system is the same air that you breathe. Therefore, you need to have your ducts cleaned often. That will help you ensure that you keep your indoor space clean. It will also help reduce the number of irritants and allergens in your household. Heating and cooling companies such as Comfort Pro Heating & Air Conditioning offer high-quality duct cleaning services. You should ask the following questions before hiring any company.

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How to Get Rid of Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home

March 10, 2022

Dealing with hot and cold spots in your house is always frustrating. Sometimes this problem can be fixed easily, but it could also be more difficult to fix. Reaching out to an HVAC company in your area is always a good idea in helping you solve this problem to ensure that you and your family stay comfortable in your home. Here are a few of the most common reasons for hot and cold spots in a home. Dirty Air Filter Not regularly replacing your air filter is

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Understanding SEER Ratings

February 8, 2022

There are many ways to determine an air conditioner’s energy efficiency, but a common metric is a unit’s SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio or Rating. It is calculated as the ratio of the cooling output of a unit to the Watt-hours of energy that it uses over the same period of time. A high SEER rating means that your air conditioner can produce a lot of cool air with a low amount of energy. The SEER value of an air conditioner is calculated using an array of outside temperatures representing an entire

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4 Ways to Protect Your Water Heater This Winter

January 12, 2022

Winter temperatures in Reading, PA, can drop well below the freezing point of water. If this happens, your water heater is at risk of damage. A frozen and burst pipe can also damage your water heater, so it’s important to consider protecting your entire plumbing system. Use these four quick tips to protect your water heater this winter. 1. Install an Insulation Blanket Insulating your water heater’s storage tank is fast, simple and effective at preventing freezing. An insulation blanket wraps around the tank. Also consider insulating the pipes that connect to your water heater. This

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3 Advantages of Geothermal Heating

December 10, 2021

Pretty much everyone has noticed how the air outside gets cooler and less humid as autumn starts to transition into winter. However, that doesn’t mean you necessarily need to turn up your heating system. In fact, with a geothermal heating system from Comfort Pro Heating & Air Conditioning in Reading, PA, you don’t have to! This blog entry will clarify the advantages of geothermal heating and explain why you should be considering it for your home. 1. Affordable to Operate The biggest perk of geothermal heating is the fact that it’s so efficient to operate. You’ll

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Comfort Pro Cares Program

November 10, 2021

Comfort Pro Cares is an event that happens annually in early October. The program started in 2010 to gift a deserving Berks County family or individual with a free heating system during the holidays. To date, we have installed 11 new heating systems. As a part of the Comfort Pro Care Annual Event, our team will be installing a free heating system for a deserving family or individual in Berks County before the 2021 holidays. Nominations opened on October 11, 2021, and close on November 24, 2021. You can send the nomination letter to Comfort Pro, Inc.

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Household

October 10, 2021

The total worldwide mortality rate of carbon-related poisoning is estimated at 4.6 deaths per million, according to an epidemiology article in the National Library of Medicine. While cumulative cases are relatively low, you only stand to benefit from knowing what carbon monoxide poisoning is and how to prevent it as a homeowner. Read on further as we discuss what carbon dioxide poisoning is and subsequent measures to prevent it. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Carbon dioxide is a gas generated by the body through the process of cellular metabolism. In small traces, gaseous carbon monoxide

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4 Reasons to Change Filters Regularly

September 20, 2021

The winters get cold in Reading, PA, and you need your system to work optimally to keep you warm during the cold winter months. At Comfort Pro, Inc., we have many tips about keeping your home’s heating and air conditioning systems in excellent condition. One of the most important things you can do to keep the home air handling system in good working condition is to replace the filters in your home on a scheduled basis. Here are four reasons to change your air filter: 1. System Failure One of the biggest reasons to

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Benefits of Lennox Air Purification Systems

July 19, 2021

Keeping small particles out of your home is essential for you and your family’s health. Dust, allergens, and other particulates can make your home uncomfortable, unpleasant, and unhealthy. Having quality air filtration installed as part of your air conditioning or heating system can help reduce the number of particles in the air and improve your quality of life. Comfort Pro Heating & Air Conditioning recommends installing Lennox air purification systems to help improve your home’s air quality. The Benefits of Lennox Air Purification Whether it’s summer or winter, you can benefit from Lennox air purification.

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