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What Does AFUE mean?

What Does AFUE Mean?

January 29, 2022

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Maryland home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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Indoor air quality in your home

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

January 15, 2022

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Ellicott City home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Happy New Year

January 3, 2022

Happy new year from Environmental Systems Associates!

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Video - Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home

Video – Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home

December 30, 2021

Keeping clean air circulating your home is very especially important due to more time spent at home. Contact us today for more information.

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lower your winter heating bill

5 Ways to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

December 15, 2021

Environmental Systems Associates wishes you and your family a joyous winter. Our team has compiled helpful ways to help you save during the cold months.

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Video - Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It's Burning?

Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

November 30, 2021

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 410.381.7991 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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why is my furnace blowing cold air

Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 16, 2021

you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to worry too much.

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No-touch Appointments and Other Safety Measures

Video – No-touch Appointments and Other Safety Measures

October 29, 2021

To help slow the spread of illness, we have put in place measures to keep people safe.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 15, 2021

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Clarksville homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. 

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Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

September 30, 2021

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Environmental Systems Associates proudly provides HVAC service to Howard County. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 410-381-7991, or request service online today.