What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need for My Home?

May 11, 2021

There are many options when it comes to getting a new air conditioner for your home. With differences in make and quality, you also have differences in size. Spend a few minutes learning why size matters, and how you determine the right size for your home. Answering the Question: Does Size Matter? This age-old question has been applied to many areas of life, including the HVAC needs of your home. When you think about how the size of an AC is measured, it makes sense that bigger might be better. However, it only

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Should I Upgrade My Thermostat?

April 6, 2021

When you think about upgrading your HVAC system, the thermostat probably does not make the list. This little device has a relatively simple job compared to other parts of your heating and cooling system, so why would you replace it? At Integrated HVAC, we perform repairs on HVAC systems, and you may be surprised to find out how often the thermostat is the source of the problem. Here are nine reasons why Edmond homeowners should replace their thermostats. 1. Powering Off and On You recognize the tell-tale signs that your heating and cooling system is working. It

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

March 8, 2021

Power outages can be frustrating, whether unexpected or planned. They can also be dangerous after a heavy storm or rainfall. It’s not just hurricanes and strong winds that can cause power outages. Downed power lines and intense thunderstorms can also leave your home without electricity. The good thing is that you can reduce the frustrations by preparing in advance for a power outage. Since natural disasters and storms can happen when you least expect them, it’s wise to use these tips to prepare for power outages. Let There Be Light It’s essential to have enough alternate

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How To Know If House Has Electrical Problems

February 4, 2021

From work to home, electricity is present in all aspects of your life. However, most people don’t pay close attention to electricity because the wiring is tucked behind the walls. However, it’s wise to have an expert conduct regular inspections of your electrical system to avoid risks like fire and damaged appliances. Most of these electrical issues arise from poorly maintained and installed wiring systems. Keep your senses alert for these warning signs of a faulty electrical system. Ensure that you hire a qualified technician immediately if you notice any of these warning signs in your Edmond home.

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How Long Does A Furnace Last?

January 21, 2021

Is there a specific time frame a homeowner can expect a furnace to last? Answering that question requires looking at a few factors. Did the homeowner purchase a quality furnace? Was it installed recently? Did the furnace go through extensive use? Top furnace companies put effort into quality control and release heating systems that might last many years. However, you need to take additional steps to ensure your furnace lasts as long as promised. About how much time could the average homeowner expect to get out of a furnace?

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Just What Is a Smart Home, Anyway?

December 19, 2020

A couple of decades ago, a sprinkler timer might have been viewed as smart home technology. Now, a thermostat can be programmed to “learn” a homeowner’s preferred temperature throughout the day. And lights can be adjusted even when a homeowner is away from the house with the touch of a button from a smart device. So, just what is a smart home, anyway? A smart home is equipped with different devices that automate a variety of tasks. In a smart home, homeowners can operate things like speakers, light bulbs, large appliances, and more with voice command,

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Factors to Consider When Looking for a Heating Repair Company

November 20, 2020

When facing furnace repairs, whether big or small, it’s important to have a trusted ally to help you. Given your furnace’s importance to your Edmond home’s comfort, it makes sense to do your research on various heating repair companies before you make a final selection. Here’s a guide to help you choose the best heating repair company to perform your service needs. Good Online Reviews One of the first places to start when considering different heating repair companies is to check online reviews. When doing this, though, it’s important to be careful about how you do

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Benefits of Geothermal Heating Systems

October 20, 2020

Top 6 Benefits of a Geothermal Heating System Of course, the main reason that people will cite for installing a geothermal system is the fact that it uses less electricity. The truth is that the benefits of a geothermal system go far beyond cutting your power bill. Here are six reasons why a geothermal system could make sense for your home. 1. It Will Cut Your Utility Bills This is the top reason why people opt for geothermal energy. Installing a system could reduce your monthly heating bill by up to 70%. These savings

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Simple Energy Audit Steps to Improve HVAC Efficiency

September 20, 2020

Heating and cooling your home takes up about half of your utility bills. While this is pretty significant, there are some simple ways you can improve your HVAC system’s energy efficiency. It all starts with doing an energy audit and making a few changes. Install a New Smart Thermostat You can install programmable or smart thermostats to improve your HVAC system’s efficiency. With these devices, you can program your daily schedule so that your home is only heated and cooled when it’s occupied. A smart thermostat has sensors that determine when people are and aren’t home.

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What Is AV Automation?

August 8, 2020

In our modern, technologically enhanced world, it can seem as though the tools that are intended to simplify life can actually make everything more stressful. By bringing together the controls for these tools, though, you can be well on your way to making your life easier and more productive. That goal is at the heart of AV automation, an important yet often-misunderstood topic. To help you understand if AV automation can improve your life, here are a few insights from Integrated HVAC in Edmond on the basics of this cutting-edge home solution. Audio and Visual Systems When

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