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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

July 20, 2018

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Premier Heating & Cooling, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Tomahawk, WI home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Well, air conditioners do so much more than…

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Do I Need a Dehumidifier?

June 29, 2018

A dehumidifier is an appliance that removes moisture from the air. What are the signs that I need a dehumidifier? There are a number of things that can indicate you need a dehumidifier. If any of the following apply to your home, Premier Heating & Cooling recommends purchasing one. 1. You may have condensation on…

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How to Save Money on Air Conditioning

May 25, 2018

With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you may be running your AC more and more. We want to go over some of the ways that you can save money and energy with your HVAC system this season. Seasonal Service and Maintenance There is simple maintenance you can do at home, like…

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The Phaseout of R-22 Refrigerant

April 24, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22). And maybe you also haven’t heard that by the year 2020, it’s being phased out of usage here in the U.S.…

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Clogged Air Filters

March 26, 2018

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean, and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your air filter and cause your appliances to work double time to get air through your home. This extra effort can cause some serious problems, including…

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Confused on How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat?

March 7, 2018

With all the options available for setting your programmable thermostat, it’s easy to get confused. Of course, this defeats the purpose of a programmable thermostat––it’s designed to for you to “set it and forget it,” making your life easier. It’s worth taking the minute or two it takes to read this to clear up anything…

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What is a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

February 28, 2018

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you’re having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What’s a heat exchanger? How can you tell if that’s what the issue is? What should you do about it? Don’t ignore the possibility. A cracked heat exchanger in a gas furnace…

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 15, 2018

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric, 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 home and…

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When Do I Need a New Furnace?

January 16, 2018

There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace here in Tomahawk, WI. 1. How Old Is Your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. The closer your furnace gets to this age range, the more attention you should pay to the warning…

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Dual Fuel Systems

January 10, 2018

A dual fuel system can solve a lot of issues for homeowners, and it’s really nothing more than a combined HVAC system comprised of a heat pump and a furnace (or boiler). It’s got the best of both types of heating, allowing more homeowners––especially Tomahawk, WI, homeowners––to take advantage of the efficiency of a heat…

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