Why It Is Good to Use an Upgraded Air Filter All Year Long

October 12th, 2015

With the cool weather and even some frost, most people who suffer from seasonal outdoor allergies are out of the proverbial woods. If you upgraded your home’s air filter during the warm months to help alleviate the symptoms of allergy sufferers, you shouldn’t replace your upgraded air filter with a lower quality one. Why not? Let’s first take a look at what makes an air filter more effective. Continue Reading

What Is AFUE?

October 5th, 2015

You’ve likely seen the miles per gallon (mpg) on a car, and possibly an ENERGY STAR rating on an appliance. Heating systems also have ratings that give you important information, and when it comes to heating systems that generate heat from either combustion fuel or electricity, this rating is AFUE. If you are in need of a replacement heating system this winter, or want to upgrade to a more energy efficient heating system, you are going to want to take a close look at the AFUE rating. Continue Reading

Fall Is Heater Maintenance Season

September 28th, 2015

Fall brings to mind a lot of seasonal kinds of things: football, apple picking, and comfort food, just to name some. But it is also heater maintenance season, and with chilly nights already here, cooler days are soon to follow. Is your heating system ready to work? The best way to ensure that it is ready is to schedule professional heating maintenance now with your Comfort Flow Heating technician. We are ready to take your call – just pick up the phone! Continue Reading

Do You Need a New Heater Before This Winter?

September 21st, 2015

It may seem a far way off still, but it really isn’t: the cold weather. If you ended last heating season with a heating system that barely made it, it’s probably time to start reviewing your choices for a replacement heating system. Today’s homeowner’s have a lot of choices, and beginning the replacement process now with your Comfort Flow Heating HVAC specialist will give you the time to review the different systems available and make a choice that fits the needs of your home and your family very well. Continue Reading

Why Is There Ice on My Air Conditioner?

September 14th, 2015

It’s still pretty hot here in Eugene and you likely have your air conditioner working around the clock. It isn’t unusual to start seeing signs of wear and tear around this time of year, but one problem that is not considered normal is the build-up of ice on any part of your AC. Ice build-up is indicative of an imbalance in the heat release/cooling process, typically caused by one of three issues. Scraping the ice off doesn’t fix the problem, although it may appear that way at first because it provides some temporary relief for your system. To truly remedy the issue, it’s necessary to call your Comfort Flow Heating cooling specialist for repair. Continue Reading

Common Electrical Problems with Your Air Conditioning System

September 7th, 2015

Your AC is a complex electro-mechanical system. In order to work, it needs a good amount of electricity, and this electricity has to travel from your home’s electrical panel to every component in your system that needs power. As you can imagine, there are quite a number of wires, connections, and switches that deliver the electricity to where it needs to go. With this many small components and wires, it’s not uncommon for your air conditioning system to develop issues that are specific to its electrical system. However, it is very important for your safety that you allow only trained experts to work on your AC, like the pros at Comfort Flow Heating. If you are experiencing an electrical issue with your air conditioning in Eugene, OR, or any other kind of issue, call us for help. Continue Reading

Do I Need Duct Repair?

August 31st, 2015

If you have a ducted air conditioning system, your ductwork plays the vital role of delivering the cool air to your home’s living spaces. But like any other part of your air conditioning system, your ductwork can suffer from disrepair. It can sometimes be difficult to know when your ductwork needs help, so here are some common signs that can indicate it’s time to call for duct repair service in Eugene, OR: Continue Reading

Why Do I Need a Commercial Expert for My Commercial Air Conditioner?

August 24th, 2015

It may seem surprising, but we get asked this question a lot. And we understand why: an air conditioning system is an air conditioning system, right? The basics of air conditioned cooling are the same for any system, but cooling a large commercial space that can be thousands of square feet in size is very different from cooling the average 1600 square-foot home. It is for this reason that it’s important to always use a commercial air conditioning expert, like the ones at Comfort Flow Heating, for installation, repair, maintenance or replacement of your commercial cooling system in Eugene, OR. Continue Reading

What’s the Difference between an Air Filter and an Air Cleaner?

August 17th, 2015

If you’ve made the decision to improve your indoor air, you’ve made a good choice; now you have to decide exactly how you want to accomplish it. With so many indoor air quality products available for your HVAC system, it can be hard to tell which type of product will be best. Two popular and effective options are air filter systems and air cleaners. Let’s take a look at how these two products differ. Continue Reading

SEER: What It Means

August 10th, 2015

We’ve just been through some incredibly hot weather here in Eugene, OR, and you may be seeing evidence of that in your current energy bills. One thing to really pay attention to right now is the SEER of your air conditioning system. This number will help you determine what to expect for energy costs as we make our way through the rest of the summer months. Not sure what SEER is? Let our experts give you an overview. Continue Reading