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HVAC News, Tips, & Tricks in Owensboro, KY

Get answers to your burning questions about your heating, cooling, and indoor air quality systems!

Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or a seasoned DIY pro, there are always times when you could use a second opinion. Why is your furnace making that strange noise? What should you do when your AC is blowing warm air? How often do you really need to change your air filters? The expert team at Comfort Design Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help you answer those questions and more with our homeowner guides to all things HVAC.

Browse our articles below to learn more about the care and keeping of your HVAC system. From industry insights on the brands you can trust to what you can do to extend your system’s lifespan, you can find a wealth of information here. Don’t see what you need? We’re always ready to help. Contact us online to let us know what we can do for you.

How to Go Green With Your HVAC System

How to Go Green With Your HVAC System

There’s nothing quite like going green. By choosing environmentally friendly systems for your Utica home, you’ll reduce your carbon footprint and can even save money. Help the environment while also benefiting yourself—who wouldn’t want that?

Heat Pump Versus Furnace

Heat Pump Versus Furnace

Looking to install a new heater in your Owensboro home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

The sound of a well-maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is like a lullaby for a good night’s sleep.

Fall HVAC Maintenance

Fall HVAC Maintenance

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Utica you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

Fall is a beautiful time of the year—but it comes with a drop in humidity levels. If you’re concerned about the humidity change and want to enhance your comfort inside your Utica home, installing a humidifier is an excellent option.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

When the weather gets really hot in Utica, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Comfort Design wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Owensboro home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Comfort Design Heating & Air Conditioning wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

Woman is checking to see if the air conditioner is cooling. She is holding the remote to the central air conditioner and raised her hand to check temperature in her Owensboro, KY home.

How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

Central air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

Our professionals can help you find ways to reduce allergens in your home through different indoor air quality solutions.

How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

At Comfort Design, we remain committed to providing the best service to all our Kentucky customers during this difficult time. Let’s stick together as a community and help each other whenever we can.

What Does AFUE Mean?

What Does AFUE Mean?

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 Kentucky home and how much fuel is wasted.