Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog: Archive for July, 2016

What to Think about When Installing a Generator

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Residents of Yonkers, NY know all too well what kind of havoc Mother Nature can inflict. Our civic electrical system is very reliable, but that won’t always matter when the winds start to blow and the rain or snow comes pouring down. The best defense against such a development is the installation of an automatic standby generator in your home, which can kick in the moment the power goes out and keep your home safe and comfortable until regular power is restored. A trained service provider can help you select the right model and then install it for you. Here are a few basic factors to keep in mind when making your decision.

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Keep Those Summer AC Bills in Check

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Summers in Westchester, NY can be surprisingly hot and muggy, and your air conditioner needs to perform every day in order to keep your house cool and comfortable. But doing so can cost you an arm and a leg in monthly bills, and even raises the specter of a breakdown, resulting in a very expensive repair bill. You can keep those summer bills in check with a few handy tips. Some of them you can do completely on your own, while others require the services of a professional. We’ve provided a brief list of them below.

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What Is a Zone Control System?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Summers in White Plains, NY are as hot as they are elsewhere in the area, and without a proper air conditioning system, your home is apt to become as hot as an oven. But traditional centralized air conditioners can sometimes struggle to do the job, especially if you have a larger house or the house lacks the insulation necessary to keep the indoor air comfortable. Installing a new system can be prohibitively expensive, especially if your existing one is still working as normal.

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Sizing Matters with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Summer has arrived in Yonkers, NY and if you’re thinking about replacing an old air conditioner, now is the time to do it. A new system can use its energy much more efficiently than an old one, and the savings would likely start as soon as you have your new unit installed. As you make those preparations, however, pay close attention to the power levels of your new one. It needs to be sized very carefully to fit the needs of your home.

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