What Is The Difference Between A Furnace And A Heat Pump?

Heat pump is a general term for heat circulating or transferring devices such as refrigerators, air conditioners and freezers. They covert mechanical energy into thermal energy, which is not the case with furnaces. This is made possible with the help of special fluids referred to […]

Our New Website Offers Users A Great Experience

At Mick’s Heating and Air, we know how important it is for our customers to have a pleasant experience when they visit us online. In an effort to ensure you can easily find the information you need, we have completely redesigned our website. Whether you […]

What Are Some Signs My Furnace Isn’t Working Properly?

Even if a furnace or internal heating system works perfectly for 364 days out of the year, that still means that one day it may break down or give off odd noises and leaves you with a cold home. Whenever you hear odd noises coming […]

Protect Your Equipment With Home Power Surge Protection

It is important to ask yourself, “is your HVAC system protected from power surges?” Many home utilities and appliances can be damaged when a power surge occurs. For example, the power surge can cause serious damage to water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, boilers and other […]

Advantages Of NATE Certification

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning business is a very competitive trade, with numerous technicians and contractors vying for the most lucrative contracts and jobs. Therefore, technicians must acquire the appropriate knowledge, skills and certification to compete successfully. Various states have their own set of […]

Broken And Leaking Pipes Can Result From Changing Temperatures

With the changing seasons comes a change in temperature. Unfortunately, as seasonal temperatures rise and fall, pipes will also expand and contract, often leading to breakage and leaks. Water pipes leading to your home are buried underground; however, as temperatures plummet below freezing, then rise […]

How To Determine When A Home Air Conditioner Needs A Recharge

According to the most recent Residential Energy Consumption Survey, a full 87 percent of U.S. households are equipped with air conditioning. This number is up from 60 percent at the beginning of the 1990s. According to the same survey, central air conditioning outpaces window units […]

Is it Time to Change a Dirty Air Filter?

What consequences ensue from the continued use of a dirty filter in your HVAC system? The performance of your HVAC can be reduced by a dirty filter. Your family’s air quality will deteriorate as a result of the air passing through a dirty HVAC filter. […]

How To Prepare Your Gas Furnace For The Winter

Right before the cold weather sets in, it is a good idea to take a look at your personal heating system to make sure that it is in working order. Typically, gas furnaces are located in non living sections in the house. Depending on your […]

Several States Are Initiating Movements Toward Improving Energy Efficiency

Large scale efforts are taking place to increase energy efficiency by governors in several states. State governors are at the forefront of improving energy efficiency rules and standards to benefit commercial operations, residential consumers, and state expenditures. Participating governors have formed a unified front to […]