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When a Bigger Heat Pump Is Not What You Need to Stay Cool

When a Bigger Heat Pump Is Not What You Need to Stay Cool When the summer heat arrives in Texas, do not be tempted to buy a heat pump system that is too big. Bigger is not always better when you’re purchasing a replacement HVAC system to keep your home or business cool. The most [...]

When a Bigger Heat Pump Is Not What You Need to Stay Cool2023-07-10T03:01:32-06:00

Why Replace Your Air Conditioner with an Efficient Air-source Heat Pump?

Why Replace Your Air Conditioner with an Efficient Air-source Heat Pump? Can a heat pump system keep me cool? West Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are known for their scorching hot and humid summers. The cooling season lasts much of the year, and homeowners are relying on their heating and cooling systems to keep [...]

Why Replace Your Air Conditioner with an Efficient Air-source Heat Pump?2023-07-10T03:01:33-06:00

Homeowner Tips: Benefits of HVAC Matched Systems

Homeowner Tips: Benefits of HVAC Matched Systems Owning a home requires a lot of learning as you go, including understanding why HVAC matched systems are a good idea.  A home’s heating and cooling system is probably one of the most hard-working appliances. Your HVAC system, which stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, never [...]

Homeowner Tips: Benefits of HVAC Matched Systems2023-07-10T03:01:35-06:00

Residential AC and Heat Pump Refrigerants Under Increased Regulation

Residential AC and Heat Pump Refrigerants Under Increased Regulation Refrigerants today are highly regulated hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) that are used in more than just air conditioners and heat pumps. They are used in refrigerators, freezers, automobile AC systems, heat pump water heaters, fire suppressant systems, foams, solvents aerosols, and more. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  requires [...]

Residential AC and Heat Pump Refrigerants Under Increased Regulation2024-01-29T10:48:06-06:00

Why Are Refrigerant Prices Going Up?

Your AC: Why Are Refrigerant Prices Going Up? Refrigerant prices are going up again, which isn’t good news for your AC unit.  Fortunately, most newer air conditioning units and heat pumps today should not need a repair involving refrigerant for some time.  Regular AC Maintenance Prevents Refrigerant Problems & Breakdowns An air conditioning unit or [...]

Why Are Refrigerant Prices Going Up?2023-07-10T03:01:38-06:00

How SEER2 HVAC Standards Affect Texas Homeowners

How SEER2 HVAC Standards Affect Texas Homeowners See the interactive map from the Texas State Climatologist. Whether we like it or not, how we heat and cool our homes here on the Texas Gulf Coast is changing with new SEER2 HVAC standards. The Texas State Climatologist located at Texas A&M's College of [...]

How SEER2 HVAC Standards Affect Texas Homeowners2024-01-29T10:10:57-06:00

How to Tell If Your Air Conditioner Is Low on Refrigerant

How to Tell If Your Air Conditioner Is Low on Refrigerant An air conditioner low on refrigerant will not be able to keep your home cool enough.  It might start by feeling like your air conditioner just can't keep up with the heat. The temperature in your home may be rising by little or by [...]

How to Tell If Your Air Conditioner Is Low on Refrigerant2024-04-24T12:43:11-06:00

Why Too Much Refrigerant Is Harmful to Your Air Conditioner

Why Too Much Refrigerant Is Harmful to Your Air Conditioner Too much refrigerant is harmful to air conditioners and heat pumps despite what some may believe.  When air conditioners aren't cooling properly, many people call us guessing that there must be some problem with the refrigerant levels. That is sometimes true but not always. Unfortunately, [...]

Why Too Much Refrigerant Is Harmful to Your Air Conditioner2023-07-10T03:01:41-06:00

What You Need to Know About Your HVAC System in a New Home

What You Need to Know About Your HVAC System in a New Home When you are building a new home, there are many decisions to make before construction begins including for your HVAC system. Your air conditioning and heating system is your home's largest consumer of energy such as electricity and natural gas or propane. [...]

What You Need to Know About Your HVAC System in a New Home2023-07-10T03:01:42-06:00

Terry’s A/C & Heating Joins Ruud Pro Partner Team

Terry's A/C & Heating Joins Ruud Pro Partner™ Team Terry's A/C & Heating has recently become a Ruud Pro Partner™, selling and servicing heating and cooling equipment for residential and light commercial customers in Fort Bend County and Far West Houston. The Ruud® brand is part of the Rheem® Manufacturing Company family of brands. Rheem [...]

Terry’s A/C & Heating Joins Ruud Pro Partner Team2024-04-24T12:53:57-06:00
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