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Allergies and Clean Air at Home

Being one who has spring allergies, I can tell you that spring is on the way here in Boise, Meridian and the whole valley.. For the past week or so, I have been sneezing, hacking, and etc. When the wind blows, it just stirs the air, and blows pollen and pollutants everywhere. But if you suffer from allergies, I am not telling you anything new. Did you know....?

HVAC Myths Versus Facts

Facts and myths can come from nearly anywhere when it comes to heating, and cooling. ‘Uncle Bob’ is full of information, as well as ‘Chuck’, the neighborhood computer geek. You can also find information in books, online, and numerous other places. How do you know the difference from fact and fiction, or myth?

What Is The Life Expectancy of My Water Heater?

That’s really a good question. When you think about it, water heaters have been around for many decades, and frankly have not changed much. Don’t get me wrong, there have been some improvements, like better quality tanks and heating elements, burners and etc.

Heating and Cooling Spring Maintenance

Now is the time we start to think about spring in Boise and Meridian. As the temperatures start edging up, we find it won’t be long until we want our air conditioners to keep us comfortable. To avoid a long wait to get your air conditioner ready, Call us NOW, our experts at Greens Heating and Air, are ready to perform your spring maintenance. Here is a list of maintenance tips to keep in mind:

Will Duct Cleaning Improve Furnace Efficiency?

At Greens Heating and Air we do perform air duct cleaning in Boise. Yet it isn’t often a service that HVAC companies offer to their clients but it doesn’t mean the two are unrelated. This is why we offer this valuable service. In fact, we often hear companies promise that your home gets cleaner air and better system efficiency. But is that true? The ‘National Air Duct Cleaning Association’ recommends that you get your ducts cleaned every 3-5 years.

Your Water Heater Giving You The Cold Shoulder?

We have all been there. We go to take a nice hot shower to get ready for the morning or retire for the night, and there it is! You have cold water, not only down your shoulder, but your entire body. Or, we may be one of the more fortunate ones to get a lukewarm shower only to discover your hot water tank has deceased.

5 Questions For Your HVAC Estimator

Purchasing a new central heating and cooling system in Boise is a big decision, not only regarding the cost but also the great amount of information given to you. You want to make sure you are not only getting the perfect system specifically for your home but you also want to make sure you are hiring the right company for the job.

Here are 5 essential questions to ask during your next estimate appointment:

1. What is the right size air conditioning unit for cooling my home?

Your Home Can Make You Sick!

Indoor air quality in Boise is more important than you may think.  Sources of indoor air pollution in Boise consist of, chemicals in household cleaners, garage stored items, certain plastics, compressed wood, wood burning stoves or fireplaces, and other man made materials can emit dangerous pollutants into the air.  These are referred to as ‘VOC’s’. That’s Volatile Organic Compounds. These can also be in the form of paint, plaster, carpet, solid surface flooring, curtains etc. It’s that ‘new’ or weird smell when you open a package, or unroll new carpet.

Dryer Vents CAN & DO Cause Fires!

Are your clothes taking longer to dry? Does your laundry room heat up when your dryer is running?

These are just a couple of signs that your dryer vent may be clogged or in need of cleaning.  Thousands of fires nationwide are sparked each year, (and even here in Meridian), by clogged dryer vents.  It is not something that you think of on a daily basis, so it is important to have our duct cleaner out for routine cleaning.

Here are some of the signs that it's time to clean your vent:

Save Energy Tips for Boise

We have put together a list of tips that everyone can use during the winter months to save where they can. These tips can apply to different types of homes so please take your time to read down the list:

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