Help Beat the Heat with These Top Tips


As the weather starts to warm up, you may be using your air conditioning more. If you think your system is not cooling properly, consider these top four trouble spots. DeKalb, Il. (May 11, 2015) – Each year as temperatures start to rise, technicians at One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® hear common concerns from […]

Energy Saving Tips for your HVAC system on Earth Day


Your heating and cooling system is one of the biggest energy users in your home. Here are some ways to save for Earth Day and every day. When it comes to eating up energy, your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is at the top of the list. According to Energy Star, up to […]

The Dangers Of Cracked Heat Exchangers


Heat exchangers are subjected to extreme temperatures, and as they heat up and cool down over the course of a heating cycle, their metal expands and contracts. This stress alone makes them susceptible to cracking. However, there are additional factors that can worsen the chance of cracking. Anything that pushes those high temperatures even higher […]

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality


According to the ALA (American Lung Association) and the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), the average person spends between 60-90 percent of their time indoors. Most indoor air quality problems involve the heating and air conditioning duct system. In fact, a survey taken recently shows 10 percent of Americans never change the air filters in their […]

The Benefits Of A Humidifier

It doesn’t look as if the extreme cold weather is ending any time soon. According to the United States EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), Proper humidity has not only health benefits, but economic and ecological benefits as well. A homeowner can heat their home to 68 degrees, and with proper humidity,  feels like 70 degrees, saving […]

How can you tell if you have an energy-efficient HVAC system?


If you’re looking to cut down on your heating and cooling costs, one of the best things you can do is make sure you have an energy-efficient HVAC system. Not only are energy-efficient systems good for the environment, they can also help reduce your monthly heating bill. Unsure of whether you have a system that uses […]

“Cure” BLACK MOLD danger

Black mold, a slimy greenish-black substance, is a type of mold that has been linked with serious health risks including infant death caused by respiratory bleeding, and illnesses such as asthma and bronchitis Virtually every home has mold of some type, somewhere. Invisible mold spores are floating in the air both inside and out looking […]

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