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The Pros and Cons of Powered Attic Exhaust Fans

October 31, 2022

Powered attic ventilators are a popular choice for those looking to regulate the temperature in their attic. Most powered attic ventilators are controlled by a thermostat and turn on when the attic gets hot. The logic is that by exhausting the hot air from the attic, it will be replaced by cooler outdoor air. However, these devices can cause more problems than they solve. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of powered attic ventilators.   The Pros of Powered Attic Ventilators 1. They can help to regulate the temperature in your attic. 2. They can help to reduce... View Article

What’s the Recommended Thermostat Setting in Arizona?

October 17, 2022

The sweltering summer season can take a toll on your home’s energy bill. Areas like Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, and Tempe can be particularly hot, with temperatures hitting over 100 degrees. Your air conditioner will be forced to work extra to keep your home cool and maintain it throughout the day. So, what’s the best temperature to set your thermostat to this season? How can you find a balance that works for you without overworking your air conditioning system? Read on to find out! The recommended thermostat settings in Arizona Setting your thermostat correctly is the first step to maintaining your... View Article

What Are Some Furnace Maintenance Tips?

October 10, 2022

Here at Preferred Air, we hear from our customers all the time that they would like to know more about their furnace maintenance. We have quite a few tips regarding how to maintain your furnace so that it will get the most life for you, and we will share those with you today. How to Start When your heating or cooling system malfunctions, you need to make sure that you begin to take the steps that you need to in order to get started with the maintenance of your furnace. It is important to think very carefully about your safety before... View Article

Should I Buy a Smart Thermostat?

September 29, 2022

Smart home automation is all the rage, but does it actually add value to your home? Ultimately, it really depends on your needs and specific use cases. For example, a smart thermostat is considered by many to be the perfect solution to your heating and cooling needs because it can be programmed from your phone or voice assistant and offer automation and learning features that take the guesswork out of setting your home’s heating and cooling temperature. A smart thermostat is compatible with your HVAC system Thermostats that can be programmed through a phone or voice assistant may be the right purchase... View Article

Which AC Systems Are the Best?

September 6, 2022

Choosing a central air conditioner is something to do in the springtime, so you won’t have to scramble to find a unit when the summer heat comes. Selecting the best unit requires careful thought and research. These are some helpful tips for finding a good heating, ventilating, and cooling system for your home or office. Don’t Focus on the Name Many consumers make a huge mistake by focusing on the brand names for the units they research. The name does not necessarily dictate the quality of a product. Some businesses have access to more funding than others, which results in... View Article

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