Articles by hvacdirect.com

Articles by hvacdirect.com

Regional Efficiency Standards

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 provided the latest round of government regulated standard efficiencies allowed for air conditioners sold in the Unites States. These new standards went into effect on January 1, 2015. What is unique about these new efficiency standards is that they have allowed for different standards for various parts of the country rather than having just one national standard.
November 22, 2022
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The Real Cost of HVAC: Another in a series of Real Case Studies: Oil Furnace & 3 Ton Air Conditioner with Coil

A couple in New Jersey was quoted over $14,000 for a new HVAC system, so they contacted us to see how much they could save. Read below to see the difference shopping online with hvacdirect.com can make.
October 31, 2022
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The Real Cost of HVAC: Another in a series of Real Case Studies: Traditional HVAC system

A landlord who owns several properties in Southwest Ohio was quoted for $20,000 for a new HVAC system for one property, so they contacted us to see how much they could save. Read below to see the difference shopping online with hvacdirect.com can make.
October 31, 2022
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Are Vent Free Appliances Really Safe?

Vent free appliances can also be referred to as "ventless", "non-vented", and "unvented” appliances. Let's briefly look at what a vent free appliance is so that we can gain a better understanding of their safety.
October 29, 2022
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Unit Heater Buyer’s Guide

May 23, 2022
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5 Best Garage and Shop Heaters

May 23, 2022
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What is SEER?

There are many different acronyms by which efficiency is labeled. You have probably heard of some like EER, HSPF, or SEER but what exactly do they mean and what process do they use to determine these numbers? Well I am here to explain and better help you with future purchases in the HVAC world.
April 7, 2022
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Sizing Mini Split Zones - Video

This video explores the concepts of HVAC zones: what they are, how they affect the heating and cooling of your home, and how to size your zones when purchasing an HVAC Mini-Split system, specifically how many and what size units are needed for maximum efficiency and comfort.
April 4, 2022
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