How do I know if my heating or air conditioning system needs service?
If you’re not sure, the chances are you do! In general, you should have a system tune-up and cleaning twice a year, ideally in the spring and autumn.

Why are regular tune-ups necessary for my HVAC system?
Just like your car, regular tune-ups of your HVAC system improve performance and increase energy efficiency, help you save money on your heating and cooling bills, while also extending the life of your system. Did you know that scheduling regular tune ups on your machines can increase the efficiency by 5%-15% as well as extend the life of your system by 25%?

What are the benefits of choosing Alternative Heating & Cooling for my preventative maintenance needs?
Some of the benefits include improved performance, breakdown prevention, discounts on parts and labor, and $100 off on new equipment replacement.

What does air conditioning preventative maintenance usually include?
Our maintenance work includes a number of services, such as inspections of fan blowers and belts, flue drafts, safety and ignition controls, wiring and connections, and more.

What does heating preventative maintenance usually include?
Heating system service includes everything from pump repair to oil-to-gas conversions and troubleshooting. We also offer service contracts for HVAC equipment.

Are there any steps I can take to increase my heating and air conditioning system efficiency?
There are many simple steps you can take to increase your system’s efficiency, including regularly cleaning or replacing your filters, and installing drapes or shutters on your windows.

How do I know it’s time to replace my system?
There are factors to consider when deciding to replace your HVAC system. In general, if your system is more than 10 years old, or doesn’t provide the comfort you and your family need, then it’s time to consider a replacement.

My air conditioning just went out, and it’s 9:00pm—what should I do?
Call Alternative Heating & Cooling! We offer 24/7 emergency service, with no extra cost.

What types of HVAC systems do you service?
Alternative Heating & Cooling is a certified Lennox dealer, but we also proudly service all HVAC system makes and models.