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Trends in HVAC (Our Blog)

Utilizing Technology To Better Serve Customers

07/19/2016

Energy efficient, smart HVAC technology isn’t a new concept.  We’ve talked at length about how homeowners can decrease energy costs and increase comfort with various technologies on the market.  Whether you want to cut back on electricity with LED light Read More…

Preventing Repeat Compressor Failures

06/25/2016

When an HVAC compressor fails, it’s usually easy to locate the problem and swap out the defective part with a replacement. Sounds quick and simple to get back up and running, right?  Well, it is but it isn’t. The problem Read More…

What’s the Best Thermostat for my Home?

06/14/2016

Smart technologies are all the rage these days.  From lighting and security to more comprehensive home automation systems, technologies are being introduced with great interest and appeal to homeowners.  In the HVAC industry, smart thermostats are a huge trend.  A Read More…

Heat Pumps – Efficient Operation Year Round

06/06/2016

By now, you know the efficiency and performance of your home’s HVAC system is dependent on a number of factors. These include everything from how the system is sized for your home to how well equipment is maintained. One aspect Read More…

The Top 5 Air Conditioning Myths—Busted

05/31/2016

These days it seems everyone is trying to save money by improving the energy efficiency of their home.  Oftentimes, efforts are focused on the HVAC system. While homeowners may know many of the intricacies and quirks of their system, cooling Read More…

Trends in Commercial HVAC Technology

03/23/2016

You’ll hear us talk frequently (and passionately) about the importance of maintenance for commercial HVAC systems. Our team believes that every property owner or facilities manager should have an outsourced HVAC service provider to manage their equipment and systems.  This Read More…

Dominion Service Company Announces SWaM Re-Certification

03/21/2016

Dominion Service Company is proud to share news that we were recently re-certified as a SWaM business!  Our certification in the program extends until February 2019.  You can find us in the SWaM business directory under Dominion Service Company of Read More…

Spring Fever? What You Need to Know Before Cooling Season Arrives

03/17/2016

It’s been a long time coming with chilly temperatures and slick conditions this winter, but spring is right around the corner! It’s natural to assume that because your heating system is working just fine right now, that the cooling system Read More…

Energy Efficient Residential Technologies—More than just Equipment

02/21/2016

When you think about energy efficiency, what usually comes to mind?  Utility bills, carbon footprint, greenhouse gas emissions?  How about the Energy Star program? Energy Star became a prominent name back in 1992 when it was developed by the Environmental Read More…

Why HVAC Maintenance is a Worthwhile Investment for Commercial Property Owners and Facilities Managers

02/16/2016

Multi-tenant mixed use commercial buildings all have their own unique requirements when it comes to HVAC. Whether it’s a retail store, professional park, or manufacturing facility, security, performance and comfort don’t come cheap—in fact, as energy rates continue to rise, Read More…

Why is my Boiler Dripping Water?

12/15/2015

Although boiler systems are less common in new homes these days, they are one of the most efficient types of heating systems available. Boilers offer a host of benefits for the user which include lengthened lifespan, virtually silent operation, zoning Read More…

What’s the Lifespan of Residential Heating Equipment?

12/08/2015

Whether you’re buying a new home, repairing equipment or replacing an existing unit, the concern in regards to HVAC is always “how long will it last?”. This is a tricky question to answer because just like every house is different, Read More…