Short Cycling

What Is Short Cycling?

January 13, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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December 20, 2019

Most people do not necessarily think of artificial intelligence (AI) and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the same space. However, the reality is that AI is already part of many modern HVAC systems with much more potential ahead. Our Chaves Heating & Air Conditioning professionals want you to stay informed about the…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

December 10, 2019

When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Hudson, MA, love their heat pumps. Fast, reliable, and cost effective to use, heat pumps are a popular choice in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. But what if it’s freezing outdoors and your heat pump starts blowing cold air?…

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

November 18, 2019

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Hudson, MA, home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat. Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat…

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 5, 2019

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Chaves Heating…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 25, 2019

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Hudson you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your…

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

October 11, 2019

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your Massachusetts home. For your convenience and protection, our Chaves Heating…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

September 30, 2019

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Hudson home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 16, 2019

Once the cooler weather hits here in Hudson this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Chaves Heating & Air…

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Consider a Ductless AC System

August 27, 2019

When you think of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you probably think of the furnace and air conditioner (AC) equipment inside, an air conditioner component outside, and a network of ducts running throughout your Hudson home. Although many HVAC systems are designed that way, there are other alternatives. Our team at Chaves Heating…

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