7 Tips to Guide Your Next Furnace Purchase

January 3, 2022

Do you need a new furnace for your home? If that’s the case, now would be the time to start thinking about your alternatives! Before purchasing any HVAC equipment, there are several aspects to consider, ranging from efficiency and size to the top furnace manufacturers and more. As a leading HVAC expert in the Champaign-Urbana area, we thought we’d put up a furnace buying guideline to assist you in making your decision. Our guide will go over everything you need to know about furnace buying so you can make the best decision for your house. Here’s

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7 Steps to Winterize Your Heating System

December 20, 2021

Winters in Champaign can be downright brutal, and we all count on our furnaces and home HVAC systems to keep us toasty warm when Mother Nature is at her worst. Your home furnace has an anticipated operational lifespan of 15 to 20 years, and a well-maintained furnace or heat pump can often continue to work long past the manufacturer’s estimates. One important part of home furnace maintenance is getting your house and your unit prepared for the winter months. Frozen water pipes are one of the biggest risks that you’ll face in the winter, and blocked airflow or ventilation problems

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Reasons Why Your Furnace is Leaking

November 17, 2021

Noticing water leaking around your furnace is likely to leave you alarmed as you struggle to understand what the issue could be. Leaks can result in your furnace getting damaged and lead to mold growth in the area surrounding your system. However, you do not have to worry as our highly trained technicians at Bash Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. are always ready to serve you and restore your system to its previous functions. There are various reasons that could result in your heating system leaking. A Condensation Leak If you have a high-efficiency condensing furnace, a condensate leak is most

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What Is a Thermostatic Expansion Valve?

October 20, 2021

When your technician says that the problem with your heating and air conditioning system lies with your system’s thermostatic expansion valve (TXV), you might wonder what that actually means. Understanding the importance of the part that broke makes it easier to understand why the technician recommends that you get it fixed immediately. What Does the Thermostatic Expansion Valve Do? Your system’s TXV precisely regulates the rate at which liquid refrigerant travels to the evaporator. Your HVAC needs the flow controlled to the evaporator for optimum efficiency and to prevent too much refrigerant from flowing and flooding

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Most Efficient Heating System for Your Home

September 20, 2021

Heating system efficiency is often overlooked by homeowners. That often comes with a price, literally. As Champaign, IL, enters the cold season and temperatures begin to drop below freezing, heating systems are expected to run around the clock in order to maintain comfortable indoor climates. If your home is powered by an older inefficient heating system, you’re in for one cold and costly winter. To help you get a better understanding of what heating system best saves you money while also offering high heating capacity, below are five options to consider. Ground-Source

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How to Identify the Best AC System for Your Home

August 17, 2021

You should be careful when choosing an AC system since not every one will be perfect for your home. If you are not cautious when selecting a unit, you might end up with one that is not able to cool your space. You might also end up buying an AC system that requires a lot of energy, making your electricity bills go high. To choose the best AC system, you first need to know the types of air conditioning systems that are available. You also need to know the kind of homes in which each

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A Guide to Thermostat Modes/Settings

July 19, 2021

You probably have noticed the various modes on your thermostat, but you might not know what they mean. With the state of technology evolving at a mind-blowing rate, there’s more than just an on-and-off switch to improve the atmosphere in your home. To catch up with the continuously growing needs, air conditioner manufacturers have constantly been updating the features of their products. Essentially, this improves the efficiency of the air conditioners and improves their inner workings. We’re going to explain the various modes of thermostat operations and what they can do for your home. Once you

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What Is the Ideal Temperature for Home Air Conditioning in the Summer?

June 15, 2021

As the hot summer weather rears its ugly head again, your home’s central air conditioning unit will be working all day long to keep your family feeling comfortable. When it comes to your power bill, you’ll likely want to keep it as low as possible while still enjoying all the comforts that indoor air conditioning has to offer. Fortunately, there is a happy medium that every homeowner can find with their air conditioning system. Is There Really an Ideal AC Temperature? The ideal thermostat temperature is going to be different for every home. Each person has

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How Many Watts Does an Air Conditioner Use?

May 16, 2021

Summers in Champaign, IL, are hot and humid. To keep cool at home, you’ll rely on an air conditioner. There are many types of air conditioners, and each of them requires a different amount of electricity. Electricity use is measured in watts per hour, and it’s important to know how many watts your cooling system uses. This information allows you to predict your electricity bill and keep track of your unit’s energy efficiency. Keep reading to learn about how many watts different types of air conditioning systems use in order to cool and dehumidify a house.

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 6, 2021

Can you name two major parts of your air conditioner? If you are like most people, you may be able to get one but probably not more than two. Not being an HVAC professional, that is totally fine, at least until something in your system goes haywire. Air conditioners are often forgotten members of your home until they stop working. When something does break, it consumes both your thoughts, time, and pocketbook. When you know a little about your system, you can trust that your repair technician is being honest. Understanding How Your System

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