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What Is HVAC Certification and How Is It Earned?

If you’ve ever needed maintenance on your air conditioning, chances are you’ve had to call an HVAC specialist. The same applies if you’ve ever had a new furnace installed in your home, or if you’ve needed a thermostat repaired or a duct cleaned or a filter replaced. Professionals in the world of HVAC wear many hats and must be knowledgeable about many different systems in the home, from electrical to ventilation, and many more. Anyone that’s had to call an HVAC technician has probably done their research. Of course, as you search for technicians in your area, you’ll discover that […]

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Do Air Ducts Need Cleaning: When to Call for HVAC Service

The air you breathe should be clean. It has the potential to affect your health and everyday life if you’re inhaling contaminated air, so you should fix any problems as soon as you can. One solution to contaminated air is often the purchase of an efficient HVAC system. But even when you have the right HVAC system, do the air ducts need cleaning? You may have assumed that your HVAC unit can self-clean its ducts, since it can easily improve the air quality of your home, but the pollutants that it pulls out of the air have to go somewhere, […]

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How Long Does It Take to Install a Furnace? (And 5 Other Questions to Ask Before You Start)

The beginning of fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The leaves start to change, jack-o’-lanterns are carved, and people gather around various spiced beverages of their choosing. And if you’re a homeowner, it’s the ideal time to install a furnace. Your furnace is the beating heart of your house’s heating system. Whether you’re building a brand-new home and you need to buy your first furnace, or you’ve been living there for years and it’s time to replace Old Faithful, it’s best to take care of business before the chill really sets in. Now, we know […]

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Find an HVAC Company for Your Commercial Needs

The seasons are turning, and you’re starting to run the heater more often. You’re ahead of the game, though. You’re going to call an HVAC company in Portland to start up an annual or semi-annual maintenance schedule. Maybe you’ve just moved into a new commercial space, or maybe your thermostat is broken (again) and your previous HVAC company didn’t impress you when they fixed it. (I mean, it’s broken again, right?) But when was the last time you looked for an HVAC company? It may have been years since the last time! Before you pick up the phone, here are […]

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Heating and Cooling Services in the Vancouver Area

Heating and cooling systems are an essential part of any building. Especially in the heights of the winter and summer months, when people can experience incredibly harsh temperatures. Whether it’s in an office building, your home, or somewhere else, a temperature control system will make everyone more comfortable and ultimately be better for their health. So having a heating and cooling service you know you can rely on is very important. Read on to find out more about some of the heating and cooling services available in Vancouver. System Installation You might require a heating and cooling system installation service […]

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5 Reasons You Should Hire a Certified HVAC Contractor

Things are starting to get a little chilly here in the Pacific Northwest. As they say in Game of Thrones, winter is coming. Even though PNW winters tend to be milder than in other parts of the country, it’s important to make sure your HVAC system is up to snuff. You never know when we’ll have a major snowfall like we had in 2017. When looking for an HVAC contractor in Vancouver, WA, or anywhere else in the greater Portland metro area—or, really, anywhere in the world—it’s important to find one with excellent professional certifications. In this blog, we’ll look […]

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5 Questions to Ask About HVAC Cleaning

Your HVAC system is one of the most essential systems in your home or commercial property. Without it, you wouldn’t be warm in winter, cool in the summer, or able to live and work comfortably all year through. Yet your HVAC system does a lot more than push cool or warm air through your home or office. It controls your air supply too. Every time your furnace or air conditioner turns on, the blower pushes air through the ventilation system and out through the vents in each room. And it’s not just air it’s blowing around; sometimes dirt, pollen, chemicals, […]

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6 Ways Entek HVAC Techs Can Make Your Home More Comfortable

You’re always looking for ways to make your home more comfortable, and this is especially true during the temperature extremes of the summer and winter. As the weather veers toward intense heat or bone-chilling cold, you’ll want to be sure you have a great HVAC system in place. Your HVAC system—which stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system—is one of the most important ways your home can stay comfortable throughout the year. No matter what part of the world you occupy, and no matter the season, few things in your home are more important than a good-quality, well-cared-for HVAC […]

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5 Tips for Vetting HVAC Companies

If you’re looking to upgrade or service your HVAC equipment, one of the best things you can do is hire the right company to perform the work. A trusted HVAC contractor can perform a Home Performance Test, make recommendations specific to your particular situation, and ensure that your HVAC equipment is the right size and properly installed. The last two are key to making sure you get the most out of your HVAC system. So how do you go about finding a company that you can trust? That’s where Entek comes in. We’ve provided top-rated service for more than 70 […]

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5 Benefits of Aeroseal Commercial Duct Sealing

Air vents and ducts are found throughout nearly every commercial building, whether it’s a business/industry, hospital, lab, or multiplex, such as a high-rise condominium. How effective the temperature control system is depends on the duct sealing. And the more your building uses air conditioning and heating, the more the ductwork expands and contracts, which can lead to leaks. Duct leaks might not be very noticeable or seem like much at first, but they can really add up to become a bigger and bigger problem over time. The negative effects of leaks in your duct system include excessive dust, higher utility […]

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