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What Spring HVAC Services Are Available in Portland?

As it starts warming up this summer, it’s time to double-check your air conditioner to make sure it’s clean, sealed, and ready to start running smoothly. Your Portland HVAC technician is trained to look for a number of issues that might inhibit a smoothly and safely running air conditioning system. Configuring your system is a crucial step in keeping the HVAC system in good shape so it lasts through multiple summers. Additionally, in the name of energy efficiency, a well-maintained and functioning system can do wonders for your wallet. When you’ve finished cleaning out the winter clutter and tidied up […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your HVAC Efficiency in 2020

The new year is here and increasing your HVAC efficiency should be on your resolution list. If you’ve been unhappy with your HVAC in the past, there’s no need to be repeating those issues in 2020. Your HVAC should be helping your home stay at a great temperature while using only the necessary amount of energy to do so. For over 70 years, Entek has been servicing the Portland area’s heating and cooling needs, and here are a few things that have proven to aid your HVAC when it comes to efficiency. These units are hardworking but can produce the […]

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How to Save on Energy Not Comfort with Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems

Your HVAC system is an important element of your home. In the winter, it works hard to create a warm and comfortable space for your family, and in the summer, it provides a cool oasis from the sun’s heat. Even though it’s necessary to have, it can end up costing you more than you’d like and using more energy than it needs to. So what can you do to save energy? Many Americans are spending more money because their HVAC systems are working overtime. When your HVAC is energy-efficient, it only expends as much energy as it needs to in […]

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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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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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How to Maintain the Ideal HVAC Temperature

Does your home always seem too hot or too cold in certain areas, no matter what time of year it is? Many people believe that’s just a reality of life, but the truth is, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of steps you can take to help maintain the HVAC temperature you prefer throughout your home. Achieving this HVAC temperature will not only help you find the right balance between hot and cold throughout your home, it will also allow you to save big on energy costs and do your part in creating an eco-friendly environment. […]

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What You Can Expect with HVAC Checkup Maintenance

The HVAC system in your home is responsible for heating, cooling, and air circulation. That makes it one of the most important features of a healthy and comfortable home. During the blazing-hot summers and freezing-cold winters, nothing could be more inconvenient than a failure of any part of your HVAC system. Of course, the hottest and coldest days of the year are exactly when your HVAC system is most likely to suffer a breakdown—those are the days when your equipment is working its hardest. They’re also the days when it will be most difficult to get a technician to come […]

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What Is Toxic House Syndrome and How Can I Prevent It?

Modern homes have changed over the years. Head back to the early 1900s, and most houses were heated by coal or wood. By the mid-1900s, modern heating systems, such as furnaces and boilers, were quickly being installed, with air-conditioning systems not far behind. Today it’s hard to imagine having a home without the convenience of push-button technology. We have smart thermostats to track the inside temperature, learn our behaviors, and ensure the inside air matches our activity levels every hour of the day. Hybrid HVAC systems have pushed the envelope in what is possible with home efficiency. All of that […]

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How to Prepare HVAC for Spring

Spring is finally here, and with it, we’ll finally have warm weather, blooming flowers, and a return to enjoying the outdoors. Of course, for many people, the springtime also means dealing with allergies, hay fever, and lots and lots of pollen and dust. It’s also possible that the winter has left the air quality in your home in poor condition. The cold and wet winter air can contribute to the growth of toxic mold, and the constant recirculating of stale winter air causes dust and pet dander to pile up. That’s why it’s a good idea to make sure your […]

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