The Benefits of Ductless Mini-Split Systems

May 20, 2024

When it comes to the world of home heating and cooling, there are a lot of products on the market to choose from. If you’re considering investing in a home heating and cooling system, then look no further than the ductless mini-split system. In fact, there are a ton of great reasons to invest your money in this newer HVAC product. Provide Heating and Cooling Probably one of the most desirable attributes about a ductless mini-split system is that it offers both heating and cooling capabilities all in one unit. You don’t have to invest your

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How to Reduce HVAC Noise for a Quieter Home

April 21, 2024

HVAC systems always produce at least some amount of noise, but many homes have issues where their system is excessively loud for various reasons. For instance, you may have loose or sagging ducts that vibrate and rattle. The sound of the blower and furnace can also travel through your ducts so you hear them running even in the parts of the home that are furthest away. Issues with your ductwork can also lead to the blower working harder or cause air to rush through the ducts with more force, both of which can make the system much louder. While it’s

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How to Choose Between a Heat Pump and a Furnace

April 11, 2024

Even though the Las Vegas, NV, area is known for its hot summers, it does get cold enough in the winter here to make reliable heating a necessity. The odds are that you will eventually have to choose a new heating system for your home. If you’re already facing that choice or soon will be, you have two main options. One is a gas-powered furnace, and the other is a heat pump. The former is the gold standard of heating systems in much of the U.S., and the latter is the most efficient option available. Here’s everything you need to

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How to Choose an HVAC System for a Multi-Story Home

March 14, 2024

HVAC systems are an integral part of any home, regardless of the layout, providing climate control and improving indoor air quality to enhance comfort levels. Multi-story homes present unique heating and cooling challenges, and if you don’t choose the right HVAC system, you will likely have inconsistent temperatures across the different floors. Because heat tends to rise, your upper levels will probably be warmer than the lower levels. Unfortunately, your energy costs may increase as you attempt to normalize these temperature differences. The good news is that with the help of an HVAC professional, you can choose

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The Importance of Regular Blower Motor Maintenance

February 15, 2024

The blower is an integral part of your HVAC system, and its role is to control airflow. It turns on the fan that forces conditioned air from the furnace, heat pump or air conditioner through the ducts to various spaces in your home or commercial building. This air circulation is critical to maintaining comfortable temperature and humidity levels throughout your spaces. As a mechanical device with moving parts, your blower motor’s efficiency and longevity will largely depend on proper maintenance. With the help of our HVAC professionals at Polar Air & Heating, Inc. in Las Vegas, NV, you can look forward

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How Zoning Can Improve Your Home’s Comfort

February 5, 2024

One of the main goals of any good HVAC system is to make your house more comfortable. With the right setup, you can relax and enjoy yourself no matter how hot or cold it is outside. Zoning systems are one of the most effective ways of making your home a pleasant place to be. Explore this helpful guide to learn all about how they work and why they’re so useful. What Is HVAC Zoning? HVAC zoning refers to any type of system that lets you heat and cool sections of your home independently. When you have

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Why is My HVAC System Making Noise

November 20, 2023

Winter is right around the corner, and you want to make sure that your HVAC system is ready to keep you warm and cozy. However, when you turn on your unit, you might hear a few noises. Some sounds are part of regular operation, while others could be a sign that you need to schedule a repair service as soon as possible. Here are some noises that you may hear from your heating system and what they could mean. Normal Noises From Your Furnace Hearing sounds from your furnace is not necessarily unusual. These noises can

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When to Worry About the Sounds From Your HVAC System

November 9, 2023

Winter is right around the corner, and you want to make sure that your HVAC system is ready to keep you warm and cozy. However, when you turn on your unit, you might hear a few noises. Some sounds are part of regular operation, while others could be a sign that you need to schedule a repair service as soon as possible. Here are some noises that you may hear from your heating system and what they could mean. Normal Noises From Your Furnace Hearing sounds from your furnace is not necessarily unusual. These noises can

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Getting the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home Right for Winter

October 24, 2023

Indoor air pollution is a major concern and also an issue that has continued to get worse over time. One thing many people don’t understand is that indoor air is almost always more polluted than outdoor air even in bigger cities with lots of traffic like Las Vegas. In the majority of homes, the level of airborne pollution is typically three to five times greater than the amount of outdoor air pollution. This is because the air in a home tends to stay trapped inside so that it gets more and more polluted, whereas the air outside can constantly circulate

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Fall Buyer’s Guide for an Upgraded HVAC System

September 30, 2023

Now that the summer’s starting to wind down, it’s a great time to upgrade your HVAC system, which will prepare you for the cold winter months and ensure you’re ready for the next summer season. Even well-maintained HVAC units need replacing eventually. If your current unit has undergone numerous repairs or is more than 10 years old, it might be time to seek an upgrade. During your search, there are many considerations to keep in mind. Identify Specifications for Existing System If you want to replace an existing HVAC system, look at the manual it came

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