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What Does AFUE Mean?

November 23, 2020

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency.

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Why You Should Protect Your HVAC with the Old Coast Corrosion Package

November 17, 2020

It’s important for your HVAC system to have the proper protection to prevent premature deterioration due to corrosion. If your HVAC system doesn’t have a protective coating or layer of an anticorrosion product applied, your system could be negatively impacted by saltwater damage.

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COVID-19: What Proactive Steps Are We Taking?

November 16, 2020

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning is operating under a heightened sense of awareness. Our technicians are operating more tentatively than usual, taking the following precautions: 1. All technicians will wear clean mask and gloves at all times during their visit. 2. We will clean and sanitize…

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

October 30, 2020

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department, or your HVAC technician? First, assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 912-250-5771 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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What Are the Benefits of an HVAC Maintenance Plan?

October 16, 2020

This is a great time to call our trained professionals and schedule a fall maintenance cleaning, inspection, and tune-up as well. We offer four levels of maintenance plans at four different price points so you can select the best deal for you and your family’s needs.

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Should I Choose a Heat Pump or a Furnace?

October 9, 2020

Looking to install a new heater in your Savannah or Hilton Head home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Should I Replace My Ductwork with New HVAC Equipment?

September 30, 2020

The idea of buying a new car only to use your old car engine would seem preposterous to most people. However, many Savannah homeowners don’t give a second thought to replacing a furnace, air conditioner, or heat pump without replacing the associated air duct system.

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

September 23, 2020

Just like a regular physical, a regularly scheduled maintenance appointment can help find and diagnose problems that would be otherwise invisible to you because the signs are not easily seen or heard. So often we notice problems only because we miss the benefit we lost when something stops working.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

September 14, 2020

The continuous on-and-off phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat pump short cycles, it is having trouble heating or cooling your Savannah home. The unit can’t maintain the set temperature, so it restarts over and over again.

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Take Advantage of Year-Round HVAC Maintenance Programs

August 28, 2020

The experts at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning understand the importance of regular HVAC maintenance, and are available for maintenance appointments in every season.

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