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What Is HVAC: Basics for New Homeowners

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Basics New HomeownersWelcome to homeownership! Your head is likely reeling with terms you have never heard or considered before like flush valves, aerators, and HVAC. What is HVAC, you ask? HVAC is an acronym that stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. It is the system that heats your home in the winter and cools your home in the summer. At Western Heating & Air, we are very familiar with HVAC systems and pride ourselves on our professional and knowledgeable HVAC services.

Basic Parts

So, what is HVAC exactly, and how does it work? In a nutshell, your HVAC system is a network of ducts and vents partnered with your thermostat, air conditioner and heater. Your air conditioner, of course, cools air in warm weather and your heater warms air in the cool weather. The air that these appliances put out is pushed through ventilation ducts that run throughout your home. These ducts are equipped with outlet vents to allow the cooled or warmed air to flow into the rooms of your home. Vents are likely spread evenly to maintain a comfortable temperature.

HVAC Maintenance

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems have many working parts. In order to ensure the proper functioning of your HVAC system, regular maintenance is critical. Important care tasks include:

Hopefully your question, “what is HVAC,” has been answered. First time homeownership can be overwhelming. Let us, Western Heating & Air, your Orem, UT HVAC service experts, help take some of that stress from you. Contact us today at 385-312-9472.

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Camille Crowther
Camille Crowther
18:38 16 Oct 21
I care about how I'm treated by the technician and that's why I'll use this company while Ben is employed there. He knows what he is doing with the cleaning of my heater, and and he cares about my feelings as a person while he is there. Thanks!
Wayne Francom
Wayne Francom
03:02 15 Oct 21
Easton was a breath of fresh air. He was confident, efficient and positive. We enjoyed having him check out our furnace.
ryan rymer
ryan rymer
23:58 13 Oct 21
Wesley arrived and did maintenance as well as made sure everything was in working order. He explained some of the issues I had been experiencing and why they were happening. Very knowledgeable and professional. Wesley has been to our house before. When he's done i feel confident and assured that we have been taken care of and have been given sound advice for home maintenance between checkups. Thanks again for the quick response even though I know you guys are so busy.
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