Furnace Articles

What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

February 13, 2023
Image of someone working on a furnace. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?
A furnace is a major investment for any Alexandria homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership. Continue Reading

Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 9, 2022
Image of HVAC control panels. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.
Looking to install a new heater in your Alexandria home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Continue Reading

Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

September 28, 2022
A man works on a furnace. Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now.
It’s time to prep your Arlington, Virginia’s home furnace’s efficiency to help keep your repair budget in line during cold weather. Continue Reading

What Is Short Cycling?

February 8, 2022
Short Cycling
Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work. Our team at Arlington Heating & Air Conditioning wants you to understand the concept of short cycling, why it can be harmful and costly, what causes the problem, and what you can do about it. Continue Reading