Save on HVAC System Before New Tariff Taxes Raise Prices!

by Pacific Heating
5/11/2018 - Tacoma, WA
President Trump signed an order on March 8, 2018 to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports, excluding Mexico and Canada (although this may change). The new U.S. tariffs took effect 15 days later on March 23, 2018.While there is still a lot of uncertain...

5 HVAC Tips for Pet Owners 

by Pacific Heating
5/4/2018 - Tacoma, WA
Our pets are part of our families. We want to do everything we can to keep them healthy. Similarly, we want to keep our homes healthy as well.Due to fur, dander, and the tracking in of outdoor contaminants, pets can have a pretty serious impact on your indoor air quality and HVAC effici...

Seal Your Attic and Basement to Prevent the Stack Effect

by Pacific Heating
4/27/2018 - Tacoma, WA
When looking for ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency, you may have run across the term “stack effect.” The stack effect is a physics phenomenon that occurs in every single building. It refers to the vertical movement of air from areas of high pressure to low pressure.In the wi...

HVAC and IAQ Tips for Spring Allergies | Allergy Awareness Month

by Pacific Heating
4/20/2018 - Tacoma, WA
The blooming flowers of spring can be  a nightmare for those who suffer from allergies. Every spring it’s important to take extra care against indoor allergens and pollutants.Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is the level of healthiness of the air you breathe inside your home. Clean air and clean lungs keep ...

THE CLUB | What Does Your HVAC Maintenance Plan Cover?

by Pacific Heating
4/13/2018 - Tacoma, WA
The easiest (and cheapest) way to keep up with bi-annual HVAC maintenance is by signing up for The Club. Our team will contact you to schedule 2 visits — one heating tune-up in the fall and one air conditioning tune-up in spring. These bi-annual tune-ups are essential for maintaining ma...

Window & Shading Strategies for Keeping Cool

by Pacific Heating
4/6/2018 - Tacoma, WA
It can quickly get expensive to run the air conditioner day in and day out during the warmer months. But by utilizing intelligent window and shading strategies and techniques, you can keep cool without the full cost.Cool Shading Strategies for SpringAir conditioning bill too high? Want ...

How to Achieve Balanced Ventilation

by Pacific Heating
3/29/2018 - Tacoma, WA
We’ve written about the importance of ventilation for your home before, but it’s important to know the differences between ventilation systems and why you should consider “balanced ventilation.”Negative Air PressureMany times, mechanical ventilation systems are exhaust-only, meaning the...

4 Ways to Prevent Humidity Damage | How to Control High Humidity

by Pacific Heating
3/23/2018 - Tacoma, WA
With warmer weather comes higher humidity. High humidity can cause severe problems, such as mold, mildew, and dust mites—all contributing to miserable seasonal allergies.With working exhaust fans, dehumidifiers, and ventilation systems, you’ll be taking positive steps toward controlling...

Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

by Pacific Heating
3/16/2018 - Tacoma, WA
You may be planning what you’ll be doing for Spring Break, and thinking more about going on vacation then home care. However, we’re an HVAC company, so we think about the care of your home’s heating and cooling system all year round. Especially in the spring, because spring is the perfe...

Heating & Cooling Systems That Don’t Require Any Ductwork

by Pacific Heating
3/9/2018 - Tacoma, WA
 If you don’t have an existing duct system or are renovating your home, you may want to consider going duct-free. There are several ductless options available to you, some better than others.Let’s start with the most common and effective ductless option: ductless mini-split heat pumps.D...

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