Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel History  Budget Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Ltd., opened its doors in 1985 to serve the needs of Regina and the surrounding communities by installing and repairing heating and air conditioning systems. For over 25 years, we have grown to become a trusted HVAC services company […]

Ask the Electrical Work Expert – Russel Fossum

Ask the Electrical Work Expert – Russel Fossum It has no smell, no taste and no colour, but its effects can be deadly when it seeps undetected through a home. It is a huge safety concern as people are turning on their furnaces for the first time of the year. Cracked heat exchangers are the […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel Frequently Asked Questions Why is a system with matched components so important? A matched system is important for a variety of reasons. One is comfort. When all your components are properly sized to your home, you can control exactly how much heating or cooling you need […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Bayne Vardy

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Bayne Vardy For over 30 years, BC Furnace has been your trusted Furnace and Air Conditioning Company. You’ve probably heard our radio jingle a thousand times, and seen our service trucks regularly on the streets and neighborhoods around Vancouver. It’s because of our loyal customers that we’ve become […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Experts – Ed Hodel

Ask the Heating and Cooling Experts – Ed Hodel Before calling for HVAC emergency service, please read the tips below. It may prevent a service call or help us diagnose your problem quicker. Air Conditioner – No Cooling Check the settings on your thermostat. Make sure the temperture control selector is set below the current […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Bayne Vardy

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Bayne Vardy For over 30 years, BC Furnace has been your trusted Furnace and Air Conditioning Company. You’ve probably heard our radio jingle a thousand times, and seen our service trucks regularly on the streets and neighborhoods around Vancouver. It’s because of our loyal customers that we’ve become […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel Frequently Asked Questions How often should I change my air filter? At the risk of telling you something you’re tired of hearing, replace the air filter in your furnace on a regular basis. Dirty air filters reduce the amount of air flowing through a system and […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Bayne Vardy

  Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Bayne Vardy For over 30 years, BC Furnace has been your trusted Furnace and Air Conditioning Company. You’ve probably heard our radio jingle a thousand times, and seen our service trucks regularly on the streets and neighborhoods around Vancouver. It’s because of our loyal customers that we’ve […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel

Ask the Heating and Cooling Expert – Ed Hodel Frequently Asked Questions What is the average life expectancy of equipment? Most systems have a lifetime of 10 to 20 years. As your equipment gets older, it’s efficiency can decrease dramatically. You may notice that it gets noisier and needs repairs more often. When a unit […]

Ask the Heating and Cooling Experts – Ed Hodel

Ask the Heating and Cooling Experts – Ed Hodel Frequently Asked Questions At what temperature should I set my thermostat? Normal cooling settings are 75 degrees – 80 degrees. Normal heating settings are 68 degrees – 72 degrees. You should always set your thermostat to the highest possible setting that is comfortable for you in […]