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Can You Install Air Conditioning in a Home That Doesn’t Have Ductwork?

Central air conditioning systems require ductwork to transport and circulate cooled air throughout the building. If your home doesn’t have an existing ductwork system, you may be wondering whether it is still possible to install an air conditioning system. The answer is yes, but it depends on what type of AC system you want and … Continue reading “Can You Install Air Conditioning in a Home That Doesn’t Have Ductwork?”

Common AC Compressor Problems and What To Do About Them

At Fahnestock HVAC, we understand just how frustrating it can be if your home’s air conditioning isn’t working properly. With summer temperatures in Wichita regularly reaching into the upper 90s or triple digits, it can take just a few hours without sufficient air conditioning before the heat and humidity inside your home become unbearable. If … Continue reading “Common AC Compressor Problems and What To Do About Them”

How Static Pressure Affects the Functioning and Efficiency of Your HVAC System

Understanding how static pressure affects the performance of the heating and cooling system in your Wichita, Kansas, home highlights the importance of ongoing HVAC maintenance. When HVAC equipment is properly installed and carefully maintained, static pressure remains at an acceptable level. In turn, HVAC systems can function reliably and efficiently. Read on to find out … Continue reading “How Static Pressure Affects the Functioning and Efficiency of Your HVAC System”

Does the Location of the Thermostat Matter?

Everyone knows keeping your home at the right temperature can come with a huge energy bill. From heat pumps to air conditioning units, it’s almost impossible to keep your HVAC system maintained without a professional. This is due to the unit’s intricate nature and placement in the home. This article will help you understand the … Continue reading “Does the Location of the Thermostat Matter?”

Leaky Windows Impact Your Home’s Heating Efficiency

The ability to keep your Wichita, Kansas home warm during the winter with a simple push of a thermostat button is something you probably do without even thinking about it. However, go back in time 100 years, and keeping the inside of your home warm was a challenge. It is easy to take the little … Continue reading “Leaky Windows Impact Your Home’s Heating Efficiency”

How to Choose the Ideal Furnace Filters

You’ve likely had troubles in the past determining the best filter for your furnace. You may have chosen a brand that was easily available locally or have used a recommendation from a friend or family member. While your current choice of filter may work to a degree, it might not be the best option for … Continue reading “How to Choose the Ideal Furnace Filters”

Checking to See if a Furnace Up to Code

Your HVAC system may be up to code, but is your furnace? Most homeowners don’t inspect their furnaces regularly. While it’s undoubtedly true that furnaces are an essential part of your heating system, it’s also true that furnace safety is equally important. If your furnace is not up to code, you may be putting yourself … Continue reading “Checking to See if a Furnace Up to Code”