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Is Your Current AC Unit Ready For The Warm Weather In Boone? - With the Spring season upon us in High Country, it’s time for homeowners to start considering the condition of their current AC Unit. As we all know, Boone often brings rough Winters, but we seem to overlook how hot it can get here in the Spring and Summer months. Here are a few tips that…
Time to have your Furnace Repair in Boone Performed Before the Cold Sets In - Now is the time to have your furnace repair in Boone completed before the cold weather sets in this year so you can stay warm and toasty all winter long. All too often home owners forget to have their heaters and furnaces checked before the cold weather sets in. As luck would have it, the…
Save on Heating Costs this winter with a Hybrid HVAC System in Boone - Not looking forward to another mountain winter this year in Boone? Many of us dread the winter season for various reasons, and one of those reasons is the financial burden of heating. One characteristic of Boone winters is inconsistency. Some days the temperatures are freezing and other days its warmer. We even have the occasional…
Boone HVAC Maintenance Prepares your Heating System for Winter - As we all know, Appalachian mountain winters get bitterly cold and include quite a bit of snowfall. Whether you have a furnace, electric heat, or a heat pump, regular maintenance is necessary to keep it working properly in these harsh winters. After months of near-constant running and months of sitting dormant, your heating system will…
Get a Trane Furnace in Boone for Reliable, Lasting Comfort - When you think of heating and air conditioning in Boone, NC the name Trane immediately comes to mind. Trane is known for reliability in the HVAC industry. The same can be said about Mountaineer Heating and Cooling in Boone. Mountaineer is a certified Trane dealer, meaning they are approved by the manufacturer to install and…
Boone Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Earth-friendly Comfort - Are you looking for an alternative to a typical furnace and air conditioner combination? Do you want to save energy for the benefit of the earth as well as your monthly budget? If you would answer yes to either or both of these questions, a geothermal heating and cooling system is your home comfort solution.…
Geothermal Heating and Cooling is Gaining in Popularity in Boone - Instead of burning fossil fuel, geothermal heating comes from the ground, which greatly reduces harmful emissions. It is a natural energy source that is environmentally friendly and cost efficient. Plus, since geothermal heating comes from the earth, there is no poisonous carbon monoxide to worry about. However, few homeowners understand what geothermal heating and cooling…
HVAC System Replacement in Boone: Choosing the Right Product - When it comes to HVAC system replacement in Boone, you want to be sure to choose the best product for your home. The cost of a new heating and air conditioning system can be daunting. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, such as a broken down furnace on a freezing cold winter day,…
Simple Tips for Maintaining and Preparing Your HVAC Unit for Winter - Change out your filters Now is the best time to check the filters. If you’re using hypoallergenic filters, keep in mind that they do not last as long as traditional filters. It is advisable to replace your filters monthly, and clean filters are especially important if you want your HVAC unit to work optimally this…
Trane Furnace in Boone: Is it Time for a New Furnace? - It’s that time of year again when homeowners need to start thinking about the cold weather setting in, especially in Boone where at least a third of the nights in the winter are below 20 °F. No homeowner wants to suffer through those temperatures without heat but it could happen. Now is the time to…
The Condenser Unit for Your Boone Air Conditioner Needs Sufficient Ventilation - To protect your Boone air conditioner from blocked air flow, which can cause inefficient cooling, make sure to keep shrubs and other landscaping materials a few feet away from the outdoor condenser unit. The condenser needs space to breathe. Because it works so hard to cool the inside of your home, it needs to vent…
New Control Systems for Boone Air Conditioners Help You Stay in the Zone - If you are wondering how to prevent your Boone air conditioner from cooling your downstairs living room at night when you only need cooler air in the upstairs bedrooms, there is a solution. There are many factors that affect room air temperatures, such as the length of the ductwork and the amount of windows in…
Boone Ductless Heat Pumps Offer Significant Cost Savings - The mini-split ductless heat pump system technology brings energy efficiency and precise temperature control to homes in Boone. Ductless heat pumps can offer significant long-term savings compared to conventional heating options. A ductless heat pump will provide significant energy savings over traditional heating systems and it has a lower cost to install, without the ductwork…
High Tech Boone Air Conditioning Gives Your Indoor Air A Boost - Technology has led the journey towards greater energy efficiency and clean air for Boone air conditioners. High-tech innovations have created safer and stronger parts and materials for AC systems. From 1902 until 2015, modern air conditioning systems have evolved into highly efficient, user-friendly operated systems that are in high demand. They are present in most…
Leaving Furnace Heating Vents Open in Boone and Banner Elk NC? -   With the arrival of colder weather, it is a great idea to seal the visible gaps around your windows and doors to keep the cold air out. Is it also beneficial to seal off vents in unused rooms in your home? The answer is surprisingly that it is not a good idea, because it…
HVAC in Boone, NC: Proper Installation Essential to Achieve Efficiency - Having an HVAC system installed in your home? Make sure that this is done properly, or risk lower energy efficiency. A recent study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology showed that, while more energy efficient Boone heating and air conditioning systems can potentially cut down energy consumption by as much as 30 percent,…
Higher Efficiency – AFUE Furnace Ratings - Cold weather is here in Boone and your furnace is working hard to keep temperatures comfortable and warm. Or is it time for a new heating system? If you are in the market for a furnace, there are many energy efficient furnaces available from Mountaineer Heating & Cooling. Furnaces have an AFUE (annual fuel-utilization-efficiency) rating…
The Heat Is On, What’s That Burning Smell From My Furnace? - Brrrr! Time to turn your furnace on in Boone and Banner Elk. Immediately, you notice a smell that is similar to a burning fire, filling your house. What is the best thing to do in this situation? You need to figure out what is causing the burning smell, and be sure to stay calm. First,…
Professional Furnace Inspection in Boone, NC - Performing preventative care on your heating system is highly recommended so your furnace will be well prepared for the coldest conditions. A system failure can be dangerous and a huge inconvenience. A furnace inspection and tune-up in Boone by a certified and reputable HVAC company will prevent costly problems. Why is a professional HVAC repair…
Moving Heat: Boone, NC HVAC Needs Can Be Met By Installing Heat Pumps -   HVAC for Boone, NC homes can run up costly monthly expenses, especially in the North Carolina mountains where you experience high summer temperatures and low winter temps. As it is, 48 percent of the energy expenses of an average American home is focused on heating and cooling. However, there is a way to reduce…