What Is A Heat Pump

We are often asked about heat pumps when we talk with homeowners in the Omaha metro area about upgrading their older HVAC system. Homeowners commonly ask us what is a heat pump? A heat pump (HP) is a compression refrigeration system similar to a traditional...

Furnace Pressure Switch

Furnace pressure switches are part of the combustion controls of a modern gas furnace. We don’t want any products of combustion to enter the conditioned space. So an induced draft blower is used to ensure that the products of combustion flow out the furnace flue. The...

Furnace Inducer

One of the components on a furnace that can go bad is the furnace inducer. A failed or failing inducer can prevent the furnace from starting. It can cause the furnace to shut down during a heating cycle. For some furnace designs, the failure of a supporting part may...

Older York Electric Heat RTU

Once in a while we come across an older York Electric Heat RTU (rooftop unit). Instead of having a gas furnace within the rooftop HVAC unit, these units contain electric heat elements. The York RTU models are DCE and DHE as indicated below. A good giveaway that a RTU...