April 1st, 2022
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We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.
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May 6th, 2021
Changing your air filter is probably the single most easy thing you can do to prevent your furnace and your wallet from dying a slow painful death. Most air filters cost less than $20 and take less than 2 minutes to change. But if DIY isn’t your jam, no worries checking your air filter is part of Capital Heating & Cooling’s furnace and AC maintenance checklist. However, maintenance visits typically happen roughly six months apart and most filters should be changed every 30-90 days, depending on your lifestyle and type and efficiency of air filter.
April 19th, 2021
Capital understands the mechanics of your home’s air conditioner is only ONE part of the larger system that affects your comfort, health, safety & wallet. The best way to make accurate recommendations regarding your home air conditioning system is to look at the whole picture; that’s why our AC tune-up checklist has been called Milwaukee’s best AC tune-up and includes a:
- free ductwork inspection (reg. $99)
- free home air quality test (reg. $189).
January 15th, 2021
Metaphorically speaking, air duct cleaning is like a spiritual cleanse for your home; put the bad vibes behind you and start fresh. Literally speaking, the duct cleaning process is an actual cleanse for your air ducts. Removing the allergens, debris, and odor-causing contaminants from inside your home’s air ducts mean you can put health issues caused by dirty air ducts behind you.
December 23rd, 2020
Signs of a Qualified HVAC Company
I wish I knew then what I know now. Whether you’re researching AC replacement options or frantically searching “HVAC contractor near me” because your air conditioner just went kaput, at some point you’ll need to find a local heating and cooling company. When that time comes, you must make certain they have all their credentials in order. Just because someone has a website and a van, doesn’t make them qualified to provide professional services. To do HVAC in Wisconsin you must be licensed. Like any license, you have to keep your skills sharp to keep your license up to date. Wisconsin’s HVAC licensing requires that technicians keep up with 1,000 hours per year for four years of work experience.
December 23rd, 2020
When it’s time for furnace replacement services, the majority of Wisconsin homeowners find themselves asking if an energy-efficient furnace worth it. Hands down, the answer is yes. To make it comfortably and affordably through Wisconsin winters, most opt for an energy-efficient furnace because of all the benefits compared to a single-stage furnace.
November 6th, 2020
Cracks & Gaps Cost You Money & Compromise Your Comfort
While the average American household spends more than $2,000 a year on energy costs, about $850 is wasted because of leaky air ducts. That’s a huge loss!
At Capital, we can help you save hundreds of dollars a year by sealing up those leaky ducts with Aeroseal. This effective, patented technology is safe, easy to apply (unlike those messy processes of the past) and, most importantly, will improve your comfort and cut your energy costs. As Milwaukee’s premier heating, cooling, indoor air quality and electrical provider, Capital has the skilled and experienced technicians to get the job done quickly, affordably and with minimal disruption to your household. We’ll treat you and your property with the respect and courtesy you deserve. We are one of the few companies in Southeast Wisconsin certified to use Aeroseal’s unique technology.
August 12th, 2020
Industry agencies are now recommending airborne contamination control for HVAC equipment.
According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) “Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through the air is sufficiently likely that airborne exposure to the virus should be controlled. Changes to building operations, including the operation of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems, can reduce airborne exposures.” Moreover, “ventilation and filtration provided by heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems can reduce the airborne concentration of SARS-CoV-2 and thus the risk of transmission through the air.”
In an effort to help local businesses achieve these operational standards, Capital Heating & Cooling is offering the Capital Cares program. Discounted rates are being applied towards installation, repairs and maintenance plans.
May 27th, 2020
After Covid-19, a healthy environment is top of mind for customers & employees. Is your business ready?
As the healthy at home order is being lifted in Wisconsin, many of us are left scratching our heads on how to get our customers back to buying and employees back to working. These indoor air quality tips offer great advice to keep our businesses clean and healthy.
March 16th, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic, Milwaukee area folks are spending a lot of time inside their home, limiting high priority purchases to buy necessities like food, medications and hygiene products. But what happens when we return to our place of refuge and the air we’re inhaling around the clock is contaminated with viruses, bacteria and allergens?
Health professionals, biologists and even the CDC will tell you to wash your hands, keep to yourself if you’re sick and sanitize your environment with virus fighting chemicals. This is true (and very good advice) but there’s more you can do to kill airborne viruses and bacteria inside your home. Pure Indoor Air is an exclusive line of equipment specifically designed to kill viruses and relieve you of common problems caused by indoor air pollution.
In fact, thanks to science and technology, we offer solutions that can kill up to 99% of viruses inside your home!