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What Is a Heat Pump?

February 15, 2024

What’s the best way to preserve resources? Working with what you already have. Heat pumps make your Santee home more comfortable by using heat that already exists. It pushes heat from outdoors to indoors (to warm) or pulls heat from indoors to outdoors (to cool). It stands apart from a gas furnace or boiler, which…

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 15, 2024

At 1st Choice Quality Heating & Air, we take the safety of our customers in South Carolina seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water? Ventilation Cleaner - Looking for Dust.

Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

December 29, 2023

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water?

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

December 15, 2023

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

November 30, 2023

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, a number of common issues can cause them to run very inefficiently.

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How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace? Mature adult woman carrying firewood.

How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

November 10, 2023

Nobody wants a problem with their furnace—but even the most efficient systems have to be replaced at some point.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work? Heating season. The use of gas as heating at home in winter, the cold season. The concept, the model of the house stands near the flame of a gas boiler. The cost of heating real estate.

How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

October 15, 2023

Our team at 1st Choice Quality Heating & Air could help you save big bucks on your monthly utility bill by performing a furnace replacement. And while we’re on the topic, we can help with your other HVAC needs: air conditioning, heat pumps, indoor air quality (IAQ), and more. All you need to do is call.

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Benefits of Commercial HVAC Maintenance?

What Are the Benefits of Commercial HVAC Maintenance?

September 15, 2023

Your commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is large, complex, and hardworking. To help keep your entire system working safely and efficiently, and your Santee, SC business operating at peak performance, it’s vital to schedule regular commercial maintenance.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

August 8, 2023

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy.

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Image of person sitting below ductless system. Ductless ACs Improve Indoor Air Quality and Control Humidity.

Ductless ACs Improve Indoor Air Quality and Control Humidity

July 17, 2023

Installing a ductless air conditioner (AC), also known as a mini split, in your South Carolina home has quite a few benefits over a traditionally ducted air conditioner. Two of these benefits are helping to improve your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) and to control your home’s humidity.

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