1. Air Filtration – Indoor Air Quality

    What kind of filter should you use? How important are filters to the efficiency and life of your HVAC equipment?  Does it really matter what type of filter you buy? Which filter type is recommended? There are 2 types of filters most commonly available for residential installations: Fiberglass SLXLM…Read More

  2. What Is a Heat Pump?

    When your searching for options to efficiently control the comfort and quality of the indoor air of your home, the best options on the market today are Heat Pumps.  Here is what Rheem says about their functionality on their corporate website: “Designed for year-round comfort, a heat pump keeps yo…Read More

  3. Why Upgrade to a 2 Stage Furnace?

    With the introduction of 2 stage furnace technology the ability to have more control over the efficiency of a system was not only significantly improved for the installer but also gave the homeowner much more control.  Giving everyone the power to enhance their comfort at home and also reducing the…Read More

  4. Fire Safety During the Winter Months

    The National Fire Protection Association states, “Heating is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires, deaths and injuries. December, January and February are the peak months for heating fires. Space heaters are the type of equipment most often involved in home heating equipment fires, figuring…Read More

  5. Queen City’s Equipment Repair/Replacement Protocol

    So here’s your story... When the temperatures begin to cool down during the winter months, you notice that your furnace isn’t quite doing the best job of heating your home.  The system appears to be kicking on, but the air just isn’t warm enough in the house for your comfort level. What shoul…Read More

  6. Indoor Air Quality – Humidifiers

    The first sign of cold weather makes you want to turn on your furnace.  Your system is constantly moving heat from one area to another (either inside or outside of your home).  As your system functions, especially systems with gas powered furnaces, it will have a tendency to decrease the level of …Read More

  7. High Efficiency Furnace Comparison

    We wanted to take this opportunity to share some facts about the differences in two specific brands of 96% efficiency Furnaces on the market today.  We will compare the Goodman GMVC96 and the Rheem R96V.   Rheem 96% AFUE 40k BTU Gas Furnace 96% Residential gas furnace 4-way multi-purpose design EC…Read More

  8. The EcoNet vs. Prestige IAQ

    Here is a brief comparison chart showing the benefits of both the EcoNet and the Prestige IAQ Smart Thermostats.  If you haven't read our posts on Smart Thermostats, they are a good place to start for a brief overview of these new technologies. ​​SMLXL Call us today at 417-597-3607, or use our …Read More

  9. Smart Thermostats – Part 1

    Virtually every home in America has a WiFi network streaming media from multiple devices an allowing access for an entire family.  However, a small percentage of homeowners take advantage of the options to use their WiFi network or smartphones to control and regulate their indoor comfort.  The ben…Read More

  10. Smart Thermostats – Part 2

    Part 2 With so many options on the market, which one should you choose? Here are the top 3 on our list of Smart Thermostats on the market today.  These are the ones we recommend to all of our customers and family. 1) EcoNet Smart Thermostat ​​SLXLM 2) Honeywell Prestige IAQ ​​SLXLM High glo…Read More