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November 22, 2022
We know you’re not an HVAC expert, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few important pieces of terminology that you should know. There are hundreds of terms that HVAC professionals use, but we’ve picked a couple of terms that may help you when speaking to an Advance Mechanical HVAC technician. HVAC – heating, ventilation,… View Article

November 9, 2022
With the new government efficiency standards going into place for HVAC units, there is one significant change that everybody keeps talking about – the switch from SEER to SEER2. But what is SEER2 and why should we care about this switch? Advance Mechanical is here to help explain the difference and importance of SEER2. SEER2”… View Article

October 14, 2022
With the new government energy efficiency standards going into effect on January 1st, 2023, many homes and business owners affected by the changes have questions. We have compiled a frequently asked questions list so you can get all the information you need quickly and effectively. What is the estimated cost increase on new equipment? The… View Article

September 29, 2022
Your HVAC unit works year-round to keep your home comfortable, and you, happy. But working 24/7/365 means there’s some general wear and tear to the system over time. Here are five easy steps that you can do every three months to help keep your HVAC unit running smoothly. 1. Change your filters. Changing your filters… View Article

August 24, 2022
The New Government Efficiency Standards & What it Means for You: Beginning January 1st, 2023, new government efficiency standards are going into effect that will drastically affect the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. Advance Mechanical wants to make you aware of the coming changes and let you know how they will affect you… View Article

August 9, 2022
If you have lived in eastern North Carolina, you know a thing or two about allergies. The pollen here is intense. It is known for painting your car yellow in the spring, summoning sneezing fits, and having you visit your local drug store to buy more allergy medicine. But did you know Ragweed pollen is… View Article

July 22, 2022
When it comes to having your heating and air conditioning fixed, you don’t want just anyone doing the work. Your HVAC is an investment, so you will want to invest in the best. The trouble is… how can you find the best of the best for your area? Ask About Their Services Actions speak louder… View Article

May 19, 2022
Say that three times fast…now, let us discuss the havoc dust and debris ridden filters can wreak on your health, HVAC system and your wallet! Filters literally do as they are named, filter dust, dirt, dander, allergens and more from the air circulating through our homes. When filters are clogged, they cannot do their job,… View Article

March 14, 2022
Sweating one day, shivering the next…the temperature swings of spring can wreak havoc on your comfort. Here are a few ways to ensure your HVAC system is prepared to handle any extreme spring weather may bring. 1. Schedule Pre-Season Maintenance HVAC units can lose up to 5% of their efficiency each year if not properly… View Article

February 22, 2022
With the recent record breaking lows we have seen in eastern North Carolina, it’s imperative that your furnace be in prime working order. If it’s not keeping up with the cold temperatures we’ve been experiencing, there are a few things to assess that may be hindering its performance. Too big…too small…or just right? If your… View Article

January 10, 2022
This heating season (October ’21-March ’22), the U.S. Energy Information Administration estimated the average household will spend $746 on natural gas, $1734 on heating oil, $1268 on electricity and $1789 on propane. Since heating (and cooling) make up a large portion of your family’s energy usage, exploring ways to be more efficient could help lower… View Article

December 2, 2021
With the Honeywell VisionPRO® 8000 WiFi Programmable Thermostat and Resideo’s Total Connect® Comfort services, you can easily manage comfort and energy usage – anytime, anywhere. Suitable for residential or commercial settings, VisionPRO® 8000 is set up on an existing wireless network, offers 3 Heat/2 Cool stages and can be operated manually on the touch screen… View Article

November 19, 2021
As temperatures fall and we begin to use our heating systems, the risks of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning climb. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, tasteless gas byproduct – produced whenever a material burns. CO reaches dangerous levels in areas that are not properly ventilated. Some common household sources of carbon monoxide are fuel-burning space… View Article

October 5, 2021
Looking to lower your utility bill…reduce your carbon footprint…breathe cleaner indoor air? A variable speed system just may be the update your home needs. Variable speed systems can run at multiple capacity levels, moving air through your ductwork more efficiently. By gradually increasing power, versus cranking up at full blast each time, these systems use… View Article

September 23, 2021
What is IAQ? IAQ is the air quality in and around buildings and structures. No matter how clean you keep your home, there will still be particles in the air that you continually breathe in. Why is IAQ important? Individuals spend roughly 90% of their time indoors, the air quality inside has a major impact… View Article

August 12, 2021
Air balancing helps distribute proper air flow to each room in your home. Not only does it make for a more comfortable environment, but it also improves the performance and efficiency of your HVAC system. There are several things you can try before contacting a professional: 1. Change dirty filters – A buildup of dust… View Article

July 12, 2021
July 3rd through August 15th are Air Conditioning Appreciation Days. Your AC doesn’t just receive one day of recognition…and for good reason! With the dog days of summer upon us, we are grateful for this invention. Is your air conditioning ready for the heat or is it on the decline? If you answer yes to… View Article

June 17, 2021
If you live in eastern North Carolina, you’ve probably uttered the phrase, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” When walking outside during the summer months, we are immediately greeted by a wall of hot, humid air. This extra moisture in the air, humidity, is not something we want to feel in our homes. Air… View Article

May 27, 2021
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and peak season for those affected by asthma and allergies. According to the World Health Organization, air in the average home can be up to eight times more polluted than outdoor air. Indoor air is made up of outdoor air, plus all the pollutants and allergens generated… View Article

April 8, 2021
Spring is in full swing, and for many folks that means it’s the season to give the house a thorough “spring cleaning.” Spring cleaning is the perfect time to dust off and shine up those areas of your home that are often overlooked. Remember, the components of your home’s HVAC system need cleaning too. To… View Article

March 18, 2021
The HVAC system in your commercial property is probably the biggest and most important investment. Think about it, if your heat or air conditioning were to malfunction, it could bring a stop to business! Knowing when it is time for a replacement and planning ahead, can save you from stress and allow you to prepare… View Article

February 24, 2021
Valentine’s Day may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t show love and appreciation for things in our life all year long! Why not show some love to your HVAC system. After all, if you care for your heating and air conditioning unit it will return the favor by running smoothly and that’s something… View Article

January 12, 2021
A new year means new resolutions! Why not make ones that protect and preserve one of your biggest home investments? Implementing these good habits can help maintain your HVAC system. Your home’s heating and cooling system often gets neglected and isn’t really thought of until there is a problem. Let’s change that in 2021! Be… View Article

December 1, 2020
It’s finally the holiday season! And after the year we’ve all had it’s about time to have some Christmas cheer. But, before you start decking the halls, take a look at these tips from all of us here at Advance Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning.   Pick a Safe Place for the Tree Make sure… View Article

November 24, 2020
Ready or not, cooler weather has arrived in eastern North Carolina. If you’re a Pitt or Beaufort County resident, chances are you’ve had your heat on for a couple of weeks now. In the interest of keeping you cozy and safe this winter, we’ve put together a home heating safety guide full of information to… View Article

October 13, 2020
Winter is quickly approaching here in eastern North Carolina, and if you haven’t already turned your heating system on, chances are you’ll need to soon. While the days are still warm enough, the temperatures are starting to drop at night. And, we all know that nothing is worse than waking up to a cold home…. View Article

September 22, 2020
Cooler weather is finally here. Which means, soon, you’ll be putting your HVAC to work to keep your home comfortable. You depend on your HVAC system all throughout the year, and with proper care it can last you 10 to 15 years. However, without proper care, it can have a much shorter lifespan. Eliminating a… View Article

August 12, 2020
It has been a hot summer here in eastern North Carolina. To add to the heat, we’ve had some extra humidity to go along with it. We all know that this heat, combined with the high levels of humidity, can make things pretty uncomfortable. When humidity is high it is harder to cool off because… View Article

July 22, 2020
We hear a lot about air pollution in the news. But, rarely do we consider the air within our own homes. Here at Advance Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re on a mission to educated homeowners in Pitt and Beaufort counties about the importance of their indoor air quality. The startling truth, according to the… View Article

June 17, 2020
The scorching eastern North Carolina summer heat is quickly approaching. Sweating through the summer sure gets old. Your air conditioner works hard to keep you and your home cool. To help your system accomplish this difficult job (and not increase your energy bill), we’ve got a few hot tips to help you stay cool this… View Article

May 18, 2020
Purchasing a new HVAC system can seem intimidating, but Advance Mechanical Heating and Air Conditioning is here to help and make the process as easy as possible! We’ve put together a list of everything you need to know before you buy your new system. Prepare The first step is to prepare. Of course, you need… View Article

April 30, 2020
The air in our home may contain millions of particles, most so small they are impossible to see. No matter how clean you keep your home, there will still be particles in the air that you continually breathe in. Your HVAC system circulates air through your home, which means mold, bacteria, and viruses can easily… View Article

April 8, 2020
Not only is clean air important, but it is essential to us all! But, with so much air pollution it can be hard to achieve clean air in your home. Did you know that, the EPA has found that indoor air can be anywhere from two to five times more polluted than outdoor air! Shocking,… View Article

March 24, 2020
At Advance Mechanical, the health and well being of our customers and community is our top priority! We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to being responsive to the needs of our customers. We are taking the following measures to ensure everyone’s safety: To protect… View Article

March 23, 2020
It’s only March. So, is it too early for an air conditioning tune-up? Nope! Sure, you may not plan on turning on your air conditioning anytime soon. But there is no better time than now to start thinking about the hot, eastern North Carolina summer days to come. Now is the time to schedule your… View Article

February 6, 2020
Many people may wonder, is it really necessary to get my furnace inspected annually? What do the HVAC technicians do when they give my furnace a “tune-up”? These are great questions and we’re glad people are thinking about their heating systems. Some folks don’t think about it, that is until it breaks down! Here are… View Article

January 14, 2020
No matter how you heat your home, your energy bills can skyrocket during the winter. Don’t let bills eat up your budget this winter! The professionals at Advance Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning in Greenville, NC have put together a list of the best ways to reduce your heating bills, while boosting the efficiency of… View Article

December 9, 2019
It’s the holiday season! And, gift giving season. But, what do you give the person that has everything? How about something unique that will keep giving all year long? Sign them up for Advance Mechanical’s Comfort Club Plan! We know this may sound like an odd gift at first. But, it’s actually thoughtful and practical…. View Article

November 6, 2019
Winter is coming! Are you ready? Is your home and heating system ready? If not, no need to worry! The experts at Advance Mechanical have put together a checklist of everything you need to know to make sure you and your family stay warm and cozy all season long. Clean and replace all air filters…. View Article

October 21, 2019
We all know that air filters are an important component of the HVAC system. But many people probably don’t realize that these cardboard-looking boxes full of fibers and pleated material actually affect several crucial areas of your indoor comfort and HVAC performance. So, for all of our friends, our team at Advance Mechanical Heating and… View Article

September 26, 2019
It’s time for us to bust a few common heating and air conditioning myths. There is a lot of misconception floating around about how an HVAC unit works in your home. It’s easy to believe these myths – especially when we think they are saving us money on our energy bills or helping our systems… View Article

August 27, 2019
Are you new to Greenville or Pitt County? Just bought your first home in eastern North Carolina? When you need heating and cooling services or repairs, choosing the right HVAC contractor for the job is the most important part of the process. We know it can be daunting. A simple “HVAC contractor near me” Google… View Article

July 22, 2019
Why should you care about your air? The answer is pretty obvious, especially in the heat of eastern North Carolina summers. We often take our home comfort for granted, until the AC system starts making strange noises or breaks down altogether. A key part of caring for your air is to make sure that your… View Article

June 18, 2019
By now, all of us here in eastern North Carolina have probably turned on the air conditioning unit in our homes. It started right up, and the house cooled off. But, is there now an unpleasant smell in your home? Does it seem to get worse when your HVAC unit cuts on? That smell could… View Article

May 23, 2019
Much of the population believes that the air inside their home is clean and healthy enough for their entire family to breath comfortably. Many feel a sense of security because, at home, you can shut the doors to the outside world and block out its many pollutants. Are you in that majority? Well, unfortunately your… View Article

April 10, 2019
In recent years, programmable thermostats have become more and more popular in homes and businesses across the nation – and it’s for good reason too! Making the simple switch from a manual thermostat to a programmable one offers many benefits to your home, your comfort, AND your wallet! 1. SAVINGS One of the biggest benefits… View Article

March 6, 2019
When it comes to finding a way to heat or cool rooms in your home, you might have visions of lugging out a heavy window unit. But, have you considered a ductless mini-split system? These ductless HVAC units are efficient and can provide continuous room comfort. The Basics: A mini split is comprised of two… View Article

February 7, 2019
Your thermostat plays a crucial role in maintaining the comfort of your home. It is especially important during the hot of summer and the cold of winter. After all, it is responsible for controlling your heating and cooling system to adjust the temperature in your home. One way to ensure that your heating and cooling… View Article

January 29, 2019
If you are a commercial property owner, you know the importance of planning ahead. As the new year gets underway, you may be thinking of improvements your building may require in 2019. Is replacing the HVAC in your commercial property on your list? Maybe you’re not sure. Here a few things to consider when evaluating… View Article

January 2, 2019
It’s a new year! Now is the ideal time to make a commitment to properly maintain your home’s HVAC system. It’s really simple, and Advance Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning in Greenville, NC has made it even more simple. We’ve put together a list of 4 New Year’s resolutions perfect for your HVAC system. 1…. View Article