Definition of Furnace Flame Sensor A furnace flame sensor is a specialized safety component that is located inside of the burner assembly of a furnace. It detects and confirms whether or not there is a flame burning inside of the furnace. If no flame is detected,...

Is your heat pump making loud, discomforting sounds? If your heat pump has suddenly become noisy, you may suspect that it's about to have a breakdown. Noisy heat pumps are more common in the winter, and loud noises are often due to the valves shifting...

Definition of Blower Motor A blower motor is the component within a home’s HVAC system that blows heated air through the vents when the heating system is in use. Some blower motors also blow cold air when the air conditioning system is in use. There are...

As the seasons start to change, one thing always remains constant. You depend on your home HVAC system to keep you and your family comfortable throughout the year. Particularly in New England, we can see freezing temps followed by 70 degrees on back to back...

Definition of Heat Pump A heat pump is an electrical device that takes heat from one location and moves it to another. A heat pump differs from a traditional heating and cooling system in that it does not create and distribute hold or cold air, but...

It’s winter, which means we have plenty with between freezing temperatures and intermittent snow storms. In New England, we spend too much time removing the snow from our cars, driveways and roofs. And in return, we expect a nice warm and cozy home when we...