What is a Two Stage Furnace, How Does it Work and is it Right for You?

What is a two-stage furnace?  Contractors like to throw around technical words and specifications when they are making a sale, and HVAC contractors are no exception.  We sometimes get asked about two-stage furnaces and whether or not they are worth the extra money, and as you might imagine, the answer is, it depends.  There are several …

Furnace Not Blowing Air?  Furnace Troubleshooting Guide from ASM

If you’ve read our articles, then you know that we are a small, U.S. Veteran-Owned heating and air conditioning company, and pride ourselves on giving people honest, straight answers to their questions.  This will be no different – if your furnace is not blowing air on a cold day, it can be concerning.  We get …

Heat Pump vs Furnace – Which Heating Unit Should Your Choose?

There are typically two types of heating systems to choose from: furnaces or heat pumps.  Whether you live in Santa Clarita, California or the colder climates of Montana, figuring out what type of heating system to use in your house can be a difficult decision, and we are often asked the pros and cons of these …