Importance of Heating Maintenance

September 15, 2021

During times of severe winter weather, heating systems are essential for keeping every comfortable and safe. Unfortunately, having a functional heater in your Kansas City home is hardly enough. If you aren’t doing all that you can to properly maintain this equipment, it may fail right when you need it. Without proper care, this important building feature can lose efficiency, underperform, or not perform at all. Following are five reasons why regular heating system maintenance is absolutely essential. 1. Well-Maintained Heaters Work Better and Cost Far Less to Use You aren’t getting optimum value from your heater if you aren’t...

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8 Benefits of Insulating Your Home

August 19, 2021

Most homeowners lose too much heating and cooling energy due to poor insulation. Heat naturally moves from warm to cold regions, which can make your indoor temperature unbearable. Luckily you can use insulation to fill gaps in your house and slow down the airflow. Here are some benefits of a properly insulated house. 1. Saves on Energy Inadequate insulation allows the conditioned air to seep out of the house and lets in outdoor air. This increases the volume of air that your HVAC unit will need to cool or heat, resulting in more energy consumption. Adding a layer of insulation...

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Hot as Hell on your 2nd Story? How to Cool Your Upstairs Area

July 19, 2021

If it has begun to feel as though the second story of your home is comparable to the Sahara Desert, it may be time to investigate various options for providing more cooling comfort. With different options available, such as variable speed, mini-splits, and different zoning, it can be confusing to determine the best option for providing maximum cooling efficiency throughout your home. Below, we examine common options to assist you in determining the most effective way to cool down your second story. Variable Speed Although the term variable speed is used commonly, what it is actually referring to is the...

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Benefits of Dehumidifiers

June 29, 2021

If you live in a high humidity area or with loved ones who suffer from asthma or allergies, your household could benefit from a dehumidifier. This device works by drawing excess moisture from the air to prevent mold, bacteria, and other particles from accumulating. There is a common misconception that dehumidifiers are noisy and bulky, and they consume more energy. However, new units have emerged that are more energy-efficient, quieter, and compact. Here are the benefits you will enjoy by using a dehumidifier. 1. Reduce Energy Cost A dehumidifier with an ENERGY STAR rating operates very efficiently. Running a dehumidifier...

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What is Air Conditioner Staging? And What’s Best for Me?

May 13, 2021

Before the warm weather arrives in the Kansas City Metro Area, it is a good idea to check that your cooling system is operating by having maintenance completed. This ensures the system is operating within the manufacturer’s specifications, and the equipment can run the most effectively. If you decide it is time for a new air conditioner, you probably noticed that there are several types on the market. The HVAC industry has made many strides thanks to new technology. These enhancements have drastically affected the SEER Ratings (the efficiency) and the staging (humidity control for comfort). Typically, more stages equal...

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Can AC Maintenance Help With Allergies?

April 12, 2021

About 50 million Americans have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation. Of all the types of asthma, allergic asthma affects the highest number of people, up to 60% of all those who suffer from asthma. The easiest way to fight allergic asthma is through improving indoor air quality in your home. Better air quality can reduce symptoms such as wheezing, sneezing, and shortness of breath. Allergic asthma results from pollen, cockroach droppings, dust mites, and pet dander. While your HVAC can filter most of these allergens, if it is not optimized and maintained properly, it will only blow...

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How Do I Conserve Heat During the Winter?

March 18, 2021

Little else is as essential to your home on a freezing winter night as heating. But, keeping your household warm and cozy during those long winter months can be costly. According to the US Energy Information Administration, costs tend to skyrocket for many families during this time. It’s because consumption goes up by more than 200 kWh. With that in mind, the best course of action is finding ways to conserve heating to lower your bills. There are many steps you can take, which are explained in detail below. Each requires implementation before and during winter for the best results....

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Signs Of Poor Indoor Air Quality

February 12, 2021

Air quality is linked to several short-term and chronic health conditions, such as allergies, asthma, and upper respiratory infections. Most people in the Kansas City area associate being outdoors with poor air quality, but the air inside your home can affect your health in many of the same ways. At we offer indoor air quality services to ensure that the air inside your home is healthy for your family. Here are 11 signs that you have poor indoor air quality. 1. Dust on Furniture One of the most noticeable signs that you have poor indoor air quality in your Kansas...

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What Does An Air Purifier Do?

January 21, 2021

In an ideal world, every breath would be perfectly pure and clean, with no pollutants or contaminants that could cause you harm. Unfortunately, this isn’t a perfect world, meaning that the air you breathe, even the air inside your Denver home, isn’t perfectly pure and clean. Rather than simply accepting this reality, it’s important to take action using the various tools that are available. One of the best tools in the fight against dirty air is an air purifier from Summit Heating & A/C. These devices have multiple excellent features that make them ideal for improving your home’s air quality...

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Understanding the Importance of Combustion Analysis

December 18, 2020

Properly maintaining your furnace is one of the best ways to ensure that it lasts a long time and does not cause any safety hazards. This is especially important in the case of a gas furnace, given the inherent risks that come with burning natural gas in your Kansas City home. One crucial part of maintenance for gas furnaces is something called combustion analysis. While you have likely never heard of this term, it is vital that you hire a company like to ensure that a combustion analysis is performed as part of your furnace maintenance service. What Is Combustion...

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