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  1. energy efficiency

    Full Breakdown of Efficiency Ratings

    Buying a new HVAC system is a huge task. As you start comparing different products, you might notice that there are efficiency ratings that you don’t fully understand. Don’t worry! You aren’t alone. Cates Heating and Cooling wants to help homeowners understand just what these energy efficiency ratings mean. Different Types of Ratings Were you…

  2. single speed blower motor

    What is a Blower Motor?

    There are so many different parts to your HVAC system that it can be overwhelming to understand what each one does and how they work together to keep you comfortable. When we are servicing HVAC equipment, homeowners often ask about blower motors. This post dives into a little blower motor education and why blower motors…

  3. furnace size

    How to Choose the Right Size of Furnace for Your Home

    For a furnace to provide the heat that you need in your home, it must be the correct size. Not only will a properly-sized furnace be more efficient, but it will also help keep your family comfortable during the cold months of the year. Cates Heating and Cooling is here to help you understand how…

  4. How to Clean an Electric Furnace

    If you have an electric furnace in your home, it is bound to get dirty. Between dust and dirt, your furnace is likely to start blowing out debris into your air. Fortunately for homeowners, cleaning an electric furnace only means focusing on a few parts. Cates Heating and Cooling is here with a little advice…