Category Archives: HVAC

Can You Use a Propane Heater Indoors? Safety Tips to Know

Posted On: June 6, 2024

Picture this: it's a chilly winter evening, and you're looking for a way to warm up your space without cranking up the thermostat. That's when you spot your trusty propane heater tucked away in the corner. But wait, can you use a propane heater indoors? Is it safe, or will…

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Understanding the Differences Between Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners

Posted On: April 18, 2024

Selecting the appropriate HVAC system for your home can be a significant decision, particularly when weighing the options between a heat pump and an air conditioner. Both systems contribute significantly to indoor comfort, but understanding their variances is essential to making an informed choice for your heating and cooling needs.…

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HVAC Zoning System: Elevate Comfort & Save More

Posted On: March 5, 2024

Key Takeaways:Enhance comfort levels by customizing temperature settings for different areas in your home, ensuring each space is perfectly climate-controlled.Significantly reduce energy bills by targeting heating and cooling to specific zones, avoiding the waste of conditioning unoccupied or less-used areas.Put an end to the common household "thermostat wars" by allowing…

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Here Come the Ultra Low NOx Furnaces!

Posted On: December 21, 2023

Starting January 1, 2024, the only type of natural gas furnaces allowed to be installed in the nine county Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) are ultra low NOx furnaces. This change will affect all Bellows customers living in the following nine San Francisco Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra…

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Complete Guide to Whole Home Dehumidifier Installation

Posted On: December 21, 2023

Key TakeawaysA whole-home dehumidifier partners with your HVAC system to maintain comfortable humidity levels, prevent mold, and improve air quality throughout your home.Whole-home dehumidifiers protect your health by reducing allergens and preventing moisture damage to your home's structure and furnishings.Expect to spend $1,000-$2,800 initially on a whole-home dehumidifier, but it…

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Eco Friendly HVAC: Smart Choices for a Sustainable Home

Posted On: December 20, 2023

Key TakeawaysSwitching to eco-friendly HVAC systems like heat pumps or geothermal units reduces energy bills and emissions, contributing to a healthier planet.Eco-friendly HVAC is a win-win, saving money and fighting climate change by using high-efficiency systems that reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gases.Heat pumps are energy-efficient, moving heat instead of…

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How Much Does It Cost To Run AC in California? The Definitive

Posted On: December 19, 2023

Ever felt like your wallet's on a slow roast every time the AC hums to life? Let me guess, you've squinted at that spinning meter outside, wondering how much does it cost to run ac in California? Well, you're not alone. The Golden State basks in sunshine and splendor but…

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How Long Should an AC Run to Drop 1 Degree? Find Out!

Posted On: December 19, 2023

Ever found yourself asking, how long should an AC run to drop 1 degree? It's like waiting for a pot to boil – you know it'll happen, but the anticipation can be maddening. Picture this: It’s a scorching summer day and your home feels more like an oven than a…

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When Will Electric Heat Pumps Become Mandatory?

Posted On: October 27, 2023

The Dawn of a New Era in Domestic Heating in California's SF Bay AreaThe horizon of domestic heating in California’s SF Bay Area is poised to experience a monumental transformation commencing in 2027. This transformation stems from a significant policy change: homeowners will be mandated to replace their defective gas-powered heating…

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The Importance of Heat Pump Maintenance

Posted On: September 29, 2023

Heat pump maintenance is so important! Ever felt like you're walking through a blizzard inside your own home or maybe it feels more like the Sahara desert. The culprit might just be a poorly maintained heat pump, we see it all the time!A well maintained heat pump won't only guarantee…

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