September 20, 2022

The Homeowner’s Guide to SEER Ratings

As a homeowner, you want to make sure that your home is as energy efficient as possible. One way to do this is to check the seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) rating of your appliances. The higher the SEER rating, the more efficient the appliance. In this guide, we’ll explain what SEER ratings are and how they can help you save money on your energy bill. What Is a SEER Rating? In simple terms, a […]
August 18, 2022

The Importance of NATE Certification

Our HVAC technicians at Bruce Inc. Mechanical Heating and Air pride themselves on their NATE certification. Our customers know that NATE-certified professionals are the best in the business. An acronym for the North American Technician Excellence, NATE is a certification organization for technicians who are passionate about heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration and want to excel in installing, repairing and taking care of these systems. A non-profit, NATE is the largest certification organization in […]
July 15, 2022

Signs You Need to Replace Your Commercial HVAC System

Commercial HVAC systems function to heat and cool large buildings. These buildings include restaurants, hospitals, business complexes, and schools. Commercial air conditioners are bigger, have a higher capacity, and have higher complexity of operation than residential systems. A comfortable environment is the main reason for an HVAC. So, if it is not reaching the expected comfort levels, then it is time for a replacement. Many commercial HVAC systems last 10 to 15 years. After this […]
June 22, 2022

Bruce mechanical Presents The River of Fire

At Bruce Heating & Air, we’re about more than just providing the greatest heating and cooling services to our customers. We’re extremely proud and thankful to be involved in our local communities! That’s why we’re excited to announce that we are sponsoring the Annual River of Fire Festival this year! It’s a time to celebrate as well as to enjoy being with your family and neighbors. We certainly hope you’ll join us! About River of […]
June 7, 2022

What Should I Know About a Ductless Mini-Split System?

More people are interested in ductless mini-split systems for their homes. There are many reasons why someone would want to purchase a ductless system such as savings on energy and achieving better climate control. If you are considering a ductless mini-split system for your house, here are some of the top reasons to do so. How Ductless Mini-Split Systems Work Ductless mini-split systems are a type of air conditioning unit that does not require the […]
May 18, 2022

How to Determine What Size AC Unit I Need?

One of the challenges of replacing your current air conditioner is getting a unit that’s properly sized for your property. While it may seem rather simple to calculate the right size for your system, there are several factors that experts consider. Discover why size does matter for your air conditioner and the various factors used to determine the correct size. Why Does Size Matter? Before digging into the factors around AC unit sizing, it’s important […]
April 14, 2022

Identifying Problems With Your Ductwork

Ductwork is a key part of most HVAC systems. It’s the network of conduits that deliver heating and cooling throughout your home. As ducts age, they can develop various problems, including leaks and clogs that may cause them to need repair or replacement. Fortunately, there are a few things to watch for if you think your system’s ductwork might need repairs. The purpose of this article will be to give you some idea of how […]
March 14, 2022

5 Common Questions People Ask Concerning Water Heaters

A water heater is essential because it lets you access heated water to shower, bathe, and wash laundry. But do you really understand how it functions? Do you know the proper way to care for it? Many people don’t even think about this important home appliance until it breaks down, and then they wish they had taken better care of it. At Bruce Mechanical, we will help you better understand your water heater with these […]
February 11, 2022

When Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

Your furnace filter keeps dust, dander and hair from reaching your circulated air supply and interfering with the inner workings of your HVAC system. It can be difficult to determine the best intervals for changing out your filter through the course of the year. Consider these essential tips when establishing your filter replacement routine. What Affects Your Filter? Several factors in your home will affect how often you should change out your filter. Always keep […]
January 3, 2022

Making Sure Your HVAC System Is Ready for Storms

Although it’s easy to control your indoor environment with an HVAC system, it’s impossible to control the conditions outside. If a storm is expected in your area, Bruce Mechanical recommends that you take some time to prepare your HVAC system so that you stay comfortable and your HVAC system stays safe. In the midst of your other storm preparations in Kennewick, here are the HVAC preparations you need to complete. Prepare Your Home During a […]