May 15, 2023

10 Different Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Breathing in fresh air is crucial for maintaining good health. A deep breath of clean, fresh air is invigorating, and it can boost your mood and energy levels while lowering your heart rate and easing stress. On the other hand, poor indoor air quality is associated with a range of health problems that include allergies and respiratory problems. Many of us spend a significant amount of time indoors, which means that we need to ensure […]
April 11, 2023

Indications That Your Home’s Ductwork Is Damaged

You can easily overlook the air ducts in your Kennewick house due to their concealed location within the walls, crawl space, or basement. However, they serve a crucial purpose in delivering fresh, comfortable air throughout your living areas. Homeowners may find it challenging to examine their HVAC ductwork. Yet certain indications can signal that repairs or replacements are necessary. The Age of Ductwork Your home’s ductwork should function for 10 to 15 years. Once this […]
March 15, 2023

Top 10 Cooling System Problems Homeowners Should Know

If you’re like millions of other homeowners, you have an air conditioning system inside your home to keep your family cool and comfortable during the hot summer. When your system’s working great, you likely don’t give it much thought. However, you should be aware of some common problems that many homeowners experience with their cooling systems. With a bit of knowledge, you can quickly spot and rectify them. Dirty Air Filters Probably the most common […]
February 14, 2023

Checklist: What an HVAC Tune-Up Should Include

HVAC maintenance is a critical part of keeping your heating and air conditioning working effectively and reducing both your utility and repair costs. Ideally, you have two maintenance visits a year, one in the spring for your AC and one in the fall for your heating. Use this checklist as a guide for what to expect when you hire a company like Bruce Heating & Air Conditioning for your routine HVAC maintenance. Air Filter Inspection […]
January 20, 2023

Reasons Why the Heat in Your Office Building Might Not Be Working

Creating a welcoming, receptive environment is essential to developing a healthy company culture. Achieving that environment involves praising employees and incorporating respect into all communications. Ensuring that employees are physically comfortable at work also plays a pivotal role in establishing this community. If your office building isn’t nice and warm on chilly winter days, employees may grow frustrated and lack the desire to be productive. Learning about some of the reasons why the heat could […]
December 19, 2022

Should I Cover My AC Unit in the Wintertime?

If you’re like most homeowners, you rely on your air conditioning system to get you through the hot summer months. However, when the weather starts to get cold again and you’re not going to be using your air conditioner for a while, you may be thinking about covering it. In fact, one very big debate in the HVAC world is whether an outside AC unit should be covered during the winter. Why Cover Your AC […]
November 20, 2022

Differences Between Heat Pumps and Furnaces

When the chilly winter temperatures come around, having a reliable heating system in your Kennewick, WA-area home is indispensable. So, if it’s time to replace your old heating system, you’ll undoubtedly want to make sure you’re choosing the right new system for your home. The two most common options to consider are furnaces and heat pumps. Although furnaces are the most popular choice, they aren’t necessarily the best option for every household. These are some […]
October 19, 2022

Finding the Most Effective Heating System for Your Commercial Property

An effective heating system for a commercial property maintains a comfortable atmosphere for everyone in the building. Naturally, you want your employees, customers, visitors, and others to feel at ease inside your business. Finding the best heating system for a business is just as important as finding one for a private home. Of course, when it comes to heating systems for commercial properties, there are many options to consider. What Are Some Types of Heating […]
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 […]