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 […]
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 […]