Why Is My Heat Pump Entering Defrost Mode?

October 20, 2022

If you’re a homeowner that recently purchased a heat pump system to heat and cool your home, congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a cutting-edge HVAC system that offers unbeatable efficiency and an environmentally friendly operation. As we head into the winter heating system, however, you’re bound to have some questions about some of the things your heat pump does when the weather turns cold. One of those things is its regular defrost mode cycles. It’s a feature that’s unique to heat pumps and one that homeowners often don’t quite understand. To remedy that, here’s an

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4 Benefits of Installing New Ductwork

August 17, 2022

Ductwork is a network of air ducts, usually installed behind your house’s walls. And it’s responsible for carrying conditioned or heated air from the HVAC to different parts of your home. It’s an essential part of the air circulation process around your house, keeping your living space at the desired temperature and comfortable at all times. Like other systems in your residential property, ductwork ages over time. Due to wear and tear, there might be broken connections and leaks throughout your duct system, resulting in energy loss. According to the United States Department of Energy, around

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Will Closing the Upstairs Vents Save You Money?

May 20, 2022

The HVAC system plays an essential role in maintaining favorable temperatures in your home through the seasons. However, the convenience and comfort of this equipment comes with additional expenses. It contributes to a significant amount of your energy bills. With such demands, residents of Montgomery, TX attempt to look for ways to reduce costs. While there are various ways to reduce the energy consumption of your HVAC system, closing the upstairs vents is not one of them. North Point Air Conditioning & Heating gives the following reasons why closing upstairs vents is not a wise money-saving technique.

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Can a Smart Thermostat Save You Money?

April 15, 2022

You may want to consider purchasing a smart thermostat. Smart technology can not only improve the aesthetics of your home, but it can also save you money and energy. According to the EPA, a programmable thermostat can save you $180 a year. It is even simpler if you use a smart thermostat, which automatically does all the work for you. Here’s how much money you will save in the long run. You can save 1% to 3% on your energy cost if you raise or lower your thermostat by 1 or 2 degrees. If you reduce the

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Tips to Optimize Your Room Temperature for Sleep

October 19, 2021

Trying to fall asleep when your bedroom is at the wrong temperature is a frustrating experience. If it is too cold, you may find yourself trying to curl up and take advantage of your body heat. Eventually, you have to pull yourself out of bed to find extra covers. A room that is too warm will leave you tossing and turning as you try to kick off your blankets and find the cool side of the pillow. At North Point Air Conditioning & Heating, our goal is to help you stay comfortable in every season. Our experience with heating and cooling systems

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 6, 2021

The air conditioner has come a long way since it was invented in the early 20th century with several innovations in design and technology to enhance its performance and efficiency. The air conditioner is made of up several components that work on circulating cool air to your home or office. A fault with any of the major components of the air conditioner can lead to the compromised performance of the air conditioner, a decrease in energy efficiency, and a shorter life span for the components. To keep your air conditioner running at an optimum level, it is important

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What Are Ways I Can Conserve Energy?

March 17, 2021

Extreme weather is becoming more commonplace in the Spring, TX area, and many homeowners are looking for ways to conserve energy and reduce their utility bills. On average, utility costs account for up to half of the average household, so making changes to reduce energy use adds up very quickly. Fortunately, there are many easy, affordable ways to reduce energy costs. You may also want to consider investing in your heating and cooling system to reduce energy use in the coming years as weather patterns become more unpredictable. North Point Air Conditioning & Heating can help you along the way. 1. Seal

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How Often Should You Get HVAC Maintenance?

February 18, 2021

Spring, TX, is a great area but the weather can vary greatly all year round. We depend on our HVAC units to keep us warm and cozy during winter and comfortable during the summer months. Not only is a good HVAC system good for your household, but it’s also one of the biggest investments in your home. To protect your investment, ensure you conduct regular maintenance and checkups. Professional maintenance goes beyond simple tasks you can handle on your own such as cleaning and changing air filters. Professional HVAC maintenance services include testing, inspecting, and cleaning

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