Keeping your home at a comfortable temperature has never been more important. With more people working from home, heating and air conditioning bills are probably contributing to a surge in your utility bills. This is to be expected, right? Running your air conditioner at 70 degrees for 18 hours instead of 12 will certainly result […]Read more
What does “High Efficiency” really mean?
High efficiency is a term used when describing a furnace or boiler that can transfer most of the heat from the fuel that’s being burned to either the air or water. High efficiency equipment refers to equipment that is 90% AFUE or above. AFUE is an acronym for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, which is a measure […]Read more
Top 10 reasons to schedule maintenance
Here are 10 reasons to have routine maintenance done on your heating and air conditioning system. Just like a car, having maintenance done increases the longevity and minimizes breakdowns. Safety. Safety is the number one priority. Safety for your family and home. Having your equipment maintained yearly ensures it’s running safely year to year. Fuel […]Read more
The RIGHT equipment is important. The RIGHT TECHNICIAN is even more important.
Parina Heating & Air puts a huge emphasis on training. HUGGGGGGEEEEEE!! Keeping up to date with the current technology, trends, and training, benefits the home owner. We can do a lot of comfort problem solving which other companies cannot. We take great pride in our highly trained staff and it shows. Mark Parina has been […]Read more
Gas stoves and indoor air quality
Recently, I posted a picture on our Facebook page of a combustion analyzer taking a carbon monoxide reading coming out of a gas stove. This was to remind everyone that every gas appliance should be checked yearly. You never know if a gas appliance is running efficiently and safely if you don’t test it. People […]Read more
Do you have a low-level Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector?
I still come across penalty of homes here where the homeowner does not have a carbon monoxide (abbreviated as CO) detector. Some do not even know it is a law in New York State that you must have them installed in your home. I am sure you all know the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning. […]Read more
Blower door + Thermal imaging = A COOL combination!
Many homeowners have no idea what a blower door is, and no idea that it is one of the most powerful tools out there. What is a blower door you ask? Well, a blower door is a tool that can tell you a lot about your home. A blower door is a sheet with a […]Read more