3 Ways To Start A Career In HVAC
You want to pursue a career in HVAC. That’s great! But what should you do first? Before you do anything, research to learn if you’re more interested in commercial or residential. Overall, HVAC is a very rewarding career, but there are pros and cons to each type of work so it’s best to know which…[ CONTINUE READING ]
How Much Does It Cost To Repair HVAC?
The cost to repair HVAC systems is not cut and dried. And if someone tells you how much your HVAC repair costs over the phone, without ever looking at your system, RUN! First and foremost, a full system evaluation is absolutely necessary to identify what is causing the equipment to operate incorrectly. This happens before…[ CONTINUE READING ]
How Do I Tell If My Home’s Air Quality Is Bad?
Don’t think your home’s air quality is that bad? There’s NO way! Your home’s air quality can’t be bad. Because you clean and disinfect regularly, always replace your air filter, and NEVER have issues with odors… Unfortunately, that’s not always enough. Prepare yourself for some truth bombs! According to the EPA, “people spend approximately 90…[ CONTINUE READING ]
DE President’s Club Award
Direct Energy®, along with Clockwork, Inc., (Clockwork) honored Todd Kletz of One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning® (One Hour) with its annual President’s Club Award during Clockwork’s National Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana this past week. A multiple time President’s Club Award winner, Todd Kletz is the owner of the One Hour serving the…[ CONTINUE READING ]
One of The 2019 Best Places to Work in Virginia
Our company is among the 2019 Best Places to Work in Virginia! This is the first time a locally-owned HVAC contractor has made the esteemed list published annually by Virginia Business, the only publication dedicated to covering economic activity in every sector and every region of the state. Out of nearly 200 entrants from all over…[ CONTINUE READING ]
How to Choose the Best AC For Your Home
You HAD the best AC. But after 12+ faithful years, it finally happened. Your home comfort system exhaled its last comforting breath. Now what!? Depending on the time of day and your tolerance of the outside conditions, it’s time to conduct some research. Below are a few things you’ll need to consider as you weigh…[ CONTINUE READING ]
Tips to Help You Breathe Easier
This year’s warmer than normal winter has delivered a bounty of blooms in many parts of the country. Flowers, trees and plants are budding and sprouting. For many people this also brings runny noses, itching throats, and the sounds of coughing and wheezing. According to the National Asthma and Allergy Foundation, the month of May…[ CONTINUE READING ]
What is That Burning Smell?
Old man winter is just around the corner. This is the time of year when most of us will turn on our heating system for the first time after a long, hot summer. If you have a heat pump system in your home, chances are you will experience a burning smell when you turn your…[ CONTINUE READING ]
Why Does One Hour Care?
The fire is crackling as you toss another piece of wood your winter fire. The mug filled with hot chocolate and topped perfectly with whipped cream hits your lips in perfect combination to the music in the background. You are snuggled up in your best winter pajamas, and everything simply feels right. That’s the feeling…[ CONTINUE READING ]