Do I Have a Leak? (Yes) and Why Can’t You Fix It? (Read on…)

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
These are two of the most common questions I am asked by homeowners all spring and summer and they are the area of the most confusion and misinformation in the air conditioning business. Every year we get new customers from other companies and we lose customers to other companies because of...read more

What the heck is Puron (R410a) anyway?

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
by DAN JAPE of RELIABLE HEATING & AIR originally published June 2008. Freon or Puron? That is the question. Whether is nobler to protect the ozone layer or your pocketbook. Now is the time to consider that change has arrived. As many people are aware, Freon or R-22 is on the way , outlawed...read more

Why can’t I get my home below 80 degrees in the summer?

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
 by DAN JAPE of RELIABLE HEATING & AIR originally published July 2008 In the thirty years I have been repairing air conditioners in the greater Atlanta area, this is one of the most asked questions from frustrated, hot homeowners And the answer is usually lack of tonnage or capacity and...read more

Is your furnace safe to operate? By Dan Jape

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
Is your furnace safe to operate? A few tips from Dan Jape. I visit customers in their homes everyday of the week, and I constantly see furnaces that have been neglected to the point of being unsafe and unfit to heat their homes. I find everything from just poor performance and efficiency...read more

Is red clay costing you Green?

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
The warm summer months will soon be here and it is time you look at one of the most costly problems you could have affecting your air conditioning system. When I first moved to Georgia in the early 70’s, I could not believe the abundance of the sticky, slippery red clay that is...read more

Please TURN IT OFF before you DESTROY it!

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
This time of year we are besieged with desperate phone calls from homeowners who have noticed their cooling systems not working properly or frozen up with ice. If this happens to you, turn the unit off immediately. Turn it off as soon as you can get to the thermostat! I know this is a tough...read more

Hail Damage To Your A/C Is Costly

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
by DAN JAPE of Reliable Heating & Air originally published May 2008 In the past few months, there have been many severe hail storms in and around the Metro Atlanta area and many homeowners have had damage to their air conditioners that is costing them many hundreds of dollars in wasted...read more

What does “green” really mean?

Thursday, January 22nd 2009
Much has been published and written about “going Green” in your daily life and how important it is for all of us to contribute to the cause of the environment. But what does that mean for the average person and how can one make a difference? Does it mean being selective in what we...read more