General HVAC Articles

Thermostat Settings: On vs. Auto

February 8, 2022
hand adjusting buttons on thermostat

But what’s the difference between the On or Auto switch? How does this setting impact the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in your Baldwin City home?

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

March 24, 2021
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At Smith Service Co, we know what an investment your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is in your home. That’s why time and time again we recommend regular preventative maintenance on all your HVAC units. You need to invest in your investment.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 30, 2020
A hand changing the temperature on a thermostat | Heat Pump vs. Furnace | Which is Right for You? | Lawrence

Looking to install a new heater in your Lawrence home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Artificial Intelligence and HVAC?

July 30, 2020
AI and HVAC thermostat

Most people do not necessarily think of artificial intelligence (AI) and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the same space. However, the reality is that AI is already part of many modern HVAC systems with much more potential ahead.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2019
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Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!

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What Does NATE-Certified Mean?

May 30, 2019
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At The Smith Service Company, our NATE-certified technicians take pride in the level of service they give to each and every one of our customers. We only send the most qualified technicians to your home.

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The Importance of Filter Replacement

January 24, 2019
Man replacing an air filter in his home in Gardner

Here in Baldwin City, KS, you may only think about your filter when the seasons change, particularly transitioning from the warmer temperatures of summer to the cooler temps of fall, but filters need more attention than that all year long!

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