General HVAC Articles

Join Us At The “Tee It Up” Classic!

May 19, 2022
"Tee it up" Classic at Topgolf

Join the Royal American Heating & Cooling team at the Fire Foundation’s annual fundraiser at Topgolf. On Sunday, June 5th, “Tee It Up” with our team from 3:00pm-6:00pm.

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Thermostat 101 Basics

March 14, 2022
Thermostat 101 Basics

Every team needs a leader. In the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, your thermostat is the undisputed leader of the heating and cooling team. It signals your furnace and air conditioner (AC) when to turn on and off. Whenever your thermostat detects a temperature change that’s different from the desired setting in your Elmhurst home, it barks out a new directive to adjust the indoor climate.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

December 15, 2021
how to save money on your winter heating bill

When the temperature gets low, your energy bill gets high. That’s because you spend more time indoors during the winter. And we don’t blame you—it can get pretty cold here in Illinois.

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 16, 2021
what is short cycling

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work. 

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