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Invest in Trustworthy Heating with Reliable Commercial HVAC

As the weather finally drops and continues to get colder every week, your business needs the dependable heating of a quality commercial HVAC system. The experts at Metzger’s Heating and Cooling have years of experience in helping companies figure out how a heating system can best help a business based on their building layout. With this experience and quality Bryant commercial heating products, Metzger’s has the solutions you need.

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Fall and Winter Demand an Efficient Gas Furnace

Here at Metzger’s we know heating and cooling, and this fall and winter, you can give yourself the heating you need with a quality gas furnace. The Preferred™ Series multi-speed 80% efficiency gas furnace from Metzger’s provides your home with a dependable heat source that will last you for years to come. The heaters by Bryant provided by Metzger’s are affordable and efficient, keeping you warm all through the harsh temperatures of fall and winter.

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Get a Head Start on the Cold by Installing a Boiler in Kalamazoo

If you need a consistent, efficient, and dependable way to bring warmth into your home or business, then a boiler in Kalamazoo with Metzger’s heating and cooling is a great choice for you. With the professionals at Metzger’s, if you’re in the Kalamazoo area and looking for a new boiler, boiler repair, or boiler installation, we’ve got you covered.

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Cool Down with Legacy™ Line Air Conditioner Systems

Now that summer has arrived, you’ve probably been feeling the heat and humidity more than ever, and it’s time to get yourself an air conditioning system. With the Legacy™ Line air conditioner unit and Metzger’s professional installation services, you can cool off and live in comfort. You know that when you buy from Metzger’s, you get the quality product that you need to keep you at a decent temperature.

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Understanding the Unique Needs of Your Commercial HVAC System

Your commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) needs are very different from residential needs. air conditioningCommercial locations require larger and more complex HVAC systems that also require a specially qualified professional to design, install, and maintain them. The professionals at Metzger’s understand how to balance comfort and air quality for an efficient HVAC system. Continue reading

Fall colors mean it's time to make sure your boiler maintenance is scheduled.

Prepare For Fall With Annual Boiler Maintenance

When the trees start to change, we all know colder weather is on its way. Many homeowners know to prepare their forced air furnaces by changing air filters and cleaning out duct work, but less know that your home or industrial boiler should have some annual boiler maintenance as well. Dealing with water loss, checking the viability of the different components, even reviewing your thermostats and CO alarms will have you ready for the cozy days ahead. Continue reading

Air Conditioner Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

While it’s important to have a trusted central air conditioning expert in Kalamazoo you can trust to call if there is maintenance needed on your unit, you should also keepfilter up on maintenance you can do yourself. Regular maintenance is a key component to ensuring your air conditioner is working effectively and efficiently throughout the summer. While most maintenance needs should be left to the experts, there are a few things you can do yourself. In this post, we will discuss three items you want to be sure you’re taking care of.

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Three Common Home Cooling Myths

Fans reduce a room’s temperature

Fans do not make the air cooler in the room, they just make you feel cooler if they’rair conditioning e blowing on you and lowering your body’s temperature. Many people leave the fan on in rooms they are not in because they have been told that the moving air is making the room cooler, when really, it’s just using energy unnecessarily. It is true, however, that if the outside air temperature is lower than inside a fan blowing the cool air in can reduce the room’s temperature.  

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What to Expect When You Have Your Air Conditioner Serviced

With winter slowly melting away, a working air conditioner is a must. There’s nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night, sweating bullets and listening to theair conditioning service in kalamazoo utter silence that is the result of a malfunctioning air conditioning unit. If you, like many people, have come to rely on your air conditioner to keep you cool and comfortable during the warm summer months, then an occasional A/C tune-up is a must. In this post, we’re going to look at a few things that you can expect when you have your air conditioner serviced.  Continue reading

Combat Your Springtime Allergies with Air Purifiers and Air Filters From Metzger’s Heating & Cooling

Spring is usually the worst time for allergy sufferers – whether it’s pollen, dust, pet dander, mold or anything else – air purifiers and air filters can make all of the difference in the world for those affected. There are many different options for improving the quality of air in your home and combating allergies, including home HEPA air purifiers, HEPA filters, whole home air filters, and air ionizers.air purifier

Air cleaners can be very effective in removing allergy irritants that are as small as .01 microns from your home’s air. To put the size into perspective, that’s 18,000 times smaller than the head of a pin! Air cleaners are rated based on Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) – the high the number, the more efficient the air cleaner is at removing pollutants like bacteria, mold, and pet dander. Our Air cleaners range from MERV 10 to MERV 15. However, if your family has relatively severe allergies or asthma, your best bet is likely our Whole House High Efficiency Particulate Arresting (HEPA) filtration systems.

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Five Ways to Cut Down on Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

  1. Check your house

The best thing you can do is have a professional energy audit of your home – sometimes utility companies will even perform this service for free. If you cannot get an audit performed by a professional, you can do an amateur audit yourself. Go outside and check along windows and doors to see if there is cold air leaking out from inside. If you find leaks – seal them.Air Conditioning

  1. Review thermostat placement

You want your thermostat to be in the main area of your home and out of the way of direct sunlight. If the sun is shining in on your thermostat, your AC is probably blowing more often than it needs to.

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Four Tasks to Perform Before Turning Your Furnace Off in the Spring

Keeping a maintenance schedule for your air conditioner, furnace, and other HVAC equipment is an important part of keeping everything in working order. In this post, we will look at five tasks you should perform before you turn off your furnace for the spring and summer.Heating & Cooling in Kalamazoo

  1. Look over electrical connections

If you notice any fraying, loose wires, or anything disconnected, you should call an HVAC professional to come over and take a closer look. Do not attempt to handle or repair electrical components on your HVAC equipment yourself.

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Four Tips to Ensure Your Heat Pumps Works Throughout Winter

Some winters are longer than others in Michigan, but no one wants to get partway through the winter season and have their heat pump go out. All it takes is a little preventative maintenance to ensure your family stays warm and cozy all winter long. Besides ensuring the heat pump heat pumpcontinues to work, you also are ensuring your indoor air is more healthy and clean and saving money on utility costs. In this post, you will find four tips to ensure your heat pump works throughout the winter.

  1. Remove vegetation near units

Be sure to remove any vegetation that is growing and any branches that have fallen from near your heat pump. These plants and branches can get caught in the fan of the heat pump and cause strain and stress which may cause it to break down.

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Reasons to Consider Having a Bryant Boiler Installed This Winter

Many people are not aware that boilers are actually more efficient than forced air heating Bryant boiler heating systemsystems. Boilers are more efficient because they work by circulating hot water through your home’s walls, ceilings and floors. This method of spreading heat means higher efficiency than conventional forced air heating systems like furnaces. In this post, we will look at four reasons you may want to swap out your forced air heating system with a Bryant boiler this winter.

  1. Boilers don’t take up a lot of space

Regardless of the type of boiler – gas, steam, hot water, oil-fired, or electric – it’s very likely that they are significantly smaller than your existing heating equipment. Not only that, the actual water pipes are more narrow and thin than air ducts used in traditional furnace systems.

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