Are Scented Candles Air Quality Killers?

  After a long day at work, it’s nice to get home. Your home is your place to relax, unwind, and feel comfortable. For some of us, that means lighting a scented candle. There are so many candles out there with gre

Zoning for Home Comfort

  Do you have a room that is always too hot or too cold? Maybe you have a whole floor that is slightly uncomfortable all the time. These experiences are not unique. Depending on the age and layout of your home, you

Heating Tips for Alabama Winters

  We’re lucky…compared to our northern neighbors, Alabama winters are mild. We don’t have to deal with most of the inconveniences they experience. However, Birmingham isn’t exactly tropical. We still worry a

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Saving Lives

  When winter rolls around, we start to talk more about furnaces and fireplaces. Both heat producers keep us toasty warm all season long. However, both can also produce dangerous amounts of carbon monoxide, a deadly

8 Quick Tips for Fresh Indoor Air This Winter

  Winter is not kind to indoor air quality. During the winter months, we tend to keep our homes wholly closed off. After all, we don’t want that precious heat to escape! But closing our houses up means that pollut

Does Central Heat Cause Dryer Indoor Air?

  It is getting to be the time of year where touching anything metal can result in a sudden static shock. You may feel the symptoms in your home – dry skin, chapped lips, and cracked hands. It seems like every yea

Giving the Gift of Heat This Holiday Season

  Last week, Brown Heating and Cooling was featured on Birmingham local news for providing heat to Jo Ann Stone. A neighbor of Jo Ann’s found out that she was living without heat…for two years! When we heard abo

Chipping In To Help Our Neighbors Stay Warm This Winter

  When we heard that Jo Ann Stone had gone two years without heat in her home, we knew we had to step up and help out. Brown Heating and Cooling is a family-run business, and we consider our clients to be an extensi

What is an Air Purifier?

  Alabama is known as a state that is not friendly to those with allergies. Every spring and summer, we experience a deluge of pollen. Most of us are familiar with that nice powdery yellow-green coating that covers

How Does a Heat Pump Work?

  We are so lucky to live in Alabama. The climate here in Birmingham is fantastic, with mild winters that allow us to get out and enjoy the outdoors year-round. Did you know, though, that being in the South means th