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

Are You (and Your HVAC) Ready for Fall?

  We know it’s the end of October, but here in Alabama, the weather stays a bit warmer than in other parts of the country. That means some of us are guilty of putting off autumn maintenance until the absolute last

Is Your HVAC Ready for Vacation?

  The holidays are just around the corner, which means that many of us will leave the Birmingham area to visit family and friends. We all know that owning a home means making sure that things are in good working con

Protecting Your Air Conditioner After The Storm

  Here in Birmingham, we are always at risk of facing severe weather. During hurricane season, though, things get especially challenging. We are all used to the guessing game of, “will it hit us, or will it move i

Is Your Attic Raising Your Energy Bills?

  When it comes to reducing energy bills at home, most people think about the spaces they can see. People make changes to windows, draft-proof doors, and change their ceiling fan direction seasonally. The attic, how