What size air conditioner and heater do I need?

What size air conditioner and heater do I need? We love it when our customers ask us this question, because it is important to buy the right size. Spoiler alert: the right sized air conditioner and heater will provide co

5 Simple Reasons Your Heater Is Blowing Cold Air

  While the rest of the country is suffering from the chilly winter air, here in Birmingham we’re enjoying a little bit of warm weather. But, we all know that can change at any second! This time of year you want y

Can I Use a Mini-Split for Heating?

  With mild winters, Birmingham residents lucked out when it comes to home heating options. A lot of people in the area opt to use heat pump systems, which can both heat and cool a home without the need of a separat

HVAC Advice for New Construction

  What could be more exciting than building a new home? After all, it’s the American dream to have a living space created just for you and your family. However, a lot of people get caught up in the space layout an

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

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

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