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Best Heat Pumps for Vancouver Island

What are the best heat pumps for BC homes? We often have people walk into our head office in Nanaimo who can’t seem to find a straight answer to which heat pump would work best for them. The truth is heat pumps have been around for many decades and there are new options coming out…

EfficiencyBC offers BC homeowners BIG rebates!

Rebates available to improve your home’s efficiency are constantly changing. This can be very frustrating and time consuming to sift through if you are not dealing with these programs every day. Luckily our awesome staff at ServiceXCEL DO deal with the new rebates every day (we even sit through courses to get down to the…

Thermostats: The Brain of your HVAC system

The thermostat permits you to manage the temperature inside your home by managing how the cooling or heating system functions. Most thermostats regulate the heating and cooling operations of your HVAC system to keep temperatures within the ranges you specify so that your home stays comfortable for you and your family. 1. Simple ON/OFF Thermostats…

The importance of maintenance in HVAC systems

Our HVAC systems are vital to sustaining the smooth running of our homes and providing us with the feelings of comfort and contentment in our own personal spaces.  To do this, our systems need regular maintenance and inspections to keep them operating at peak efficiency. Without regular attention, system efficiency drops, energy costs rise, comfort…