Commercial HVAC

The cost to heat most office and retail spaces is considerable; the open square footage in many of these units presents certain challenges for a large-scale HVAC system. And, unfortunately, much of the energy that gets produced by an HVAC system in these spaces is wasted—it’s estimated that up to thirty-percent (More in some cases). […]

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Energy Efficiency: Tips to Conserve Energy and Spend Less

When we think of energy efficiency we oftentimes think of the efficiency provided by new appliances; we think how newer appliances, loaded with green technology, can help save us money on energy bills. And it’s terrific—not to mention true—because not only does that kind of efficiency help save us money on our monthly heating and […]

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Humidity and HVAC: Signs of High Humidity

Did you know that humidity can be an issue in the winter? It’s true. Even in a dry climate like Montana’s. And high humidity levels can be a caused by any number of reasons. Chances are if you begin to notice mold growth around pipes, on walls, on the sills of windows, on ceilings, etc., […]

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Furnace Filters: Find the Perfect Filter for Your System

There is nothing exciting about furnace filters, but choosing the right furnace filter for your needs is very, very important to the air quality and comfort within your home. Here’s a few of the options you’ll find when you go to purchase the filter to prep your HVAC system for the fall and the soon-to-come […]

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R and T Services

With the fall and eventual winter quickly approaching, you should know about a few of the services offered by the professionals at R and T Services. Fireplaces: Traditional and Modern You only need to take a look at the gallery on the website to know that R and T Services has a professional and a […]

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Fall Furnace Prep: Cooler Weather is Just Around the Corner

It’s hard to believe but it’s already time to start planning ahead to fall. Yes, we hope you continue to enjoy the rest of the summer (August’s Dog-Days of Summer are soon upon us, and the dry hot weather leaves little room for thoughts of the cooler temps to come) but one thing to being […]

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Summer Allergens

Here in Montana folks suffer from a variety of different allergens; cottonwoods and other tree pollen, grass pollen, and cut hayfields all fluctuate throughout the season. Usually the tree pollen and flower allergies happen in the springtime and the grass pollen/ag-irritators circulate later in the summer. For the allergen sufferer, it can sometimes be maddening. […]

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Air Cooling Unit Acting Up: When an Outside Unit Makes Noise

It’s almost summertime. That means plenty of days where the temps soar above eighty degrees and our air cooling units are working hard. But what happens when an air cooling unit begins to make noise? Yes, most units do make some amount of acceptable noise: fans inside the unit hum and spin while the unit […]

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Wi-Fi Thermostats: Worth It?

In recent years modern tech has been making its way into our everyday devices; it seems tech developers are convinced that everything should be able to be controlled by our Smart Phones. And maybe they’re right. But do modern devices, such as a home’s thermostat, help us to be more economical? Do they make life […]

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