Time to Install a Programmable Thermostat

It’s springtime in Montana, which means that the furnaces throughout the Billings area will be able to take a needed rest until fall, but the energy problems we faced throughout the winter—drafts, high energy bills, etc.—still accompany us throughout the warmer months. A home’s cooling system is just as likely to be ineffective as the […]

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Musty House

Now that the warmer weather is here, you may notice that there is a musty smell throughout your house. Or, on the flipside, you’ve recently purchase a home and when you go to turn on the heating or cooling you suddenly notice that there is a smell that wasn’t there before. Obviously, the smell could […]

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Furnace HVAC Repair or Replace… When Is It Time?

Unfortunately, furnaces don’t last forever, and even the most robust systems should only last between fifteen to twenty years. Yes, some furnaces will outlast that lifespan, while others may go before their time. If your furnace is young, the key to keeping it working in tip top shape is to have the professionals at R […]

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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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