Effects of Indoor Air Pollution During Pregnancy

Expectant parents are always looking out to educate themselves on what to avoid during pregnancy for safety purposes. Outdoor and indoor air pollutants need to be prevented at all times, especially during pregnancy. These pollutants could be as a result of vehicle and building emissions. However, other sources can also contribute to this menace. It … Continued

Optimize Home Remodeling Return on Investment with HVAC Upgrades

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard reports that Americans spend larger amounts of money on home remodeling projects every year, although the return on these investments hasn’t risen in proportion. Between 2017 and 2018, spending on residential remodels increased 7.5% nationwide for a total of $340 billion. The average return on investment (ROI) … Continued

Five Simple Air Conditioning Troubleshooting Techniques

Air conditioners are one of the modern conveniences that make the hot summer months so much more bearable – until they malfunction! When an air conditioner quits working properly, it can make you realize how much you have grown accustomed to the cool air within only a matter of minutes. While calling an HVAC professional … Continued

Purify and Protect Your Home

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has introduced a previously known corona viral strain raising health concerns worldwide. This virus strain, while new, is related to existing corona viral strains like SARS and MERS. There are 7 known coronaviruses that can and do infect humans. Four of the strains are tied … Continued

All You Need to Know About Furnaces with Variable Speeds

Today, furnaces are built with state-of-the-art technology to provide homes with a comfortable atmosphere while also delivering great energy efficiency. Furnaces that run at variable speeds accomplish this goal while limiting the amount of energy consumed and providing greater air quality and temperature control. It’s a win-win situation for anyone looking to install a heating … Continued

What’s New at Official? Acquisitions!

In our endeavor to better serve our customers we have made several acquisitions. To increase our customer base and expand our service area, over the last five years we have acquired the following companies: Acme Heating – Wheeling Biewer Heating – Elgin Active Air – Palatine Air Flow – Lake in the Hills We are … Continued

Best Way to Heat and Cool Old Houses

Older homes are more difficult to both heat and cool. Their structural differences make it more challenging, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend more money to keep your home warm during the winter and cool in the summer. There are plenty of HVAC options available for your older house to maintain a satisfactory … Continued

Season’s Greetings

From all of us at Official Heating & Cooling, we wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a happy & healthy New Year.

Five Common HVAC Myths

When it comes to HVAC systems and services, you will find that there are many contradictory opinions on what you should and shouldn’t do. You’ve probably heard so many different things that you aren’t sure what is fact and what is fiction. Let’s take a look at five common myths concerning HVAC services. This way, … Continued

A Time To Be Thankful

As this year is winding down, all of us at Official Heating & Cooling wish to say thank you to all of our employees and customers for making this another record year. Our continued growth is a reflection of our customers’ satisfaction with our services, and to that end we strive to earn your loyalty … Continued