General HVAC Articles

Zone Your Way to Comfort

October 5, 2022
Zone Your Way to Comfort. Image shows person programming thermostat.

Do some rooms feel a tad too warm or a bit too breezy? It might be your Monroe home telling you something: you need a zone-control-system.

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Video – Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

January 24, 2022
Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

Planning to remodel your home? Don’t forget about your heating and cooling system. Remodeling is the perfect time to add more comfort to your home—and it starts with your heating and cooling system.

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HVAC Equipment Shortage: What You Need to Know

July 22, 2021
HVAC equipment shortage

Right now, our entire industry is grappling with equipment shortages due to supply chain issues and available workers. While everyone is confident the supply chain will eventually catch up, it is becoming more challenging to meet the demand for new HVAC equipment.

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Video – No-touch Appointments and Other Safety Measures

July 30, 2020
Technician practicing health and safety measures during one of our no-touch appointments.

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses, Union Services has put into place measures that help keep contact at a minimum and sanitation as a top priority. Contact us at 704-283-9047 today to learn more about our health and safety precautions.

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May 19, 2020
Woman using hand sanitizer after following the HVAC FAQ on COVID-19.

This FAQ is to inform you about our safety procedures and services during the COVID-19 pandemic* and to reassure you that our company remains committed to providing the best possible HVAC and indoor air quality services to all our customers in North Carolina. At Union Services, our first and foremost priority is the safety of…

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Being Prepared For a Hurricane

September 11, 2019
technician inspecting HVAC unit to help prepare for a hurricane

Although we just experienced a major hurricane here in Indian Trail, that does not mean you should be lax about being prepared in the event of another one. With Atlantic hurricane season officially running from June 1 through November 30, you need to always have a plan––of what to do before, during, and after the…

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What You Need To Know About HVAC Zoning

January 7, 2019
Homeowner Adjusting Home Automation Zoning System

A zoned HVAC system separates your Matthews, North Carolina, home into separate areas, or zones, where temperatures are managed individually. This gives you a new level of power over your home comfort. Customize your heating and cooling in an innovative way by incorporating zoning in your home. How Zoning Works To add zoning to your…

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4 Reasons To Purchase a Trane Packaged System

November 15, 2018
Technician Installing HVAC Unit

Having the ability to control the climate in your Matthews, NC home is one of life’s great pleasures. Your heating and cooling system will get a lot of use throughout the year so you should choose the best unit possible. A Trane packaged system is a great choice because it has so many wonderful benefits.…

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Create a Smart Home Using Nexia

August 12, 2018
Family Enjoying Comfortable Temperature Inside Home

With a median age of 33 years, many homeowners in Monroe, NC, are avid tech users who have adopted everything from the latest cell phone to the newest smart TV. If you follow tech products, then you likely already know about the Nexia smart home system. What you may not know is that you can…

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5 Summer Ways To Get An Energy Efficient Home

July 1, 2018
Female Looking Through Window During Summertime

Charlotte homeowners, make your home energy efficient during these summer months! Below are five cost-effective steps you can take to reduce wasteful energy expenditures in your home. These simple upgrades and preventive maintenance will help reduce your energy costs significantly! Sealing Air Leaks Air leaking through cracks can pose multiple threats. Uncontrolled ventilation not only wastes energy,…

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What Are MERV Ratings?

March 12, 2018
Dirty Filter In Home's HVAC Unit|Technician Replacing Air Filter

Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) is a measure of the effectiveness of air filters in HVAC systems. These ratings can provide you with the necessary information to choose the right filter for your Monroe, NC home or business. Understanding the importance of MERV ratings and how they impact your indoor air quality can help you…

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3 Common HVAC Electrical Problems

January 22, 2018
Technician Testing Issues on HVAC Unit

Your HVAC system is critical to keeping your Monroe, NC, home comfortable. While all HVAC systems will eventually need to have minor repairs, certain HVAC problems can be caused by electrical issues in your home. If you are experiencing any of these HVAC problems, an electrical issue may be the culprit. A Blown Capacitor The…

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