Very high humidity is expected to accompany the extreme heat this week, and that moisture—combined with the high temperatures—will create what's known as a "heat dome". Those conditions could be dangerous. Forecasters say the heat index, which measures what the temperature really feels like when you...

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According to Energy Star, 29% of the energy use in your home per year is spent using the heating system. Your furnace or boiler is the number one natural gas guzzler in your home, so it should be the unit you target for energy efficiency improvements. Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning offers...

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Winters in Chicagoland rarely come in slowly. Without warning, temperatures will start to plummet, and families across the area will fire up their furnaces. Some of those furnaces will fail to turn on, leaving homeowners in a bind.  Furnace breakdowns and malfunctions are not usually loud...

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Yes, it is the season of giving and holiday cheer, but that doesn’t mean everyone out there has a heart of gold! There are plenty of scammers out there looking to make a cheap buck and disappear before complaints can be filed. To help keep your holiday merry, we are going to outline a few ways to av...

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Summer has ended, and you're starting to feel a nip in the air. It's that time of year--when you're forced to turn on the heat.  You switch the furnace on, and your home begins to warm, but...what is that burning smell?  If this is your situation, don't panic. Turn your furnace o...

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At Four Seasons, we often highlight the efficiency of our Lennox furnaces and air conditioners. Furthermore, we also like to point out just how far the HVAC industry has come and just how sophisticated and impressive this new generation of home comfort systems really is. To solidify and reinforce th...

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Investing in a cooling system for your home is an important decision. It cools your home, keeps your family safe, and makes summer an enjoyable time despite the heat. However, many homeowners are inadvertently shortening the lifespan of their central air conditioning system by skipping the maintenan...

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As HVAC professionals, we talk a lot about indoor air quality. Considering that air quality impacts your overall health and well-being, it’s an important conversation to have! The EPA estimates that indoor air is up to FIVE times more polluted than outdoor air. While it seems simple enough to j...

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Every few years, our homes build up high levels of dust, dirt, and debris in our ductwork. Though it's natural for dust to accumulate, it's difficult to tell when our ducts could benefit from a professional cleaning. When is duct cleaning necessary? How can we prevent nasty contaminants like mold, b...

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We say it a lot on our blog, our website, in the homes of our customers. Air conditioners today are leaps and bounds more efficient and effective than air conditioners of the past. The HVAC industry is always reinventing their products and searching for ways to make a more precise, more efficient co...

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