Air conditioners

Home Air Conditioning Guide

Selecting the right air conditioning system can seem like a daunting task. This guide is designed to help you navigate through the complex decision making process and provide you with helpful information to help you select the right AC for you and your family.

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What to expect during a furnace and air conditioner installation

Once you’ve selected the right heating and cooling equipment for your home, you want to make sure you have an expert team installing your system. At Reliance™, our professional and licensed installation teams provide excellent and reliable service to get your new system up and running. CONTINUE READING

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What to Expect from an in-home visit with a Home Comfort Advisor

If you’re looking to upgrade your heating or cooling equipment, it’s always best to seek out expert advice to make sure you select the right system for your home. Here at Reliance™, we have a team of highly trained Advisors who are committed to helping you find a solution that best meets your needs. CONTINUE READING

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Benefits of a Smart Thermostat

Your thermostat plays an important role in making sure the temperature in your home is optimal. Choosing the right thermostat can also help to ensure your home is heated and cooled as efficiently as possible, so, selecting the right thermostat for your home can not only help you stay comfortable year-round, it can also help to keep your monthly energy bills in check. Watch our video to learn why a smart thermostat might be the right option for you and your home. WATCH NOW

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Prepping Your AC for Winter

Your air conditioning system has gotten you through countless hot summer days. Return the favour by taking these simple steps to properly prepare your air conditioner before winter weather hits—and you’ll be more likely to stay calm, cool and collected come the next big heat wave. READ NOW

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Broken Air Conditioner? You need help fast.

Every Canadian knows that in the peak of summer, it can get hot outside! An air conditioner can keep you and your family feeling cool and comfortable. But what happens when your AC breaks down in the middle of a hot day? You don’t want to wait – you need help fast! That’s why you call on Reliance. WATCH VIDEO

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13 ways to save on AC cooling costs

Here, you’ll find some of the most common ways to reduce air conditioning costs, plus we’ve included some proven tips that you may not have considered before. CONTINUE READING

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Get your air conditioner ready for summer, by Reliance Home Comfort

In this 'How-To' video you will learn how to get your air conditioner ready for the summer ahead. WATCH VIDEO

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Factors that impact central air conditioning costs

While you may not be able to do anything about certain things, like the local cost of electricity, your geographical location, weather conditions or number of occupants in your home, there are a variety of simple ways to curb your energy use. CONTINUE READING

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How to better heat and cool your home, by Reliance Home Comfort

In this 'How-To' video we show you how to set up your home to make the most of your heating & cooling system. WATCH VIDEO

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How to Solve Uneven Home Cooling Issues

If your home suffers from uneven cooling, you’re not alone. Many people find that air temperature in their homes differs from floor to floor, and even room to room -- sometimes significantly. CONTINUE READING

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Top 6 things to consider when choosing a new central AC

Air conditioning systems come in different sizes and styles, but none can deliver home comfort quite like a central air conditioner on those hot, humid summer days. A central AC circulates cool air, reduces humidity and even improves the overall air quality of your home. CONTINUE READING

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How an air conditioner works, by Reliance Home Comfort

Watch Reliance Home Comfort video series 'How-To' video and learn how an air conditioner works. WATCH VIDEO

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Upgrade Your Home’s Thermostat to Help Beat the Heat This Summer

If you’re like many Canadians looking to beat the heat this summer, you may want to consider upgrading your home’s thermostat. The right thermostat you can ensure your home stays cool and comfortable and your home’s energy bill stays in check. CONTINUE READING

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Video: Air Conditioner Buying Guide

If you’re experiencing problems with your current air conditioner or if your AC is so old and inefficient that the bills keep adding up - you definitely want to look at a new system. But where do you start? Watch our video to learn what you want to consider before upgrading your current cooling system. WATCH VIDEO

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Renting vs. Buying

Need a new furnace, air conditioner or hot water heater, but not sure whether to rent or buy? Regardless of your equipment needs, it’s important to know what’s right for you. Here’s what you need to know to get started: WATCH VIDEO

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Maintaining your Air Conditioner

We all know that good things last when you take care of them. And really, it's no different for your air conditioning system. Ensure your house stays cool on those hot summer says by simply having your system checked and maintained annually. WATCH VIDEO

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How an Air Conditioner Works

Need a new furnace, air conditioner or hot water heater, but not sure whether to rent or buy? Regardless of your equipment needs, it’s important to know what’s right for you. Here’s what you need to know to get started: WATCH VIDEO

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Frequently Asked Questions about Air Conditioners

If you’ve got questions about air conditioners, we’ve got your answers. We’ve assembled this list of air conditioning FAQs to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about cooling equipment. CONTINUE READING

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Common HVAC terms and phrases

The heating and cooling industry has its own unique set of words and terms. Take a few moments to review the following and you’ll be speaking HVAC in no time! CONTINUE READING

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Smart Thermostat Learning Resources

Discover videos and articles in our Smart Thermostat Learning Resources to help you select the right connected thermostat for your home. Watch our Reliance Home Comfort ‘How-To’ video series to learn more about how to navigate some of the most popular thermostats from setup to operation. CONTINUE READING