Do I Really Need an Air Purifier?

You want to keep your family safe and happy, and a big part of that is creating a home environment that is both comfortable and healthy. The indoor air quality of your home not only impacts your home comfort, but it can also play a significant role in your family’s health. An air purifier is

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Improving the Performance of Your HVAC System Over Time

HVAC systems are complex, expensive systems to replace. Luckily, homeowners can take steps to get more out of their existing systems. With proper care and maintenance, many homeowners can extend the lives of their systems years beyond the average life expectancy. Here’s what you need to know. The Average Life of an HVAC System Central

Types of Air Filters

Are All Air Filters the Same? Understanding the Various Types of Air Filters

An air filter is an integral part of a heating and cooling system. It traps small particles in the air as it circulates through the system and keeps them from going back into the building. These particles may cause allergic reactions, respiratory problems, and other health issues. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers has

8 Ways to Soak Up Your Favorite Season in Los Angeles

Fall in Los Angeles has none of the tell-tale signs that it might in other parts of the country. There are no dramatic color changes. The temperatures remain warm, and the weather is sunny. Though fall in Los Angeles may not be typical, it still offers a number of great opportunities to soak up the

DON’T Put Your Home on the Market without Inspecting These 6 Things

If you are selling your home, you may be wondering whether or not you need a home inspection. Many sellers wait for the buyer to take the initiative. However, getting a home inspection before you put your house on the market can be beneficial in many ways. A pre-inspection reassures prospective buyers and saves you

Why You Need An HVAC Commission

One of the most important systems in your newly constructed home is the HVAC system. It will keep your home’s temperature regulated and, when commissioned and installed appropriately, save energy and keep your home environmentally friendly. If you need to commission an HVAC system but aren’t sure where to begin, let Brody Pennell help. What

What You Should Know About Counterfeit R-22 Coolants

What You Should Know About Counterfeit R-22 Coolants

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry is phasing out R-22 coolants for use with residential and commercial air conditioning systems. R-22, has been the coolant of choice since it replaced R-40 as a more ozone-friendly refrigerant. Over the next few years, A/C companies will slowly stop using R-22 for the same reason in

A Basic Guide to Heat Pump Shopping

A Basic Guide To Heat Pump Shopping

At Brody-Pennell Heating and Air Conditioning, we have a large selection of heat pumps. However, we find that many clients don’t understand what they are or how they work. Here’s our brief guide to heat pumps and their benefits. Learn About Heat Pumps: 101 Households in moderate climates such as Los Angeles benefit greatly from


How Cogeneration Impacts HVAC Systems

Saving energy is a major topic in the HVAC industry. Although the American economy is recovering, the process is slow, and for consumers and businesses, saving energy means saving time and money. However, HVAC systems often use massive amounts of energy, which naturally translates into larger energy bills for home and business owners. HVAC experts

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Residential HVAC Stats and Facts

Here are som residential HVAC stats and facts that can save you on your energy bill. If you feel like saving more money, give us a call and we will send out one of our highly qualified techs. We’ll go over your options with you to see how you can cut your energy bill down.