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

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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.

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Interesting Facts about Los Angeles

From Beverly Hills to Los Angeles you’ll find stars, historical sites and an endless supply of great restaurants. But we have some facts that will blow your mind, check them out and see how many you know. If you’re in need of any HVAC or plumbing services, please feel free to call us anytime for

Energy Savings Tips For Summer

Energy Saving Strategies for Summer

When the temperatures rise during the summer so does the electric bill. Having your air conditioner running all the time can really rack up the costs when the bill comes. But there are a number of things you can do to keep that energy bill low and your home comfortable. Raise The Thermostat Temperature The

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What Are the Ratings for Furnace Efficiency?

All gas- and electricity-powered furnaces use up natural resources and add to your monthly utility costs. Ideally, you want your household to rely on a well-designed unit that provides the heat you need while preserving resources and keeping your costs at a minimum. You can judge the energy usage of your current furnace, or any