Category: Tips

One day, it’s 65 degrees and sunny. The next day, it’s snowing and below freezing. Welcome to springtime in Maryland! One thing is certain, though; it will get unbearably hot before you know it. It’s time to look at your air conditioning system to make sure it’s ready for the unpredictability of spring and the […]


You’ve been waiting for this day all winter long. You’ve got the day off and a game on TV, a bowl of popcorn in your lap, and a blanket (or pet) waiting for you on your couch. At first you don’t notice it, but soon it becomes an unavoidable fact. Your HVAC system isn’t working, […]


At Holtzople, we speak fluent HVAC; we also understand that many people looking to upgrade their HVAC systems don’t! We’ve created this guide to HVAC terminology and energy efficiency ratings that will help you understand your options and choose the best one for your residential or commercial needs. Ready? Let’s go! Sizing Your HVAC System […]


Losing weight and exercising more are by far the most popular New Year’s resolutions. However, doing things differently in 2021 or any new year isn’t only about dropping a few pounds and getting off the sofa more often. A New Year gives us the opportunity to look at every aspect of our lives and make […]


Boilers can be dangerous if they are not maintained properly. Avoid issues by having your system serviced at least once a year by a trained and licensed boiler to keep it running safely and efficiently. Keep in mind that, in most areas, technicians who work on boilers need special training, a specific set of tools, […]


When getting ready to hire any kind of contractor, you should ask a number of questions to make sure the contractor you are considering is a good fit for the job. In this article, we are going to talk about some of the smart questions to ask an HVAC contractor. There are plenty of companies […]


Just because the kids are heading back to school doesn’t mean that summer is over. Chances are we still have several hot and steamy months ahead when we’ll be reaching for that AC dial to tune in some cool. Come November, winter will be upon us with a vengeance, bringing frigid temperatures straight through to […]


Hiring an HVAC contractor is an important decision. There are a couple of competing goals at play here, which is what can make it tricky. For one thing, you want to make sure that you hire someone capable of getting the job done right the first time. Also, you need to pay attention to your […]


The whole point of having a quality HVAC system in your home is to manage the various weather conditions that can make their way into Maryland throughout the year. After all, if the high temperature was in the low 70s every day all year long, you wouldn’t have much of a need for heating or […]


As winter is sure to bear down on us here in Maryland and Pennsylvania, you’ll need to know that you can rely on your heating system to keep your home cozy and warm all night long, night after night. We may not have to build fires like our ancestors in order to fight off the […]