Entries by DAMAR Heating

How Your Home’s Foundation Affects Heating and Cooling Costs

Article Found on Modernize When most of us talk energy efficiency, we’re thinking about the things inside the home: the washer and dryer that could stand to use a little less energy, or the heating unit that’s been hanging around since the 90s. And these projects certainly make a difference—for instance, a higher rated HVAC system can save […]

How Do Air Conditioners Work?

Article Found on Modernize Air conditioners are home appliances used to cool or condition the air inside of your home. They work the same way a refrigerator works to preserve your perishable food items. The difference between the two is that instead of cooling an insulated box, an air conditioner cools the air contained within […]

TOO HOT, TOO COLD, OR JUST RIGHT? Ductless vs. Central Heat

Article Found on MitsubishiComfort.com HVAC aficionados aside, most of us aren’t too concerned, or thrilled, with our furnace’s inner workings—at least until something goes wrong, when that mysterious ka-thunk in the basement could transform a perfectly relaxing evening into a one-way conversation with a blower fan. Knowing how your system works gives you a leg up […]

Dine at T9

“Anyone know a good HVAC professional that would enjoy trading some expertise for delicious tacos and margaritas?” Back in July, on a particularly hot night, the air conditioning unit at Portland’s Taqueria Nueve decided to give out. It was Saturday night and the customers were sweating alongside their margaritas- the owners were forced to shut […]

Save Money- Do a Little Research

A few minutes of research could end up saving you big money on your next HVAC purchase- a great way to get started is by checking out www.dsireusa.org. This helpful website, called DSIRE, is an acronym for Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency, and it’s funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. It’s […]

DAMAR’s Grape Escape

Two weeks ago, Julie and Rick Wiggins of DAMAR Heating partook in what they describe to be one of the most unique wine tasting experiences they have had in Pacific Northwest. Mike and Kristy Thayer of Pete’s Mountain Vineyard opened up their tasting room to welcome Rick, Julie, and five other people to sample an […]