(360) 613-5614

Call On Us. Count on Us.
Our Name Is Your Guarantee.

Img
Apr

10 Cool Facts About R-32 to Keep You Cool

For the past few years, regulations surrounding the use of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants) have transformed the atmosphere for air conditioning systems. The state of California took the early lead, passing the California Cooling Act in 2018 that adopted restrictions for certain refrigeration purposes. Additional regulations were proposed that adopted the use of  “GWP”  or Global Warming Potential ratings for air conditioners. In 2020, the AIM (American Innovation & Manufacturing) Act was passed, allowing the phase-out of HFCs […]

Continue Reading
Img
Apr

Born on Bainbridge Island, Pickleball Designated Washington’s State Sport

A new law designating pickleball as the official state sport of Washington is taking center court. Pickleball, a mash-up of badminton, tennis and pingpong has come a long way since its invention on Bainbridge Island in 1965. A number of local pickleball players have turned pro and brand new businesses are opening to cater to the boom in recreational […]

Continue Reading
Img
Mar

Natural Gas Furnaces, Water Heaters in Crosshairs for Northwest Policymakers

Pacific Northwest policy makers are taking aim at phasing out natural gas furnaces and water heaters for new construction. Cities from Eugene to Bellingham have teed up bans on natural gas in new commercial buildings. But natural gas has its defenders, too, who have beaten back proposed phase outs before. Burning fossil fuels in homes and businesses is the second biggest source […]

Continue Reading
Img
Mar

World’s #1, Daikin Changes its Name, But Not Its Mission

The world’s largest heating, ventilation, and air conditioning company, Daikin, has a new name, but its mission to remain a forward-thinking leader in environmental solutions is unchanged.  The Daikin products organization, including Daikin ductless and light commercial systems (including VRV) in North America, is unifying its core Daikin, Goodman and Amana HVAC brands. “We are uniting under a single name – Daikin Comfort Technologies – capturing a culture […]

Continue Reading
Img
Mar

HVAC Industry Responds to Crisis in Ukraine

Joining in opposition to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, nearly every high-tech company in the United States and Europe, from Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, Google, HP, Dell, Facebook and Sony, to media leaders like the Walt Disney Company, and global brands like McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, FedEx, UPS, Boeing, Airbus and many more, the HVAC industry has made its position known. At Quality Heating our thoughts are […]

Continue Reading
Img
Mar

A Brief History of Air Conditioning: From Ben Franklin to Variable-Speed Coolness

Did Benjamin Franklin invent the air conditioner? One of America’s founding fathers, and a great inventor, did conduct experiments with evaporation and alcohol to attain freezing temperatures, but the person credited with inventing the first modern air conditioner was a different American. In 1902, engineer Willis Haviland Carrier began experimenting with the laws of humidity control to solve a problem […]

Continue Reading
Img
Feb

Freeze Frames: Winning Snow Photography

Being surrounded by snow-capped mountains, we Kitsap and Olympic Peninsula residents are treated to a year-round panorama of nature’s most scenic snow white frosting. Local dustings turn our backyards into picture postcards, and the patterns of nature don’t end there. Just looking out the window, the snow never fails to impress, inspiring the amateur photo […]

Continue Reading
Img
Feb

Was Super Bowl 2022 the Hottest on Record?  What about AC?

Super Bowl LVI was predicted to be the hottest ever played in NFL history. Although the biggest, post-season game is always scheduled for the middle of winter, this year’s showdown kicked off after a heat advisory had been issued by the National Weather Service. The previous heat record during a Super Bowl was in 1973 (Super Bowl VII), when the Miami Dolphins bested the […]

Continue Reading
Img
Feb

A Bird’s-eye View: Get a Glimpse with these Local Webcams

The Internet has given each of us an “eye-in-the-sky,” a “bird’s-eye view” of  the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsula’s road conditions, traffic congestion, bridge crossings, ferry lineups, inclement weather, and the scenic, natural beauty of our region. For this Feb 14❤️ we’ve assembled a collection of online vantage points and scenic vistas that have a special […]

Continue Reading
Img
Feb

How to Battle COVID with Infrared Light, LEDs and Ions

In the war on Covid-19 and other airborne contagions and contaminants that threaten the health of so many in the home or workplace, the latest HVAC innovations are just a few clicks away. Our free, download library of Indoor Air Quality user manuals is illuminating how products like the Reme-Halo, Aerus Air Scrubber  and iWave ionizer  are putting HVAC technology breakthroughs front and center. These whole house air purifiers deploy […]

Continue Reading

Quality Action Request

Want to get a free estimate? Schedule a service call?
Ask a question?

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

1.) Choose your action tab below.
2.) Fill us in.
3.) Click ‘Submit.

Or, phone us at (360) 613-5614, day or night.

We’ll get back to you as soon as our doors are open

Quality Action Request