Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About HVACs

At RG Mechanical, we may use industry terms and have industry knowledge that our customers do not understand. So, to help our customers out, we have created a simple blog to answer some of our most frequently asked questions! If you have other questions that are not on this list, we encourage you to call us at (812) 389-8480 or send us the inquiry on our contact form. 1. What does HVAC stand for?  The answer is simple- it is an acronym that stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. HVAC systems offer those [...]

By |2020-11-02T01:44:50-05:00July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Benefits of Using a Programmable Thermostat

Updating technology and products to smarter and energy-efficient options helps to save money on energy bills. There are many possibilities to become more energy efficient in your home range from installing Energy Star appliances to buying more efficient windows and doors. More specifically, when it comes to HVAC systems, it has become common practice to have a programmable thermostat, also known as a smart thermostat, installed in homes. For most homes in the United States, heating and cooling costs make up the most significant portion of most household’s total energy usage. Incorporating a smart [...]

By |2020-10-02T13:40:32-04:00July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Meet Karen Wiscaver, Bookkeeper

It’s hard to say which Karen Wiscaver knows her way around more: the Huntingburg area or a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. She’s been balancing books for over 40 years and enjoying all that our community has to offer for over 50 years. Having grown up in Jasper, Karen was born into “numbers” as her father was also an accountant. Karen’s “hidden talent” may be one of the worst-kept secrets in the office. She says it’s “working on an Excel spreadsheet” but we’re not sure there’s anyone left at RG Mechanical that hasn’t found it out. [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:13:33-04:00May 18th, 2020|Our Team|

How to Protect Your A/C This Summer

Whether you argue with your loved ones that your house is too cool at 68 degrees or not, keeping your air conditioning unit in pristine condition this summer will help you when the hottest days come through. In today’s blog, we are going to review why it’s so important to maintain your air conditioning unit and what simple actions can be taken to maintain it too. The first question is why should you maintain your air conditioning unit? You may be thinking, “My air conditioner is working great. Why would I need to maintain [...]

By |2020-10-02T13:38:33-04:00May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

4 Tips on how to pick the right HVAC Company

You need a new HVAC system, but how do you decide what company to use to help? Do you Google and pick the first name you see? Do you call the guy down the street that does HVAC on the side? You could do either, but before you decide on a person or company to do the installation, follow these four suggestions. By asking the right questions, you could save yourself hundreds of dollars in headaches later. 1. Do your homework – In the world of quick internet searches, anyone can show up online [...]

By |2020-10-02T13:36:30-04:00May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Is it time to upgrade to an Energy Efficient HVAC System?

Like many American’s today, the COVID-19 virus has given us a reason to see where we can cut costs. One of the easiest places to cut costs is to reduce high energy bills from an outdated heating and cooling system. In this blog, we will explore why energy-efficient HVAC systems are better for your home and pocketbook. The first question is, what does an energy-efficient rating mean? Now that you know that you want to buy a new system for your home, it’s time to know what energy-efficient means and how it will help [...]

By |2020-10-02T13:34:41-04:00May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Meet Cole – HVAC Technician

Born and raised in the Huntingburg area, Cole Byers is a homegrown HVAC technician here at RG Mechanical. He’s a natural in the field as he’s been interested in the trade since high school and having 3.5 previous years of experience in Warrick County. Cole especially enjoys the small-town vibe of the community and the comfortable work/life balance that working at RG affords him. Friends and family know Cole as an avid sports fan. But what they may not know about him is that he’s a skilled juggler. His juggling, however, isn’t exclusive to [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:17:36-04:00May 12th, 2020|Our Team|

Bob Barrell, Journeyman Plumber

For a man that admittedly doesn’t reside in the Huntingburg area, Bob Barrell sure seems to fit right in here at RG Mechanical. The crew at RG mechanical “works to please” according to Bob and that suits him perfectly. As a self-described journeyman plumber, he has learned the importance of “doing it right the first time.” Known around the office as “Barrelhead,” Bob’s work ethic is infectious. Don’t be fooled by his “what you see is what you get” attitude. On any given weekend, you might find Bob four-wheeling through a trail or jet skiing [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:11:20-04:00May 4th, 2020|Our Team|

Louis Simovich – Plumber

Louis Simanovich (AKA Rob) has been a service plumber for RG Mechanical for a little over 2 ½ years. Although he’s newer to the team, he’s not new to plumbing. He’s been working a wrench alongside his father since he was just 12 years old and he’s been perfecting his craft ever since. He was born in Baltimore, raised in Essex, and has been living in Huntingburg for 3 years, about the same amount of time he has been working for RG Mechanical. In his spare time, Louis enjoys riding motorcycles, editing videos for [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:06:06-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Our Team|

Why and When to Manage Your HVAC Systems

HVAC systems can look and sound great on the outside, but due to the nature of the machines, they can be home to health problems if not cleaned and maintained properly. In this blog, we will share with you some things that love to hide out in your filter, ducts, and equipment components. We will also discuss what happens when an HVAC system is neglected for a long period of time. So, what fun things can hide out in your HVAC system? Bacteria – Once bacteria gets into your HVAC system, your cooling ductwork [...]

By |2020-10-02T13:32:02-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|
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