FAQ’s

Guide to Frequently Asked Questions

The Favret Company is committed to providing you with the best in customer service.
To further enhance your Internet HVAC experience, we have a series of frequently asked questions.
These pages are broken down into three categories: Heating,  Air Conditioning and Miscellaneous.

 

Heating Questions – 

I have an arrow on my furnace filter but I do not know which way it should point?
How often should I change the standard throw-away filter on my furnace?
Is there a real difference between the spun glass furnace filters and the more expensive micron corrugated filters that have ratings of 8 and 10?
At what temperature should I set my thermostat, if I go away for a few days or even longer during the winter?
How often should I have Maintenance done on my Furnace?
Can I troubleshoot before calling for service?
 

Cooling Questions –

I have an arrow on my furnace filter but I do not know which way it should point?
I have a fan switch on my thermostat, where should it be set?
Should I cover my outdoor air conditioning unit during the cold winter months?
Can I turn off the power to my central air conditioning system during the winter months?
How often should I have Maintenance done on my Air Conditioner?
When my Air Conditioner is on there is water leaking in my basement, why and what should I do?
Can I troubleshoot before calling for service?
 

Miscellaneous Questions –

I'm not sure what the proper humidity setting for my humidifier is?
Why is my humidifier hooked up to hot water?
How often should I replace my humidifier water panel / pad?
I have a fan switch on my thermostat, where should it be set?