General HVAC Articles

Video – Energy Saving Tip: Use Ceiling Fan

July 30, 2019

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool. Make sure that your fan is rotating counter-clockwise​ to blow the air straight down and therefore feel cool.

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Happy Holidays from Ballard Natural Gas Service

December 21, 2018

Ballard Natural Gas Service wants to wish all of our heating and air conditioning customers in Seattle and the surrounding cities, communities and neighborhoods a very happy holiday this year.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Ballard Natural Gas Service

November 21, 2018
A father camping with his son.

Happy Thanksgiving from Ballard Natural Gas Service We look forward to our best season ever here at BNGS, we have the installers, service techs, administration, and state of the art, fully stocked and organized shop. We’re ready to take care of your comfort needs.

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Ballard Food Bank

November 6, 2018

From now until 11/20, BNGS is collecting hygiene and winter supplies for the Ballard Food Bank. You can drop off at the Ballard Natural Gas location or your service tech/installer/salesman can collect while they are on site. Ballard Natural Gas · 4758 Ballard Ave NW · Seattle, WA 98107

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All About Thermostats

April 17, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” use_custom_gutter=”off” custom_padding=”|” padding_mobile=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” make_equal=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_post_title global_module=”194″ saved_tabs=”all” title=”on” meta=”on” author=”off” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”off” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” title_all_caps=”off” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” parallax=”on” background_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Post Content” background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.105″ background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”] There are many different kinds of thermostats…

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Should I set my Thermostat to ON or AUTO? 


March 12, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” use_custom_gutter=”off” custom_padding=”|” padding_mobile=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” make_equal=”off”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_post_title global_module=”194″ saved_tabs=”all” title=”on” meta=”on” author=”off” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” title_all_caps=”off” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Post Content” background_layout=”light” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” _builder_version=”3.0.105″] Heat, Cool and Off are the straightforward settings of one switch on many…

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Furnace Fan Setting: On or Auto

February 27, 2018

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Happy New Year from Ballard Natural Gas Service

December 31, 2017

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Merry Christmas from Ballard Natural Gas Service

December 21, 2017

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

November 28, 2017

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Happy Thanksgiving from Ballard Natural Gas Service

November 23, 2017
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The Importance of Filter Replacement

October 19, 2017

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Indoor Air Quality and Pollution in Seattle

August 30, 2017

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The Benefits of Ductless HVAC Systems

January 30, 2017

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What Does Nate-Certified Mean?

December 28, 2016

NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence. NATE is the nation’s largest certification organization for HVAC and refrigeration technicians. It’s important to note that almost everyone in the HVAC and refrigeration industries recognizes and supports a NATE certification, although not everyone in the industry is NATE-certified. It’s a discretionary certification, and technicians can service equipment…

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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2016
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What Causes an HVAC Emergency?

February 11, 2016

There are a few things that might lend to an emergency HVAC breakdown. If you do have an emergency Ballard Natural Gas Service offers 24/7 emergency service. More often than not, the older your system is the more likely it is that you will have a system emergency. Hopefully reading over this list may help…

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