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At Excel Heating and Cooling, we believe in educating the community on a variety of topics related to home comfort, HVAC system durability, and energy efficiency. Our goal is to help make homes throughout the Shenandoah Valley more comfortably by providing timely and important information on home heating and cooling. When an HVAC system needs to be replaced, we work with homeowners and landlords to make informed purchasing decisions. Check out our blog posts to learn more!

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Spring is an especially important time to be thinking about your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). Learn more about keeping your home free of allergens during allergy season, and find out how to improve IAQ with the Shenandoah Valley’s local indoor air quality expert, Excel Heating & Cooling.
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Reduce your risk of carbon monoxide exposure and prevent carbon monoxide poisoning in your home with these steps from Excel Heating & Cooling. Excel is Harrisonburg’s local indoor air quality expert and shares where carbon monoxide comes from and where to install CO detectors. Learn more here.
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Learn about three heating and air conditioning system upgrades that can help you save money in the long run. Excel Heating & Cooling offers HVAC equipment replacement, ductwork evaluations and repairs, and programmable thermostat installation in the greater Harrisonburg, VA area.
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Learn about furnace sizing, the signs of an oversized or undersized furnace, and why it’s important to have your furnace properly sized for your home. Excel Heating & Cooling provides a wide range of heating services, including furnace replacement, for homeowners in the Harrisonburg, VA area.
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Gain peace of mind when you sign up for a Comfort Club maintenance plan for your home heating and cooling systems. Maintenance plans include regular inspections and testing — plus other perks like discounts on repairs! Learn more from Excel Heating & Cooling, Harrisonburg’s home comfort expert.
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Get Pearl Certification for your heating and air conditioning equipment when you schedule HVAC maintenance with Excel Heating & Cooling of Harrisonburg, VA. As a Pearl Certification partner, Excel can document the efficiency of your heating or AC system for increased home value. Learn more here.
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Find out how to improve your home’s indoor air quality in 2019 with these simple resolutions for your home. Upgrades like HVAC maintenance, air purification, and installing a smart thermostat go a long way in helping you and your family breathe better. Learn more from Excel — Harrisonburg’s IAQ expert.
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A smart Nest thermostat can help you save energy and money with programmable settings—but only if you use it properly! Find out how to program your Nest thermostat for maximum energy savings, from Excel Heating & Cooling, Harrisonburg, VA’s local home comfort expert.
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Find out how you can benefit from scheduling maintenance for your furnace or boiler. With regular service visits for your heating system, you can prevent breakdowns, increase indoor comfort, keep your home safe and so much more. Learn more from Excel Heating & Cooling, Harrisonburg’s heating expert.
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Go ductless with a ductless heat pump system and start experiencing benefits like greater indoor comfort and lower heating costs. Excel Heating & Cooling can help you determine if a ductless system is the right heat option for your Harrisonburg, VA area home. Contact us to learn more.

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  • The company representatives were all professional, friendly and charismatic. All in all, the experience was straight up and easy.

    R.C., Harrisonburg, VA
  • Impressed with care taken in the house, taking off shoes, wearing booties, cleaning up before they left. Very pleasant and mannerly, taking time to explain everything to us.

    J.G., Harrisonburg, VA
  • Excellent customer interactions. Options were thoroughly and honestly explained. Always performed as promised. System working well.

    L.K., McGaheysville, VA
  • I was very happy with your service and knowledge. You explained everything to me and informed me of future repairs and when it may be needed to be done without being pushy. Thank you.

    L.C., Manassas, VA
  • I am very happy with the level of service provided by Excel. It is refreshing to see a business structure support our business with a level of professionalism so lacking in the construction industry.

    Anonymous Company, Harrisonburg, VA
  • I appreciate the communications and not leaving the customer in the dark on appointments, equipment and service.

    D.P., Harrisonburg, VA
  • I recommend Excel to everyone that I come in contact with that are looking for a quality heating and cooling company to deal with. In the past year, I have referred at least 10 people to Excel. Nothing but good things to say from beginning to end!

    K.K., Harrisonburg, VA
  • The gentleman who called on us was friendly, courteous and answered all questions. I hope he is our service rep again.

    T.W., Timberville, VA
  • I selected your company last summer based on reviews and I have to say I have not been diappointed. Great service each appointment!

    P.S., Leesburg, VA
  • "Advisor" was good at interpreting the different heat pump possibilities. All staff were good at working around a trip we had to take. There was a follow-up call to see how we were faring.

    M.F., Harrisonburg, VA
  • Excel has done a great job of getting my heating and AC working efficiently. They were quick and thorough. The minute I had a question, they were back to check it out/fix it.

    M.R., Bridgewater, VA