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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Learn more about the difference between ductless and ducted HVAC systems and how to pick the right heating and cooling upgrade for your home. Excel Heating & Cooling specializes in helping Virginia families lower their energy bills and improve their home comfort, so reach out to our team today.

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Check out the 5 signs that your Shenandoah Valley VA heating system may not survive the winter. Call the heating pros at Excel if you're experiencing higher heating bills, strange noises or smells, or fighting over the thermostat—a routine check up will pinpoint issues before an emergency.

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Heating issues in the fall can leave you frightened to spend much time in your house. Find out how to tell which home issues are part of the Halloween celebration and which are signs you need HVAC repair or maintenance. From cold rooms to rattling air ducts, Excel Heating & Cooling can help.

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Keep your heating bills low and avoid expensive repairs and breakdowns with fall maintenance for your furnace, boiler, or heat pump from Excel Heating and Cooling. Learn more about the benefits of preventative maintenance, and enroll in our Comfort Club today for added convenience and benefits!

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Reduce indoor allergens including pollen, pet dander, and mold from your home with these tips from Excel Heating & Cooling. Learn more about how keeping windows closed, changing out your HVAC system's air filters, and upgrading your home with air purifiers and ventilation can help.

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Learn more about whether closing some of the vents in your home can help reduce your cooling costs in the summer. Excel Heating & Cooling breaks down the science behind this idea, and offers a number of actual alternatives that homeowners in the Shenandoah Valley can use to help reduce their energy bills today.


Keep your home comfortable all summer long with AC services from Excel. From AC repairs to upgrading your cooling system entirely, you'll benefit from our team's HVAC expertise and quality consumer service. Call Excel Heating & Cooling a call today for relief from the summer heat.

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Learn how clever interior design tips can make a huge difference to the mini split installation in your Shenandoah Valley home. Excel reveals just a few of the many ways you can get creative with your mini splits for an attractive solution to heating and cooling that improves comfort and saves money!

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Stuck with an air conditioner that isn't working? Before calling for professional assistance, here are a few things you can check on your own first! Make sure your cooling system problems aren't an easy fix, then given the HVAC experts at Excel a call. From AC repair to central air replacement, we've got you covered!

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Find out the warning signs that it will probably be cheaper to simply replace your broken AC than trying to fix it. If your AC is not blowing cool air, or your air conditioner is making noise, Excel can help diagnose the problem and give you our trustworthy recommendation to repair or replace. Reach out today.


  • 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