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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!

IAQ, co detector, indoor air quality, excel heating and cooling, VA
It's crucial to do what you can to monitor your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) during the winter. With a carbon monoxide detector from Excel, keeping your indoor air clean and free of harmful substances like carbon monoxide has never been easier.
mini-split heat pumps, designs, excel heating and cooling, VA
Unlike older systems which are hidden behind walls, mini-splits are installed in the open. How, you may wonder, will the new mini-split fit in with my current home decor?
Indoor air quality, excel heating and cooling, VA

It’s a gorgeous, crisp winter day. The sky is blue and bright sunshine pours through the crystal-clear windows of your Harrisonburg, or Elkton, Virginia home. That shaft of warm light in the family room invites you to stand right in it, so you do, until you realize the air there is full of—what are those millions of tiny glittering particles floating in the air? Are they everywhere?

Your heating system is going to be running into the spring. Make sure you avoid unexpected breakdowns and high energy bills with furnace maintenance.
Furnace maintenance, furnace service, Excel Heating and Cooling, VA
When was the last time you thought about your HVAC systems? Much like your car, your heating and cooling systems need regular maintenance to continue performing at their best. A maintenance plan makes scheduling regular maintenance for your HVAC systems simple and convenient, all while offering you numerous benefits.
Comfort Control in Your Home, Excel Heating and Cooling, Harrisburg, VA

It’s nice to be home after a long day at the office, a day running errands or even weeks away on vacation. Or is it? If you’ve got complete control over the heating and cooling of every space in your home, from wherever you are, then you can confidently say yes!

Keep allergies at bay with Excel Heating & Cooling!
If pollen is giving you a headache both literally and figuratively, you’ve got to take action. Here are some tips from Excel Heating and Cooling to help keep your allergies at bay, no matter how much you’ve been sneezing lately.
Is your AC running on Overtime? Let the experts at Excel keep you cool this summer!
It’s been a hot summer here in the Shenandoah Valley, and if you’re like most homeowners, you’ve been spending quite a bit of time basking in the cool air provided by your air conditioner. Some may notice, however, that their air conditioners have been running overtime, in which case staying cool may not be very easy at all. It helps to take a closer look at your AC if it isn’t working the way it should be.
Ensure summer-long comfort for your Harrisonburg home with an AC maintenance plan with Excel Heating & Cooling!
With summer here, homeowners living in and around the central Shenandoah River Valley are doing their best to stay cool while the hot sun bears down. For some, this means a fair amount of extra wear and tear on their air conditioning systems, especially in older homes that aren’t well-insulated.
Limit pressure on your AC this summer with help from Excel
With the heat of summer already here in Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley, there’s a good chance your AC has already been running full throttle. The workload is only going to continue to rise as the summer progresses, which has many people concerned about what their electricity bills will end up looking like. While there’s no getting around the fact that keeping your home cool is an essential part of summer comfort, it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune to do so.

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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