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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!

Excel Heating and Cooling, Learning More About The Size Of The AC Blog Post, VA
The biggest problem with an oversized air conditioning system is that it is simply too powerful and quick at doing it's job. In some cases, it's comparable to using a chainsaw to trim a rose bush. Oversized air conditioning units quickly and effectively brings air temperature down to the thermostat setting, but shut off after running for just a few minutes, in a process known as "short-cycling."
Excel Heating and Cooling, What to do after scheduling an HVAC service appointment Blog Post, VA
After going through our pre-service call checklist and scheduling an HVAC service appointment with us at 540-434-0030, here are a few more things you can do to make sure your HVAC service appointment goes off without a hitch.
Excel Heating and Cooling, Heat Pump Repairs and HVAC Experts, VA
As a certified Lennox Dealer, our technicians have the knowledge and expertise you can trust. Whether it is a furnace from the Dave Lennox Signature Collection or a Merit Series Air Conditioner -- Excel Heating and Cooling has you covered.
Heating and Furnace Repair
At Excel Heating & Cooling, our comfort advisors are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to provide emergency heating and furnace service to residents of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Virginia. Our experienced staff will address your needs quickly and efficiently.
Energy Recovery Ventilators
As building science has improved and interest in home energy efficiency has increased-- houses are getting tighter and tighter, with fewer leaks, gaps and holes where air can flow in and out. In general, this is great news for the energy efficiency of a home, because air leaks make your heating and cooling systems work much harder.
Excel Heating and Cooling, Heating and Heat Pump Repair in Harrisonburg Blog Post, VA
If you're having issues this winter with the heating system in your home, the experts at Excel Heating and Cooling are here for you. Whether it's the furnace, heat pump, or heater -- our skilled technicians will ensure fast and professional service.
Excel Heating and Cooling, HVAC Services in Harrisonburg Blog Post, VA
We proudly offer HVAC services in Harrisonburg, Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley for heating and cooling installation, repair, replacements, and 24-hour emergency service. With cold winters and hot summers in the valley -- we understand the importance in having your heating and cooling systems up and running when you most need them.
Excel Heating and Cooling, Ideal Thermostat Temperatures Blog Post, VA
Excel Heating and Cooling uses programmable thermostats on every new installation project, and our owner Jay Monger recommends that anyone with non-programmable climate control systems upgrade to programmable ones.
Excel Heating and Cooling, Not Sure if You Need HVAC Repairs? Try Our Checklist! Blog Post, VA
Thinking that you may need an expensive heating or cooling repair can be frustrating and concerning. The timing is never great, yet a properly functioning system is critical to your family's comfort.

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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