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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

September 14, 2018

When we think of pollution, or air quality, we usually think of the outdoor air, right? But what about indoor air? We spend most of our time indoors. The best thing that you can to improve your home’s indoor air quality is to be vigilant. Is the air in your home circulating properly? Are your…

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What is a Dehumidifier?

August 22, 2018

What is a dehumidifier? A dehumidifier is an appliance that removes moisture from the air. What are the signs that I need a dehumidifier? There are a number of things that can indicate you need a dehumidifier: You may have condensation on your windows or doors. You will see water beading or fog/vapor on the…

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Geothermal Heat Pump Maintenance

July 31, 2018

One of the benefits of having a geothermal system for your home is the minimal maintenance it requires. Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that require regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more durable and does not require the same frequency of attention. There five things you…

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Heat Pumps and AC Units – What’s The Difference?

July 19, 2018

Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. The question begs to be asked: What is the difference between a heat pump and a traditional air conditioner/furnace…

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Freeze Up?

June 29, 2018

One of the more common and frustrating things that can happen to your Air Conditioning Unit is a freeze up. This is exactly what it sounds like, when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects…

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Is My Air Conditioner Short Cycling?

June 14, 2018

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs, usually indicate a larger problem,…

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What Does SEER Mean?

May 24, 2018

When it comes to your air conditioner, a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the ratio…

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 15, 2018

Purchasing a new air conditioner can be a daunting task, but we’re here to help! Here are some common purchasing mistakes to avoid when buying a new air conditioning system in Murfreesboro, TN. The Wrong Sized Unit It is easy to buy a unit too large or too small for your space. A larger unit…

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Why is Air Conditioning Maintenance Important?

April 27, 2018

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service for it to run efficiently. We recommend getting your AC unit serviced and cleaned once a year. You should do this in the spring, to ensure that your unit will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. Why is this…

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What Does the Phaseout of R-22 Mean for You?

April 19, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22). And maybe you also haven’t heard that by the year 2020, it’s being phased out of usage herein the U.S. This…

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