How to Control Humidity to Limit Mold

June 20, 2016

High indoor humidity can be hard to control. Often people use their air conditioners to remove moisture from their home since it already happens as a by-product of cooling. However dehumidification is not the primary purpose of an air conditioner. An air conditioner runs off of a thermostat which only senses temperature not humidity levels.…

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Replacing Your Split System

June 6, 2016

In a split-system air conditioner there are outside and inside parts that have to work together like a team to achieve the right temperature for your home. They need to work together in unison to be the most efficient that they can. In most cases your furnace and air conditioner were installed together and work…

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A Smart Programable Thermostat

May 27, 2016

A programmable thermostat makes it easier for you to keep your home comfortable and energy efficient throughout the year. It’s WiFi connected, so you can monitor your systems remotely from your computer, smart phone or tablet. If you are on vacation or just at work all day, you can check on your home and make…

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Spring Money Saving Tips for Teanneseeans

May 13, 2016

With summer just around the corner and the inevitable need for AC coming up, at Tedder, we want to go over some of the ways that you can save money and energy with your HVAC system this season. Tennessee can get very hot very fast, here are some tips for how to save money this…

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All About Your Air Filter

April 25, 2016

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your heat exchanger, or cause it to work double time which can result in short cycling or shutting down all together. Spring in Tennessee is prime…

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Duct Cleaning and Why Its Important

April 14, 2016

According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your ducts cleaned if you say yes to one or all of these criteria. If you have visible mold growth inside your ducts or other parts of your heating and cooling systems. You may not be able to easily inspect this because many sections…

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Leaky Ducts, Leak Money

March 21, 2016

Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not a frequently…

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Transitioning a Heat Pump from Heat to Cool

March 7, 2016

As warmer temperatures approach, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a heater to providing you with cool air. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures warm up and you need your heat pump to be providing you with constant cooling. Here are somethings that you can do at home: Maintenance…

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How to Troubleshoot and Test Your Thermostat

February 26, 2016

Sometimes the most obvious solutions to a problem are the hardest to see. If your Furnace is not functioning correctly, first and foremost check your thermostat. Is the thermostat set to “On” and for the appropriate setting? Does it need new batteries? Is it a programmable thermostat? If it is confirm that the overrides or…

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What is Furnace Short Cycling?

February 8, 2016

Short cycling basically means short run times and short off times, that your furnace is turning on and off quickly and thus not providing the heat that your home needs. It can happen for a number of reasons. A furnace that is too big for your home is often the culprit. When your home heats…

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