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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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How Does a Geothermal Heat Pump Work?

January 21, 2016

Geothermal Heating capitalizes on the fact that temperatures in the earth remain fairly constant when you dig just a few feet below the surface. Whether you live somewhere that temperatures fluctuate or somewhere with a more constant temperature, the temperature below the surface stays relatively the same. This is because the ground absorbs 47% of…

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 12, 2016

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reason that your furnace may be blowing cold air and there a few things to check before you need…

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When Should I Replace my Furnace?

December 22, 2015

There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about your furnace and when or how soon you will need a new one. How old is your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15-20 years. The closer to you get to this age range the more attention you should pay…

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

December 9, 2015

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has indoor air quality ranked as one of the top 5 environmental dangers. It is linked to severe asthma and allergy development in children and to heart problems and lung cancer in children and adults. Symptoms depend on the particular contaminant and are sometimes mistaken for allergies, stress, colds or…

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill This Winter

November 23, 2015

Is your energy bill too high in the winter time? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things that you can do at home to save you money. Some of them are big projects but most are simple things that you can do in your day to day…

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