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Are you getting FREE cooling for YOUR home?

June 21, 2016

Far too often we go into our customers homes and find a common issue.  It's an issue that reeks havoc on the climate in the home. It has a lot to do with floor layout and whether the home has a second or even a third floor. It also has a lot to do with ductwork design. The problem is 'stratification of air'.  Stratification of air is when hot air in the home rises and the cooler air drops.  Many people fight the good fight against it using everything from fans to closing air vents however, one would do well to obtain a good understanding of how a 'proper duct system' would combat the issue. …

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Box Media Air Filtration

February 19, 2016
What the Weatherman says about...Furnace 'Box media Filtration'
 
There are many things you can add to your  HVAC system to solve issues you and your family may be having in your home.  Everything from Ultra Violet lights to Wi-Fi thermostats.  The real question is what is a good idea for you.
In the case of box media air cleaners, it is a matter of how much you currently spend on air filtration now, or rather how much you would like to. If you are the consumer who purchases the nicer 3M throw away filters,  then perhaps doing the math on a box media filter will entice you to swit…

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Money saving, digital programmable, thermostats

January 6, 2016
What the Weatherman says on money saving Thermostats...
 
These days the controls for your homes HVAC system are getting more and more 'Star Trek' every day. From the days when you had  small glass bulb filled with mercury hanging on the wall which automatically turned your heating system 'on' or 'off', to today where we offer a tablet which can be pulled from its magnet holder on the wall, and brought into any room in the home.  The latest Lennox i30 thermostat knows when you leave your home to lower the temperature, and it knows when you'll be home soon too using a gps location to you…

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When to Replace Your Furnace or Air Conditioner

December 10, 2015

To repair or replace, that is the question that most likely comes to mind when your heating or cooling system stops working like it should. Although repairing may be the most affordable solution now, it may not be the best choice in the long run.

Factors to consider include:

Fifty Percent Rule

When the cost of repairs approaches 50% of the value of your heating or cooling system, its generally time to replace your system.

Other Rules of Thumb

Even if needed repair cost aren't quite as daunting as 50%, you might want to replace your system if it's over 12 years old, or you've ha…

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