An Easy Retrofit for Return Air From Bedrooms

Posted by client@maertin on January 31, 2018, at 11:48 am

Your bedroom really doesn’t aspire to be a balloon. Yet, because of the way your heating and air conditioning system was installed, it may be acting like one. At least to an extent. It doesn’t expand the way a balloon does, but it does get blown up. Think about it. If your bedroom has a supply vent from your HVAC system but no return vent or other pathway for the air to make its way…

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Lyric™ Wi-Fi Water Leak and FreezeDetector

Posted by client@maertin on January 26, 2018, at 12:42 pm

Peace of mind wherever you go: At the first signs of leaks, freezes, or excess humidity, The Lyric™ Wi-Fi Leak & Freeze Detector can alert your smartphone. Leaks and frozen pipes can cause serious damage to your home. With Lyric Water Leak and Freeze detectors you can get early warning. By catching it early, you may be able to avoid expensive repairs and loss of treasured items. They can be placed near trouble spots like…

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4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home with Clean Energy Technologies

Posted by client@maertin on September 27, 2017, at 11:31 am

  Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy 4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home with Clean Energy Technologies   Buying a home is the largest investment that most of us will ever make. One of the best ways to protect that purchase is to invest in smart renovations. Thanks to new technology, there are a number of home improvement options. From advanced heating and cooling to energy efficient appliances, these technologies can keep costs low…

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What Pet Owners Need to Know About Air Filters

Posted by client@maertin on September 8, 2017, at 9:22 am

Many homeowners consider their pets to be an integral part of their family. Our companion animals give us a great deal of love and comfort. However, as a responsible pet owner who must also look after the health of the entire family, you may have found that your pets tend to shed an excessive amount of fur and hair that leads to allergy symptoms. For those who want to keep their pets but need to…

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Air Purifiers: What They Are, How They Work & Benefits of Owning One

Posted by client@maertin on August 29, 2017, at 10:18 am

Air Purifiers: What They Are, How They Work & Benefits of Owning One  

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How to Stop Animals from Damaging Your AC Unit

Posted by client@maertin on August 16, 2017, at 11:55 am

You love animals, but you definitely do not love what they can do to the equipment that keeps your family comfortable at home. The air conditioning unit that you rely on for comfortable indoor temperatures all summer long is susceptible to damage from unwanted visitors to your home. We’re talking about wild animals and pets that your neighbors allow to roam around freely through the neighborhood. An AC unit is a major investment that you…

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Should you turn up the A/C when you leave home?

Posted by client@maertin on July 21, 2017, at 12:40 pm

Problems of Running Your A/C Too Much A well designed heating, ventilation and air conditioning system should have the capacity to make your home comfortable with normal use. The system should have been sized to make sure it adequately meets your home’s HVAC needs. Too powerful a system does not mean it will simply make your home cooler faster. Instead, it may actually not work as efficiently as a properly sized setup. Ductwork should be…

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5 Things to Check Before you Call

Posted by client@maertin on June 12, 2017, at 10:34 am

I’m going to try and save you a little money today. As much as we would love you to call us when you have a heating or air conditioner issue, there is a small checklist you can go over before you call to make sure the problem is not simple and easily remedied. Take a moment before you call anyone to go through this list. If things still do not work, call a repairman. Clogged…

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R-22 Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by client@maertin on May 3, 2017, at 10:32 am

  How do I find out if my HVAC system uses R-22? Check your unit for a nameplate that identifies the type of refrigerant it requires (this plate will also have safety certifications and electrical ratings). The nameplate is usually on the outdoor condensing unit for central air conditioners. If there is no nameplate, your owner’s manual should have the information, as would the company that sold you the unit. If you know the model…

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The Troubling Ten: The Most Frequently Encountered Spring A/C Problems & How You Can Prevent Them

Posted by client@maertin on April 24, 2017, at 10:52 am

In a tough economy the last thing you need is a surprise air conditioning repair. While all mechanical systems require repairs from time to time, many are preventable. In no particular order, here are the ten most common problems we encounter every Spring and what you can do to avoid them. Tripped Breaker One of the most common causes of no-cool calls is a tripped breaker. Reset it before calling us. Hopefully, it won’t repeat….

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Common Myths About Your Air Conditioner

Posted by client@maertin on April 19, 2017, at 10:02 am

There are so many tips out there to help keep your home cool. However, much of the advice you hear may just be myths. Let’s tackle the most common myths and learn the reality on how to best run your air conditioner.   Here are some of the most common air conditioning myths paired with the facts you need to keep cool and on-budget this summer. Myth: Using an air conditioner will give you a…

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Seasonal Allergies & Spring Cleaning for Your A/C

Posted by client@maertin on March 30, 2017, at 9:33 am

Seasonal allergies acting up? Then there are a few things you can do to reduce the problem and purify your indoor air quality. Before it’s springtime, keep these a/c cleaning tips in mind. It’s spring again. For anyone who suffers from seasonal allergies, it won’t be difficult to notice when it’s spring. To keep your seasonal allergies under control, the HVAC professionals suggest you take a few steps to improve your home’s indoor air quality….

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Have Your HVAC’s Back And Change Those Filters!

Posted by client@maertin on March 15, 2017, at 11:51 am

  The filters in your HVAC system are the first and most effective measure in protecting your heating and cooling system. Any HVAC specialist or home improvement guru will tell you, change your filters often. Keeping your system in fresh filters will greatly extend its life expectancy and this small bit of preventative maintenance can save you money on repairs down the road, not to mention help keep up the air quality in your home….

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