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Reminder: Change Your Filter!

Reminder: Change Your Filter! The start of a new season should mean a fresh filter for your HVAC system. Your current filter is filled with dust and allergens (most likely ragweed) from the summer, and needs to be changed so you have optimal air quality in your home. Your current filter is also collecting buildup

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Ductless For Your Historic Home

Ductless For Your Historic Home Historic and older homes can be tricky to update. The biggest challenges are primarily due to design and space. Older homes are not designed for today’s equipment. In newer homes, builders take into account the space required for ducted systems, so the homeowner doesn’t have to worry about designing around

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Heating Bills Rising? A High Efficiency Gas Furnace Can Help

Heating Bills Rising? A High Efficiency Gas Furnace Can Help Are you noticing that your heating bills have been steadily rising over the past few years? You may have an inefficient furnace. You may hear that word being thrown around a lot lately; efficient. But what does that mean for you? Efficiency is concerned with

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Benefits Of A Ductless Heat Pump

Benefits Of A Ductless Heat Pump Ductless heat pumps, or mini-splits, are a great option for homes that don’t have existing ductwork. A mini-split involves two major components, an outdoor compressor or condenser, and multiple air handler units indoors. A branch box is used to “split” numerous indoor units across one outdoor unit. What are

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Why You Should Convert With Oil

Why You Should Convert With Oil In general, homeowners that choose to convert from oil to natural gas do so to either save money or be more efficient. The process of converting usually takes about six to eight weeks from the time you request the service, to completion of installation, so plan ahead. What are

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Is Dry Air Causing Your Home to Suffer?

Is Dry Air Causing Your Home to Suffer? Just like your body, your home can tell when it’s getting too much, or not enough moisture. For your body, the lack of moisture in your home can cause nasal congestion, dry and cracked skin, and a scratchy throat. If your home is suffering from lack of

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Why Add A Whole House Humidifier?

Why Add A Whole House Humidifier? How does it work? A whole house humidifier is directly installed into your existing HVAC system. It gives you the ability to control the humidity levels throughout your entire home. How is it different? Whole house humidifiers differ from portable humidifiers, in that they are constantly monitoring the humidity

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Is Geothermal For You?

Is Geothermal For You? Geothermal systems are more efficient (up to 400%) because unlike other systems, they aren’t wasting energy or burning fuel to generate heat. Instead, they simply transfer heat to and from the earth. How Does it Work? A geothermal unit consists of an indoor unit and a buried earth loop. In the

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Ducted Vs. Ductless Systems: Which Should You Choose?

Ducted Vs. Ductless Systems: Which Should You Choose? Ductless and Ducted Systems will serve as both the heating and cooling units for your home, so in that essence, they are similar. But which system will work best for your space and what are the main differences? Ducted Systems Ducted systems feature sheet metal ducts placed

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Remodels Are The Perfect Time To Upgrade Your Electrical

Remodels Are The Perfect Time To Upgrade Your Electrical Upgrading is electrical systems can be a huge undertaking, primarily because all the wires are behind the walls. Your home, especially if its older, may have hidden or unknown wiring issues that may lead to a lot more work than you thought, disrupting your home and

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