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  1. Do I need an AC inspection this spring?

    How long would you drive your car without changing the oil? You should think about heating and air conditioning the same way. Your HVAC system works harder than nearly any other system in your house. It often runs daily, working hard to heat or cool your home in response to the temperature outside. Thatís a lot of wear and tear on an expensive system.

    Regular HVAC maintenance keeps your system in tip-top shape, lubricates the gears (literally), and minimizes wear-and-tear damage. HVAC ...
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  2. Save energy with these 5 tips

    Whether itís the dead of winter, a broiling summer, or you live in a comfortably moderate climate, your homeís energy efficiency is a big deal. You spend a lot of money to power heating and air conditioning and keep your home climate-controlled, and you donít want to see that go to waste. While big-ticket installations such as solar power and geothermal heating and cooling systems play a huge role in efficiency, donít underestimate the power of these everyday acts to dent those energy bills. ...
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  3. What to look for in a furnace inspection

    Even as hot weather covers most of the nation, chillier fall days may be closer than you think. Right now is the perfect time to check up on your heating system and make sure itís ready for fall and winter. HVAC pros are already getting their schedules filled up, so if you want an inspection, itís best to call them sooner rather than later. Not only does this get your system prepped with plenty of time, but you can complete any necessary repairs before you really need the heat. The last thing you ...
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  4. 6 ways to breathe cleaner in your home

    Whether your concerns are about pollen and allergens, overall indoor air quality or just breathing a little cleaner, consider these tips to clear the air.

    1. Install HVAC upgrades

    Ultraviolet lights, humidifiers, dehumidifiers and filters all offer different ways to strip allergens and impurities from your air. These do come at a premium cost, so talk to an HVAC expert about whatís best for you. If you have an older HVAC system, you can improve air quality just by upgrading ...
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  5. What goes into an air conditioning inspection?

    Your heating and air conditioning system is one of the most vital systems of your home, delivering and removing warm or cool air from every room and maintaining humidity levels. It also includes a great many moving parts and complex elements. This means it needs to be checked regularly to avoid a small problem escalating into a big one, or a catastrophic one.

    Experts agree that you should have a qualified pro check your HVAC system twice a year: in spring and fall. The change of seasons ...
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  6. 8 tips for safely performing furnace, fireplace inspections

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ID:	11411Here are eight top safety tips and suggestions for performing your own furnace and fireplace inspections.

    1. If the fossil-fueled furnace is more than 10 years old, the furnace needs to be inspected and serviced by a qualified (licensed where required) heating/venting/air-conditioning (HVAC) contractor. The heat exchanger should be checked for cracks, and the burners need to be cleaned and adjusted. The contractor may also check the pressure sensors and ...
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