What Air Quality Concerns Should You Know This Fall?

The scent of damp earth and chimney smoke bring a comforting atmosphere to the Indianapolis area's chilly falls, but those same scents also pose problems for your indoor air quality. By making time for furnace maintenance, fireplace preparation, and other seasonal jobs, though, you can ensure your … [Read more...]

Now is the Time to Winterize Your HVAC System in Indiana

Now is the Time to Winterize Your HVAC System in Indiana

Taking care of the HVAC system in your Indiana home is something every homeowner must do year-round. As the weather will soon change thanks to the upcoming colder months of the year, winterizing your HVAC system as soon as possible is of utmost importance. Here are a few tips to start the … [Read more...]

What Temperature for Pets is Ideal in the Fall?

What Temperature for Pets is Ideal in the Fall?

As the weather gets cooler in the Indianapolis area this fall, it’s important to think about your pets and home heating. If you’re usually gone most of the day, you’ll need to make sure that the temperature inside your home is comfortable for them. When you leave your home for the day, what’s the … [Read more...]

Why You Should Change Your Air Filters Now

Why You Should Change Your Air Filters Now

Most likely the warm weather won't be around much longer; soon we'll see the seasons transitioning, with cooling breezes and falling leaves. Regardless of the season, however, your HVAC system always requires a filter change. Although you may not run the A/C as much as you run the furnace in our … [Read more...]

Factors Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

Factors Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

The air inside your home can have a big impact on your health if certain pollutants and other irritants are present. It’s important to know the potential sources that can affect your indoor air quality, so you can make sure that you and your family are breathing air that’s as clean and healthy as … [Read more...]

Equip Your Home With Enough Attic Insulation

Equip Your Home With Enough Attic Insulation

If your attic doesn't have enough insulation, you'll pay more for heating and cooling and find it hard to keep your home comfortable. In our climate zone, the Department of Energy recommends having a total of R-60 on the attic floor for maximum energy efficiency. How Much Attic Insulation Should … [Read more...]

Balancing Air in Your House

Balancing Air in Your House

Balancing airflow in a building, such as your Indianapolis home, is a process that entails measuring air volumes, temperature and humidity, and making mechanical and environmental adjustments to deliver balanced comfort and IAQ in every room. That's not all. Air balancing also offers a nice … [Read more...]

Wi-Fi Thermostats: Upgrade Your Comfort

Wi-Fi Thermostats: Upgrade Your Comfort

As you plan upgrades to your HVAC system, you may want to think about a Wi-fi thermostat. It may sound complicated, but if you can operate a smart phone, you can operate a Wi-fi thermostat, which could give you access to more savings on your utility bills. But that's not the only reason to get a … [Read more...]

Get Comfort Control in Every Room of Your House With a Zoning System

Get Comfort Control in Every Room of Your House With a Zoning System

It's just a fact of nature that heat rises, some people like warmer homes, some people like cooler homes and there are going to be thermostat battles. Well, that may have been the case in the days before forced-air zoning systems were introduced. Keep reading to learn how a zoning system can give … [Read more...]

Find the Right Balance of Heat and Humidity

Find the Right Balance of Heat and Humidity

Some homes are just damper than others. Winter or summer, excessive dampness can cause problems, whether it's from a musty smell, or an actual problem with mold. It's important to always fix leaks in plumbing, in the roof or in the basement, to mitigate damp conditions. But beyond that, you need to … [Read more...]