Keeping Cool on the Fourth of July

Summer is a great time for celebrations and July Fourth is one of the best. You just need to remember that while the sun may feel great on your skin, too much of it can cause issues like heat exhaustion and dehydration. That's why staying cool is absolutely imperative. Here are some quick tips to … [Read more...]

Understanding Thermostats and How They Work

The thermostat is the control center of your HVAC system, so it affects how your heating and cooling components perform, their energy efficiency, and the comfort level they provide. Given the importance of the thermostat, it's beneficial to have a general understanding of the type you own, how it … [Read more...]

HVAC Tips: Keep Mosquitoes Out

Effective mosquito repellant techniques can help make the summer less painful and even lower the threat of dangerous diseases. Mosquito bites are associated with transmission of West Nile virus, the Zika virus and viral encephalitis. Outside, keep tall grass and weeds cut down and remove sources of … [Read more...]

Tips for Summer HVAC Prep

Summer HVAC prep helps your system make the jump from heating to cooling without a hitch. The air conditioning side of your HVAC system has been in hibernation since last fall. Bringing the A/C online involves more than just flipping the thermostat setting from “Heat” to “Cool.” Here are some summer … [Read more...]

Tips to Safeguard Your HVAC from Pests

Taking good care of your Indianapolis home and its HVAC system means that you have to stay vigilante against an array of invading pests. Taking a proactive approach to dealing with home pests can help you avoid costly or downright dangerous situations like: Damaged equipment. Mice, squirrels, … [Read more...]

Air Filter Always Dirty? Here’s Why

During the heart of the cooling or heating season, most HVAC experts recommend checking and changing the filter once a month. If you’ve found that you have a dirty air filter sooner, there are probably good reasons for it. You have pets. Cats and dogs shed fur and dander constantly and what … [Read more...]

Will You Spring on HVAC Replacements Before Summer?

If your heating and cooling equipment is showing signs of an age-related decline in efficiency, or it's needed repairs more often recently, investing in new HVAC before summer can be a smart choice. Here are a few of the reasons why it's worth springing for an HVAC replacement this time of … [Read more...]

Achieving Efficiency: How Pet Doors Affect Your Bills

That small opening in your exterior wall where your pet door is located may not seem like much of an energy waster, but if it could be costing you plenty in utility bills. The best pet doors lock conditioned air in and keep unconditioned air out so they don't compromise your home's efficiency. … [Read more...]

What it Means to Have a Properly Matched System

For optimum cooling performance and efficiency, a properly matched system is critical. A central air conditioner actually consists of two very separate halves that make up the whole system. The indoor unit, called the air handler, incorporates the system evaporator coil and the blower fan. The unit … [Read more...]

Nothing to Sneeze At: Tackling Spring Allergies with HVAC

When spring arrives, the Indianapolis landscape transitions from the dreary grey of winter to the cheerier colors of budding trees and green lawns. However, no matter how much we welcome spring’s arrival, it also brings a new allergy season. This year, learn how your HVAC system can help alleviate … [Read more...]