What to Know About Variable-Speed HVAC Technology

HVAC engineers are always looking for ways to improve their products by cutting energy use and increasing comfort. Variable-speed HVAC systems do just that. They’re one of the most recent breakthroughs in HVAC technology that’s now available to homeowners. What Variable-Speed Systems Do HVAC … [Read more...]

Add HVAC Maintenance to Your Back-to-School List

It's hard to believe but the kids will be going back to school before we know it. That means the weather will be cooling off soon and it will be time to think of putting the air conditioner to rest and cranking up your heating system. You could be getting ready for that change with a little HVAC … [Read more...]

HVAC and Apartment Maintenance

If you live in an apartment you probably know it is sometimes not clear who's responsible for certain tasks, including HVAC maintenance. It's always good to have things pertaining to apartment maintenance spelled out in the lease, but sometimes there are gray areas that may be open for discussion … [Read more...]

Maintenance Items to Consider Before Your Winter Vacation

If you're taking a vacation this winter, you want to relax and not worry about any problems back here at home. When you're making a list of must-do items to take care of before you leave, be sure to add the following vacation maintenance tasks that can help you save energy and avert possible damage … [Read more...]

How You Can Ready the Air Conditioner for the Off Season

As the fall season and cooler weather arrive in the Indianapolis area, you may be ready to shut down your air conditioner for the off season. However, your A/C needs to be prepped for winter hibernation with a few cleaning tasks, which may also help boost heating efficiency in the coming … [Read more...]

Here’s an HVAC Replacement and Maintenance Timeline

Knowing approximately how long an HVAC system lasts helps you plan for its eventual replacement and budget accordingly. Unless replacement is imminent, having an HVAC maintenance timeline that you follow will keep the equipment running more dependably and efficiently, and may even stave off a … [Read more...]

Understanding DIY or Pro HVAC Maintenance Tasks

If you want your home's cooling and heating system to operate efficiently and effectively, regular maintenance is mandatory. This means both maintenance you can do at home, and annual professional maintenance on both the cooling and heating components of your HVAC system. It's important to know … [Read more...]

3 Things That Might Go Wrong With Your A/C Condensate Drain

When you've got a plumbing problem in your home, you want to handle it right away to prevent water damage. As surprising as it may be, your A/C system can create water problems in the home, too. Read on to learn about a few common A/C condensate drain problems and how to deal with them. Mold and … [Read more...]

Discover the Truth About These Home Cooling Myths

Popular myths can be notoriously difficult to squash, and in the case of home cooling myths, they can do more harm than good to your system's efficiency. Here are the facts behind some of the most popular home cooling myths. Cool Your Home Faster by Lowering the Thermostat Turning your … [Read more...]

Perform Furnace Maintenance This Fall for Best Winter Results

Winters are cold here in the Midwest, with average January temperatures of 28 degrees, and zero degrees being reached close to five nights per year. Heating equipment needs to be in good condition, and, like any complex machine, your furnace needs regular maintenance to operate at its best. Dealing … [Read more...]