What to Understand About Furnaces

In Indianapolis in the winter, your furnace is one of the most important appliances you own. While basking in its warmth as the freezing winds rage outside, do you ever stop and think, “How did this miracle of modern technology come to be?” Here’s a...

What Are Fall Best Practices for Thermostats?

When fall temperatures hit in Indianapolis, it is time to change the setting on your thermostat. By adjusting thermostat settings, you can improve the comfort of your home and potentially lower your energy bills. Here are some thermostat best practices to consider as...

Don’t Close the Vents: Effective Temperature Control

We can understand why some homeowners think closing vents and registers is an acceptable way to control indoor temperature. Bedroom too cold? Sure, close the vents and keep the cold air out. Not only are you warmer, but you’re saving money by not air...

HVAC Efficiency Concerns: Halloween Decorations

The holidays, starting with Halloween do affect HVAC efficiency, but with planning, you can keep your heating bills and the occasional cooling expense to a minimum. Fall weather has its ups and downs, so it’s good to plan your party ahead of time and stay on top of...

HVAC and Fall Weather

Fall in Indiana typically brings mild but changeable weather that requires cooling on some days, and heating on others. These weather fluctuations can make it challenging to keep your home comfortable and your energy bills under control. Here’s how to use your...

Cool Halloween Costumes: HVAC Theme

Halloween is nearly here! Whether you’re going to a party, taking the kids trick-or-treating, or staying home to hand out candy, you need a costume. Why not look to your HVAC system for inspiration? There are plenty of great Halloween costumes your system can...

Yard and HVAC Maintenance: How to Keep Your Outdoor Unit Safe

The outdoor unit of your air conditioner condenser/compressor is designed to be tough. In general, there’s not much reason to worry about it, particularly if you have your air conditioner maintenance performed annually before the cooling season starts. Your HVAC...

Energy Efficiency Impactors: the Stack Effect

Some causes of lost energy efficiency are a simple fact of physics. One of those is the natural principle that hot air is thin and rises while cold air is dense and sinks. Inside a house, these forces combine to create a phenomenon known as the “stack effect.” Without...