How Your IAQ Changes in Summer

How is the air in your home different in summer than during other seasons? You may not know it, but you’re likely to be dealing with an elevated level of indoor air pollutants in summer, particularly when you keep your house closed up with your air conditioner...

Keep Dad Cool: HVAC Father’s Day Gifts

If the dad in your life is like most men, he enjoys a cool home. Does your dad often complain about how his house is too warm? Perhaps your Father’s Day gift can be centered around lowering the temperature. Here are some suggestions for doing just that. Ceiling...

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...

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...

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”...

3 Ways Window Treatments Boost Energy Efficiency

Window treatments help boost energy efficiency in most houses. Windows often present a major gap in a successful home energy plan. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 75% of the sunlight entering through standard window glass converts to heat inside the...

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...

End-of-Spring Energy Savings

It’s always a relief when spring comes around and we can finally turn off the heating system for the season. For a brief time, before the weather heats up and we need the air conditioner, we can cut back on energy use. End of spring is also a great time to plan...

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...