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HVAC Maintenance -- Why An Annual Service Plan Benefits You

March 29, 2012 Mike Behr
The last thing anyone wants on a cold Mid-Ohio winter night is for the heat to go out. An annual tune up of your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system c
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Ductwork Design -- 3 Elements That Are Essential To Efficiency

March 27, 2012 Mike Behr
Your ductwork design plays a key role in your home heating system. Your heating and cooling, humidification, and ventilation systems depend on efficient ductwork. Without
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Reduce Dry Air And Eliminate Static Electricity With A Whole-House Humidifier

March 22, 2012 Mike Behr
If you've never given any thought to the relative humidity in your household, now might be the time. With winter upon us in the Mid-Ohio area, indoor air can be at its dr
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Your Furnace Has Earned The Red Tag -- Time To Repair Or Replace

March 20, 2012 Mike Behr
When your utility provider or HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) technician hangs a red tag on your furnace, you'll likely have to make a difficult decision
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Preparing For Power Loss In 10 Easy Steps

March 15, 2012 Mike Behr
We rely so much on electricity that it’s hard to imagine how people ever managed without it. However, some homeowners occasionally must weather power outages, parti
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HVAC Deals Online -- Why You May Regret Your Purchase

March 13, 2012 Mike Behr
When you need a new HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system for your home, chances are that you'll be doing some research to find the unit that works best
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Tankless Water Heaters -- How Much Hot Water Do You Need?

March 8, 2012 Mike Behr
Are family members waiting in line to use the shower just to find out that there is no more hot water? Switch to a tankless water-heater system, and you and your loved on
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Heat Pump Operation -- A Beginner's Guide

March 6, 2012 Mike Behr
Heat pumps offer excellent climate control and energy savings, delivering even heating and cooling with up to 300 percent efficiency. If you are undertaking new construct
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Duct Sealing -- DIY Versus Professional Service

March 1, 2012 Mike Behr
Ductwork systems are out of sight, and, as a result, they homeowners often forget all about them. This is unfortunate since no other home-comfort system has a greater imp
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Don't Let Furnace Noise Keep You Up At Night -- Call A Pro

February 28, 2012 Mike Behr
Odd furnace noises aren't just a nuisance. They can be indicators of trouble with your furnace, so you should pay attention if you hear your furnace complaining. By liste
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Carbon Monoxide Detectors -- Increase Household Safety Through Proper Placement

February 23, 2012 Mike Behr
If your home has fuel-powered equipment, such as a gas furnace, you run the risk of exposing you and your loved ones to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide (CO), an odorl
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Boosting Water Heater Insulation Can Save You Energy Dollars

February 21, 2012 Mike Behr
In the average home, a water heater can consume up to 25 percent of the total energy your entire home’s systems use, so taking steps to decrease water-heating costs
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