Pro Tips

Reduce Dry Air And Eliminate Static Electricity With A Whole-House Humidifier

March 22, 2012 Mike Behr 2 comments
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 3 comments
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 1 comments
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 0 comments
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 1 comments
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 5 comments
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 2 comments
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 2 comments
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 5 comments
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 358 comments
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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Setting Programmable Thermostats For Maximum Energy Savings

February 16, 2012 Mike Behr 5 comments
Setting programmable thermostats can mean the difference between energy savings—and getting a quick return on your investment—and the status quo. A programmab
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How Your Heating System Works To Maintain Comfort And Efficiency

February 14, 2012 Mike Behr 2 comments
Three separate systems in your home combine to create comfortable temperatures during the cold weather months. If you learn how your heating system works, which includes
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