Pro Tips

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

March 22, 2012 Mike Behr 1187 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 87 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 44 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 1053 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 1307 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 1350 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 1305 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 1145 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 1329 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 3582 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 1148 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 1270 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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