Pro Tips

How Reducing Your Heating Load Can Enhance Furnace Efficiency

January 3, 2012 Mike Behr
Most furnaces have an efficiency rating typically between 60 and 95 percent, depending on the age of the unit. No mater how efficient the furnace is, you can still lose m
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Fast Furnace Replacement -- What You Need To Consider

December 29, 2011 Mike Behr
Another Mid-Ohio winter is on the doorstep, and if you're thinking this is the year for a furnace replacement, now's a good time to consider your options. A little resear
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Which Type Of Insulation Do You Need To Improve Energy Efficiency?

December 27, 2011 Mike Behr
Insulating your home can be an overwhelming task if you aren't familiar with the different types of insulation available, and how you can use each in your home. A properl
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How You'll Benefit From Variable-Speed Blower Motor Operation

December 22, 2011 Mike Behr
A variable-speed blower is a fan that works in conjunction with your heating and cooling system providing multiple airflow speeds. Variable-speed blowers offer many advan
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Why Annual HVAC Maintenance Plans Are A Responsible Choice

December 20, 2011 Mike Behr
When you live in a place that experiences all four seasons the way we do here in Mid-Ohio, it's important to make sure that your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air condit
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Wondering Where Your Energy Dollars Are Really Going? Consider An Energy Evaluation

December 15, 2011 Mike Behr
If you suspect that your home could be more energy efficient, now is the time to see if your suspicions are right -- before the long, cold mid-Ohio winter hits -- and hav
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Where Do UV Lights Fit Into Your Comprehensive Clean Air Strategy?

December 13, 2011 Mike Behr
Much has been said in recent years about the potential hazards of having poor indoor air quality. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has listed indoor air pollutio
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Long-Term Efficiency Of Your Heat Pump Depends On Routine Professional Maintenance

December 8, 2011 Mike Behr
Regular, professional maintenance is the best way to ensure that your heat pump has a long and efficient life, and that you benefit from a smoothly operating system with
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Spending More On A Furnace Upgrade Today May Save You Significantly Over Spending More On A Furnace Upgrade Today May Save You

December 6, 2011 Mike Behr
If you are looking into a can provide you with lifetime cost analyses. These compare all expenses related to owing a new furnace over a certain amount of time, which pr
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You Want To Insulate, But Your Budget Is Tight -- Start With The Attic

December 1, 2011 Mike Behr
A poorly insulated attic lets warmth out in wintertime and lets heat in during summer -- which can lead you to spend more than necessary on both heating and cooling. The
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Inefficient Heating Often Comes Down To Poor Ductwork Design

November 29, 2011 Mike Behr
With winter coming soon, you want to be sure that your entire HVAC system is working as efficiently as possible. And that means not only should your heating equipment be
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Protect Your Family Through The Proper Placements Of Carbon Monoxide Detectors

November 24, 2011 Mike Behr
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a very serious threat for any home. If your heating equipment and appliances burn fossil fuels, carbon monoxide is a byproduct of the combustion
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