April 2, 2013 Mike Behr
Boiler problems are unfortunately common, Boiler troubleshooting guideJoe Behr Plumbing & Heating for expert assistance. We provide top-notch HVAC and plumbing servicBoiler problems are unfortunately common, especially in winter, here in the Mid-Ohio area. A handy boiler troubleshooting guide is definitely in order for local residents who use boilers for heating their home and its water.
March 28, 2013 Mike Behr
If your furnace or other forced-ar heating or cooling equipment is older than 10 years, it's probably operating on a permanent-split capacitor (PSC) blower motor. Though this type of motor has been a standard in HVAC equipment for many years, the more efficient electronically commutated motor (ECM) is fast becoming the energy standard.
March 21, 2013 Mike Behr
Hearing that you have a red-tagged furnace is never good news, since it almost always means either an expensive repair or a furnace replacement.
March 14, 2013 Mike Behr
While a new furnace, heat pump or air conditioner will be more energy-efficient than your old one and will help you save on your energy bills, there are also generous federal energy tax credits available, some of which have been extended due to recent congressional action.
March 7, 2013 Mike Behr
Your whole-house humidifier works hard during the cold Mid-Ohio winter to help ensure that your family stays healthy throughout the heating season, prevent the wood in your home from drying out and keeping static electricity from zapping your electronics.
March 5, 2013 Mike Behr
If you'd like to take a bite out of your winter utility bills, consider a dual-fuel heating system.
February 28, 2013 Mike Behr
Many people look at dry indoor air in the winter as a harmless nuisance, but in reality, air that has less than 30 percent humidity is not healthy.
February 21, 2013 Mike Behr
By educating yourself on the toxic air from your garage and how proper air sealing can help, you can be more secure about your indoor air quality.