Pro Tips

Reap The Benefits Of A High-Efficiency A/C Upgrade

July 26, 2012 Mike Behr
The federal Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average homeowner a 30 percent difference in efficiency. Some older air conditioning models had SEER rating
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Radiant Barriers -- Your Answer To Attic Heat And Humidity

July 24, 2012 Mike Behr
With home cooling costs likely to be higher than ever this summer, you should be happy to know that there's a way to reduce your energy usage and keep your house cooler a
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An Attic Fan Can Help You Beat The Heat Upstairs This Summer

July 19, 2012 Mike Behr
Are you looking for an easy way to beat the heat on the second floor of your home? An attic fan will not only help keep your home cooler this summer, it will also lower y
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Heat Pump Efficiency Terms -- What Do They Mean?

July 17, 2012 Mike Behr
Selecting the right heat pump for your home is important if you want to experience the greatest efficiency and comfort possible. Here are four relevant heat pump efficien
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Energy Saving Steps To Take Before Leaving For Summer Vacation

July 12, 2012 Mike Behr
Family vacations are wonderful. They're an opportunity for the family to bond while leaving the normal stresses of daily life behind. However, it's the wise homeowner who
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A/C Breakdown? 3 Factors That Determine Whether You Should Repair Or Replace

July 10, 2012 Mike Behr
During the hot and muggy Mid-Ohio summer, you can't dawdle when faced with an A/C breakdown. When your cooling equipment starts giving you trouble, you have to quickly ma
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A 4-Pronged Approach To Maintaining Your Air Conditioner

July 5, 2012 Mike Behr
Although air conditioners are complicated appliances, homeowners can do some of the maintenance themselves to prolong the system life and lower the operating costs. These
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Three Lifestyle Changes That Will Lower Your Hot-Water Use

July 3, 2012 Mike Behr
It's amazing how much minor changes to heating and cooling systems can reduce utility costs. For example, Mid-Ohio residents can lower hot water use and achieve lower uti
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Manual J: Does Your HVAC Pro Know It Chapter And Verse?

June 28, 2012 Mike Behr
When it comes to selecting the perfect air conditioner for your home, use your HVAC professional's expertise to make the right choice. But first make sure that your contr
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Is Tankless Water Heating A Good Choice For Your Family?

June 26, 2012 Mike Behr
Tankless water heating is becoming more common as energy costs continue to rise. If you're considering replacing your existing household water heater, you should carefull
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Sewer Gas: Finding And Fixing That Rotten Smell In Your Basement

June 21, 2012 Mike Behr
There’s not a lot to like about the presence of sewer gas in your basement, besides just the odor. Sewer gas contains toxic and non-toxic gasses caused by the decay
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Your New A/C: In Addition To The SEER Ratings, Take A Look At These Features

June 19, 2012 Mike Behr
What qualities are you looking for in a new air conditioner? Undoubtedly, you already know the importance of high SEER ratings if you want your system to operate efficien
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