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Why Does My AC Keep Running?

When an air conditioning unit is constantly running, it is not only blowing money, but it's a sign that something isn't right with the unit. An air conditioner should kick on and off automatically unless there is an issue. An air conditioner...

What Are The Most Common AC Malfunctions?

Your home air conditioner is one of the most important appliances in your home. While air conditioners that are well-maintained can last for a long time, it always seems as if they malfunction at the worst possible times. Fortunately, many of the...

Why Is My AC Unit Not Cooling Down My Home?

If you are experiencing higher temperatures in your home than set on your thermostat, it can make your stay frustrating and uncomfortable. The problem might be simple or it might mean you need a new AC unit. Why is your AC not cooling the house?...

How To Safely Clean Your AC Unit

One of the easiest ways to extend the life of your AC unit as well as to ease the task of maintenance is to make sure the AC unit is clean. A clean air conditioning unit will also allow your home to be cooled more efficiently, which ultimately helps...

Common Air Conditioning Malfunctions

As the temperature rises on the outside, you want the temperature to drop on the inside. One of the worse things that can happen on a sweltering summer day is a malfunctioning AC unit, causing you and your family discomfort. Below are just...

HVAC License-Dangers and Risks

Are you putting your family in Danger? Do you know if your contractor has an HVAC License?  You would think the question of possessing the proper HVAC license would be an easy one to answer.  Ha!  Not here in Michigan, just...

Ductless Split-System Heat Pumps (Mini-Splits)

 This article is reproduced from the U.S. Department of Energy Website.??Ductless split-system heat pumps (mini splits) make good retrofit add-ons to houses with “non-ducted” heating systems, such as hydronic (hot water heat),...

Moisture, Mold and Mildew Control in the Home

Key Points Mold and mildew can cause discoloration, odor problems and the degradation of building materials. Moisture control is the most important strategy for reducing the growth of mold and mildew. Thermal bridges, windows and...

Ten Ways to Improve Heating System Performance

Key Points Optimizing heating system performance can save on energy costs and improve building comfort. Regular maintenance and efficiency upgrades can keep your system operating at peak efficiency. If your system is 15 years old or...

Refrigerant Battle of the 21st century

R22 vs R410, Why the Big Scare. Today 5/9/2017 I would like to start by saying this is an update from 2012. Since this article was posted a few thing have changed. The biggest change has been the cost of the R-22, it has more than...

Heating Tax Credits for 2011

$500 – 2011 HVAC Energy Tax Credit Although not as aggressive as the past two years of energy tax credits, the new round of tax credits are here for 2011. When an aging or unreliable comfort system is due for repair, it often leaves the...

Thermostats

Home Furnace Thermostat Adam’s video pick to help with your project-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cXvcs9VXXI&feature=related The furnace thermostat is the nerve center of your home heating system. It’s the main control...

Air Duct Cleaning: Scam or Not?

Should You Have the Air Ducts in Your Home Cleaned? Adams video picks- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Omygm7z9fZU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu6u8KiA-o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLV6tdjXzUs&feature=related First and for most I...

Furnace Air Filters

Understanding Your Furnace Air Filter Adams video pick-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5bII3ZW3Jk&feature=related When you have a central furnace and air conditioning system, air quality often becomes an issue. These types of systems use...

Heating with Gas

A guide to choosing furnace size, efficiency, and features Replacing or improving a furnace may not pay off as handsomely as it did during the energy crisis of the late 1970s. But it may deliver steady, modest savings. And efficient heating...

Go Tankless and Save $$$

Going Tank-less with Your Hot Water Heat Adams video pick-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlkJtya-iV0&feature=related Tank-less hot water heaters seem to be the new craze in the world of plumbing and HVAC. Their claim to fame is their...

Get Your Furnace Tax Credit Now

Consumer Tax Incentives Home Heating & Cooling Equipment What are the incentives for home heating & cooling equipment? Purchasers of highly efficient heating, cooling, and water heating equipment can take tax credits of 30% of...

Invisible killer

Carbon Monoxide in Your Home Adams video pick-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lchtRTDsHSM Carbon monoxide could be leaking in your home right now, and unless you have a detector installed, you wouldn’t even know that it was...
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