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  • Quick Tip? Install A Furnace Filter Whistle

    That’s right — now, your furnace can whistle while it works! Or, rather, doesn’t work, as the furnace filter whistle emits noise when your furnace filter is 50 percent clogged. Knowing…

  • Watch Your Ducts for Healthy HVAC

    Although you can’t seem them, ducts are one of the most important components of a home, carrying air from your home’s furnace and central air conditioner to each room. If your…

  • Steps to Better Insulation

    One of the easiest ways to save money and energy is to insulate your home properly. You may have relied on your builder to determine if your home is properly sealed…

  • Ceiling Crawlspace Discoveries

    If you’ve never peeked into your ceilings crawlspace you don’t know what you’re missing. If you aren’t the original owner of the home and you never got a chance to look…

  • 4 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs and Stay Warm

    Photo: Sad Furnace Day from Fensterbme The Home Depot has shared these tips for keeping your home warm this winter while saving money. 1. Regularly maintain your furnace and water heater.…

  • Trane Communicates for Your Comfort

    Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to ever think of your HVAC system and your home temperature was always set as you like it and that if there were…

  • Warming the Hearth and Home

    It may be summer, but now is the time to hit the stores if you’re in the market for a new home heating system. Not sure whether you should invest in…

  • Swamp Cooler Maintenance

    A horrific/gross story we recently heard about a homeowner living in Tucson, AZ will remind you to take care of your swamp cooler and shut it down when not in use.…

  • Save Money with a Water Heater Wrap

    To save on energy costs and ensure a longer hot water supply, consider enclosing the body of your water heater with a tank wrap, a thick fiberglass blanket that’s sold at…

  • HVAC Is Big Business

    Wow! Trane was just bought by Ingersoll-Rand for $9.4 billion in cash and stock. Best known for their air-conditioning units, Trane recently sold off their kitchen and bath units and apparently…

  • The Hype on Heat Pumps

    Even with the mild fall (Thanksgiving in NYC was 67 degrees!), you’ve probably already fired up your heat this year. If you’re not as warm and cozy as you’d like it…

  • Why Houses Rot

    There is a reason why homes old and new rot. It starts from the inside and can usually be traced to faulty insulation/ventilation planning. “As we strive to make houses that…