How to Weatherize Your Home
Energy efficiency isn’t just a cold-weather topic. Summertime is a great time to weatherize your home to help keep it cool and comfortable and help save energy and dollars. Here are some simple tips to weatherize your Minnesota home for the summer:
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Tips for a Home Energy Inspection
A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money – and how these problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician — often called a home energy auditor — can give your home a checkup or an inspection, and help you fix any problems your home may have – saving you money!
Where do you find an inspector to help you with your home energy audit? Here are some tips:
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Window Air Conditioner Units
Are you finding yourself desperate for some ways to cool your home? A central air conditioning system may not be an option for you but luckily window air conditioning units have improved dramatically over the years. They are a decent option to help combat the sultry summer air. What are some advantages and disadvantages of a window air conditioning unit?
Tips for Air Conditioner Units in Old Homes
Old houses have such charm…the woodwork, the architecture, the history. They also usually have a few headaches. If you live in an old house, you’ve probably suffered through a hot-spell with little relief from an air conditioning system, but there are ways to cool down. Here are some tips for making a decision on a new air conditioning system in an older home. Continue reading
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Common Problems With Air Conditioning Units
If you’re like me, you came home from a weekend away to the first nice hot afternoon in months. One in which needed a shot of air conditioning to bring down the temperature and humidity in your home. What happened to you when you flipped the switch to the “cool” setting? Did your air conditioning kick-in like it’s supposed to, or did you find yourself aggravated, knowing you’d need to make a service call in the morning? I had to make a call. What are some common air conditioning problems homeowners encounter? Continue reading
Breathe Easy With These Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality
Just about everything in your house releases some form of toxins into your home. Your carpet, your fabrics, your pets and building materials all emit VOCs (volatile organic compounds). There are significant health issues that can be traced to poor air quality in the home, such as respiratory problems and heightened allergy symptoms. What can you do to help improve your home’s indoor air quality?
Finding a new HVAC System just got simple
Your exciting notions of summer start turning into thoughts of “hot, hot, hot” once that first 90-degree day hits Minnesota. Are you prepared? If you’re living off of portable fans or a faulty air conditioning unit, we have some great news for you. You could win a brand new Carrier heating and cooling system.
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- It’s free to enter!
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- Your current HVAC system needs expensive repairs.
- Your current HVAC system is more than 10 years old.
- Did we mention you’d save thousands of dollars?
If you’re wondering what sheer joy from winning a high-end Carrier System looks like, watch our story about the 2013 winner, Jacqueline Zender of Litchfield, Minnesota.
So, what are you waiting for? Enter the sweepstakes today; we really hope you win!
If you’re interested in learning more about any of these products or technologies, contact your local Minnesota Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer. You can find the one closest to you at StayComfyMinnesota.com.
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