Monthly Archives: February 2014

Choosing the Right Carrier Thermostat for You

Carrier Thermostats:  Good, Better and Best If you have a Carrier furnace, you probably want a thermostat that equals in quality.  And being that thermostats are the gateway to managing energy use and costs, you are going to want to … Continue reading

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Why Do Furnaces Fail?

Why your furnace fails Furnaces are essential in the Midwest – and when they don’t operate properly, it truly is a moment of panic.  How can you get the furnace fixed before everyone freezes in your house?  There are typical … Continue reading

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What is a Heat Pump?

Heat pumps provide energy-efficient solutions What is a heat pump? Heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners. Like your refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making … Continue reading

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Why Air Sealing Your Home is Important

Air sealing affects air quality in your home Air quality is not just an issue for the great outdoors.  Families need decent air quality inside their homes for a healthier and happier household. And yet, so many of us may … Continue reading

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The Ideal Thermostat Setting in a Home?

Personal preference and tolerance guide thermostat settings Just returned from a friend’s home where they keep their thermostat set at 64-degrees.  It was freezing in there – and they had actually turned UP the heat for company.  My preference is … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Draft in your House

Air leaks cause drafts If you feel chilly in your house – even with the heat turned up, chances are your home may have air leaks that are causing drafts.  Even if you have a newer, efficient furnace, those drafts … Continue reading

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