Archive for November, 2013

Heating Your Home When You’re On Vacation

November 26, 2013

The winter season brings many holidays. Whether you are visiting family in Pennsylvania for Thanksgiving, escaping Ohio’s cold winters and heading to Florida for Christmas, or ringing in the new year in Time’s Square, winter season brings frequent travel and vacation. By now, you’ve probably developed an efficient heating method when you’re home—keeping a comfortably […]

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Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE)

When it comes time to replace your old furnace, the selection of makes and models may be daunting—how do you know you’re picking the right new furnace for your home? On top of which brand of furnace you select, you will also have to decide which series you’d like and determine just what exactly that […]

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When Does a Heat Pump Need a Backup Furnace?

November 20, 2013

One of the most efficient HVAC systems available is a heat pump system—they function as air conditioners in the spring and summer and provide heat to your home like a furnace in the winter! They are a great way to save on annual heating and cooling costs, as they pull from the outside air temperatures […]

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What’s the Lifespan of a Whole-House Humidifier?

November 19, 2013

Winter air can seem dry and stale due to the decrease in humidity outside and increase in furnace-warmed air inside. While this drier condition can lead to allergies, chapped lips, dry skin, and more, many homeowners in your area combat these aggravations by installing a whole-house humidifier. There’s not a lot that can go wrong […]

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Furnace & Heating Tips for Holiday Parties

November 11, 2013

It’s getting chilly in the Cincinnati area and you are probably filling your nights and weekends inviting friends and family over to celebrate the season. November and December bring not only many holidays—from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve—but also many guests looking for a break from the cold Ohio winter.

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