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How to Shop for an HVAC Unit

  It’s Been Years Since I Shopped for a New Heating and Cooling System. What Changes in Technology and Equipment Do I Need to Know About? Every few months, when the newest version of some popular smartphone is released, fans…

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Is your HVAC making Your Home Dusty?

Every home has dust in it, but if you’re dealing with an indoor reenactment of the Dust Bowl, there’s no need to pack up the family and head for California. Instead, consider these three possible solutions to clean up your…

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Don’t Wait to Call for Service

Imagine you’re cruising down the Parkway one sunny afternoon when—uh-oh!—you realize your “Check Engine” light has just come on. And even more alarming, a strange thunkity-thunkity noise is coming from beneath your car’s hood! Do you just keep driving, hoping…

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Are all Air Filters the Same?

By now you’ve probably heard how important it is to change your home’s air filter on a regular basis. But when the time comes to replace it, does it really matter what kind of filter you choose? Aren’t all filters…

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What is Emergency Heat for?

For your convenience you can listen to the article here: If you have a heat pump, you may have noticed a switch or setting on your thermostat labeled “Emergency Heat,” and wondered, what is that? And if it gets really…

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How to efficiently use a heat pump

  Because of the relatively mild winters we have in the Tennessee Valley, many homeowners here choose to install an incredibly energy efficient type of heating system known as a heat pump, rather than a traditional furnace. Using a heat…

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Keeping Energy Bill Down in Winter

Every winter, as the outside temperatures drop, the heating bills begin to rise. And we all know that one way to save money on those bills is to turn down your thermostat a few degrees. But if you don’t want…

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