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Ceiling Fans for Cooling Efficiency

Ceiling Fans for Cooling Efficiency

Even as summer winds down, the continued warm weather means most people still turn to their air conditioners for relief. The biggest downside to this is that cooling bills can

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How You Can Use Solar Shades to Lower A/C Costs

How You Can Use Solar Shades to Lower A/C Costs

Long, sunny days in the summer increase the amount of heat gain inside your home and increase cooling costs. Solar shades offer a cost-effective and simple solution to blocking some

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How to Save Energy This Summer

How to Save Energy This Summer | Hartman Bros.

Your energy bills can increase dramatically when you’re running the A/C or heat pump over the summer months. If you’d like to reduce your consumption and lower your utility bills

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Why Should You Learn Your Home’s Energy Rating?

Why Should You Learn Your Home's Energy Rating?

Are you interested in determining your home’s energy efficiency? If so, you should consider learning about the home energy rating system (HERS) index and how your home scores. This professional analysis

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Your Questions Answered About Setting Your Thermostat Fan

If your home’s thermostat is like those in most homes, the fan setting is probably on “auto,” which seems to be the default in most systems. But that begs the

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Use Your Programmable Thermostat Correctly to Get the Most Savings

Use Your Programmable Thermostat Correctly to Get the Most Savings

Does your programmable thermostat baffle you? The controls can be confusing if you don’t understand how to program them, or how to get  the most out of that programming. Programmable

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How to Save More Energy at Home This Spring

Keeping your energy usage as low as possible can significantly reduce your utility costs, allowing you to spend more money actually enjoying the spring weather in Fort Wayne. Here are

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It’s Time to Debunk These Home Energy Myths

Maximizing energy savings in your home requires a concerted effort to actually conserve more energy. Read through these common home energy myths to make sure your energy-saving efforts don’t go

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What’s the Best Thermostat Fan Setting, On or Auto?

The thermostat fan, which controls the HVAC fan for both heating and air conditioning functions in your Fort Wayne area home, generally has two settings, “on” or “auto.” In these

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Keep Summer Heat Gain From Invading Your Home

Summer heat gain invades your home comfort and your pocketbook, and makes your A/C work harder. Reverse heat gain issues and start saving energy today with these tips.

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