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December 7, 2017HVAC System

What is Air Balancing?If you're concerned that your HVAC system isn't operating as efficiently as it should, you might think it's the fault of the equipment. In fact, out of balance airflow through the system may be the underlying cause of your poor equipment performance. Proper air balancing not only ensures that your HVAC system runs efficiently and keeps your energy consumption in check, but it also reduces unnecessary strain on the equipment and provides better temperature control for greater comfort.

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What is Wrong With Your Home's Boiler?A malfunctioning boiler can throw your Fort Wayne home into chaos. Unfortunately, boiler problems tend to occur during the winter following the long periods of inactivity. While you can easily fix some problems yourself, others will need the knowledge and expertise of a professional. Let's take a look at some of the most common boiler problems you should watch out for.

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Why Attic Insulation Is ImportantInsulation is a major component of your home's efficiency. It helps keep warm air in its correct place -- inside your home during the winter and outside your home during the summer. While maintaining insulation in your walls and beneath your floor is important, attic insulation is tops for many reasons when it comes to blocking heat movement.

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All About Air Balancing For Your HomeIs your HVAC equipment in good working condition but you're having problems with temperature inconsistencies, humidity control and high energy bills? These types of issues are often related to poor air balancing in an HVAC system. Fortunately, there are steps a knowledgeable HVAC pro can take to correct air balance issues that can improve your system's performance and energy consumption and boost your comfort too.

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Lowering Your House's Heating LoadYour old (or new) faithful furnace can work tirelessly to keep you warm. If your home's envelope isn't sealed up nice and tight, it only makes your furnace work harder due to the increased heating load. So, why not make modest home efficiency upgrades to ease the strain on your furnace? It will last longer with fewer repairs, and ease the strain on your energy budget, too.

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Here's How to Know When It's Time to Upgrade Your Heating SystemA heating system is designed to provide many years of reliable heating for your home. Eventually, though, all heating systems will come to a point where they can no longer effectively heat the home. Whether your system is broken or just seems not to be as efficient as it should be, you need to know the sings that it's time for a new one, so you can make wise decisions.

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How to Know You're Working With a Quality HVAC BusinessPicking a quality HVAC business for your home from the long list of possibilities might seem like an annoyance, but it's really not. Just remember that there are certain customer service elements that must be fulfilled and you're already on your way. Which elements are we referring to? Here are the most important, as far as we're concerned:

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Finding the Balance of Heat/HumidityYou probably know that too much humidity in your home in the summer is not a good thing. It can make us feel warmer, as it interferes with perspiration evaporating on our skin, so it's always wise to keep humidity levels low -- no more than 40 percent -- in the summer. But likewise, we also need to be mindful of moisture levels in the winter. Here's why.

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