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How to Sync Your Home's HVAC SystemsYour HVAC system consumes almost half of the energy used in your home annually. To improve its efficiency, your home's heating and cooling and various other systems need to work together in tandem. Addressing the following issues is vital for syncing HVAC systems and saving energy:

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5 HVAC Considerations to Make When Purchasing a HouseWhether you are moving to a newly built home, a fixer-upper, or an older home in fine shape, determining the condition of the HVAC system be a priority. After all, your HVAC system is going to use up to half of your home's energy consumption and bear the responsibility for keeping you comfortable through the seasons.

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To Repair or Replace? Start the Conversation | Hartman Bros.When you're facing the possibility of replacing your heating or cooling system, it makes sense that you should be as sure as possible that the equipment actually needs to be replaced. It's always possible that a repair might be enough to let you get another season or two of use. Here are some factors you can use as a starting point to help figure out whether you should repair or replace your HVAC system.

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The Importance of Duct Sealing for Home ComfortThe ducts that deliver conditioned air to all the rooms in your home are hidden from view, so you may not realize how their condition impacts your comfort. If the ducts are leaky or not properly insulated, as much as 30 percent of your HVAC system's output may not arrive at the registers. Professional duct sealing can eliminate this needless waste and boost your day-to-day home comfort.

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How to Take Care of Hot and Cold Spots in Your HomeThe nature of heat energy is to move from a warmer to cooler place. That's why heated indoor air seeks to exploit leaks and poorly insulated places in your home's envelope to move to cooler outdoor air during the winter. Read on to learn how to solve these common problems and many more that may be contributing to hot and cold spots in your home.

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Maintenance 101: How to Extend the Life of Your HVAC SystemIf HVAC maintenance is somehow omitted from your spring maintenance checklist, write it in at the very top. If it made your list, put a star next to it. The HVAC system is a valuable investment in home comfort and the monthly energy budget. Repairing or replacing any component of the cooling and heating systems takes time and expense. Use these HVAC maintenance tips to achieve maximum performance and extend the life of your systems.

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What Are the Benefits of Having an HVAC Maintenance Plan?You're probably familiar with the benefits of keeping your heating and cooling system well maintained. Equipment components kept in good condition perform more efficiently and can save you more money with a longer lifespan. To enjoy these benefits, you need to schedule HVAC maintenance at least once a year.

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Perform Your Own Energy Evaluation With This Handy 'Yardstick'Most homeowners aren't aware that they can perform their own energy evaluation on their homes. In tough economic times like we're experiencing today, it's important to save money every way possible. If you're not sure whether you're doing everything you can to keep energy costs low, here are a few tips that will help ensure your family stays comfortable, while you enjoy savings on utility costs. 

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Your A/C And Ceiling Fans: A Terrific Cooling ComboAir conditioning your home can be quite expensive when it requires constant cooling during the summer. Constantly relying on your air conditioner uses up a lot of energy, as well as wearing out your A/C. However, you can reduce your air conditioning costs by installing and using ceiling fans in your Indiana home. They provide a perfect complement to the cooling done by your A/C.

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Hartman Brothers' Preventive Maintenance Plans Offer Benefits Homeowners Shouldn't MissPreventive maintenance plans have numerous benefits. Foremost, you don't have to worry about scheduling annual maintenance, your heating and cooling system will operate more efficiently, and your warranty won't be voided due to lack of maintenance. You also get the peace of mind that your equipment is operating properly and safely. In addition, regular maintenance lengthens equipment life, so your small investment today will help protect your larger investment in the long run.

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Repair Or Replace: What To Do When Your Old Air Conditioner Needs To Be RepairedWith our warm spring, you've probably already turned on your air conditioner this year. Did it perform as well as you expected it to? If not, it may be time to repair or replace your old equipment. Buying a new air conditioner is certainly a big investment, so you want to make sure you get the most from your existing system. However, that old air conditioner could be costing you more money than you know. Ask yourself the following questions when deciding whether to repair or replace your air conditioner:

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After making a substantial investment in home heating and cooling equipment, you want to be sure these devices run well and last as long as possible. A preventive maintenance plan from Hartman Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning will ensure your HVAC system stays in top operating condition for the season. Our maintenance agreements provide you with regularly scheduled service and tune-ups for your furnace and air conditioner, discounts on parts and labor, and discounts on after-hours emergency service.

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Now is a great time to do your hardworking air conditioning equipment a favor – by scheduling a spring air conditioning tune-up. You'll be doing your wallet a favor as well, since a well-maintained home comfort system will serve you for years to come. What's more, your air conditioning system will be in top shape throughout its life with regular maintenance, saving you money every month in energy costs. Contact your  New Haven area HVAC professional to schedule an inspection and preventive maintenance visit soon, before the big summer rush.

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