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Zoning Systems: Comfort Control in Every Room of Your HomeIf it seems impossible to enjoy a consistently comfortable temperature from room to room, your home's single-zone HVAC system may be to blame. When there's just one thermostat controlling heating and cooling throughout a home, temperature variations and hot or cold spots aren't uncommon. Installing a zoning system can put an end to these issues and let you enjoy a whole new level of comfort.

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Wi-Fi Thermostat: Understanding What it Can Do for YouAre you still regulating temperatures in your home with a first-generation programmable thermostat, or heaven forbid, an old manual model? If so, consider upgrading to a modern Wi-Fi thermostat. You'll save money on heating and cooling, while benefiting from advanced features such as energy reports and air filter change alerts. Learn how a Wi-Fi thermostat can deliver valuable benefits to your household.

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Feel More Comfortable by Understanding the Factors That Affect Home ComfortHome comfort is influenced by a variety of factors even though temperature is the one that usually comes to mind. Other factors that affect home comfort include humidity, indoor air quality and the ability to control these factors. In order to optimize home comfort, it’s important to understand how these factors interact with one another.

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Your Questions Answered About Setting Your Thermostat FanIf 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 question, what does the "on" setting mean? This isn't an idle question since setting your thermostat fan one way or the other can make a big difference in energy bills and home comfort.

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Common Fixes for an A/C That Is Blowing Hot AirIf you discover your home's A/C is blowing hot air, don't panic. There are a number of reasons why this can occur. Some are easily remedied, and a skilled HVAC professional can correct the more serious issues. Here are five of the most common causes of a warm air issue, with tips on how to fix the problem and when to call in a pro.

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Use Your Programmable Thermostat Correctly to Get the Most SavingsDoes 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 thermostats are designed to help you operate your HVAC system efficiently. Here's how that can happen in your home.

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Duct Sealing Can Increase Your Home’s Energy EfficiencyThe benefit of a central air system is that it allows your entire home's temperature to be controlled from a single thermostat, with a single HVAC installation. But it also comes with a serious drawback: the ducts that deliver air to your living areas can develop leaks or tears that bleed off conditioned air before you can make use of it. When your ducts pass through crawl spaces and other passages outside of your living areas, this can lead to wasted energy and money. That's why duct sealing is so important.

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7 Air Conditioner Parts Every Homeowner Should KnowDuring the cooling months, your air conditioner probably uses more energy than any other system in your Fort Wayne home. Spring maintenance is important to ensure all parts are working correctly. It's also a good idea to familiarize yourself with air conditioner parts to understand energy usage and home cooling.

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Troubleshooting Tips for Your Home's Electric FurnaceIf the electric furnace in your Fort Wayne home is on the fritz, there are a few things you can try before calling a professional for help. To troubleshoot your electric furnace, just start with the least complex system. Don't get overwhelmed, and remember that help from your local HVAC expert is just a phone call away.

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Get Your Heat Pump Ready for Fall By Changing ModesPreparing your heat pump for the heating season requires more than switching it from A/C mode to Heat mode on your thermostat. When you take the time to prepare and maintain your heat pump before the cold weather arrives, you help maximize its performance and catch small problems before they become unwanted expensive headaches during a heating contractor’s busiest season.

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Is Your A/C Up to the Job of Dehumidifying Your Fort Wayne Home?It can get pretty humid in Fort Wayne over the summer.  On the days where the humidity is at its worst, it may even appear that your A/C isn't doing as much as usual to combat the heat.  In reality, the unit is probably fighting a losing battle with humidity, which can make the house feel warmer, even when the thermostat says the A/C is doing its job.

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Issues With the Heat Pump A/C? Tips for TroubleshootingKeeping your Fort Wayne area home's heat pump A/C working properly is critical for maintaining a comfortable home in the hot summer months. If your heat pump won't cool your home, you will want it working correctly as soon as possible. Try these quick troubleshooting tips to help get your heat pump A/C back on track:

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Reverse the Direction of Your Ceiling Fan and Feel Cooler This SummerCeiling fans are one of the most misunderstood appliances in your home. Most people don't realize that they can be operated during the heating season to move warm air down into the living spaces where occupants can feel it. However, if you're in the know, and are aware of the wintertime benefits of ceiling fans, it's important that when spring arrives, you remember to reverse the blade rotation direction of your ceiling fan back to the default setting for cooling (counterclockwise). Otherwise, you'll miss the cooling effect of your ceiling fans when it gets hot outside.

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