image of a tree inside house depicting eco-friendly hvac systems

When your home uses more energy, you pay higher energy costs and further impact the environment. Therefore, to decrease your finances, you will need to decrease your energy use and, by default, help the environment along the way. In this article, we share nine tips to help you make your HVAC system more environmentally conscious.

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HVAC ductwork can get fouled up by a whole lot more than just dirt and dust. A rodent can enter these channels and cause problems, including when it dies inside the air duct. This article discusses several things that you’ll need to do if you find yourself in this situation.

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old thermostat

A comfortable home has a perfectly functioning HVAC system. If you feel any discomfort, inspect your HVAC unit immediately. It might have damaged or worn-out components. For instance, the thermostat might not be working as it should. This article discusses some of the signs that suggest you have a faulty thermostat at home.

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It is important to maintain healthy indoor air quality at all times. Surprisingly enough, you may be using some products that negatively affect your indoor air quality. Read on to find out which common household products add to indoor air pollution and what you can do to resolve these issues.

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carbon monoxide

In general, furnaces and boilers burn fuel to produce heat. This process creates carbon monoxide, a byproduct of combustion. You must be aware and mindful of this as CO poses risks to your household.In this article, we discuss some of the best ways to prevent carbon monoxide exposure in your home.

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image of rust inside a furnace

Rust is most common in places that have high humidity. Using your furnace can create an imbalance in the temperature inside any enclosed space. This will generate some moisture that can significantly affect even the most durable and well-built heating equipment. In this article, we discuss some common reasons behind furnace rust.

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cat sleeping on a radiator from a boiler heating system

It is a common misconception that furnaces and boilers are similar as these terms are used interchangeably by many homeowners. However, while a boiler vs. furnace, two very different types of HVAC equipment, do have a fairly similar function, the manner in which they operate couldn’t be more different.

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indoor air pollutants

When most think about air pollution, they think of smog over a big city. While this is one type of air pollution, studies have shown that the air inside the home can be more polluted than the air outdoors. In this article, we will discuss indoor air quality and how to improve it.

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image of blue furnace flames

An HVAC tune-up will prevent problems, such as a cracked heat exchanger. However, if this particular problem does happen to occur, there are some telltale signs that you can look out for. Read on to learn more about a heat exchanger, its importance, and how to identify a cracked heat exchanger.

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Some homeowners attempt to use DIY furnace repair strategies to address a furnace problem. Others may even outsource this work to a friendly handyman. Both choices lead to additional issues. Find out why contacting a professional furnace repair company to fix your home heating equipment is always the best and most cost-effective choice.

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