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Disinfect Your Humidifier with These Simple Cleaning Tips

Humidifiers produce water vapor to replenish dry indoor air prevalent during the winter. Humidifying your home helps relieve symptoms that exacerbate respiratory ailments, while providing healthy indoor comfort. For the best results, make sure your system remains clear of mold and germs with these humidifier disinfecting tips. Home Humidifiers Whole-home humidifiers add water vapor to […]

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6 Energy-Saving Myths and What You Should Do Instead

When you’re looking to cut down on energy use, keep in mind that there are several misconceptions. Discover the truth behind some common energy-saving myths. Myth #1: Crank the Heat for Quicker Heating Turning your thermostat up won’t help you save energy by heating your home faster. Instead, your furnace runs at full capacity for […]

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Air Filters: Which MERV Is Best for Your Home?

Changing your furnace’s air filter is a vital part of home maintenance. Your air filter impacts the quality of air in your home, which can also affect the health of your family. A clean air filter will save you money, as well, and lower the amount of energy your heating and cooling system consumes. You […]

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What to Do If Your Water Heater’s Performance Is Sub-Par

Hot water is easy to take for granted, but it’s difficult to do without. Water heater performance can decline for any number of reasons. It could be due to something simple that can be repaired, or it could be a sign of a more serious problem that may require a new water heater. Deciding whether […]

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Is a Geothermal Heat Pump Right for Your Company’s Needs?

Of all the HVAC systems currently available, a geothermal heat pump provides the greatest number of benefits combined with the most effective and economical operation. Here is a brief guide to geothermal heat pumps that can help you decide if this type of HVAC system is the best solution for your company’s needs.

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Are Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Working Order?

It won’t be long before you need to start up the furnace to keep your home warm and comfortable. Before you do, it’s vital to schedule professional furnace maintenance so you know it’s operating safely, then check each carbon monoxide detector in your home to make sure it’s working properly. Functional Carbon Monoxide Detectors Ensure […]

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4 Essential Steps Involved in a Professional A/C Installation

Your air conditioner’s efficiency rating is not the only factor in your energy costs. While it is important to get an efficient unit, it is also important that it be properly installed. The quality of the installation is also a major factor in how much you pay for energy. Units that are incorrectly installed can […]

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Regular Boiler Inspection: Why It’s Mandatory

Facilities managers and business owners who rely on boilers to heat their buildings place a lot of faith in these sometimes temperamental heating systems. Boilers are very common in medium to large commercial facilities, manufacturing plants and other buildings. The efficiency, performance and safety of these systems depend on consistent maintenance and repair and on […]

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Are HVAC Load Calculations Necessary For System Efficiency?

Performing load calculations is one of the most important steps in installing a new HVAC system. If not done correctly, the performance and efficiency of the whole system suffers. Before you have a new system installed in your West Chester, PA area home, learn a little about load calculation so you’ll know what to expect. […]

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A/C Maintenance — Perform It Now So Your System Works Smoothly in the Coming Months

Regular A/C maintenance is vital for keeping your system running efficiently and performing optimally. Completing some basic maintenance jobs yourself goes a long way towards protecting your system. For other necessary maintenance, call a technician for an annual inspection. Maintenance jobs for you include: Replacing the filter as needed — A dirty air filter can […]

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Zone in on the Benefits of Commercial Zoning Systems

The heating and cooling needs of a commercial building are significantly different from those of a residential space. As an owner or manager, you have multiple clients with differing indoor comfort needs. A single thermostat, even in each individual space, cannot reasonably satisfy this need for variable indoor temperatures. With a commercial zoning system, you’ll […]

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Kids Helping Kids Fight Childhood Cancer in Hockessin, Delaware

Touch-A-Truck – Kids helping kids fight childhood cancer!

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New Construction: Consider Installing a Geothermal HVAC System

If you’re thinking about building a new home or business in the near future, consider installing a geothermal system for your cooling and heating needs. There are numerous benefits with geothermal systems including reducing your energy costs and carbon footprint. Geothermal systems use the same components for both cooling and heating and will give you […]

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Investing in a Commercial Water Treatment System is Good Business

Water usage in commercial settings can range from simple water access for employee restrooms to substantial water requirements for manufacturing processes, food preparation, or cleanup. No matter the type and extent of your company’s water needs, if you have hard water in your system, it will significantly affect the performance of your plumbing, your equipment, […]

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Spring is the Perfect Time for HVAC Maintenance

This past winter has been colder than average, making many Delaware-area residents yearning for warmer weather again. It’s no surprise then that many homeowners are beginning their spring cleaning shores a bit earlier this year. But before you get on with the nitty gritty, it’s important to be sure you include HVAC maintenance on your […]

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HVAC Service Plans For Long-Term Home Comfort And Efficiency

Summer is almost here, and the last thing you want as a homeowner is a problem with your air conditioning system. The key to keeping your home comfort system operating efficiently is a maintenance plan, in which regularly scheduled service helps extend the unit’s life while also keeping your energy bill down.

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Is the Condensation on Your Home’s Windows Telling You Something?

Condensation on home windows can be alarming to homeowners. Thankfully, the moisture that appears on the windows is not an indication that the windows need to be replaced. However, condensation on home windows may be alerting you to other issues. Condensation Explained Moisture is naturally a part of the air inside our homes. Warm air […]

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