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New Home Or Old, Fall’s The Time To Focus On Indoor Air Quality

November 8, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

As the cold weather takes over in the upper Midwest, it’s the best time to address the air quality inside your home. Whether you have a new home or one that has been providing warmth and shelter for many decades, a focus on indoor air quality should be high on your priority list.

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Indoor Air Quality: Controlling Allergens, Humidity And Germs

November 6, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Indoor air quality is a concern for anyone who lives in a big metro area. Pollutants, allergens, humidity and germs are just a few of the things you encounter outside but with efficient air cleaners, you won’t have to deal with them inside.

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To Repair Or Replace Your Furnace: Points To Consider

November 1, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

How do you know when it’s time to repair or replace your furnace? Repairs are sure to be cheaper than a replacement, but what about operational costs? Here’s an in-depth look at the points to consider if you’re deciding whether to repair or replace your furnace.

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A 4-Step Fall Furnace Checkup Guide, And Why You Might Want To Call Your HVAC Pro To Do It For You

October 30, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

With the winter fast approaching in Minnesota, it won’t be long before we’re all bundled up in heavy blankets and sweaters. And now’s the best time for a fall furnace checkup. While some of these steps can be taken by a tech-savvy homeowner, you should find a reliable HVAC contractor to do most of it. You’ll feel more secure in knowing you’ll have safe and reliable heat throughout the winter.

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Learn About Minnesota Energy Efficiency Rebates Before You Buy

October 25, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

If you’re looking to upgrade to more energy-efficient heating and cooling equipment and products in your Twin Cities area home, you may be able to save some money on your purchases through energy efficiency rebates offered by various gas providers.

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Talking With Your HVAC Contractor: Terms It Pays To Know

October 23, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

You can expect an experienced home comfort professional to clearly explain any HVAC terms that go along with the design, troubleshooting, repair or maintenance recommendations for your home heating and cooling system. Still, it pays for homeowners here in the Twin Cities metro area to be educated consumers. Here are some key HVAC contractor terms to be aware of:

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No-Nonsense Ways To Keep The Air In Your Home Clean

October 18, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

The quality of the air in your home is something you might not think about a lot. But it’s very important. Poor indoor air quality can foster allergies, asthma, and any number of other diseases and health problems. Here are five steps you can take to improve the quality of the air in your home:

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How Lowering Your Heating Load Can Pay Off In The Short Run And The Long Haul

October 16, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Reducing the amount of heat your system must produce to keep your home comfortable leads to improved energy efficiency. Not only does lowering your heating load help you stay warm and cozy during the harsh Minnesota winter, but it also produces savings on your utility bills. Here are some great ways to make sure your home gives you the most bang for your energy buck:

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The Energy Star Logo: Why You Should Look For It When You’re Replacing Your Furnace

October 11, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

The Energy Star program, a popular initiative sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is designed to help consumers identify products that meet strict energy-efficiency guidelines. A wide range of consumer products, including refrigerators, dishwashers, air conditioners and furnaces, are tested and certified by the Energy Star program.

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When It Comes To Improving Energy Efficiency, Little Things Can Mean A Lot

October 9, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

We’ve all heard, or know from experience, that it’s the little things that matter most and every little bit helps. This adage is also true for making our Twin Cities-area homes more energy efficient. With our long heating season on the horizon, now’s a good time to make some adjustments in your energy use. Little things you do every day can mean a lot when your goal is saving money and improving energy efficiency around the home. Here are just some of the many little things you can do:When It Comes To Improving Energy Efficiency, Little Things Can Mean A Lot

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