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Considerations Of Effective Ductwork Design

Designing and implementing an efficient ductwork system has many benefits. Similar to cleaning your ducts, proper ductwork design will save you money on your energy bills and increase the overall comfort of your home for you and your family. The health benefits to having a well designed duct system should not be understated either; minimizing the…

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Whole-House Dehumidification Options For Metro-East Homeowners

As a resident in the Metro-East area, you face muggy, hot summers that sometimes keep you from cooling off even with your A/C running full blast.  In fact, certain improvements that homeowners obtain — such as effective vapor barriers and better insulation — can lead to excessive moisture in the home.  What you need is a…

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Heat Pump Operation And Benefits — What You Should Know

If you aren’t familiar with the benefits of a heat pump, it’s time to get the facts. Heat pumps have become an increasingly popular heating and cooling solution for homeowners in the Edwardsville area. They’re efficient, affordable and offer a level of convenience and comfort that’s hard to beat. The biggest question most people have is…

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Tired Of Static Electricity? Humidify Your Home

Static electricity is just one of the problems caused by dry air, and it tends to be worst in wintertime. If you’re tired of getting zapped every time you touch a doorknob, a humidifier might be the answer you’re looking for. Indoor air tends to get dry in winter, when homeowners all over the country…

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Moisture Control Is The Key To Mold Elimination — 7 Secrets

All mold stems from moisture, so if you want to eliminate mold in your home, the goal should be to modify your home environment so moisture doesn’t stand a chance. Eliminating or reducing mold will also reduce its health hazards, which can include allergies and respiratory ailments, among others. Here are seven secrets to help…

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Factors To Consider When Choosing An HVAC Contractor

The choice of any contractor to work on your home or business premises should be based on more than clever advertising. This is particularly true when choosing an HVAC contractor, since they’ll be working on probably the main physical investment in your home — your cooling and heating system. These complex systems contain electrical and…

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Ease Your Cooling Load, And Lower Your Energy Bills

Homeowners in the Midwest must cope with hot, humid summers that keep air conditioners working hard from June until September. Fortunately, you can ease your cooling load this summer and lower your energy bills with a few basic tips: Keep outdoor heat where it belongs Summer heat can infiltrate your home in two ways: direct…

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Consider Geothermal If You’re Switching Out Your Furnace This Year

So your old heating system finally gave out, and now you’re switching out your furnace before the weather turns cold. You want one that will keep you comfortable without sending your energy bills through the roof. There are a number of options available, but one of the best investments is a geothermal heat pump. No…

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