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Tips to Save some Change as the Seasons Change

by admin on March 1, 2013

If you’ve lived in the River Valley any time at all, you know that the weather can change at a moment’s notice.  The first week of February I was running my air conditioner, yet two weeks later it was snowing outside.  It’s certainly true around here that if you don’t like the weather just wait […]

Don’t file your 2012 tax return yet!!!

by admin on February 6, 2013

You could have tax credits coming that you didn’t know about!!! Some homeowners who invested in high efficiency heating and cooling equipment got a nice surprise when The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was signed into law on January 2nd of 2013.  Most of the discussion surrounding the bill focused on tax rates.  What got […]

Free Furnace Promotion is Back!!!

by admin on January 15, 2013

Dear Friend, Yes, it’s true. As of January 14th you can save a boatload of money on a super high efficiency heating and cooling system.  Let me explain. As you can probably imagine, the heating and cooling business is very seasonal. In our neck of the woods, from about the first of April thru the […]

Huge Improvements in Home Heater Efficiency

by admin on September 21, 2012

Over the past few years there has been a great deal of talk about the efficiency improvements in air conditioners, primarily because of significant tax credits that were offered by the government.  What didn’t get quite as much attention were the similar improvements made in home heating technology. 20 years ago, the most common home […]

Cool Mornings are Here – Is your Heater Ready?

by admin on September 21, 2012

Cool mornings mean it’s time to get your heater ready for another winter season.  With a few relatively simple steps, you can reduce your chances of having an emergency service call due to an unwanted heater repair. Step #1 – Change your filter The first step is actually something you should do every couple of months […]

The Dreaded A/C Water Leak

by admin on June 21, 2012

The single most frustrating summer repair call for an A/C contractor has got to be the water leak.  A water leak from the a/c system can be difficult to prevent and hard to diagnose.  Additionally, it can cause significant property damage. Where does the water come from? The water from an A/C system actually comes […]

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3 Easy Ways to Cut Cooling Costs

by admin on May 15, 2012

Summer appears to have arrived early, and with it will be the increased electric bills.  Each year I get questions about quick and easy ways to save energy (and money) on cooling bills.  While the most significant savings go to those willing to invest in cutting edge technologies like solar and geothermal, most of us […]

Is your air conditioner frozen?

by admin on April 9, 2012

A/C Frozen Up? The most common problem during the cooling season is the frozen a/c.  You’ve probably seen it yourself.  The copper pipe at the outdoor unit has a thick coat of ice surrounding it.  You may have even found the indoor unit soaking wet because the evaporator coil has turned into a solid chunk […]

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Cost of R-22 Refrigerant Jumps

by admin on March 31, 2012

  What’s going on with the price of R-22?!? Many of you have heard that the price of R-22 has gone through the roof.  Unfortunately, the rumors of a price spike are true, and there aren’t a lot of definitive answers as to what the future holds for this common chemical used in air conditioning […]

Geothermal Heat Pumps – Kind of a Big Deal

by admin on January 12, 2012

Geothermal Heat Pumps – Highly Efficient and the Feds will Help Pay for It Geothermal heat pumps have gotten more attention over the last few years than any other single source of home heating and cooling. Why? Because they’re extremely efficient AND the federal government is willing to pay for 30% of the cost to […]

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