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Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Horizontal Furnace or Horizontal Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 26, 2014
Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Horizontal Furnace or Horizontal Air Conditioner

What is an Horizontal Furnace or Horizontal Air Conditioner?  The term horizontal flow is used to describe the airflow of a given furnace or air handler. The term is only used to describe the airflow of the indoor system. In a horizontal flow furnace application, the air conditioner evaporator coil rest next to the furnace or air handler. In...
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Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Downflow Furnace or Downflow Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 26, 2014
Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Downflow Furnace or Downflow Air Conditioner

What is an Downflow Furnace or Downflow Air Conditioner?  The term downflow is used to describe the airflow of a given furnace or air handler. The term is only used to describe the airflow of the indoor system. In a downflow furnace application, the air conditioner evaporator coil will sit below the furnace. In most applications, the furnace air...
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Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Upflow Furnace or Upflow Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 26, 2014
Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Upflow Furnace or Upflow Air Conditioner

What is an Upflow Furnace or Upflow Air Conditioner?  The term upflow is used to describe the airflow of a given furnace or air handler. The term is only used to describe the airflow of the indoor system. In an upflow furnace application, the air conditioner evaporator coil will sit above the furnace. In most...
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Overcome Fear as a Homeowner

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 18, 2014

Fear is a topic you probably don’t expect to hear about from your heating and cooling guy. And not to worry, our technicians aren’t walking into your home to give a treatise on Soren Kierkegaard. I’m talking about it though, because at their core many home owners reach out to us with an underlying state...
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Duct Cleaning, Indoor Air Quality and Health

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 12, 2014

  We get questioned periodically about duct cleaning and indoor air quality – does it work? Is it a scam? How much should it cost? Good questions, all. Duct cleaning, like other HVAC services, has unfortunately had it’s share of scammers and expose’s about those scams. All of those bad actors should be exposed, but...
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Why A Process Matters When Replacing Your Furnace

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 10, 2014

My Industry Creates This Problem Every day we get calls from home owners asking how expensive it is to replace their furnace. Every day I attempt to explain to them that it’s not quite that simple. As a consumer it makes total sense. You are faced with an important and expensive decision. A decision you...
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Radiant Floor Heating – Options, Pricing and Process for your Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 8, 2014

It’s early on a freezing cold morning, you climb out of bed, and make your way to the bathroom. As you confidently step on to the tile floor of the bathroom, you barely remember last winter, hopping from rug to rug to avoid the cold tile. No doubt, heated floors can make your life more...
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My Heat Pump Is Smoking, What Do I Do?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 4, 2014

As heat pump systems become increasingly efficient and more prevalent across the Indianapolis area, we are getting more questions from home owners who’ve never dealt with one before. We’ve discussed a few questions already this fall about these systems and some basic functionality. But, what do you do if your system appears to be smoking?...
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The Heating and Air Story Every Parent Needs To Read

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 3, 2014
The Heating and Air Story Every Parent Needs To Read

As I stood there in the dark, bare feet on the cold wet carpet, holding in the normal screams of pain that should accompany such a jolt to the senses to prevent waking the sleeping baby, I promised that it would never happened again. Any parent who’s ever used a room humidifier for their kids knows this...
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New to a Heat Pump? What You Need to Know, So You Don’t Freak Out

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 4, 2014

We’ve compiled our most important tips given from actual customer questions to help home owners across Central Indiana save money, understand their systems, and be more comfortable.  Why More Heat Pumps? More than ever before homes in the Indianapolis area are using a heat pump combination, rather than a traditional air conditioner – gas furnace...
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