Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

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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Buying a Home? Don’t Just Have the Seller Replace That Furnace

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 21, 2014

On that long list of items to check off for your new home, at 50% of utility costs and the most expensive appliance in your home, heating and cooling is not the item to take lightly. We work with a number of great realtors around the Indianapolis area. So we’re always getting calls to help...
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Furnaces and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Be Aware

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 20, 2014

I think most home owners are familiar with the “silent killer” carbon monoxide. We see the stories on TV. We buy the CO detectors. We hope we’re safe. Unfortunately, it seems most home owners aren’t very familiar with what can cause this potentially life threatening issue to happen in their homes. I read a very...
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Posted in: Heating

Homesense Co-Owner Brian Schutt Talks Indoor Air Quality on Indy Style

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 29, 2014
Homesense Co-Owner Brian Schutt Talks Indoor Air Quality on Indy Style

As the weather changes over the coming months, home owners are spending more time indoors. With less time outdoors and less circulation, that air gets trapped. Not an issue if you have clean and healthy air. But if your air quality is poor, you might be making cold and flu season even worse. Brian went...
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Fall, The Best Season To Buy New Heating and Air Conditioning Equipment

By: Brian Schutt  |  September 24, 2014

As I write this, I’m envisioning you. You, the special person who proactively makes decisions based on research, rather than waiting for things to go awry in your life. It is said that an ounce of prevention, is worth a pound of cure. Running that cliche as an actual data set, you are around 6%...
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Keep Broad Ripple Safe – Why Homesense is Pledging $1,000

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 24, 2014

Like anyone who’s grown up in Indianapolis, I’ve spent my fair share of time in Broad Ripple. My experience has gone from a very wide-eyed teenager walking the strip, to a slightly less wide-eyed 21 year old meeting college friends out at OPT’s, to reconnecting with my future wife at Broad Ripple Tavern, to having...
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Cottonwood – The Scourge of Indianapolis Area Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 18, 2014

Last week my 2 year old son was looking out the window, and exclaimed “Snow”! Given the winter we just had and his limited vocabulary, I can’t blame the guy. Especially with the way the cottonwood has been falling this year, we’ve almost had accumulation on the ground like it was snow (see picture). Far worse...
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Air Conditioning Installation or Replacement Cost

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 3, 2014

Indianapolis summers get unbearable very quickly. You know the 90+ degree days where by the afternoon you have sweat the back out of your shirt multiple times. I’m a firm believer that most people would have long moved out of central Indiana if central A/C’s didn’t exist. But sadly, air conditioners get taken for granted...
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Posted in: Air Conditioning
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