Air Conditioning Archive

What Indianapolis Realtors Need to Know About HVAC

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 14, 2019
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Indianapolis Area Realtors Have to Juggle a Bunch of Buyer and Seller Concerns, HVAC Shouldn’t Be One of Them As an Indianapolis area realtor, fairly or not clients expect you to have expertise in everything inside the home. On top of dealing with the complications of a crazy housing market and the expectation to find...
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How to Choose a New Heat Pump in Indianapolis

By: Homesense  |  February 13, 2019
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Has recent weather convinced you a new heat pump is in your future? When you’re ready to upgrade or replace your system with a new heat pump, we want to help you prepare. We’ll review how a new heat pump works, basic terms used to evaluate heat pumps and what constitutes good warranty coverage. Review:...
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Indianapolis Homeowners Ask: Should I Replace My Furnace and Air Conditioner at the Same Time??

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 11, 2019
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Many Indianapolis homeowners with a broken furnace face the question of whether they should replace the furnace and air conditioner at the same time. Part of the difficulty in the question is many heating and air conditioning systems are set up differently. However, there are some consistent factors we’ll explore here: 1st Factor Whether to...
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Residential Air Conditioning Repair: Everything You Need to Know as an Indianapolis Homeowner

By: Homesense  |  December 21, 2018
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First, let’s review how a standard air conditioning unit works… How Your AC Components Work No matter the size or efficiency rating every AC unit consists of the same essential components: CONDENSER: The outdoor portion of your AC unit and heat pump. It releases and collects heat, depending on the setting and time of year....
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HVAC Maintenance Plans: A Gift that Keeps Giving

By: Homesense  |  December 12, 2018
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HVAC maintenance plans as gifts? If you’re tired of playing “gift card musical chairs” or simply want peace of mind for yourself, HVAC maintenance plans are a great idea. If you’re new to home ownership or have simply never had one, they’re the closest you’ll get to a home mechanicals insurance policy. HVAC Maintenance Plans...
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How Does Furnace Service Prevent Breakdowns?

By: Homesense  |  November 28, 2018
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Colder temperatures outside mean hot chocolate, heavier sweaters and furnace service. Wait, what? Truly, if you’ve delayed furnace service, now is a great time to schedule it. Winter activities seem to accelerate quickly from the school programs and concerts to holiday gatherings. Knock furnace service off your to-do list and enjoy the season with friends...
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Know When to Call Indianapolis HVAC Contractors

By: Homesense  |  November 21, 2018
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Sometimes you know right away when to call Indianapolis HVAC contractors. If you’re a new homeowner or would like to better understand what’s normal and what isn’t, read on. At Homesense in Indianapolis, we strongly believe in education. Whether it’s our technicians, installers, office staff, or customers, we advocate for knowing as much as you...
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HVAC System Landscaping Do’s & Don’ts

By: Homesense  |  September 24, 2018
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It’s an image worthy of Norman Rockwell – children playing in colorful autumn leaves around the HVAC system. Well, perhaps not, exactly. Regardless of the season, it’s important to consider your HVAC system when landscaping and performing yard work. Let’s review why it matters and some of the Do’s and Don’ts for safe and efficient...
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2018 HVAC Rebates and Incentives – The Indianapolis Area Homeowners Guide

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 8, 2018
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We always try to simplify the complex for our clients. Wading into the rebate and incentives in HVAC can be like getting a master’s degree, so we’ve cut to the chase for the fall of 2018 with the highlights below. Carrier Cool Cash Installation Dates: August 27 – November 15 Maximum Rebate: $1650 (Infinity Greenspeed...
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Why A Frozen Air Conditioner is Not So Cool for Your Indianapolis Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 8, 2018
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Air conditioners need refrigerant to work. For most homeowners in and around the Indianapolis area, that’s the extent of our knowledge and awareness about the refrigeration/refrigerant chemical. We need gas in our cars. Air in our lungs. And refrigerant in our A/C units. And thankfully that’s about all we need to know. Like the gas...
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