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Heating and Cooling FAQs Archive

Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: How to Add r22 to Central Air Conditioner?

By: Brian Schutt  |  June 10, 2015
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With the price of freon refrigerant so high, Indianapolis homeowners understandably look for ways to reduce the price of repair. After we diagnose a system for being low on freon, we often get the question: How to add r22 to Central Air Conditioner? The better question, though, is:  Can I just have you add one pound...
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Find Out Why r22 Refrigerant Price in Indianapolis So High

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 29, 2015
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The R22 Refrigerant price is increasing fast. Read on to find out why and what’s a fair price. As the EPA continues its phaseout of R22 high prices continue to rise across the Indianapolis area. Anyone who’s diagrammed a supply and demand curve knows that, with a reduction in supply and a relatively constant demand, prices...
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Ductless Mini Splits Offer Great Solution to Hot Master Bedrooms

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 28, 2015

Last Updated 07/01/2019 One of the questions our HVAC experts get asked all the time is, “why is my master bedroom so hot.”  Q. My master bedroom is so hot. How can I make the temperature more comfortable? It’s a super important question. Between sleeping, reading, and getting ready for our days, we spend a...
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5 Tips To Make Buying A Furnace Less Expensive

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 19, 2015

If you’re shopping for a new furnace, or any type of system that keeps your home comfortable, I’ve put together five tips to help you get through it. 1. Consider what it costs to operate. Furnaces and other HVAC systems come in different efficiencies, for different costs. Investing in an Energy Star labeled appliance almost...
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FAQ – Why are my windows foggy some mornings?

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 17, 2015

A common question we get during the winters, especially on cold days is “why are my windows fogging up?” While I think most of us have some intuition that is has to do with humidity in the air, it’s not always clear of when it might happen and what we can do to avoid it....
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Indianapolis HVAC FAQ: Horizontal Furnace or Horizontal Air Conditioner

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 26, 2014
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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
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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
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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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Air Duct Cleaning Services and Indoor Air Quality and Health

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 12, 2014
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We get questioned periodically about air duct cleaning services and indoor air quality – does it work? Is it a scam? How much should it cost? Good questions, all.   Air duct cleaning services, like other HVAC services, has unfortunately had it’s share of scammers and expose’s about those scams. All of those bad actors...
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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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