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The Pros and Cons of Continuously Running Your HVAC Fan

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 21, 2021
The Pros and Cons of Continuously Running Your HVAC FanThe Pros and Cons of Continuously Running Your HVAC Fan

“Should I set my HVAC fan to auto or on” is a question we commonly receive from Homesense customers — along with “does running the fan on my air conditioner use a lot of electricity?” It’s a debated topic throughout the industry, so we’re going to give you the pros, the cons, and our recommendation....
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Energy efficiency and your HVAC system: a primer

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  April 14, 2021
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  HVAC energy efficiency is an important topic to understand as you make decisions regarding your home’s heating and cooling system. There are a multitude of factors and ratings that go into determining and describing energy efficiency. As always, our goal is to help reduce confusion so that you, the customer, have the knowledge necessary...
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Should I replace my furnace at the same time as my AC?

By: Brian Schutt  |  April 8, 2021
Daikin DM96VC Furnace | Homesense Heating and CoolingDaikin DM96VC Furnace | Homesense Heating and Cooling

Replacing a Furnace Along With an Air Conditioner Can Make Sense (Sometimes) With the hot days of summer ahead of us, many homeowners across Indianapolis will have to replace their air conditioning systems. One of the most consistent questions we receive from homeowners across the Indianapolis area when a new AC is required is, “do...
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5 things you need to know about heating & cooling

By: Griff Housemeyer  |  February 11, 2021

  Understanding the intricacies of heating and cooling your home can be a complicated and daunting process. There are a lot of various parts to the system with different names working behind the scenes. At Homesense, we know you want to take the best care of your home. And to do so, there’s just a...
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5 Bad HVAC Ventilation Habits to Avoid in 2021

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 11, 2021
5 Bad HVAC Ventilation Habits to Avoid in 20205 Bad HVAC Ventilation Habits to Avoid in 2020

While we’re still in the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, we wanted to provide you with five of the worst HVAC habits we see in a lot of our clients and offer tips on how to break them in 2020. By reversing these five bad HVAC ventilation habits, you will be well on your way...
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Indianapolis Furnace Replacement Guide for 2020

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 1, 2020
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While many factors on furnace replacement in central Indiana remain constant year to year, we try to update our thinking each year to provide clearer expectations around process, pricing, and opportunities if you have to replace your furnace this year. Here’s our furnace replacement guide for 2020. Furnace Replacement Guide: The Process Customer expectations are growing...
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HVAC Tips for Indianapolis Area Realtors

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 14, 2019
HVAC Tips for Indianapolis Area RealtorsHVAC Tips for Indianapolis Area Realtors

Area you an Indianapolis area realtor, read on for some great HVAC tips! 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 a good deal, clients want you to do investigative work on...
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How to Choose a New Heat Pump System in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  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 system, 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....
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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
Daikin VRV LIFE Heat Pump | Replace Furnace and Air Conditioner At the Same Time | HomesenseDaikin VRV LIFE Heat Pump | Replace Furnace and Air Conditioner At the Same Time | Homesense

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: Labor Cost...
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How Much Does a New Furnace Cost in Indianapolis?

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 1, 2019
Blond toddler looking out window at snow | How much does a new furnace cost in Indianapolis | HomesenseBlond toddler looking out window at snow | How much does a new furnace cost in Indianapolis | Homesense

As HVAC contractors in Indianapolis, we frequently field questions from homeowners who want to know, how much does a new furnace cost? It’s not a simple question to answer because there are several factors involved. In this blog, we review the considerations for a new furnace cost as well as the cost of not investing...
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