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HVAC Indianapolis Archive

The Best Thermostat Replacement for Your Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 3, 2015
The Best Thermostat Replacement for Your HomeThe Best Thermostat Replacement for Your Home

Read on to find out more about the best thermostat replacement in your home. Smart thermostats app activation up to 4,500/day $100 rebate available from some Indianapolis area utilities Thermostats can alert phone when issues arise with heating/cooling system There’s been a lot of buzz the last few years about smart thermostats. So, what is...
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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
DOE Will Not Enforce 80% Efficiency Furnace Phase OutDOE Will Not Enforce 80% Efficiency Furnace Phase Out

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 homeowners reach out to us with an underlying state of...
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My Heat Pump Is Smoking, What Do I Do?

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 4, 2014

Updated December 2023 With heat pump efficiency increases, large rebates from the government, and more customers wanting quiet outdoor systems, Homesense is having more calls for new heat pump installations. 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...
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The Whole House Humidifier Story Every Parent Needs To Read

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 3, 2014
The Whole House Humidifier Story Every Parent Needs To ReadThe Whole House Humidifier Story Every Parent Needs To Read

As a parent, did you know a whole house humidifier can solve the frustration of room humidifiers, keep kids healthy, and protect your home? Read on for my personal story! 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...
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Home Inspection and That Old Furnace

By: Brian Schutt  |  October 21, 2014
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Be sure to check your home inspection and the old furnace. 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...
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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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7 Songs About the Sun to Celebrate Warmer Days

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 7, 2014

According to the Homesense weatherman Paul Poteet, we are going to hit the 50’s today with sunshine. If you’re anything like the Homesense team, and I bet you are, you’re incredibly ready for this winter to end. Don’t get me wrong, we love helping you fix your furnaces, we’ve just been doing it for four...
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