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HVAC Indianapolis Archive

Why our technicians aren’t incentivized to sell

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 21, 2021
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“It’s time to replace your AC (or furnace).” Maybe you’ve had an HVAC technician say this to you before with utmost certainty. Seems harmless enough, right? Sometimes it’s true, but would you trust a cardiologist who only gave you the option to have a heart transplant? Similarly, would you trust a technician that’s incentivized to...
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Homesense Celebrates National Air Conditioning Day July 17th

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  July 14, 2021
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AC Day History On a warm summer day July 17, 1902, the world got a whole lot cooler. It was this day that inspiration struck Willis Carrier, and modern air conditioning was invented. His concept would evolve to enlarge the climates humans could functionally live and work in. In honor of the miracle of air...
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Understanding the Price of R22 and Why It’s So High

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 7, 2021
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During the heat of the summer, current and prospective customers should be aware of the continued skyrocketing price of R22 refrigerant (commonly called Freon). This is a result of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandates. R22: Phase-Out Such has been the case since especially 2010, but all the way back to 2004. This is when the...
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National HVAC Tech Day 2021

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  June 22, 2021

Today we are celebrating National HVAC Tech Day and showing appreciation for the technicians who work hard day in and day out with Homesense. June 22nd is the perfect day every year to celebrate HVAC technicians as summer gets fully underway. The important role HVAC technicians play in our modern life It’s important to take...
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Homesense & Hamilton County: a discussion on our roots

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  June 17, 2021

Here at Homesense we love greater Indianapolis and being part of the growth and flourishing of this city. Our team represents various parts of Indy and I (Griff, Homesense Marketing Manager) recently sat down with Brian Schutt, Homesense co-owner, to talk about our shared connection with Hamilton County specifically as well as some of our...
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Dehumidifiers 101: What do they do and why do I need one?

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  June 7, 2021
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Humidity Problem Living in the midwest means we’re all familiar with humidity, but many homeowners aren’t familiar with how to control humidity through dehumidifiers. Few things are worse than stepping outside on a July day and feeling the hot wall of humidity hit you. While the summer especially comes to mind, the outside air is...
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5 HVAC Tips for Summer

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  May 26, 2021

As summer begins in earnest, so does the work your air conditioner has to put in to keep your home comfortable. There are a few things you can do to ensure your AC has the best environment and setup possible to run smoothly. Follow each of these five HVAC tips for summer and you’ll be...
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Ductless Heating and Cooling Basics for Indianapolis Homes

By: Brian Schutt  |  May 20, 2021
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More Indianapolis homeowners choose to install and use ductless heating and cooling systems as they have increasing popularity. An HVAC staple also known as “mini-splits” across Europe and Asia, these systems are convenient and energy efficient. In a 2018 article, Daikin North America LLC Senior Vice President Doug Widenmann said, “The Daikin mini-split product development...
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HVAC Second Opinion: Trust Homesense

By: Cristina Marroquin-McCall  |  May 13, 2021
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Why you need a second opinion It’s a hot summer day and you finally have an HVAC technician looking at your faulty system. All you want is to have cold air in your house again, but you’re nervous about how much it might cost. Your fears are founded when your technician tells you that you...
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Air Conditioner Options for Older Homes in Indianapolis

By: Joe Dudeck  |  May 4, 2021
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Real estate patterns of the Millennial generation are starting to have a big impact on how development and redevelopment is taking place in Indianapolis. Our team has been a part of many of the projects in the Midtown, Old Northside, Fountain Square, and other reemerging areas of Indianapolis. And from a heating and cooling perspective, the...
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