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How to Purify Your Home Air Quality With Houseplants

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 13, 2018
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Did you know that the air inside your home can be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outdoors? And poor air quality can have a negative impact on our health, including allergies, respiratory issues, and even heart disease. (Of course, all of this becomes an even bigger issue if your home is locked...
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Six Ways to Check Your Air Pollution at Home

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 8, 2018
Six Ways to Check Your Air Pollution at HomeSix Ways to Check Your Air Pollution at Home

Brian Shutt:  Hey, this is Brian Schutt with Homesense Heating and Cooling. We are back on Facebook Live again, I’m sure you’re excited. Here with Matt Patrick, our comfort consultant and indoor air pollution at home specialist, among other things. A couple of weeks ago, we talked about the issues related to humidification and what...
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Cool Customers Episode 2: Kyle Lacy, Lessonly

By: Brian Schutt  |  March 7, 2018
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Kyle Lacy is a entrepreneur, author, thought leader, and now start-up veteran who’s packed a career’s worth of experience into a decade of work. With a diverse skill set and a “open view” of the tech landscape, Kyle brought back an energy and capability to Indy after a stint in Boston. Brian and Kyle talk...
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Geothermal Heat Pump Tax Credits Approved by Congress

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 27, 2018
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At the beginning of February 2018, federal legislation was passed to extend federal tax credits for residential and commercial installations of geothermal heat pumps (GHPs). How does that relate to you? What the New Tax Credit Means for Homeowners Between 2009 and 2016, Congress approved the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit plan, passing tax credits...
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Cool Customers Episode 1: Chris Eley, Goose the Market and Smoking Goose

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 20, 2018
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Chris Eley is a towering figure in the Indianapolis food scene. And not just because he’s 6’7″ tall. Chris has had a passion for food since he was young, worked his butt off for years all around Indy, and across the country. And then brought his vision for a neighborhood market to the newly revitalized...
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The Effect of Candles on Your Furnace Air Filters

By: Brian Schutt  |  February 19, 2018
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Did you know that candles and furnace filters are connected? Continue reading for my personal experience of how I first discovered this to be true! If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you know there’s no shortage of reminders to change your home HVAC filters on a regular basis: How to Select a Furnace...
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Winter HVAC TIPS: Impact of Snow and Ice on Heating and Cooling System

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 24, 2018
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We’ve already covered how to prepare your home for cold temperatures, but do you know the potential impact snow and ice can have on your HVAC system? Follow our winter HVAC tips below to avoid replacing your furnace before it’s absolutely necessary. How Winter Conditions Affect Your HVAC Unit There are several ways that snow and...
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Preparing for the Next Round of Cold – Homesense Talks to WTHR 13

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 15, 2018
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As winter weather continues, we spoke with Matt McCutcheon of WTHR-13 about some of the big things to remember to keep your furnace working on the coldest January days: Airflow matters. Change your filter early and often. Even if you’ve changed it recently, if you have airflow issues, you’ll quickly have furnace issues. Adjust expectations....
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Honeywell Whole House Humidifier Special

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 13, 2018
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$200 Off Honeywell Whole House Humidifiers. Starting at $550. Offer ends 1/31/18. Call 317-203-8149 and ask for Brady to get this special pricing.  EDIT: WE ARE SOLD OUT. LITERALLY, NO MORE HONEYWELL HUMIDIFIERS AT OUR SUPPLIER. MORE NEWS TO COME ABOUT ANOTHER HUMIDIFIER PROMOTION.

5 Furnace Tips for Extreme Cold in Central Indiana

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 2, 2018
5 Furnace Tips for Extreme Cold in Central Indiana5 Furnace Tips for Extreme Cold in Central Indiana

Feeling the brrrr in Indiana? Read on for 5 furnace tips for extreme cold in Central Indiana. “Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.” Coach John Wooden was a central Indiana farmboy, and knew something about Indiana’s cold winters. So with the coldest weather in over 20 years projected to hit next week, we did...
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