Indianapolis Heating and Cooling Blog

Furnace Replacement or Furnace Installation Special for Indianapolis, Zionsville, Westfield, Carmel and Fishers

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 19, 2011

We’ll keep this very simple, if you need your furnace replaced before February 28, 2011 we will replace it for 5% off whatever bid you have been given by another company.  So if the other company says a 95% efficient furnace will cost you $3250, we will do it for $3087.  This offer is good...
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Getting Your Tax Credit Money – Filing Details

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 5, 2011

Homesense has dug through the details of Energy Star and tax credits, to give you a brief summary of what you'll need to file this year to get the tax credit for high efficiency heating and air conditioning systems.

HVAC Tax Credits Reduced, Extended Until End of 2011

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 3, 2011

Although not as aggressive as the past two years of energy tax credits, the new round of tax credits are here for 2011. The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Re-authorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 was signed into law December 17, 2010. Section 25c tax credits (the official name of the energy tax credits) are...
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Homesense in Indiana Living Green Magazine

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 31, 2010

Homesense co-owner, Brian Schutt, was interviewed for the January/February 2011 edition of Indiana Living Green magazine by author, Ryan Puckett.  The topic of the article was home heating efficiency options.  Brian spoke about heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency gas furnaces.  For more information or questions about increasing efficiency in your home, please...
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HVAC Energy Efficiency Tax Credit Expires December 31, 2010

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 27, 2010

Not to be overly dramatic, but I think this entry would best be read while listening to the sweet sounds of Europe’s Final Countdown.  Now that you’re sufficiently rocking, you’re in the right frame of mind to hear that the $1500 Federal Tax Credit for high efficiency furnace, air conditioners and heat pumps expires at...
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The Agony of Defeat: A Furnace Replacement Loss

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 15, 2010

You might be surprised to hear this, but every customer that calls us doesn’t end up using us for their heating and air conditioning needs.  < Pause for jaw dropping/spit take>  Now that you’ve had time to collect yourself, let me explain this one, and why it’s a loss that’s tough to take. First, this prospect was...
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Posted in: Heating

Indianapolis Rental Property HVAC Specialists

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 13, 2010

With the real estate bubble bursting over the last few years, rental properties have surged.  First, these former owners can no longer get a mortgage.  Secondly, these former owner occupied homes no longer have owners.  This combo means more homes are empty and more people need homes. As you might imagine, these places aren’t always...
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Homesense on Naptown Buzz Podcast

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 12, 2010

Homesense co-owner, Brian Schutt, was interviewed for the 3rd episode of Naptown Buzz.  Brian Groce of Naptown Buzz talked to Brian about how Homesense got it’s start, what our difference is against competitors, and some money saving tips for your system. Naptown Buzz is the source for all things Indy.  Find them online and on...
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Heating Service Call in Carmel, Indiana

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 9, 2010

Homesense was called to give a second opinion recently, and good thing we were. See the difference we made for one Carmel resident.

Posted in: Case Studies, Heating

Money Savings Tips for Indianapolis (Part 2)

By: Brian Schutt  |  December 8, 2010

Yesterday we looked at a few areas that can help save money heating your home in the Indianapolis area this winter.  Today we’ll continue that theme by talking about how to better use the heat you have, and using technology to add efficiency.  There’s no silver bullet out there, but if you combine these ideas...
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