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Need an HVAC Upgrade? Remember the Federal Tax Credit

If you have been considering replacing an old or inefficient HVAC system, you need to act quickly before President Obama’s 25C Federal Tax Credit once again expires. The tax credit initially expired on December 31, 2011, but it is now good until December 31, 2013. It also retroactively includes all eligible HVAC upgrades made in 2012.
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Tips That Save You Money on Utility Bills

Buildings account for around 36 percent of the nation’s total energy use, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and for around 65 percent of the electricity used in the United States. Whether you’re a homeowner or business owner in the Douglas Chicago area, taking steps to improve the overall energy efficiency of your structure will effectively reduce your annual energy expenses. Here are five energy-saving tips that save money and lower energy bills without sacrificing comfort.
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What is Included in a Furnace and Boiler Tune-Up?

When you live in Gold Coast Chicago, a good furnace is needed to stay warm and comfortable during the long winters. Unfortunately, your furnace and boiler may not be providing the level of comfort you need because it hasn’t been properly maintained. Most home and business owners have good intentions, but they forget to schedule preventative maintenance for their furnace until they are noticeably uncomfortable.
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Should I Service My AC Before it is Off for the Winter?

Choosing to have your air conditioner serviced before the winter shutdown or prior to cranking it up again in the springtime is really a personal choice. The important point is that you do have professional air conditioner maintenance done before you start it up again the following year. Likely, you’ve run the air conditioner a lot during the warmer season, and the unit has incurred some wear and tear.
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