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Filter Changes Keep Your Furnace Operating Efficiently

One of the simplest and most effective things you can do to keep your HVAC system operating efficiently is to change the furnace filter regularly. The filter is your system’s first line of defense against dust and other debris and is a key factor in keeping your indoor air clean. Why Is the Furnace Filter So Important? The primary job of the filter is to keep the air flowing through the ductwork clean. Unfiltered air leads to a buildup of …
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How Zoning Systems Can Keep You Warmer in Chilly Weather

With frigid winters in the Chicagoland area, maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout your home can be quite a challenge. Zoning systems can help to make a difference in temperature control and comfort for key areas in your home, even when it’s freezing outside. Control Each Zone Individually No matter the size of your home, maintaining a consistent temperature in each room isn’t an easy feat. When your HVAC system operates on a single thermostat, you are bound to have cool zones …
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HVAC Considerations for a Home Addition

A home addition can be an exciting upgrade to your Chicago-area home. There is much to be considered when expanding, and finding a good contractor is essential. Along with floor plans and electrical diagrams, be sure to give special attention to the following HVAC considerations when adding on to your home. Conduct an Energy Audit Increasing the square footage of your home means adding extra area that will need to be cooled and heated. Your air conditioner and furnace must …
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