What is Air Balancing?

What is Air Balancing?Air balancing is the critical process of ensuring that your heating and cooling system conveys the proper volume of air to each room through the supply ducts while removing an equal amount through the return ducts. An HVAC system is a closed loop that continuously recirculates a designed amount of air measured in CFM (cubic feet per minute.) When an imbalance exists, certain rooms are often always too hot or too cold. The problem can be divided into two categories: Read More »

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What Should an HVAC Diagnostic Check List Include?

What Should an HVAC Diagnostic Check List Include?Spring cooling tune-ups and fall heating check-ups are vital to keep your HVAC system operating at peak efficiency, so you’ll save money on energy use and avoid unnecessary repair costs. When performed by a trained and experienced professional, the maintenance check list for an HVAC diagnostic will likely include the following tasks: Read More »

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Avoid Seasonal Allergies this Spring With These Tips

Avoid Seasonal Allergies this Spring With These TipsSpring is a beautiful time of year. Trees flaunt their pink and white blossoms and birds come out to play. Unfortunately, seasonal allergies are a serious issue this time of year as well. Flower pollen, prairie ragweed and primrose are all serious allergy-causers in Michigan. Use the following tips to avoid seasonal allergies this spring. Read More »

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New Home? Create a Routine Maintenance Schedule for Your HVAC System

New Home? Create a Routine Maintenance Schedule for Your HVAC SystemRoutine maintenance is a key factor in prolonging the life of your HVAC equipment. A well maintained system will also run more efficiently, allowing you to get the full benefit of your system, and save some money on your utility bills. When you first move into a new home, it is useful to create a routine maintenance schedule, to take care of all the necessary maintenance for your home’s appliances.  Read More »

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What is a Zone Damper?

What is a Zone Damper?If you’ve never heard of zone damping, you may be needlessly wasting money every month on your heating and cooling bills. Read on for a quick overview on what zone dampers are and how they can improve the efficiency of your Farmington home.  Read More »

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The Right Windows Help Optimize Your HVAC System

The Right Windows Help Optimize Your HVAC SystemThere are many ways to increase the efficiency of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC), but choosing the right windows for your home may be the most effective way of all to ensure that your HVAC system is working at its peak performance.  Read More »

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Locate the Carbon Monoxide Hazards in Your Home

Locate the Carbon Monoxide Hazards in Your HomeWhen it comes to protecting your family there are several safeguards that instantly come to mind, such as dead bolts on exterior doors, smoke detectors on every floor and motion sensor lights outdoors to ward off intruders. There is one more item that should be added to your checklist: carbon monoxide hazards. Help keep your family safe from this silent killer by locating, identifying and helping prevent exposure to CO in your Grosse Pointe Woods home. Read More »

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Preventing and Repairing Frozen Pipes in Your Michigan Home

Preventing and Repairing Frozen Pipes in Your Michigan HomeMichigan area homeowners, from Utica to Farmington Hills, save money by preparing their homes before the cold winter months arrive. One of the most important aspects of winterizing your home is ensuring that its plumbing pipes are adequately protected from the freezing temperatures outside. Exposure to outdoor temperatures can cause the water inside the pipes to freeze and expand which usually results in a ruptured, burst or frozen pipes. Read More »

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5 Tips for Properly Installing a Heat Pump in Your Michigan Home

5 Tips for Properly Installing a Heat Pump in Your Michigan HomeIn Southeast Michigan winter weather can bring a lot of snow and frigid temperatures, while summertime can bring intensive heat and humidity. That means you need heating equipment for winter, and cooling equipment for summer.  Read More »

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A Cracked Heat Exchanger Can Be Lethal. Get Yours Fixed Immediately

A Cracked Heat Exchanger Can Be Lethal. Get Yours Fixed ImmediatelyAn ugly combination of events could be putting your family at risk, literally under your nose, without your knowledge. Read More »

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