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How Efficient is “Efficient?”


A recent survey published by ACHR News shows that the majority of homeowners who are replacing their HVAC equipment are going for the mid-range in efficiency ratings. The survey said 46 percent of the respondents purchased mid-level products with a SEER rating of 14-18 and a 90 percent AFUE. SEER,…  
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‘Tis the Season…For Heat Pump Failures


It’s that time of year – the time when the weather is so crazy with fluctuations, sometimes you don’t know if it will be 50 degrees or 80 degrees on any given day.  Heat pumps in HVAC systems also might be failing in the late spring and early summer.  Why? …  
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Air Source vs. Geothermal: A Duel To The Finish


If you’re considering a heat pump for your home, you’ll have a choice between air source and ground source, or geothermal heat pumps.  An easy way to remember the difference is that one takes its heat from the air and the other from the ground.  Both are efficient and practical,…  
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Pump it Up With a Heat Pump


Shipments of air-source heat pumps are up just over 17 percent so far this year vs. last year, according to AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute).  The statistics also show central air conditioners increased six percent over last year.  Why the big jump in heat pumps?  They are penetrating…  
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Baltimore Local Heating Professional


The largest home energy expense is heating — about 45 percent of the monthly energy bill. The average household consumes about 11,320 kilowatthours of electricity. With that known fact, shouldn’t you be committed to having the most efficient heating system possible? First, you should make your home energy efficient so…  
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Trends in Energy Efficiency


Often, we see trends emerging from the commercial HVAC market that will work their way into the residential market.  They start in the commercial sector because they might be more expensive or require larger space, but researchers are always trying to make things smaller and more cost-effective for consumer use….  
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Award-winning HVAC Products Food for Thought At Home


Choosing heating and air conditioning products can be challenging.  Most homeowners take the advice of their professional HVAC installer.  Some products stand out more than others, and those are the ones smart installers will recommend.  The 2014 Dealer Design Awards named three top-notch products that are advanced and reasonable for…  
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If Not Geothermal, Then What?


If, after our last post, you’ve decided that a geothermal heat pump is simply not in your future, but you want to replace your HVAC system with an energy-efficient alternative, consider an air source heat pump. These units have many advantages that can save you money and maintain a healthy…  
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The Ins and Outs of Geothermal Heat Pumps


Earth’s heat in, warm air out. And, reverse. Warm air out, cool air in. What is it? It’s one of the most cost-efficient and energy-efficient devices for heating and cooling your home — a geothermal heat pump. Becoming more popular due to their reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness, geothermal heat pumps…  
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