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Team AC: Your Air Conditioning Technology Team


Zones, ducts, heat pumps and SEER ratings – all are part of the continuous efforts to make heating and cooling technology more efficient. The newest units reduce energy, and, coupled with remote control wall thermostats that can be accessed through any computer or mobile device, we’re finding ways to reach…  
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Winterize Your Home


Twice a year, every year. That’s how often you should have a maintenance check on your HVAC system. Before each change of season, call your HVAC professional. Instead of being one of those people who is frantically calling for furnace maintenance through chattering teeth in November, schedule that appointment with…  
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Holiday Cash Stash


You can take advantage of some extra cash this season if you’ve replaced your heating or cooling system with a new, energy-efficient unit and are a Maryland BGE customer. BGE is offering rebates anywhere from $150 to $500, and you can combine several offers for multiple rebates. The current rebate…  
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SEER and AFUE – By the Numbers


There’s lots of talk about SEER ratings and AFUE minimums in the heating and air conditioning market these days. What do these acronyms mean? The letters are actually all about numbers. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Mostly associated with air conditioning units, it gives a point of reference…  
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Duct Cleaning Clears More Than Dust


Why clean your air ducts? Besides the obvious reasons of getting rid of dust particles and contaminants within your HVAC ducts, clearing your home of allergens and making your HVAC system run more efficiently, clean air ducts can help guard against radon exposure in your home. Your home can be…  
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Baby, It’s C-c-c-old Outside!


The Polar Vortex has much of the nation in its frigid grip. If you’ve done your due diligence with your twice-yearly check-up of your HVAC system, you probably have very little to worry about when it comes to heating your home during this extreme cold spell. But you may be…  
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Tools of the Trade


What do telescoping ladders, tape measures, digital cameras, mirrors, screwdrivers and soap bubble all have in common? They’re tools used to assess the performance of your appliances and HVAC systems. While these are common household items, they are helpful to the HVAC professional when doing checks of your system or…  
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New Year’s Resolutions Heat Up


Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions. Not everyone keeps them, of course, but making them and having good intentions is the tradition. Sometimes they’re so unrealistic, we wonder what we were thinking when we came up with them. Maybe it was the “bubbly” at the New Year’s Eve party; maybe it…  
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Getting Your Ducts In A Row


Ductwork is as important as the HVAC unit in a home. It’s part of the system, and if it’s dirty, leaky or odorous, the entire system will be ineffective. Ductwork is often overlooked as a source of energy loss, but in truth, it can be the culprit of the poor…  
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Audit Your Home Energy Usage


Just as a budget or tax audit helps you to hone in on your spending habits, a home energy audit helps you find your energy use habits. They may be good or bad, but they usually can use some improvement. The Department of Energy recommends both a do-it-yourself audit and…  
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