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Summer Savers


Are you ready to “summer-ize” your home? Just like you winterize your home to keep it as warm as possible during the colder Maryland winter months, there are certain things you can do to keep your house cooler in the summer. With the higher temperatures, your cooling system will be…  
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Great Expectations on HVAC Installations


If you’re installing a new HVAC system, do your homework. With today’s internet offerings, you might be tempted to purchase a system on-line and either install it yourself or hire someone to do it. First, you’ll save yourself a lot of time and worry by purchasing your system through a…  
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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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The Quality of Quality Air


Indoor air quality has been an industry buzz word for years.  Indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside.  In addition, indoor air quality covers a variety of areas, which are addressed in different ways.  Indoor air quality products address filtration level, sanitation, humidity…  
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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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The Right Customer Service


It seems as if customer service has become less of a priority in businesses that are supposed to be service-oriented. Personalization has gone by the wayside. Businesses are using technology to streamline their operations, sometimes at the risk of losing that customer touch. Examples abound. Customers call an office and…  
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Spring Cleaning and Tuning for Your Heating and Air Conditioning Units


If March is true to form this year in Harford County and the surrounding Baltimore area, it will come in like a lion and go out like a lamb. That means you’ll likely be using both your heating and air conditioning units in the same month – or close to…  
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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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Baltimore HVAC Replacement Model


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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HVAC Customer Service – Top Priority


With the release of the new fourth edition of Bel Air HVAC Customer Service Handbook, by Steve Coscia, we thought it might be a good opportunity to review a few basics that you, as a customer, should expect from your HVAC technician.  The book mentioned above is targeted to HVAC dealers…  
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Geothermal Heat Pumps

Innovative Carrier geothermal heat pumps tap into the earth's surface to use the energy and relatively consistent heat found in soil or surface water as a heat source–instead of using outside air like traditional heat pumps.

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