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Why Higher-Efficiency Air Filters Are Worth the Money

Air filters look fairly simple so it’s easy to underestimate the benefits the right filter can provide in your home. Higher-efficiency filters give you both cleaner air and lower heating

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Even in Tucson’s Mild Winter, Heat Loss Can Affect Your Energy Bill

While southern Arizona has an enviable mild winter, you’ll still be heating your home. Saving energy by reducing heat loss from your home will lower your energy bills until spring

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Forced Air Furnace: How It Keeps You Warm

Most of us grew up staying warm and cozy as a result of a forced air furnace. Yet, we tend to take for granted these HVAC workhorses. Understanding how they

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Air Cleaners and Then Some: Some Information That Can Guide Your Shopping

Because the Tucson area is surrounded by desert and mountains, and the climate runs from mild to hot, dust and pollen are real issue year-round. Many homeowners in this region

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Air Filters Are Rated for Their Abilities to Trap Particles; Why Should You Care?

Air filters were originally intended to keep heating and air equipment clean. Filtering out dust and other particles keeps equipment in better running shape, cuts down on maintenance, and decreases

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Get Ready for Your Furnace Inspection

Cooler fall temperatures are your signal that it’s time for a furnace inspection. Getting your furnace checked before you turn it on this winter can save money on your energy

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Have You Changed Your Air Filters Lately? 3 Reasons You Should Do It Today

Air filters are an undervalued component of the HVAC system. Homeowners usually pay close attention to the thermostat, listen for trouble in the motor and feel the airflow coming out

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Your A/C’s Air Filter: MERV By The Numbers

When discussing your air conditioner’s air filter, it’s important to understand the lingo. MERV, or minimum efficiency reporting value, numbers indicate an air filter’s effectiveness at capturing airborne contaminants. It’s a

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Stale-Smelling Rooms? Your Return-Air Ducts Could Be The Culprit

You might notice it as soon as you walk in your door, or perhaps you’re just used to it. Imagine how a new visitor to your home experiences the stale,

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When Minimizing Respiratory Issues Is A Priority, Electronic Air Cleaning Becomes A Necessity

Indoor air pollution affects many respiratory issues, including allergies, asthma and respiratory infections. Modern homes are often tightly sealed to retain conditioned air, but that tight seal also traps air

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