Why There’s a Burning Smell When Turning on the Heat

As the temperatures drop and winter nears, you’ll begin to use your home’s heating system to provide your family with warmth. However, when you go to turn on your heating system, you may notice a burning smell coming from your heater. Why is this happening, and is it something to worry about? In the newest […]

How to Tell If the Air in Your House Is Dry?

During the winter months, it’s common to feel as though the air in your home is dry and uncomfortable. While some discomfort may be attributed to your body adjusting to colder and drier air that comes with the change of seasons, it’s important to know when your home’s air is too dry. In this blog […]

What Are the Benefits of Commercial Rooftop HVAC Units?

There are several equipment options available to meet the heating and cooling needs of commercial buildings in Central Indiana. Commercial rooftop HVAC systems are a popular choice in area facilities, and for good reason. Star Heating & Cooling explains the details of these heating and air conditioning systems and why their installation is advantageous for […]

What Are the Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier?

Winters in Central Indiana can be notoriously cold and dry, creating discomfort indoors as well as outside. Using a humidifier in the home can greatly improve the comfort of your living space and help your family stay healthy throughout the season! Star Heating & Cooling explains the benefits of whole house humidifier installation so you […]

Why Is My AC Compressor Making a Grinding Noise?

A steady hum from the outdoor air conditioning unit is all you should hear as your cooling system runs this summer. If you happen to hear a grinding noise coming from your AC compressor, this sound indicates malfunctions that need to be repaired. Star Heating & Cooling explains the possible issues causing your AC compressor […]

Are Heat Pumps Good in Indiana?

Deciding upon a new heating and cooling system for your Central Indiana home is a tall order. While air conditioners and furnaces are a common combination, many homeowners are opting to install heat pumps. Homeowners who aren’t familiar with these systems often wonder whether heat pumps work well in Indiana? Star Heating & Cooling discusses […]

How to Extend the Life of Your Air Conditioner

If you’ve ever had to replace a home’s air conditioning system, you know this isn’t a cheap project. New cooling equipment is costly, which is a key reason most homeowners want to get as many years as they can from their existing system. In our most recent blog, the HVAC technicians at Star Heating & […]

Do UV Light Air Purifiers Kill Mold?

Mold, mildew, fungi, and bacteria can exist within the home, circulating through your air supply right under your nose. These microbes grow in the damp, dark, cool areas of the house, such as basements or even inside the air conditioner! Indoor air quality solutions such as UV light air purifiers target these microorganisms and pathogens, […]

What Is the Life Expectancy of a Commercial HVAC Unit?

Purchasing new heating and cooling equipment for your Central Indiana commercial building is a significant capital expenditure. In order to accurately plan and budget for this cost while maximizing the return on investment of your existing equipment, it’s helpful to know the life expectancy of a commercial HVAC unit. Unfortunately, there’s no clear answer, as […]

How to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer

Electric bills tend to skyrocket for Indianapolis area homeowners over the summer, as air conditioning systems run in full force to keep families cool. If it seems like cooling costs are eating up too much of your energy budget, learn how to save money on air conditioning without buying a new cooling unit or completing […]
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