Are Heat Pumps a Good Choice for Indiana Residents?

Indiana weather can be, well, rather sporadic, making the need for an efficient way to heat and cool your house extremely prominent in the Hoosier state. While air conditioners and furnaces are a common combination, many homeowners are opting to install heat pumps for year-round comfort control. Homeowners who aren’t familiar with these systems often […]

Will an Air Purifier Help My Spring Allergies?

If you’re one of the unlucky people with spring allergies, you know just how miserable life can be this time of year, especially in the Midwest. There are some medicines and other remedies that can provide relief, but not everyone has success managing spring allergy symptoms with these methods. Will air purifiers help with your […]

HVAC Terms You Should Know

The HVAC industry uses terms and vocabulary that may not be easily understood by the average homeowner. In fact, there are probably a lot of people who don’t even know that HVAC itself stands for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Ventilation. This glossary list will help you understand are some of the more common HVAC terms […]

When Is the Best Time to Turn Off the Heat in Spring?

Spring is a funny time of year here in Central Indiana, with temperatures that can be freezing one day and blistering hot the next! With such drastic weather changes, how do you know when to turn off heat in spring? Star Heating & Cooling shares advice that will help you determine the best time to […]

How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter?

Maintaining a home is hard work. There is always something that must be done, whether it’s simple maintenance steps or larger projects. One of the most important maintenance steps for homeowners is to change their furnace filters, and it’s also one of the easiest to complete! To ensure you know how and when to do […]

How to Reduce the Chance of a Carbon Monoxide Leak in the Home

During the winter season, carbon monoxide poisoning is more likely to occur in Central Indiana homes. Fuel-burning appliances are being used to keep living spaces warm and homes are tightly sealed to keep heat in, increasing the risk of a leak and exposure indoors. Star Heating & Cooling explains how carbon monoxide occurs and shows […]

Recommended Thermostat Settings to Save You Money

Every winter, Central Indiana homeowners search for ways to cut heating costs and lower energy bills across the cold season. There are many things you can do to save money, from investing in home improvement projects to changing household habits. Are you using thermostat settings to save money, too? Star Heating & Cooling shares how […]

Is a Gas or Electric Furnace Best for My Home?

If it’s time to choose a new furnace for your Central Indiana home, the first decision you make concerns how you will heat your home. Natural gas and electric heating are the most common choices, and there are many gas or electric furnace models to consider once you choose. Is one better than the other? […]

What to Do When Your Furnace Goes Out in the Winter?

It’s no secret that your heating system is forced to work for long periods of time during the cold winter months. Extended furnace use can occasionally lead to complete system breakdowns.  Star Heating & Cooling knows of the dangers and discomfort that can be caused when a furnace breaks down. We want to help you […]

What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat in Winter?

When the winter months roll around, you can count on winter conditions like snow, low temperatures, and high winds. To combat these uncomfortable conditions, you’ll likely seek shelter indoors. However, when you turn on the heat, how can you be sure that you’re staying safe and comfortable, while also not spending a fortune on your […]
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