How to Clean a Heat Pump

A heat pump is a vital component that helps regulate the temperature inside your home. It works by extracting heat from the air outside and transferring it inside during the colder months and reversing the process during the warm months to cool your home. This system can be incredibly efficient at both heating and cooling, […]

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 […]

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 […]

What to Do If Your Furnace Goes Out in 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 by a broken furnace. We want to help you prepare […]

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 […]

Why Is My Furnace Filter So Dirty?

Determining exactly how often your HVAC air filter needs to be changed isn’t an exact science. Depending on what type of filter you use, months may pass before you need a fresh filter. Every once in a while, you may discover the need for a new filter sooner than expected, leading you to wonder: “Why […]

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 […]

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 […]