How Does A Smart Thermostat Work?

If it’s been a while since you replaced your thermostat, you might not know how much technology has improved these devices. Smart home devices are extremely common including smart speakers, home security systems, and other smart home devices that simplify your life. Smart thermostats work alongside a smartphone application to keep the temperature comfortable in […]

What’s a Good AFUE Rating, and Why Is It Important?

To many homeowners, the technical side of HVAC can be confusing. Understanding the basics can help you in the long run since this is an integral part of your home. You may have never heard the term AFUE before, but it plays an essential role in how well your furnace operates. In our most recent […]

Fall HVAC Tips: How to Avoid Costly Repairs

When temperatures start to drop, your heating system is put to the test. A malfunctioning furnace or heater can lead to costly repairs – not to mention discomfort for those in your home. With over 40 years of experience, Star Heating & Coolings has dealt with every HVAC issue. We have compiled a list of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

How to Stay Safe from Carbon Monoxide in the Home

In Central Indiana homes using natural gas heat to stay warm this winter, carbon monoxide is a safety concern you must be mindful of. Carbon monoxide (CO) in the home can be deadly, so it is important to know where it comes from, how to limit exposure, and how to discover if your living areas […]

COVID-19: How We Plan to Continue Serving You

We, at Star Heating & Cooling, pride ourselves on being part of the Indianapolis communities we serve. Our services are critical, and to keep you safe we have implemented a ZERO CONTACT service call. In light of COVID-19, we would like to take this opportunity to share with you some of the policies and procedures […]

Memberships for Businesses

If you are a business owner here in Central Indiana, you know how important it is to maintain an ideal indoor temperature year round to protect your customers, your staff, and your inventory. If your heating or cooling system fails, it can mean uncomfortable and unhappy customers, canceled appointments, decreased productivity by your staff, damaged […]