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, […]

A Whole Home Dehumidifier Increases Summer Comfort

Anyone who spends the summer in Central Indiana knows all about the high humidity here, which can make hot days feel even more unpleasant. To help prevent mold and mildew in the home and avoid dampness, many of us already have one or more portable dehumidifiers running full time. These workhorses often run 24/7 from […]

What Are the Benefits of a Remote Control Thermostat?

New technology continues to develop and make our lives a little bit easier, so it just makes sense that there are some high-tech ways to control your heating and cooling system. Are there actual benefits of having a thermostat that you can control when you’re away from home, or is a remote access thermostat just […]

What Is the Best Furnace Filter for My Home?

In the world of home heating and cooling, one often-overlooked yet critical component is the furnace filter. Choosing the right furnace filter is essential to maintain indoor air quality and keep your HVAC system running efficiently. You go to a big box store and face the furnace filter aisle. There’s a wide variety of styles. […]

Does You House Feel Dry in Winter?

Have you noticed static electricity in your home in winter? Does your wood furniture and floors crack? Are you waking up in the morning with a scratchy throat? These are all signs that your home lacks humidity. Eliminating these symptoms is easy. Installing a whole house humidifier to your furnace or fan coil will help […]

Selecting the Right Furnace Filter

You go to a big box store and face the furnace filter aisle. There’s a wide variety of styles. Some filters are made from fiberglass, while others consist of polyester or cotton. Then there are the reusable filters. Confused? How do you know which filter is right for your furnace? Filters The technicians at STAR […]

Is a Heat Pump or a Gas Furnace Right for My Home?

As a Central Indiana resident, you know that temperatures can plummet to zero and below, complete with a foot of snow in December through February. Because bitter cold winters are a given, a natural gas furnace is the better choice to heat your home. It’s reliable and can run anywhere from $500 to $1,000 less […]

Improve indoor air quality on a budget with a media cabinet

If you’re on a tight budget yet would like to do something to help improve the overall air quality in your home, installing a media cabinet might be an option for you to consider. A media cabinet attaches to your furnace, and allows you to use the efficient 4” thick filters (either 20” by 16” […]

The Infinity Series Greenspeed Heat Pump from Carrier

If you’re in the market for a heat pump that delivers energy-efficiency and reliability, you owe it to yourself to take a close look at the Carrier Infinity Heat Pump 20 with Greenspeed Intelligence. At this writing, no other ducted, air source heat pump can beat its HSPF rating of 13. HSPF stands for heating […]

Save $$ this spring with Carrier Cool Cash 2016

Carrier Cool Cash is currently underway to give you added incentives to help you decide to upgrade your current HVAC system.  Purchase any one of the following products between now and June 30, 2016 (with installation by July 15, 2016) and you can save up to a total of $1450 in rebates! Some of the […]