HVAC 101: The Installation Position

This is the first blog in a series explaining the basics of heating and cooling with a forced air system. This series will look at the different parts including the installation, the furnace, the air conditioning unit, the duct work, the thermostat and indoor air quality. I will hopefully explain how the parts and pieces work to deliver the maximum comfort for you inside your home. Continue reading

Nicor, Peoples Gas, & North Shore Gas Utility Rebates

Hey Chicagoland area did you know your utility providers, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas have money to help you purchase a new furnace? And, did you know ComEd will kick in some money as well if you purchase a complete new furnace and air conditioning system?  While they advertise the rebates, the fact is, each month on your utility bill you are paying for the program.  The amount you pay is a reflection of the number or therms or kilowatts you consume.

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