Author: magnoliaadmin

What’s New in HVAC Innovation and What’s Coming Next

smart home

February 3, 2020

A quick history A familiar name appears at the dawn of air conditioning—Willis Carrier. Carrier, after much experimentation, invented the first air conditioner, that we would recognize as such, in 1902. The first application was not for home cooling, but for a printing company in search of a way to cool paper while printing. In […]

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Common Furnace Problems and How to Prevent Them

cold woman in house

January 20, 2020

We’re well into winter now, although here in Northeast Ohio it’s sometimes been hard to tell. Be that as it may, winter is definitely here, and now is the time when common furnace problems begin to crop up. What are they and what can you do to help prevent them? Read on! Check your thermostat, […]

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Why you Aren’t Getting Enough Hot Water

checking water temperature

January 7, 2020

In the depths of winter, there’s nothing quite like a hot shower. But chances are, the water suddenly turning cold is not the relaxing wake-up call you dream of. Read on for the reasons why you aren’t getting enough hot water (and what you can do about it). Demand is too high One very common […]

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Bah Humbug . . . Don’t make these Holiday HVAC Blunders

holiday decor

December 13, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And it’s no secret that part of the magic of the holidays is all of the decorations – the colorful lights, the fragrant garland, a perfectly lit tree. While all of these things certainly put us in the holly jolly mood, a wrong move when it comes […]

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10 Ways to Keep Commercial Heating Costs Manageable this Winter


December 9, 2019

If you own a brick and mortar business, whether large or small, there are certain business expenses you cannot escape—payroll and employee benefits, overhead and operating expenses, inventory and supplies, taxes and insurance. Under the heading of overhead and operating expenses comes the cost of heating your commercial building (and air conditioning it during the […]

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Preparing your Home for Out of Town Guests this Holiday Season

welcoming family

November 26, 2019

Whether you’re hosting out of town family for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s, it’s always fun . . . and a little stressful, too. Cooking holiday meals, wrapping gifts and keeping visitors entertained and comfortable can be a lot to take on. Do your part to prepare before your guests arrive to ensure they feel […]

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What Goes into the Cost of Buying & Installing a New Furnace?

furnace tech

October 28, 2019

As winter creeps closer, you may be thinking about installing a new furnace. If so, you’re likely thinking about the costs associated. When it comes to a large investment, such as a new furnace, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re paying for and why. Here are six factors that can affect the overall price: […]

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It’s the Season for Sweaters, Pumpkin Spice, Leaves, and . . . Poor Air Quality?

fall candles

October 14, 2019

Autumn in Northeast Ohio can be downright delightful. For many longtime residents it’s their favorite time of year, with cooler temperatures, beautiful leaves, pumpkin spice everything, football and Halloween. Those fall delights may be hiding a less than delightful secret, however. Fall can put seasonally unique stressors on your HVAC system, resulting in poor indoor […]

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Budgeting for Commercial HVAC

commercial hvac

September 30, 2019

As a business, you likely have a large amount of expenses to budget for each year. Employee benefits, payroll, insurance, office supplies, rent . . . the list goes on. Do you have your HVAC expenses on that list? Setting a comprehensive HVAC budget — which accounts for monthly expenses, unexpected costs and new equipment […]

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Can Exterior Paint Color Affect your Home’s Indoor Temperature?

light colored house

September 27, 2019

The color your home is painted or the building material used can impact how much air (hot or cold) comes through the walls and thus, affects indoor temperature. Think about it: on a hot day, would you be cooler or warmer if you were wearing a light-colored shirt? Your home is the same! If your […]

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