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5 Ways Entek Stands Out From its Competition

Most often we think of our homes as automated. Certainly there are always maintenance projects to take care of to ensure everything is in working order, but overall we go about our day knowing there’s a good chance that the lights will turn on when we flick the switch, the washing machine will churn when prompted, and the refrigerator will keep our food fresh and cold. So, when something goes awry, we’re frustrated and we don’t always know who to turn to for guidance. This is the case with our home HVAC system. There’s a very good chance if we […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Ever heard the expression “money doesn’t grow on trees”? Perhaps it doesn’t. But there is a way you can make your money work for you while also benefiting the environment. By making some energy efficient HVAC upgrades to your home, you can recoup the upfront costs of these investments with increased savings over time. These environmentally conscious upgrades will also reduce your carbon footprint. It’s a win-win situation. At Entek, we know a thing or two about investments that can save you money while also improving your indoor air quality. Allow us to share some of our knowledge with you! […]

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6 Benefits to Upgrading Your HVAC System

When was the last time you had your Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system upgraded? If you can’t think of the answer right off the top of your head, it’s probably time to consider looking into improvements for your home. After all, you want to make sure your system is performing in the most efficient manner possible. With the bills you pay, you have to ensure that you’re getting the best bang for your buck. There are a lot of reasons for you to upgrade your system. Sure, you may pause because of the expense, but you’ll ultimately be […]

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Earn Incentives When You Upgrade to Energy Efficient HVAC Options

How much money do you spend on your power bill? No matter what the answer is, it probably seems like a lot. You have to wonder, isn’t there anything more that can be done to bring that cost down? Sure, just keep in mind the HVAC efficiency rating. But aren’t efficient HVAC options expensive, you might wonder? Surely any savings you’d see would be offset by the cost of upgrading. Seems like a real catch 22. Except it doesn’t have to be! Many homeowners want to make their homes more energy efficient, but the cost of doing so can seem […]

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2018 Calendar: A Seasonal Guide to HVAC Upkeep

A New Year is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about taking care of your HVAC system for 2018 and beyond. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and your system will see a lot of use during the hottest and coldest months of the year. All too often, homeowners wait until their HVAC systems break down during these months; that means trying to get an HVAC service technician to your home to fix your heater during a snowstorm. Needless to say, even though we provide 24/7 service, many technicians are busy and you might end up […]

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How Clean is Your Indoor Air Quality?

The quality of your life and the quality of your air are closely connected. Studies have shown that when you improve home air quality, you improve the health and well-being of yourself and your family. There are a number of health issues that can be caused or exacerbated by having unclean air circulating through your home; conversely, you will reap a wide variety of benefits if the air in your home is kept free of dust, dander, and bacteria. What are the benefits of clean air? Particulate matter, such as dust, pollen, or pet dander, is directly connected with several […]

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Carbon Monoxide 101: What You Need to Know if You Have a Furnace

It’s no secret that carbon monoxide (CO) is dangerous. That’s why it’s highly recommended that each and every homeowner has a working carbon monoxide alarm. Just like a fire alarm, carbon monoxide alarms save lives. Carbon monoxide is produced anytime something burns, such as wood, gasoline, coal, natural gas, or kerosene. So, unless the air is properly filtered out, it builds up to a dangerous level. When you purchase a new furnace, the system is designed so that the furnace burners are contained in the systems heat exchanger. Then, the gas is sent through the flue vent and transported safely out […]

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Why Do My Windows Fog in the Winter?

It’s a familiar scene during winter. You walk to your car to find the windows are all fogged up or iced over. You grab the ice scraper and get to work, or perhaps you hit the defrost button and patiently wait as the fog dissipates. But what to do when your home windows fog up? There’s no defrost button that you can hit to get rid of the cloudy condensation. Not to worry. Entek has seven decades of experience in the industry and our certified HVAC professionals understand how to improve a home’s air quality. We’ll explain exactly what causes […]

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Is Zone Heating the Ideal Thermostat Setting?

When figuring what setting is optimal for your thermostat, there are a number of factors you need to take into account. First and foremost, what setting keeps your family the most comfortable? Next, you want to be careful not to overuse the system, especially if you’re not going to be home for a large chunk of time. That will heavily impact the third factor; the financial impact on your energy bill. It’s costly enough to buy and maintain a home, so whenever you can save money and still run efficiently, it’s an option worth considering. During warm weather, it was […]

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How to Manage Your Heating Bills as the Weather Cools

It’s never a bad idea to look for ways to cut costs. With winter just around the corner, wouldn’t you like to have a little extra money set aside for that tropical vacation you’re planning? Or maybe you’re looking to save some extra money for the holidays. If so, you’ll want to start by trimming the cost of some of your largest expenses. According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling costs account for roughly half of the energy use in an average home, making it the most costly energy expense for homeowners. At Entek, heating and cooling is […]

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