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What Are the Benefits of an ENERGY STAR®–Rated Electric Furnace?

There are many energy-efficient appliances on the market these days. But if your furnace is nearing the end of its life span, odds are you’ve probably never purchased an ENERGY STAR®–rated electric furnace. After all, furnaces can last decades, and the ENERGY STAR® label has only been around since 1992. So if you’ve never purchased an ENERGY STAR® furnace, you may be wondering whether it’s a worthwhile investment. ENERGY STAR®–rated appliances operate at optimal efficiency, and electric furnaces are no exception. Entek not only carries these high-efficiency electric furnaces, we also offer them at affordable prices. From comfort to cost […]

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Are Candles Hurting Your Indoor Air Quality?

There’s a reason the candle business is booming. Nothing creates ambiance in a room quite like the unique glow of a candle. In the fall, they can give you the perfect apple pie scent in a kitchen, without actually having to make a pie. And when the weather gets colder in Vancouver, WA, candles can aid in heating your home. But have you ever considered that the candles you’re lighting could hurt the indoor air quality of a room? Any concerns tend to be lost among all the positive things candles can do, but there are a few negatives you […]

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How To Improve the Air Quality in Your Vancouver, WA, Home

Health-conscious people spend a lot of time considering their diet and exercise routines. They take great care to ensure they eat plenty of nutrients, while reducing their intake of unhealthy sugars and sodium. Then they spend hours every week visiting the gym, hoping to stay in the best shape possible. Often, however, these same people don’t take time to consider one of the most important factors in their overall health: air quality. Vancouver, WA, is generally known for having good air quality, however, if you don’t take steps to keep the air in your home fresh and clean, it can […]

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4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

We meander in and about our homes. We cook dinner and tend to laundry. We text people we care about and relax at the end of the day with music or a good book. Rarely during these daily occasions do we stop to think about the indoor air quality of our abode. We assume that the air we’re breathing is healthy, or healthy enough. Maybe we could dust more and we’ll need to make sure to change our filters, but is there really anything we could be doing to improve the air we’re breathing? In fact, we’re here to tell […]

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How to Improve Your Home Air Quality

Your home should be a place of refuge, not a place where you’re exposed to indoor pollutants and allergens. Fortunately, we are an HVAC and building performance company based in Vancouver, WA, and understands the importance of your home’s air quality. We have been in business more than 70 years and are eager to share our expertise. Here, we’ll discuss ways to improve and maintain your home’s air quality. One point to remember is that mold tends to grow in areas of moisture. Mold poses health risks for even the healthiest individuals. A 2004 report by the Institute of Medicine, […]

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