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You’re Not Helpless in Countering Dry Indoor Air in the Winter

Winter doesn’t have a lot of attractions if you’re not a fan of sledding, skiing or snowmen, but when it comes to indoor comfort, the reduced humidity is a big plus. However, even that benefit isn’t unalloyed, with dry indoor air carrying its own set...

Here Are Circumstances Affecting Air Filter Replacement Frequency

The standard instruction for homeowners on the frequency with which they should inspect the air filter in their forced-air heating and cooling system is to do it monthly. But that’s a very general recommendation and may differ based on a variety of factors, including climate,...

Good HVAC Design Is Essential When Buying or Renovating a Home

Buying a new house or renovating or retrofitting an older one is a huge undertaking. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that nothing is taken for granted. At the top of any list of importance in home design is the house’s HVAC system....

Here’s What to Do When Ice Dams Form on Your Home’s Roof

Even though the winters have been relatively mild in recent years in southwest Ohio, the potential always exists for a prolonged spell of subfreezing temperatures. That leaves homes vulnerable to ice dams on the roof and near the eaves. These can cause serious damage to...

For Proper Efficiency & Performance, HVAC Airflow Should Be Balanced

For the most part, homeowners take for granted their forced-air HVAC system’s ductwork and air distribution system. They don’t understand the importance of this component to their overall heating and cooling system, both in efficiency and performance. Many common issues with a central HVAC system...

AC Cooling Capacity Is Stated in ‘Tons’ but What Does That Mean?

You may have heard the word “ton” used in reference to the size of a central air conditioning system, then made the understandable error of figuring that a ton, in this reference, means what it means in nearly every other technical context, 2,000 pounds. That’s...

Remind Yourself to Regularly Inspect Your Home’s HVAC Air Filter

Any HVAC technician will tell you that the most common mistake homeowners make with regard to their forced-air heating and cooling system is neglecting to check and change the system’s air filter. The irony is that there’s nothing technical or difficult about this task –...

Leaky Ducts Will Result in Leakage From Your Household Budget

You may have the best heating and cooling equipment on Earth, but if your air circulation system – the ductwork, registers, etc. – isn’t working as intended, all of your investment in state-of-the-art equipment could go to waste. Even something as simple as a duct...

Local HVAC Company Expands Legacy with Acquisition of Established Residential Brand

Beckman Services, Inc. continues the tradition of family owned HVAC operations with purchase of the local, legacy brand Jansen Heating and Air Conditioning. Cincinnati, OH – Beckman Services, Inc., a powerhouse in the commercial services industry, has acquired the long-standing and Cincinnati based HVAC Company...

Leaky Ducts in the Home May Result in Poor Indoor Air Quality

If you have defective ductwork serving the central cooling or heating system in your home, the resulting erosion of performance as air is lost before arriving at its intended destination can be a serious problem. However, leaky or otherwise defective ducts may cause another serious...

Not All HVAC Contractors Are the Same; Take Care When Choosing

If you look online or in the phone book for someone to repair or install an AC, heat pump or furnace, you’ll see dozens and dozens of heating and cooling contractors from which to choose. Yet it’s very important to choose carefully since the HVAC system that makes your home comfortable can’t be entrusted with just anyone. You’ll want a respected local company with a stellar reputation for doing the job right, doing it promptly, at a fair cost, and with solid guarantees. One Cincinnati contractor that fits that description to a “T” is Jansen Heating and Cooling.

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