7 Reasons Your Filter Isn’t Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

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Indoor air looks clean and clear, yet it is often filled with unseen pollutants. Fortunately, your current HVAC system has air filters in place that are designed to capture these pollutants. However, in certain situations, your filter can perform poorly. This article discusses some of the common reasons why this happens.

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Use Your HVAC System To Manage Seasonal Allergies

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Many of Americans are affected by allergies every year. If you identify as one of these people, you may want to consider making some easy adjustments to your house to help improve your comfort. This article discusses how to use your HVAC system to help manage those annoying seasonal allergies.

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Net Zero Emissions: What You Need To Know

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Wilcox Energy recognizes the environmental impact of carbon-based fuels. As a result, we have been a leader in the heating oil industry with our commitment to developing Bioheat® heating oil, an alternative to carbon fuel. This article discusses how Bioheat® heating oil helps reduce carbon emissions to meet the net-zero goal of 2050.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

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An air conditioner making noise can also indicate a bigger AC problem that should be checked by a professional HVAC technician immediately. Noises typically point to a part (or several parts) that are not working as intended. As a result, the air conditioning system might not be running as it should.

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Bio-Diesel Explained: Alternative Fuel Facts & Data

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According to the US Department of Energy, biodiesel is one of a few different energy sources that use animal fats, recycled cooking oils, and plant oils as an alternative fuel. While other types of energy usage lead to increased emissions, this fuel source eliminates the need for petroleum-derived diesel fuel.

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What Is A MERV Rating?

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If you are concerned about your home’s indoor air quality, make sure that you regularly replace your filters. You should also get filters that match your system and household needs. This means checking the MERV rating of the filter to determine which is the most compatible. This article discusses the MERV rating.

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9 Reasons To Choose Propane Over Electricity In Your Home

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The importance of clean energy is an established fact. However, we must be careful about the strategies that we implement. The media is hailing electrification as the best solution. The conversion cost would be prohibitive, only affordable to people and businesses with limitless funds. Propane is a more accessible form of clean energy.

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Biofuels: Making Energy Out Of Plants

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Biofuels are an energy source that offers huge promise for the future. It is good for the environment, making it a safe choice in protecting the Earth from more damage. It is made from plant materials so it won’t run out. This aspect is unlike other sources of fuel that we currently depend on.

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What Can I Expect During My HVAC Installation?

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Always invest in a high-quality HVAC system for your home as it affects your energy costs and comfort for at least a decade or more. Also, hire a dependable HVAC contractor to install it. After all, the quality of the installation impacts its performance. Here’s what to expect during an HVAC installation.

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How Big Does My Home Propane Tank Size Need To Be?

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Propane is one of the best fuels for home heating. It is an efficient energy source that lets homeowners save money and reduce environmental impact. There are no worries about supply interruptions since the propane tank safely resides on the property. Owners just have to make sure that they have the right propane tank size.

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