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The Ways to Conserve Energy As the Fall Approaches

Fall offers abundant autumn scenery here in Terre Haute, and it also presents an opportunity to identify ways to conserve energy. Days may still be warm, but nights tend to

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What You Need to Do to Have a Green HVAC System at Home

Taking steps toward a more green HVAC system can pay off at home and even make a contribution toward a more efficient, sustainable community at large. The even-better news: It’s

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This Summer, Be Sure to Keep Track of Your AC Efficiency

Maximizing AC efficiency means more than just minimizing cooling expenses. An air conditioner that meets the manufacturer’s efficiency specifications also tends to provide optimum cooling to keep the indoor environment comfortable

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Do You Know All You Need to About AFUE?

If you’ve encountered common specifications for home cooling and heating, you may have wondered, “What is AFUE?” Short for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, it’s the metric that represents the efficiency

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Why Temperature Balance Between Inside and Outside Is Key

Maintaining temperature balance inside a home means controlling heat loss and heat gain. It’s a natural law: Heat energy always migrates from a warm zone into a cooler zone. Unfortunately,

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Why Does the SEER Rating Matter?

SEER rating

If you’re about to upgrade your central A/C, you’ll soon come face-to-face with the SEER rating. Short for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, SEER  is a numeral between 13 and 25

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How Pet Doors Could Affect Your HVAC Efficiency

How Pet Doors Could Affect Your HVAC Efficiency

Paws can’t change the thermostat setting, but pet doors may increase cooling and heating costs. It’s a law of physics that heat moves from a warmer zone into a cooler

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How to Maximize Savings: Room-by-Room Energy Efficiency

How to Maximize Savings: Room-by-Room Energy Efficiency

Optimizing home energy efficiency is often a matter of taking a room-by-room approach. A “whole house” strategy alone may miss important opportunities for savings in individual spaces. Since a typical

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Common Energy Myths

Common Energy Myths

Just when we think we’ve heard all the energy myths, somebody comes up with a new one. Some energy myths simply sound too good not to be true—yet they aren’t.

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Are Recessed Lights Affecting Your Home’s HVAC Efficiency?

Are Recessed Lights Affecting Your Home’s HVAC Efficiency?

Keeping heat outdoors in summer — and indoors during winter — may be made more difficult by recessed lights in your ceiling. Recessed lights that penetrate into the attic often

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    Jeff Paitson Jeff Paitson is a third generation business owner who continues to run the business with the same values that have been passed down from previous generations since 1922.

    Jeff’s belief is that the business belongs to Jesus Christ; therefore 10 percent of the company’s profits go toward the Maryland Community Church.

    Jeff is a Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce member and in his spare time, he enjoys photography.
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    Ethan Ethan Rayburn is a lifelong resident of Terre Haute and a 2005 graduate of Purdue University.

    An Eagle Scout, Ethan spent four years as a non-profit executive with the Boy Scouts of America before joining Paitson Bros. as a comfort advisor and later General Manager. In that role, Ethan has brought a renewed enthusiasm for customer care, integrity, value, and service to Paitson Bros. Heating & Air Conditioning.

    Ethan enjoys singing and was a member of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club. He also enjoys playing and coaching soccer, spending time with his family and two young boys, and volunteering his time and resources with his church, Terre Haute First Baptist Church, which he has attended from a very young age.
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