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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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The Most Overlooked Sources of Air Escaping From Your Home

Effective draft prevention in winter makes your home more comfortable and saves money too. If you can feel cold drafts, heat is also escaping. Heat leaks out of the house

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Window Insulation Tips and Tricks

Window Insulation Tips and Tricks

Ensuring your home has adequate window insulation also ensures that sunlight and a nice view of the outdoors aren’t accompanied by excess heat loss in winter and heat gain in

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How Often Should Your Check for Air Leaks?

How Often Should Your Check for Air Leaks?

Air leaks are a year-round issue in many homes. During winter, heat energy escapes the house through small leaks and your furnace runs longer to compensate, raising monthly heating bills.

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Tips for Detecting Air Leaks in Your Home

Tips for Detecting Air Leaks in Your Home

It’s safe to assume your home has air leaks. As building materials age, cracks and gaps develop in the structural envelope, allowing more air infiltration into and out of literally

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Have You Weatherized the Windows in Your Home?

Have You Weatherized the Windows in Your Home?

Weatherizing windows is a cost-efficient way to prevent energy loss at those vulnerable points. Yes, installing new high-tech, energy-efficient windows you see advertised is another option. The fact is, however,

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Signs of Ductwork That’s Aging

Signs of Ductwork That's Aging

If you have old ductwork, the odds are you have leaky ductwork. If your ducts haven’t been tested for leakage and your home’s more than 10 years old, statistics reported

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How to Find and Seal Air Leaks

How to Find and Seal Air Leaks

While water leaks in your home usually become quickly evident, air leaks may go undetected for decades. Yet, air leakage is a major cause of energy inefficiency which, in turn,

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Weatherization is Not Just Seasonal — Maintenance You Can Do Year Round

Because air leaks into and out of your house in all seasons, weatherization is a maintenance task that pays off all year round. Hot summer air leaking in through cracks,

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Questions to Ask Your HVAC Installer After You Buy That New Furnace

Once you’ve decided on upgrading your furnace, a few questions are still in order when the HVAC installer arrives. Installation is a critical stage of the upgrade, and directly impacts

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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.

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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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