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HEPA and MERV Filters: Which Is Better for Your AC Unit?

HEPA and MERV filters

HEPA and MERV filters: What are they and which one is best for your home? Indoor air quality has become a more critical issue than ever as houses become more tightly

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How You Can Know If You Have an Energy Efficient AC Unit

Not every air conditioner is an energy efficient AC unit. For example, the age of the specific unit matters. Since air conditioner efficiency has improved steadily over time, a unit manufactured

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Did You Know That Rain Can Adversely Affect Your HVAC Unit?

Is rain affecting your HVAC system? It’s probably not the first thing you think about when a big spring or summer downpour strikes, but there are specific cooling and heating

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It’s Time to Put Away the Sweaters and Turn on the AC. Is Your HVAC Unit Ready?

As seasons change, the necessity for transitioning to cooling indoors is only a matter of time. Your furnace is about ready for hibernation. Soon, you’ll make that annual switch at

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Don’t Let Your Outside HVAC Units Fall Victim to Curious Animals

A plan for effective HVAC-unit protection must always include safeguarding specific components from animals. In many cases, these units don’t get close scrutiny by homeowners, especially during winter weather, when

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Are You Paying Too Much Money to Heat Your Home? If So, Your HVAC Unit May Be the Culprit.

What’s up with high heating costs?  If the price of keeping your home comfortable in winter has risen noticeably, your HVAC system may be at fault. Or not. Average U.S.

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Could Your Gardening Affect Your HVAC Performance?

Could Your Gardening Affect Your HVAC Performance?

As we enter the growing season, it’s a good time to be reminded that gardening affects HVAC performance and efficiency.

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Thermostat Set to Cool but Heater Blowing? Here’s Why

Thermostat Set to Cool but Heater Blowing? Here's Why

What’s up when HVAC settings don’t deliver the comfortable temperatures you’re expecting? Let’s assume the system is on and the thermostat mode is set to “Cool. ” When you feel

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Buying Guide for a New Air Conditioner: Sizing

Buying Guide for a New Air Conditioner: Sizing

Air conditioner sizing: get it right before you buy or you may regret it for as long as you own the unit. “Sizing” in the HVAC sense doesn’t refer to

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Staying Safe While Using Space Heaters in Colder Months

Staying Safe While Using Space Heaters in Colder Months

Is there a place for a space heater in your home this winter? Central heating systems are designed to keep all parts of your house comfortable in cold weather. If

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  • About Jeff

    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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  • About Ethan


    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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