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Do You Have a Drafty House This Winter? Here’s What to Do.

A drafty house during the winter never lets you forget that improvements are needed. Cold drafts in winter are due to a process known as the “stack effect.” Hot air continuously rising

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Be Sure You Know What the Average Gas Bill in Winter Will Be

Recent figures show that Terre Haute residents pay nearly one-third less than the monthly nationwide average gas bill in winter. However, the not-so-good news is that industry forecasts predict increased

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What You Need to Winterize Your Home Ahead of Cold Weather

Cold weather’s on the way, but there’s still time to winterize your home to help you save on heating bills. In most of the country, the monthly costs of keeping

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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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A Clean Attic Plays a Role in How Your HVAC Unit Runs

A clean attic can mean a happy HVAC system. What does one have to do with the other? First of all, what happens in the attic can affect efficient operation

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How Often Should You Check Your Home’s Foundation for Leaks?

The relationship between foundation issues and HVAC efficiency isn’t always immediately obvious. However, most people understand that the airtightness of a house — how effectively it retains heat in winter

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How Do I Check My Home’s Insulation Levels?

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Are your home insulation levels up to current specs for energy efficiency and optimum home comfort? Almost all homes built before 1980 are under-insulated, and many constructed since then need

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Ways Insulation Benefits You in the Summer

Ways Insulation Benefits You in the Summer

Whether winter or summer, insulation benefits home comfort and efficiency.  It’s a basic fact of physics: Heat energy moves from a warmer zone into a cooler zone. Insulation doesn’t care what

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Fixes for Cold Floors in Winter

Fixes for Cold Floors in Winter

Nothing delivers a rude awakening like stepping out of a warm bed onto frigid cold floors. Even though the HVAC thermostat setting is correct, in winter, certain floors may feel

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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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