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HVAC Basics: Learn About BTUs

HVAC Basics: Learn About BTUs

Short for British Thermal Unit, the BTU is the standard metric for the measurement of heat energy. Adding or removing the right amount of BTUs of heat is the essence

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Understanding Air Conditioner Ratings

Understanding Air Conditioner Ratings

Air conditioner ratings assign an actual number to A/C characteristics like energy efficiency and noise reduction. When shopping for a new air conditioner, the purchase price doesn’t tell you much

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Maximize Air Conditioner Efficiency This Summer

Maximize Air Conditioner Efficiency This Summer | Paitson Bros.

Air conditioner efficiency isn’t written in stone. Every unit has a SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating that indicates maximum efficiency. In real-world scenarios, however, efficiency can fluctuate over time

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Learn the Important HVAC Cooling Season Terms

Learn the Important HVAC Cooling Season Terms | Paitson Bros.

Summer means adding HVAC terms to the vocabulary of indoor comfort. Your cooling and heating systems share certain common parts, but they are separate units with their own distinctly different

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Looking for a New Air Conditioner? Try These Tips

Looking for a New Air Conditioner? Try These Tips

Buying a new air conditioner is less of a mystery than it used to be. Online resources provide ample consumer info as do government agencies such as the Energy Star

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Could Your A/C Need a Charge? A Refrigerant Charge, of Course

You may not realize your A/C needs a refrigerant charge. But if it does, you probably suspect it needs something. Refrigerant is the substance that absorbs heat energy from indoor

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Why It Is Important to Have a NATE-Certified HVAC Technician

If you’re thinking about contracting an HVAC technician who’s not North American Technician Excellence (NATE)-certified, think again. Today’s heating and cooling systems incorporate technology as sophisticated as any other appliance or

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7 Simple Spring Energy-Saving Tips

As weather warms, spring energy-saving tips replace the long winter’s effort to hold heat inside the house. To prepare for summer, you’ll be looking for ways to keep the heat

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The Ductless Mini-Split: Introduced in the ’70s and Getting Better All the Time

The ductless mini-split we know today was released to the wider world in the 1970s by Japanese engineers. The impetus for the mini-split dates back even further. Following World War

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Energy Tax Credits Can Help Now With HVAC Systems That Won’t Last Another Season

All good things must end, even energy tax credits. Homeowners got a break when the 25C federal credits for installing high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment were revived this year and

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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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