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What To Notice When Turning Your AC On

It’s natural to forget about your furnace and think about your air conditioner when the Lake Zurich weather turns warm. However, both AC and heating systems need preparation as you move from one system to the other. Putting Your Furnace to Sleep Shutting off the gas intake and turning the heater’s power switch to “Off”…


Choosing a Thermostat – Regular, Programmable or Smart?

There was a time when raising the household temperature meant tramping downstairs to the basement to shovel coal into a furnace. Offering automatic on/off operation, thermostats changed the budding HVAC industry. Programmable thermostats further advanced the technology, allowing you to pre-set temperatures according to your family’s schedule. Today, your choices for thermostats include devices that…