Thermostat - Home Comfort Blog


Which Thermostat Is Right For You?

Posted by Chad Peterman on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Check out this video from Earth 911 to help you decide which thermostat is right for you.

Which Smart Thermostat Is Right For You?

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How does my furnace start?

Posted by Chad Peterman on Friday, January 16, 2015

multi gas furnaceAll furnaces have a specific sequence they cycle through, to start up and then produce heat. Aside from variables for the various types, a furnace start-up sequence goes like this:
1. Thermostat Calls for Heat and Tells Furnace to Light
2. Draft Inducer Spins Up and Prepares the Unit to Light
3. Safety Checks Are Performed to Make Sure the Furnace is Safe to Light
4. Pilot, Ignitor, or Thermocouple Energizes to Set Temperature and Awaits Fuel to Ignite (Ignitor is Most Common Furnace Part Failure)

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Why is my furnace blowing cold air?

Posted by Chad Peterman on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

furnace-blowing-cold-airCold air is the last thing you want to feel blowing from your HVAC system vents, but it’s a reality many of us will face this winter.

Here are the most obvious reasons for cold air:
Gas Furnaces, do you have natural gas or propane? Is it on? Do other gas appliances work?
• Oil Furnaces, do you have oil in your tank? If it’s low, it may be contaminated with water. Is the oil filter clean?
Electric Furnaces, does the power work to other electric appliances? Is the circuit breaker to the unit tripped?

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Choosing a Programmable Thermostat for Your Heat Pump

Posted by Chad Peterman on Friday, December 12, 2014

achp-heat-xtrm-bb-lgA programmable thermostat is an excellent energy saving accessory to any home. With a programmable thermostat, you are able to lower the temperature while you are sleeping or at work and automatically raise the temperature when you are awake or get home from work. This is true in the summer, by doing the exact opposite.

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Happy Thanksgiving Day!!

Posted by Chad Peterman on Thursday, November 27, 2014

happy-thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here! As we gather this year to reflect on what makes us grateful, we want to take a moment to wish you and your family and friends a Happy Thanksgiving!!

From all of us at Peterman Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing Inc.

Call Peterman Heating Cooling & Plumbing today at 859-4270 to schedule an appointment to have a trained HVAC professional assist you this holiday season.

At Peterman, we always strive to keep our customers well informed when it comes to their home comfort system.  We proudly serve Indianapolis and the surrounding areas.  To learn more about our products and services please feel free to navigate around our website to learn more. Now that fall is here and winter is approaching, give us a call if you need A/C repair Indianapolis, Greenwood air conditioning equipment installation, or Beech Grove air conditioning service company.

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