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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

October 22, 2020

You turn on your home’s heat pump, and you smell something burning. Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician?

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5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

October 15, 2020

At HoveIn Heating & Cooling, Inc., our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals regularly maintain geothermal heat pumps and witness firsthand the benefits of regularly maintaining your system. Maintenance is so crucial to the efficiency and long life of your system, you should know the five things below about geothermal maintenance.

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Video explaining the importance to replace your home's air filter regularly.

Video – Replace Your Air Filter

September 30, 2020

Change your HVAC filters regularly, as recommended, which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see, and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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What Is the Value of a Geothermal Heat Pump to My Home?

September 24, 2020

Any time an Urbana homeowner is considering a major investment in a new system or major appliance, it’s natural to wonder what the overall value of the investment will be. Our professionals at HoveIn Heating & Cooling, Inc. suggest you look at value from a few different angles to determine the answer: the initial cost and installation; the ongoing maintenance, operation, and energy costs; and the added value to you and your home.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 1 – Cook Outside

August 28, 2020

It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but on a hot day it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside and save energy.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

August 14, 2020

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Champaign home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Hoveln Heating & Cooling, Inc., wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Video – Stay Cool During the Summer

July 30, 2020

At Hoveln Heating & Cooling, Inc., we want to make sure you stay cool this summer. Contact us to get your AC maintenance check at 217-643-2125 today, and rest easy knowing your cooling system will be able to take on the scorching heat all season long.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

July 17, 2020

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Illinois. At HoveIn Heating & Cooling, Inc., we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Video – Keep Your Family Healthy Through Indoor Air Quality

June 30, 2020

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers can make all the difference.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

June 22, 2020

When you’re looking at how your air conditioner (AC) works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Champaign home.

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