Tevis Energy News & Articles

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What Is A MERV Rating?

September 6, 2022

Households should ensure that they regularly replace the air filters if they are concerned about indoor air quality. Some homes need to replace their air filters more often in accordance with their system and household needs. They should also check the filter MERV rating to find the most compatible one.

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Home Heating Oil: Top Tips For Summer

August 22, 2022

Heating oil may not be on your mind during the summer. However, it is the perfect time to think about it. The boiler is idle so you can address various parts of the heating system and plan for the future. Preparing early will guarantee a more comfortable home when the temperatures drop.

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How Do I Know If My Air Conditioner Has A Refrigerant Leak?

August 15, 2022

In the summer, the last thing you need is to deal with a cooling system problem. One common issue involving air conditioning systems is an AC refrigerant leak. The coolant leak may or may not be obvious, but it does do damage. This article discusses the causes and solutions of refrigerant leaks.

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Why Use A Ductless Air Conditioner For An Oil-Heated Home Without Ducts?

August 8, 2022

Hydronic heating systems are usually found in most oil-heated homes that aren’t fitted with ductwork. During the summer, homeowners typically depend on window air conditioners to keep cool. It may have been the logical choice before. However, ductless air conditioners have proven to be a far superior solution compared to the window AC.

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Propane Use In The Summer: What’s Normal?

August 1, 2022

Propane fuel isn’t just utilized during winters. In fact, many homeowners continue to use propane even when the snow melts and temperatures rise. This article discusses some valid aspects to consider if you use propane during the summer. We also share some of the benefits that come with automatic propane fuel delivery.

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Why Is My House So Humid?

July 25, 2022

High humidity levels will cause adverse effects where it concerns comfort, air quality, and more. During the summer, many homeowners often ask, “Why does my house feel so humid with the AC on?”. This article discusses excessive humidity and what you can do to solve this indoor air quality problem.

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The Endless Benefits Of Farm Fuel Delivery

July 18, 2022

Farming equipment is often used to reduce labor costs and push the work pace. However, these farming machines require the continuous consumption of fuel, yet sources are usually miles away. What to do? In this article, we highlight some of the advantages you will receive with a farm fuel delivery service.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Running In Short Bursts?

July 11, 2022

An air conditioner’s cooling cycle will run until the room reaches the set temperature. This should be a slow and steady process. However, when the AC runs in short bursts, it is short cycling. This cooling problem results in several issues. This article discusses the causes and effects of air conditioner short cycling.

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Tips For Standby Generator Maintenance

July 5, 2022

A standby generator can power your appliances, lights, and security system during power outages. However, you shouldn’t just store a whole-house generator in a corner of your home. It should be checked regularly with standby generator maintenance to ensure reliable and safe operation. This article shares some essential standby generator maintenance tips.

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