Tevis Energy News & Articles

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Why Are My Rooms Heating Unevenly?

October 3, 2022

Have you noticed an imbalance in temperature from one room to another? There are several reasons for this. Regardless, most respond by increasing the temperature on the thermostat to compensate, resulting in increased heating bills. This article discusses the causes of uneven heating and offers some practical methods to solve this issue.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality With These Simple Tips

September 26, 2022

Air pollution is usually linked to poor outdoor quality factors, such as car exhaust and dirty factories. Many do not realize that pollution can happen inside your home as well. This article discusses a definition of indoor air quality, what causes indoor air pollution, and how to improve indoor air quality.

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Variable-Speed Furnaces Can Improve Home Efficiency

September 12, 2022

Modern furnaces, like variable-speed furnaces, are equipped with various technological innovations, so they can provide unmatched energy efficiency and high indoor comfort. A variable-speed furnace should be your top choice if you need a new furnace. Read on to learn more about multi-speed furnaces, including how they can improve your home’s efficiency.

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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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