HVAC News for Homeowners & Contractors

If Your A/C Uses R-22, Now May Be the Time To switch

Long story short... the end of R-22 is inevitable so its on you to decide whether to embrace the change now or wait it out as long as possible. The old phrase "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" may be what most of you are thinking as you read through this. But being [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

Greatest Team of All Time (Net-Zero) – NBA Finals Edition

The NCAA championship is over but that doesnt mean basketball is done for the season. The NBA Finals start tomorrow. In the spirit, it's always fun to talk about who the greatest team was in any sport, or if you had free reign to pick any combination of players from any era to be [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

Internet of Things is Changing HVAC

Now more than ever, it seems like the term “Internet of Things” or IOT for short is popping up everywhere, and the HVAC industry is no exception.


From the automated home vision to smart thermostats like Nest, IOT is changing HVAC. As an HVAC contractor, it can be a lot to digest, but there are [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|Categories: Duct Duct News|Tags: |0 Comments

HVAC Businesses to Reap Benefits of New Tax Code

With the April 15th tax deadline right around the corner and recent buzz regarding the new tax code, there are tremendous tax savings opportunities for small businesses on HVAC equipment.


Regardless of your political views, now could be an excellent time for small businesses to consider investments in HVAC equipment. According the to the U.S. [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|Categories: Duct Duct News|Tags: |0 Comments

Is the age of ductless upon us?

Oh man, is it hot in here or what? Thats the last thing you want to be hearing this summer. I have experienced some very high temperatures (120+ in Kuwait and Iraq). You learn to get used to it under those conditions but should you really torture yourself when there are products available to [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Save Money In Your Home With These New Products

Good Friday everyone! For those of you who partake in lent as many of my friends do, you can once again indulge yourself in whatever it was you gave up plus it's official... Spring is here, but some of us may be hesitant to believe so with recent snow fall and mother nature not [...]

By |March 30th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

The 4 Do’s Of HVAC Reviews

In 2018 Americans do everything online. We shop on our phones, do product research and ask people of Facebook for their opinions. In fact, 90% of consumers read online reviews, from HVAC to Chuck e Cheese. During the past few years, Comfort Institute has managed online reviews for tons of HVAC and home performance businesses. We [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

New Research Busts HVAC Myth about Duct Leakage in Conditioned Spaces

Comfort Institute (CI) partnered with the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) in an attempt to bust the long-held myth that leaky ducts in conditioned spaces do not contribute to energy savings and only leaky ducts in unconditioned spaces should be sealed. Long story short, the myth was indeed BUSTED!


For the study, eleven Cincinnati, OH [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Duct Duct News, Healthy Home|Tags: |0 Comments

3 Overlooked Website Design Tips for HVAC Contractors

ACHR News recently published an article that got us thinking about how the HVAC and performance contracting industry is changing and becoming more digital and tech savvy.


The article emphasized how “smaller contractors can compete successfully in the HVACR market” thanks to digital marketing capabilities. It provided a nice breakdown of the search engine optimization [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: Duct Duct News|Tags: |0 Comments

The Boilermakers could make a run for it, but would you benefit from a boiler in your home?

Its march madness baby! So of course I had to use a play on words with the number 2 seed Purdue out of the East bracket.


When we talk about heating our home, I for one typically think of a heat pump or forced air furnace. You know, the ones we have to change out [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments