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5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

February 15, 2024

One of the benefits of having a geothermal system for your Willowbrook home is the minimal maintenance it requires. Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that requires regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more efficient and does not require the same frequency of attention. According to the…

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

January 30, 2024

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

January 15, 2024

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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Why Does My Water Heater’s Pilot Light Keep Going Out? boiler water heater electric tank.

Why Does My Water Heater’s Pilot Light Keep Going Out?

December 29, 2023

These days, when our hot water goes out on us, it is more than an inconvenience. Our lifestyles depend on hot water in our daily routines. In fact, we are so dependent upon it, water heating ranks second to only space heating for highest energy consumption in the United States.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

December 15, 2023

One reason Illinois homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant. 

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently? - Woman Adjusts her Thermostat.

Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

November 30, 2023

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, a number of common issues can cause them to run very inefficiently.

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How Can I Lower My Heating Bill This Winter? A winter blizzard rages outside the back yard bay window where this small, serene potted plant garden grows and blooms oblivious to the season.

How Can I Lower My Heating Bill This Winter?

November 10, 2023

Are you anticipating a higher heating bill this winter? Here in Hinsdale, temperatures can get pretty low. The only way to ensure you remain perfectly comfortable inside your Illinois home is by cranking up the heat.

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Is Your Heating System Ready for This Winter?

October 31, 2023

Winter’s here in Illinois can get pretty cold. If you want to remain comfortable regardless of how low the outdoor temperature drops, prepare your heating system so that it runs efficiently and keeps you warm.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

October 15, 2023

Our team at ComforTemp could help you save big bucks on your monthly utility bill by performing a furnace replacement. And while we’re on the topic, we can help with your other HVAC needs: air conditioning, heat pumps, indoor air quality (IAQ), and more. All you need to do is call.

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What is a Heat Pump?

August 30, 2023

Heat pumps make your Willowbrook home more comfortable by using heat that already exists.It pushes heat from outdoors to indoors (to warm) or pulls heat from indoors to outdoors (to cool).

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