Improve Indoor Air Quality with These 5 House Plants

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 How Does Geothermal Heating Work?

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 Water Softeners

Water softeners do a great job of removing hardness from water. They’ll even remove iron if it’s present in a low enough concentration. All salt-based water softeners operate under a very simple principle called ion exchange. A resin in the softener removes calcium and magnesium from the water. It then uses salt to periodically flush […]

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 What is SEER?

If you’re thinking about purchasing a new HVAC system, it’s important to pay attention to the SEER. Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) is a mathematical equation to determine the efficiency of the system. The EPA has mandated that the southern half of the country, including Delaware, adhere to a minimum of 14 SEER. (There are […]

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