Fan Motors - Home Comfort Blog

Fact or Fiction: Does closing vents in unused rooms save energy?

Posted by Chad Peterman on Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fact-or-FictionDo you really need to heat/cool the rooms you do not use? You may think not, however, closing vents in those rooms will actually:

  • Waste energy
  • Potentially hurt your heating/cooling system
  • Make you less comfortable

Read Full Post

Furnace Service Indianapolis: Variable Speed Air Handler

Posted by Chad Peterman on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

When upgrading your electric furnace, it is important to consider the heating and cooling benefits of a variable speed fan.  Variable speed air handlers, as opposed to standard electric furnaces that offer two speeds, on and off, the variable-speed unit runs at multiple speeds, delivering precise amounts of heating or cooling to match the home’s load.  Variable speed electric heating units work to eliminate that drafty feeling in your home by modulating up and down depending on what your thermostat is calling for.

When you match a variable speed air handler with a high efficiency heat pump here in Indianapolis, you can expect to see your electric bill fall as your comfort increases.  Check out these five benefits you can expect to see with your new high efficiency variable speed air handler.

Read Full Post

3 Benefits of a Variable Speed Furnace

Posted by Chad Peterman on Tuesday, March 6, 2012

When it comes to selecting a new heating and cooling system for your home, there are a number of features that can enhance your comfort, energy savings, and indoor air quality.  A variable speed fan motor in your furnace is one component that can drastically improve all three of these needs in a home heating and air system.  A variable speed fan motor in your furnace operates during both the heating and cooling season.  It distributes either the warm or cool air throughout your home.  Given that this component operates all year around, it is important for it to function efficiently and provide your home with the proper amount of air flow.  Below are three things that you can expect from a variable speed furnace fan motor.

Read Full Post