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    DIY-Capable Mini Split Installation Guide

    Are you looking for an efficient way to cool and heat your home without having to install ductwork? Using a DIY-capable mini-split from Boreal could be the perfect solution. These compact, energy-efficient, and budget-friendly systems are easy to install and...

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    Should I Leave My Mini Split on All the Time?

    If you're used to traditional centralized heating and cooling systems, a mini-split system will be unlike anything you've seen before. It's essential to note the key distinctions regarding usage and energy efficiency, especially with all the different types available today....

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    What Is SEER 2?

    In 1975, the U.S. Department of Energy took on the task of instituting energy conservation standards for appliances, including HVAC equipment. Efficiency ratings were established to help guide shoppers toward the most efficient products. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)...

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    Mini Split Cleaning Do's & Don'ts

    As with any machine or piece of equipment, your mini-split system needs to be cleaned regularly. Excess grime and other debris can significantly reduce the effectiveness of a unit. While the process for cleaning a mini-split is simple after you...

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    Product Spotlight: Why We Love GREE Flexx

    At ComfortUp, we know all about both central and mini-split heat pumps. The Flexx central heat pump system from GREE is one of our favorite products for many reasons. Heat pumps continue to grow in popularity as they provide effective...

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    Forced Air vs Central Air: Pros & Cons

    Forced air and central air HVAC systems are two of the most common types of climate control systems in use today. Both work by circulating cooled or heated air through a building’s ventilation system, which then distributes the air throughout...

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    What Is a Federal HVAC Tax Credit?

    Jack_the_sparow/ You might have bought a new HVAC system and wonder whether you are eligible for a federal tax credit or how to go about making the claim. The non-refundable tax credit for homeowners is an incentive for energy-efficient home...

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