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What Are Zone Control Systems?

What Are Zone Control Systems?

March 11, 2022

Some like it hot! Others, not so much.

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How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

February 21, 2022

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you are having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What is a heat exchanger? How can you tell if this is the issue? What should you do about it? 

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How to Prevent Frozen or Burst Pipes This Winter

How to Prevent Frozen or Burst Pipes This Winter

February 11, 2022

Our Field Plumbing & Heating team would like to arm you with all the information you need to understand this common issue, take the necessary precautions against frozen pipes, and know what to do in the case of burst pipes.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 31, 2022

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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What is Short Cycling?

What Is Short Cycling?

January 18, 2022

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work. 

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Happy New Year

January 3, 2022

Happy new year from Field Plumbing and Heating!

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What Does AFUE Mean?

What Does AFUE Mean?

December 31, 2021

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Michigan home and how much fuel is wasted.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality,

The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 10, 2021

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Michigan, creating some significant health problems. At Field Plumbing & Heating, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Why is my furnace blowing cold air?

Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 30, 2021

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to worry too much. 

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Happy Thanksgiving From Our Family to Yours

November 25, 2021

We want to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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