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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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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

November 15, 2021

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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6 common plumbing mistakes

6 Common Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

October 29, 2021

Whether it’s a clogged toilet or a slow-running drain, plumbing problems are never fun. With the growing do-it-yourself mentality and the access to a great deal of how-to information online, it can be tempting to try to resolve your plumbing issues on your own. 

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fall indoor air quality

5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

October 14, 2021

Get ready for cooler weather here in Lawrence—fall is around the corner! When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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