Healthy Home Heating & Cooling mends ailing air conditioners and furnaces and provides preventative tune-ups for functioning units in both commercial and residential settings. Technicians can tool around on all makes and models, allowing homeowners to catch potential problems in their indoor weather machines before a breakdown necessitates expensive repairs. As a birth-certificate typo can do to a person, a tune-up can add years of life to an air conditioner, and it can also reduce cooling costs by identifying inefficiently operating components. Check up on furnaces before cold weather returns to catch problems such as emerging cracks in heat exchangers, which can result in carbon-monoxide release.
Offering a full spectrum of heating and air-conditioning services and products, Airtek Systems sends a team of HVAC specialists to homes to maintain comfortable climates year-round. They specialize in designing and building systems, installing a range of traditional and energy-saving HVAC units. Green energy alternatives include rooftop heating systems that harness solar energy and geothermal systems that tap into the constant 55- to 70-degree temperature maintained underground by an air-conditioned sun at the core of the earth. The technicians also perform repairs and tune-ups to keep machines working efficiently and annual maintenance programs.
During a furnace maintenance visit, Harker Heating & Cooling's specialists give homes' heating units a thorough examination. Components slated for inspection include the thermostat, blower assembly, air filter, vents, electrical connections, and safeties. Pilot lights, heat exchanges, and burners receive a careful cleaning to remove excess dust or illegal Greek fire. To improve the furnace's efficiency, a technician will lubricate chafed motors and bearings with a spritz of oil. After checking for gas leaks or evidence of carbon monoxide, Harker's staffers test the water and run the furnace through a complete cycle to ensure that it's ready for another prolonged struggle with Old Man Winter.
Since 1989, the staff of Zephyr Clean Air has helped maintain clean air and efficient venting systems in residential homes and commercial businesses. Through complimentary home evaluations, the technicians identify individual heating and cooling issues before dreaming up solutions to eliminate pollutants and conserve energy. With special equipment such as germicidal UV lights, electrostatic filters, and HEPA-filter negative-airflow machines, Zephyr develops maintenance plans to suit the needs of each system. In addition, the company puts homeowners at ease with a 60-day guarantee on labor, parts, and slow-cooker recipes.
Depending on the service, Totally Clean's trained and certified technicians descend upon carpets, upholstery, air ducts, and messy rooms to whisk away the unwanted allergens, spots, stains, and dirt that foul up a house. Paying close attention to manufacturer recommendations and warranty requirements, techs employ purifying techniques such as steam cleaning, speed drying, and nontoxic solutions to clean carpets. Additionally, the shop's duct techs improve domestic air quality and lower utility bills by clearing out a home's sinuses. They draw out the dust, animal dander, mold spores, bacteria, and family secrets that lodge in heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems. Totally Clean's crews scrub bathrooms and kitchens during housecleaning visits, and its reassuring fixer-uppers stand by 24/7 to answer calls for emergency flood response or just to give free phone estimates and whispered words of affirmation.
Will Allen has worn many hats in his lifetime. The son of a sharecropper, he founded his urban farming foundation Growing Power in 1993 after a brief career in professional basketball, going on to earn a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and a spot on Time magazine's Top 100 of 2010 list. From Milwaukee to Chicago, his city farms thrive, tended by a volunteer team of all ages who gain the all-too-uncommon satisfaction of knowing the "who, when, where, and how" of their vegetables’ origins. Besides providing the seeds, tools, and educational resources to green the thumbs of any willing student, the farms also foster community bonds by filling the pantries of select local restaurants and locavore squirrels.