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Equipment Efficiency

A Bad Heat Exchanger Is Like A Bad Robot

Pictured above is a very old heat exchanger from a furnace we recently replaced. A heat exchanger, whether in a boiler of a furnace, is the principal internal component that transfers heat from the burners to either water or air. This sealed component is what allows for a clean transfer of […]

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The UNICO System-Part 1

The UNICO system is a high velocity small ducted air conditioning system designed to be retrofitted into older homes where air conditioning is not present. This is the first of a 3-part blog that will detail the versatility and effectiveness of this system while at the same time maintaining the […]

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All The Air Matters

Another high efficiency furnace installation by Verne & Ellsworth Hann and another customer who is happy with the quality of his new system as well as the professionalism used during the project. But what is the gray material on the supply ductwork on the right? We are getting that question more […]

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Time Is Up – For 100 Year-Old Pipes

A majority of the homes built on the Eastside of Cleveland, in particular Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, were piped with commonly used galvanized steel pipe. At the time it was a good solution for both plumbing and heating. It was manufactured in the United States, probably from the steel […]

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Your Furnace Acts As Lungs To Your Home

In many ways your furnace and ductworks are the lungs to your house.  Whatever is inside that system is the air that your breathe. What you are seeing in the photo above is the blower motor wheel assembly of a furnace system Verne & Ellsworth Hann recently replaced. This is the […]

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Let Your Air Conditioner Breathe

You don’t have to know the science behind how air conditioning works to understand that the unit outside (the condenser) needs to be able to breathe for optimal efficiency. The condenser is the component of your system that expels the heat the system gathers during the cooling process. If that […]

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If It Sounds Like A Duck

If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and sounds like a duck, then it’s a duck. So the saying goes. But in this case it’s a duct, plus two or three or four. We understand that no one is an expert at everything. But, there comes a […]

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A View From The Top

You may be wondering; why does a heating company need the services of a chimney sweep? It all has to do with how a chimney drafts. When furnaces and boilers are installed, drafting is a serious consideration. If drafting is not addressed, it could potentially lead to a very serious […]

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Air Conditioning Quick Tips

    Seek professional help in determining the size of cooling equipment needed. Oversized units should be avoided—not only because they draw more energy than is necessary, but also because they cannot dehumidify properly.    Replacing an old central air conditioning unit (SEER rating of 10 or less) with a new high […]

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Living In An Efficient Home

Earth Day: Living In An Efficient Home      As we celebrate Earth Day give yourself a pat on the back if you recycle, re-use rain water, work at composting, ride a bike, drive an electric car and embrace sustainability by reducing your carbon footprint on Mother Earth.      Another approach […]

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What People Are Saying

  • Dear Chris,

    All the men for the furnace and the electricity were terrific.  Knowing your company for 50 years we would not have expected anything else.

    - Robert J.( South Euclid, Furnace Installation, February 2019 )
  • Very pleased with the furnace that was installed.  The process, from beginning estimate to the final walk through of installation and thermostat, was efficient and professional.  The workers did a great job.

    - Carolyn P.( Cleveland, Furnace Installation, January 2019 )
  • The crew was very professional and knowledgeable.  The entire boiler install was perfect!  I couldn’t be happier with the seamless process.  Bill Hann managed the entire install, even to the smallest detail.  In addition, the new copper return piping solved my first floor heating issues.

    - Jan R.( Shaker Heights, Boiler Installation, January 2019 )
  • The technicians were friendly and prompt and provided helpful advice.

    - Matthew K.( Cleveland Heights, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, February 2019 )
  • I was very pleased with the entire process…the initial evaluation of my needs, installation, clean-up.  All very professional.

    - Robert L.( University Heights, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, January 2019 )