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5 Green Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air

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What is indoor air quality (IAQ), and why should you care? The United States Environmental Protection Agency defines it as, “the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants.” IAQ affects the health (mental and physical), comfort, and well-being of a building’s occupants.…

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Ready to Turn On Your AC? Do These 5 Things First

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It’s safe to say that South Florida’s “winter” weather is coming to an end. As the days grow longer and temperatures continue to rise, you may be tempted to turn on your air conditioning. Hold that thought! Lindstrom wants to make sure you’re setting your unit up for success. Run through our checklist before you…

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To All the Air Conditioners We’ve Loved Before

Home temperature can be scary: it changes, it can go away. That’s why there are air conditioners to keep your home comfortable all year long. We know what you’re thinking—can it really be as magical as what you see on screen? The answer is no. It’s not like in the movies. It’s better because it’s…

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When Lindstrom Met Nexia Home

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Have you ever wished you could come home to a perfectly comfortable house and save money on your energy bill? Do you spend your days wondering if you locked the door and your nights agonizing over whether or not you remembered to turn a light off?  Well, there’s an app for that. Ease your mind…

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Women Find a Home in HVAC

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If you’re searching for a job that provides stability and ample growth opportunities, look no further than the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. On top of providing year-round work, it’s projected to reach $120 billion by 2022. Do you want to join a rapidly growing industry? There are plenty of jobs available for…

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3 Plumbing Myths That Are Better Off Busted

There are things that we know to be true. If you go to a Loch Ness, you’ll probably run into Nessie. When you hear something go bump in the middle of the night while you’re camping, it’s just Bigfoot looking for his glasses. And of course, if you ever see a horseman coming your way…

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Tips for New Heating/Cooling System Shopping

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If your energy bills have been steadily on the rise—and you can’t blame the utility company for rate increases—it might be time to update your heating and cooling system. One way to find out whether your system is starting its swan song is by going to Home Energy Yardstick to compare your home’s energy usage…

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Help Prevent Flu in Your Home with These Tips

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Home air quality can significantly impact your health—studies show Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, including time at home spent sleeping, getting ready for work, or relaxing.

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Toilets Around the World

In general, toilets are not exactly glamorous, but they’re something common to all cultures even if they don’t look the same in all cultures. With November 19th being World Toilet Day, we thought it might be interesting to learn more about toilets from around the world. Fancy toilets Our western-style sit-down toilets can look pretty…

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Ventilation During the Holidays

It may be getting colder in other parts of the country as winter nears, but not so much in Florida. It may be that you only turn your heat on a few times every year and you don’t think about needing maintenance for your heating system. The fact is, however, maintenance is still crucial for…

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