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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 30, 2022

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

April 22, 2022

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Springfield? The reality is airborne contaminants, such as dust, dirt, and pet dander, can negatively impact the indoor air…

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Why Are Sump Pumps Important?

Why Are Sump Pumps Important?

March 10, 2022

It’s mildly amusing to meet someone from the South who isn’t used to basements. Here in Illinois, they are a way of life. Your basement could simply be a storage space. Or, maybe it’s a home bar, a sports-watching hangout, a music practice area, extra bedroom – the possibilities are endless. 

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

February 15, 2022

A furnace is a big part of your life—whether you realize it or not. It keeps your Springfield home warm and can help with your indoor air quality (IAQ). So it is important to gain a better understanding of furnace fundamentals. Furnace Basics Training If you are a curious new Springfield homeowner or someone who…

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furnace filter.

Furnace Filters 101

November 18, 2021

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at MB Heating & Cooling think you should know to help it do its job.…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Furnace Clean and Check

November 2, 2021

As the temperature changes here in Illinois, our team at MB Heating & Cooling is preparing for an important time of the year—furnace inspection season.  Your home heating system has been on vacation since your air conditioner stepped in for the summer. Now, your furnace is on deck again, waiting to keep your family toasty.…

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Air Duct Cleaning

October 15, 2021

Your air ducts circulate a supply of fresh and properly treated air. But since ductwork mostly hides behind walls, ceilings, and floors, many Illinois homeowners don’t take the time to monitor its condition. As time ticks on, a thick layer of dust naturally accumulates on the inside of your ductwork. Your air conditioner might be…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 7, 2021

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Springfield you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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Video- Energy Saving Tip 6

September 8, 2021

Cool your home by opening the windows at night and save on your energy bill. The outdoor breeze will keep your home feeling cool.

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Why Air Conditioners Freeze Up

September 1, 2021

Did you accidentally stumble upon your air conditioning (AC) unit’s “winter weather” setting? Nope. You’re probably experiencing a freeze-up. If you’ve noticed a thin layer of ice on the outside of your AC unit, don’t panic. Freeze-ups are an incredibly common issue. Most central air systems will experience one at some point.  Remember that prevention…

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