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Video – How Can I Make My Home More Comfortable?

April 27, 2022
Video - How Can I Make My Home More Comfortable?

Is your home always uncomfortable either upstairs and down? You should consider zoning your home!

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Video – What Should I Do If My Water Heater Is Leaking?

March 29, 2022
Video - What Should I Do If My Water Heater Is Leaking?

Is your water heater leaking? Here’s what you need to do: First, find the location of the leak. This will be helpful for you and your service technician. Call us today at 517-647-6906 to have your water heater repaired or replaced.

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Video – Facts About Humidity

January 27, 2022
humidity

Keep your home the right temperature by learning about what causes humidity and the effects of it in your home.

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Video – Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

December 22, 2021
Video - Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace the Batteries in My Smoke Detector?

November 22, 2021
man changing his smoke detector

Change the batteries in your smoke and CO detectors when you change your clocks for daylight savings. It’s an easy reminder to replace them and is very important for your safety!

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Video – Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Cost-Effective?

October 27, 2021
woman controlling her Wi-Fi Thermostat from the park

Why are you heating and cooling your home when you are not there? Being able to control your thermostat when you are away is one of the most cost effective energy improvements you can make in your home. Contact us today to learn more!

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Video – Have Your Utility Bills Jumped?

September 29, 2021
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Have your utility bills suddenly jumped? It could be your heating and cooling system.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 3

August 26, 2021
Lady standing by open door

Close your blinds on sun-facing windows during the day to keep the sun from heating up your home and causing your AC to use more energy.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

July 28, 2021
ceiling fan

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool. Make sure that your fan is rotating counter clockwise to blow the air straight down and therefore feel cool.

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Video – Why Do I Need to Change My AC Filter?

June 28, 2021
Filter Change

If you are not changing the filter in your AC system like you change the oil in your car you risk overworking it and damaging it that could result in expensive repairs or even replacement! At least every three months or more frequently if you have pets or dust issues!

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

May 26, 2021
HVAC tech explaining to woman

Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business. Catching symptoms of trouble early on can keep your units working efficiently and safely as long as possible.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 1

April 26, 2021
grill outside

It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but on a hot day it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside.

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Video – Should I Set My Thermostat to ON or AUTO?

March 30, 2021
thermostat with should you set your thermostat to on or auto in your home wording

On most thermostats, you can choose between On or Auto for your fan setting. On tells your HVAC unit to run its fans all the time, even when the air isn’t being heated or cooled.

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

February 28, 2021
brown haired girl looking confused

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 517-647-6906 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Video – Upgrade Your Furnace

December 29, 2020
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Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

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Video – Indoor Air Quality Is Important to Your Family’s Health & Well-being

November 30, 2020
Family gathered around the dining table for dinner, Video - Indoor Air Quality Is Important to Your Family’s Health & Well-being

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers

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Video – Stay Cool During the Summer

July 30, 2020
White dog wearing yellow goggles with its head out the car window, Video - Stay Cool During the Summer | ESI Heating & Cooling

If you like us, have been running your AC around the clock, make sure your system stays in top shape all summer long and schedule a clean and check today! ESI Heating & Cooling

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

June 30, 2020
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Make sure your system is running in tip top shape for summer. Get your maintenance and service done early so that your family can stay cool and comfortable all summer long.

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Video – Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home

May 29, 2020
Cartoon Family in Living Room

Keeping clean air circulating your home is very especially important due to more time spent at home. Contact us today for more information.

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 27, 2020
Signs You May Need A New AC Unit

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot day, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last 10 to 15 years.

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

February 27, 2020

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at 517-647-6906 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help. ESI Heating and Cooling https://www.esiheating.com/ 517-647-6906

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Video – Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn It ON?

January 24, 2020
Woman trying to diagnose why her furnace smells like gas when turning it on.

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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Video – Do You Want to Reduce Your Energy Bills?

December 27, 2019
Man wanting to reduce his energy bills and trying to figure out how to by upgrading his HVAC equipment.

Upgrade your HVAC equipment to help you save money on your monthly energy bills. Call us at 517-647-6906 today for more information.

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 26, 2019
Woman trying to determine the reason for her furnace blowing cold air in her home.

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 517-647-6906 and we will inspect your furnace.

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Video – Why is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

October 25, 2019
Man scared after noticing his HVAC unit is making unusual noises.

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 517-647-6906. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

September 30, 2019
Dog showing affection to owner to show that indoor air quality does affect a pet.

At ESI Heating and Cooling in Portland, Michigan, we want you to protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

August 26, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your Portland home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

July 17, 2019
The importance of air conditioning maintenance

Now is the best time to have your AC serviced, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long. Make your appointment to have one of our skilled and knowledgeable technicians come out to your home to maintain your unit.

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