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AC 101: Air Conditioners don’t make cold air

Did you know air conditioners don’t make cold air? That’s right, your air conditioner (soon to be humming away this summer) does not make cold air. Instead it takes heat of the air. It’s a simple principle that was developed way back in 1902 by Willis Haviland Carrier (yep, that’s the founding father of our…

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Furnace filters… there is a difference

Walk into any hardware store or HVAC shop in Indianapolis and ask for a furnace filter. You’ll quickly learn there are many options with labels touting different benefits. So what’s the difference in filters all about? And there is a difference… read on. There’s the good old 1-inch cardboard frame. These are the ones you…

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A letter from our owner Larry…

I’m fired up!!! Howald Heating and Air Conditioning opened in 2011, and business is hopping. We’re looking forward to a great 2012. Thanks for supporting our business. Most of you know me as the owner/general manager of Broad Ripple Heating and Air Conditioning. It’s the title I had for 36 years, and still would be…

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HVAC … It’s about having fun

Indianapolis homeowners who’ve heard our furnace and AC commercials know we like to have fun. Our owner Larry and his daughter Hayley come up with some creative stuff. Last week we recorded new radio commercials for our $2012 in 2012 Howald Deal. Here’s the deal: Buy a new Carrier 92% efficient gas furnace. We install…

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To repair or replace… that’s the question.

A good furnace should last for 15 to 20 years. But when the old girl is getting too aged to hum, maybe it’s time to start thinking about investing in a new furnace. How do you know when the time is right? 1)      Consider how much you are investing in furnace repairs versus a new…

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HVAC 201: Your new furnace checklist

Buying a new furnace is not an everyday purchase nor is it as simple as running out to the hardware store to buy one. If a homeowner keeps their furnace system maintained a new installation should happen only every 15 to 20 years. So when the time comes for a new furnace, here’s a check…

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HVAC 101 with Wayne

One of the objectives of Wayne’s Wisdom is to help homeowners living throughout Indianapolis, Fishers, Westfield, Carmel, Zionsville, Greenwood and all of the major suburbs understand the HVAC industry. Being a well-informed consumer is key to being satisfied with your heating and air conditioning partner. Wayne’s HVAC Lesson 1 No matter who you call to…

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Indy HVAC company ads

We hope you’ve heard our latest Howald Heating and Air Conditioning radio commercials on B 105, WIBC, The Fan and WFMS. The people we work with at these Indianapolis radio stations are great. They work with us. They give us creative license to produce what we know furnace heating and air conditioning commercials should be….

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving… it’s the kick off to the holiday season. Howald Heating and Air Conditioning is a family owned and operated business here in Indianapolis.  I work side by side with my sister, Linda, and my daughters, Hayley and Mary each day. We have to say, we have a lot to be thankful for this year….

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