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Michael R. Coe has over 40 years in the heating & cooling business in the Fort Wayne and New Haven Indiana area. His team of professionals are setting a new standard of service and commitment to their customers. Mike is always looking for new products and services that will save consumers money and reduce their energy usage. At Fire & Ice Heating and Cooling we are proud of our many years in service ensuring complete satisfaction to every customer.

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Sometimes spending money can end up saving you money. In the case of furnaces and air conditioners this is often the case: Spending money can really end up saving you money in a short period of time. But beware: An inefficient furnace does not always need to be replaced, as there are some repairs and changes that can be made that might potentially help. For example, changing your furnace filters can help your system run more efficiently, as can making sure your humidifier is set to the proper level.

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Before winter arrives, the top thing you need to do for yourself and your family is to ensure that your furnace is operational, safe, and as energy-efficient as you can make it. When that first cold day hits, you do not want to turn on the furnace only to discover that it isn’t working properly. (A lot can happen during the warmer months to affect the furnace.)

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Many of us take heating and cooling for granted. We expect our heating systems to keep us warm during the winter, and we depend on the AC system to keep us cool during the summer.

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Are you preparing your HVAC system now for the cold winter or hot summer days ahead? Maintenance will help avoid serious problems and help prevent unnecessary costs.

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Maintaining your HVAC system is key to keeping it lasting longer, and running efficiently. Poor maintenance will result in needing repairs, or worse replacement. Maintenance includes inspections monthly or yearly and also keeping debris away from it and cleaning it.

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It’s a great idea to hire a HVAC company to inspect and do maintenance on your system every fall and every spring. They’ll do things like inspect and clean the wiring and mechanisms on the unit, which is a bit more challenging for the average homeowner.

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Choosing a great contractor in Fort Wayne to install a new furnace or new central AC unit could be as important as the equipment you choose, because proper installation and maintenance is greatly needed for the equipment to operate safely, reliably, and correctly. Here are a few suggestions for selecting a contractor.

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The Three Rivers Festival is a festival held in Fort Wayne, Indiana annually. The festival is around for nine days in mid-July, always beginning on the first Saturday after Independence Day. It is a celebration of the inheritance of Fort Wayne, which was established during the French and Indian War at the joining of three rivers, the Maumee, St. Marys, and St. Joseph.

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Over half of the energy used in your house is from heating and cooling. So making smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system may have a big effect on your utility bills, and also your comfort. Taking these steps will help to increase the efficiency of your heating and cooling system.

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We all expect our central ac units to work consistently, providing cool, reliable comfort. Many of us take our systems for granted until something goes wrong. Here are 4 signs that indicate you might have a problem in your system. No power, not cooling, some cool rooms, and noises coming from your unit. If you experience any of these problems, it’s extremely important to know what these signs are telling you and if you need professional help or not to repair your air conditioner.

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Most homeowners will require assistance from an HVAC technician to make any repairs to their heating and cooling system at some point in their life. HVAC technicians are specially trained service providers who install, maintain, and repair these types of systems. To ensure the job is done correctly, look for a technician with these kinds of qualifications:

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With summer right around the corner and temperatures edging higher and higher, we have a list of ways to keep you and your house cool. Energy isn’t cheap, and power generation means there are more toxins and greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere. So keep yourself and your house cool while saving money and the environment in the process!

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With spring officially here and hot weather around the corner, it’s a great idea to get your AC unit (also known as your HVAC system) ready for the summer cooling. It is recommended that you get your AC unit checked out by a professional air conditioning technician every once in awhile; however, there are a few things you can do on your own to increase the energy efficiency of your house’s AC system.

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When cleaning up your closets and clearing your yard in your spring cleaning efforts, make sure you don’t forget a summer convenience, your AC system. The right time of year to ensure that your AC unit is running correctly is during the spring when companies might be offering special deals and technicians might be more available.

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Summer seems to be approaching rapidly and the dogs days are laying in wait right behind it. So before the weather gets to hot to think and all of the fans are taken at the store, I’d like to cover a few ideas that I have found to work in my residence and of course if you have any other ideas, don’t hesitate to speak up and comment below about it.

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2013 Spring Town and Country: be sure to check out this years homes. Here is a welcome letter from Charlie Giese HBA President.

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Your home’s air conditioning and heating systems might help or even hinder your allergen-control efforts. This article will provide you with the information to evaluate the AC unit and heater and make them as efficient and hypoallergenic as possible.

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Before the hot summer months sneak up on you, it is a great idea to choose an AC unit service provider in Fort Wayne for any HVAC needs and problems. This might seem like a simple thing to do, however, it takes time and research in order to find a service provider that is well worth your time and money. These 5 tips will help you find the best match for you, no matter what your needs may be.

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The most economical operation of your AC system comes from setting the thermostat correctly. Set the thermostat at the maximum summer setting at which you are most comfortable. Typical settings are around 78 degrees for summer cooling. When cooling, your operating costs increase from 3% to 8% for each degree your thermostat is raised.

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Goodbye Winter! See you next year! Spring is right around the corner, and the late snow fall is coming to an end. As warmer weather is coming a couple HVAC changes as you are turning off the furnace and start to open the windows. First off is the preparation for the day where you have to turn on your air conditioner. It is going to happen eventually, and if the summer is anywhere near as hot as previous years, that day may possibly come a lot sooner than expected.

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As you turn off the furnace and throw open the windows to welcome the coming warmth, you need to begin thinking about maintenance for AC units. Don’t wait until it is too late! The first hot day of the year is the worst time to discover that there is something wrong with your air conditioner. In addition, most large repairs could be avoided with proper AC unit maintenance. But what is AC unit maintenance? What can you do on your own and what is best to leave to the professionals?

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1) Repair Heating Duct: There is always the possibility that the duct system has an issue that can be fixed. Ducts can become partially or totally disconnected and flexible ducts may become pinched off or they can even collapsed. This is the first and most important repair, considering the cold bedroom. This repair will not only heat the bedroom, but also increase energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. Click the article title to read more...

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If your home’s comfort takes a decline every winter, and you can not figure out the cause or the best solution, consider what a whole house humidifier offers. Controlling relative humidity inside your home with a whole house humidifier will restore moisture, which will lead to a host of many more benefits.

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Heating and cooling your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home — typically making up about 54% of your utility bill.

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"I was running behind and Brett was not only able to handle entering the house but doing everything on my laundry list I needed done and I only had to rattle through the my todo list one time. His next call was to inform me everything was complete along with sending me photos of everything he did, the damaged parts and to make sure it was all I needed and wanted done. He was clean in a muddy mess and took pride in his service, work and protecting our clients property. Kudos and special thanks to Brett and your staff for can do scheduling and service..."

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"Fire & Ice’s Heating and Cooling work is of the highest standard. After they installed my new humidifier they took the time to answer all my questions. I will without a doubt tell all my friends about Fire & Ice.”

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“I am truly grateful and appreciative for the work Fire & Ice has done for me. I am a new homeowner and they have provided their hard work, patience, and quality to help me understand various appliances in my new home.”

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“I wanted to thank Fire & Ice for their prompt and courteous service. It was a pleasure working with them. I will recommend them for all heating and cooling work needed by my friends.”

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"I have used Fire & Ice twice since moving into my villa. I have been nothing but “Pleased” with their Service, and their Timeliness..."

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"Awesome Service! Just had them put in Aprilaire and we love it. Explained everything and even fixed a few things my old furnace company missed. Got the 1 year service plan too. Thanks so much!"

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"Our furnace went out sometime during the early morning on a snowy Sunday. We called and Russ showed up just a couple hours later. He didn’t have the part we needed but he got the furnace going again. He came back 2 days later with the part and repaired it quickly. We will keep using Fire and Ice."

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"We are very impressed with the service and the friendly people with whom we have dealt. Our service tech showed us how to use and set the controls on our new humidifier on our furnace. He was helpful and answered our questions without making us feel like we were a burden to him. We are happy we switched to Fire and Ice."

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"Gene serviced my furnace yesterday and did a great job. I appreciate his professionalism and courtesy. He’s serviced the furnace and air conditioner several times over the past couple of years and always keeps me informed of any problems he may see. Thanks Gene!"

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"Gene was very knowledgeable and thorough. He was very friendly and even arrived a little early. I would highly recommend Fire & Ice to anyone."

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"I would highly recommend Fire Ice for heat & air service. Mr. Best is an excellent service rep and a credit to his profession."

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"Mike serviced our furnace. He arrived on time and was very professional. He explained other services we might be interested in but was not high pressure. We renewed our service contract for a/c and furnace cleaning. We will recommend them to our neighbors."

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"The gentleman who came for my service was wonderful He explained everything he did for me, was very personable and Very knowledgeable. For a senior citizen, I appreciated his patience with all my questions. Next time I would request him. Thank you so much. His name was Gene B."

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"Gene gave us good service. He was helpful in giving an understanding of performance and cost savings with good serviced equipment. Thank You Fire and Ice"

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"Haven’t personally used the service, but went to my daughters yesterday air conditioner out house was smoking; after Fire and Ice repair the house was cool and comfortable..."

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"Service was fantastic, prompt and professionalism. Will use Fire and Ice in the future for all of my Heating and Cooling services."

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"We recently had Fire & Ice install a new Carrier furnace and central air conditioner. Mike came out to give us the quote and was very courteous and informative... The installers arrived on time. Jeff and Jason were friendly, kind, courteous, and efficient. The performance of their work was A++++. They left the basement area neat and tidy and all cleaned up..."

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"Everyone that I have communicated with at Fire & Ice have been super friendly and professional. My service was prompt, which I really appreciated. I will definitely be using them again!"

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