How Often Should A Furnace Kick In?
Have you ever played the game, “Would you rather?” It’s a fun children’s game where someone asks whether or not someone would rather be X (which is usually bad) or Y (which is equally bad). One of the most common questions that gets asked is: Would you rather be too hot or too cold?
From the Homefront- Listen to Your Gut: A Silent Killer
When we moved into our home which was built in 1977, we knew there were quite a few things that would need to be fixed and updated. (Unless you love wood paneling in the garage. Then you could leave it.) Despite being in the HVAC business, it wasn’t in our immediate plans to replace our […]
From the Homefront – Hard Water vs. The Dishwasher
We all know that Indiana’s water is hard. The minerals in Indiana’s water can wreak havoc on your home. Hard water creates that scummy haze on your shower. It eats away at pipes and fixtures and can be hard on your appliances as well. I initially didn’t know all of this information about hard water. […]
Time to Accessorize
These days people want all of the latest gadgets, from Smart Phones to Smart Homes– these things are fun and can make our lives better. The HVAC industry is the same way. Sure, you can just put a regular system in, but there are so many options out there. You can pick and choose what […]
Good Bones of an HVAC System
You always want a house with good bones- solid foundation, safe electrical, reliable plumbing, a roof that doesn’t leak and an efficient HVAC system. That “Good Bones” mentality is exactly what Mina built her HGTV show and her own forever home on. When Mina partnered with Trane to help with her home’s HVAC system, Trane […]
The Mini-Split Debut
If you caught the HGTV’s Good Bones Season 4, Episode 4 titled “Mina’s Forever Home,” you may have seen some work by Godby. Our guys who worked on her home did not get their 15 min (or even 15 seconds) of fame, but the Mitsubishi mini-split we installed did! For a special surprise, Mina kept the final […]
Fully Insulated, Compact Duct Design
Split-ductless systems eliminate the need for long duct runs which compromise energy efficiency through leakage and impact occupant health by accumulating harmful particulates. Given how ducts in poorly designed systems can harbor bacteria, mold and dust mites, limiting ductwork can make for a healthier home. Reducing ductwork can also increase durability given how flex ductwork […]
3 Energy-Saving Thermostat Tips
Summertime in central Indiana can be brutal. With rising temperatures and high humidity, staying cool is a serious challenge. To sweat less—indoors, at least—it’s important to have a good relationship with your home’s thermostat. Why? It’s pretty simple: your thermostat tells your HVAC system what you want it to do. If your home’s too hot, […]
HGTV Show Good Bones and Godby Pair Up
If you live in or around Indy and are a fan of HGTV you’ve probably heard of the show Good Bones. (If you haven’t or even if you have, here is a quick rundown on the show.) Good Bones stars a mother and daughter team, Mina and Karen, who buy and fix up older, run down homes. The homes they renovate […]
What You Need to Know About Mini-Splits
Here is a quick reference guide to answers some of the most commonly ask questions regarding mini-split or ductless heating and cooling unit.