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Air Quality Matters!
Did you know that people spend nearly 90% of their time indoors? When it comes to your family’s well being, your home should be a worry-free zone. Yet, contaminants such as pet dander, dust, chemical fumes, pollen, allergens, and mold can all cause poor indoor air quality, and potentially lead to heart, respiratory and other health problems. Dry air or dense humidity can exacerbate these issues.
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Breathe Easy with Harker
At Harker Heating & Cooling, we want you to breathe easy. Our team of IAQ specialists will help you find the right technology to monitor and improve your air quality. We offer a wide array of furnaces and air filters, humidifiers, and whole-home air purifications systems suited for all your specific indoor air care needs. Call Harker for a free estimate today, or visit our showroom in Madison, and start protecting your home and family today.
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Want to learn more about indoor air quality? Read our blog to read “Indoor Air Quality During the Winter Months” and other HVAC articles for homeowners.
Keep your home free from allergens and pollutants with an air filtration system
Fill your home with fresh air with Energy Recovery Ventilation
Control the humidity level of your home with a humidifier, adding more moisture to make your home more comfortable
Control excess moisture in the air of your home with a dehumidifier and improve indoor air quality
Radon is a common issue in Wisconsin homes. Test your home today and work with Harker for a mitigation system for your home
Save on utility bills with a programmable thermostat, find the right system for you
Enhance the performance of your system with zoning and customized comfort control
Air Duct Cleaning
Improve the air quality of your home with thorough cleaning of your forced air ducts.
Indoor Air Quality Advice & Tips
Follow these tips to easily improve your indoor air quality today
Harker Provides You with the Best Aprilaire Products
Few things are as important as the air you breathe.
Aprilaire Whole-House Indoor Air Quality products work with your HVAC system to treat the air throughout your home, and can help improve your family’s health, comfort and finances by controlling temperature, humidity, air purity and air freshness.
Healthy Air, Healthy Home
As providers of Aprilaire indoor air quality solutions, we can recommend the right whole-home solutions for your home and family.
Dry air creates uncomfortable and unhealthy conditions like static shock, dry itchy skin and cold and flu virus transmission. Whole-home humidifiers provide automatic control 24/7 with out of sight, out of mind simplicity and simple once-a-year maintenance. Aprilaire has whole home solutions for every home and family. Let us recommend the right model for yours.
Molds, mildew and dust mites don’t have a chance with Aprilaire dehumidifiers. Designed and built in the USA, they provide the high capacity moisture removal you need in high-humidity conditions. These units provide commercial-grade performance and world-class quality, backed by an industry-leading 5-year warranty.
Just like dirty water, dirty air poses a significant health risk. Especially in today’s tighter homes, airborne viruses, allergens and other contaminants are trapped inside. When you choose a genuine Aprilaire Air Purifier, you’re getting Healthier Air, period. You’re also ensuring that your HVAC system will last its maximum life-span and require fewer service trips to your home.
Aprilaire Thermostats play an important role in health and comfort. Heating and cooling costs are the #1 expense in most American homes. Aprilaire Programmable thermostats allow you to save energy by setting your home at different temperatures based on your schedule. Options may also include Wi-Fi control of heating and cooling as well as control and monitoring of air purity and humidity.
With Aprilaire ventilation, clean fresh air is brought in while stale, musty, dusty air is removed. Aprilaire ventilation systems reduce the concentration of pollutants in your home, which can be 5 times greater inside your home than outside.
We help deliver healthy air.
Every home and family deserves the healthiest indoor environment. We can help deliver it to yours, with Aprilaire.
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Air Quality Blog
Heat Pumps and Wisconsin
Adding a heat pump to your home in Wisconsin can provide several benefits, including: 1) Heating and cooling: Heat pumps are versatile appliances that can both heat and cool your home. They work by extracting heat from the air outside and transferring it inside during the winter months, and reversing the process during the summer […]
Fall Home Energy Tips
The Sun Can Help Open up the curtains on your south facing windows during the daytime to allow the sun to heat your home. Close them at night to reduce the chill effect from cold windows. Drafty Windows Curtains or drapes can also play a role in how tight they are to the windows. The […]
Summer Saving Tips for Homeowners
Spring has been a little wetter than usual this year, and people across the country are ready for the warmth of summer. Between vacations and childcare, though, summer can also get expensive. Owning a home is a smart investment, as is renting a property, but they can also both cost you a lot if you […]
Is your Air Conditioner down or not running well? Things to check before you call for a Harker Technician
Is your air conditioner not starting? Is it not cooling very well? Try a few of the items below before you call for a technician. It may save you a few dollars. If your Air Conditioner won’t start or run at all, check these things first: 1. Be sure to check the electrical panel fuse […]
Why does it feel colder inside in the winter even though the thermostat says the temperature is the same?
It seems there are many real answers to this question. We’ll take you across the web with a few answers to this question. Answer #1 Indoor air is drier in winter, so sweat evaporates faster, cooling your skin; There may be drafts and pockets of colder air near the floor; The walls are colder and […]
The Lasting Heat and Your Air Conditioner
Extreme Heat & Your Air Conditioner – What’s the deal with your air conditioner? Air Conditioners are designed to keep your home up to 15-20 degrees cooler than the outside temperature and are sized based on regional summer temperatures. The extreme heat will cause your air conditioner to run continuously. This will not damage your […]
Benefits of a Heat Pump
Every home is different, and heating needs can fluctuate dramatically throughout the year. Typically, most areas have a peak season that demands the most from heating systems and an off-peak season when heating systems don’t need to work as hard. The “shoulder season” between the peak and off-peak seasons can vary unpredictably. You might have […]
Does UV Light Kill Corona Virus?
Ultra Violet Air Purification Even though the coronavirus(SARS-CoV-2), which has been causing the disease known as COVID-19, is taking an unsuspecting world by storm, the best thing we can do is be ready, but never afraid. Some steps can be made to prepare and fight back against this coronavirus. Give us a call to equip […]
Save Up To $500 – Federal Tax Credits
TAX CREDITS ON HVAC EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS THROUGH 2020 In December 2019, Congress passed legislation that renewed the tax credits for 2020 and made them retroactive back to 2018. For qualified HVAC improvements, homeowners may be eligible to claim the federal tax credits equal to 10% of the installed costs; a maximum tax credit of $500. […]
A Guide to Your Furnace Filter
A Guide to Your Furnace Filter Your furnace, like most things in your house, needs a bit of a clean up now and then. Unlike refrigerator shelves and end tables, you can’t see when your furnace needs cleaning, at least, you can’t see the most important part of cleaning it – the filter. The filter […]
5 Benefits of a Condensing Furnace
5 Benefits of a Condensing Furnace Are you in the market for a new furnace? Have you decided to invest in building a new home and are considering your options when it comes to major appliances like your water heater and furnace? Heating technology has evolved significantly in recent years, and a new condensing furnace […]
2019 Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist
HVAC systems endure the most punishment during the winter and summer, when property owners need to heat and cool their homes the most. Year over year, these systems wear down, parts deteriorate and fail, and performance suffers. It’s incredibly important for property owners to thoroughly check their HVAC seasons on a regular basis, and the […]
The Ultimate Snowbird Checklist
As the mercury continues to drop, many people who live in northern climes are packing their bags and heading south to places like Florida, Arizona, or South Alabama. Becoming a snowbird is the way to go for active retirees, but there’s a bit of preparation that goes into this kind of life. Your HVAC systems […]
6 Sounds Your A/C Makes and What They Might Mean
The newer your A/C system, the quieter it is. That means when it does make a noise, it’s all the more concerning. Though the noise is likely from a minor issue, those minor issues can be big problems if you ignore them. 6 A/C Sounds You Shouldn’t Ignore Here are some common noises you may […]
Understanding SEER Ratings for an Air Conditioner
If you’re shopping for a new A/C, you likely have run into a number that varies among models. This number is called the SEER rating – Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio – and it is measured by taking the ratio of the cooling output of an A/C over a cooling season and dividing it by the […]
Three Signs You Need A New Air Conditioner
Three Signs That Signal You Need a New A/C System Though you may not believe it, spring will eventually come, and, with it, all the cleaning and prep for ensuring your home is summer-ready. The first thing to consider on your spring to-do list, however, shouldn’t be beating the rugs. At the top of your […]
The Effects of a Dry Winter
We all know how dry winter air affects our skin. That’s why those bottles of lotion and tubes of chap stick reappear on bathroom counters and living room end tables once the winter weather arrives. But did you know that low humidity can also affect your home and the things in it? Here’s just a […]
December & January – Most Home Fires Occur
Nope, we’re not electricians over here at Harker Heating & Cooling. But it’s really important to keep our families and homes safe, not just this time of year, but always. Here’s some information on how to keep you and yours extra safe this Holiday Season. Electrical Safety Over the Holidays There may be no other […]
Weatherizing Your Home – Tips
Tips for Winterizing Your Home Whether you’re excited about the coming cooler days or already pining for summer, there’s no way to stop the seasons – Winter is coming. Kick back and binge Game of Thrones once the air gets cold, but stay ahead of the weather by winterizing your home with these strategies. Get […]
Indoor Air Quality – During the Cold Months
Keeping Your Indoor Air Quality Pure – From Winter to Spring – The Stack Effect Though indoor air quality is important any time of year, it’s crucial in winter, when we seal in allergens, dust mites, and cleaning chemicals to keep our homes warm and save energy. Unfortunately, winter makes your home or business’s air […]