Air Conditioning Spring Maintenance Checklist

Inspecting a Home Air Vent for Maintenance

We all know how important maintenance is — whether it’s your car, home, or health. Keeping up with maintenance helps to prevent future problems and unwanted costs. Home cooling equipment is definitely no exception. Just as a reminder, here in Indianapolis during June and July, the high temperatures average at about 82-85°F. Since our busy season […]

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Myth-Busting!

Illustration of a geothermal heating and cooling system that handles multiple loads for a community. Illustration by Sarah Cheney. Source: National Geographic

A geothermal heat pump system is a heating and/or an air conditioning system that uses the Earth’s ability to store heat in ground and water thermal masses. That means you can use a sustainable energy source from your own backyard to heat and cool your home! Not only that, theses highly efficient systems actually save energy […]

Gas vs Electric Heat

House insulation

We may have had a recent heatwave here in Central Indiana, but winter isn’t over yet! As you turn your thermostats back up in Indianapolis, take a moment to learn a bit more about electric vs. gas heat. Electric vs. Gas Heat The cost of natural gas rose about 22% in 2016 over 2015, one […]

Big Comfort for the Big Game

Watching exciting football match

If you know Thiele, we are all about home comfort. We pride ourselves on making sure your family has everything it needs for all your home’s heating and cooling. Are you planning a party for the big game this weekend? Be sure your guests will feel just as comfortable as you do with these simple […]

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smarter

Hands holding tablet with smart home automation concept

Lately, it seems that everything is getting “smarter”. According to Pew Research, 77% of Americans now own smartphones. In 2011, that number was just 35%. Now, more Americans are using wearable devices such as fitness trackers and smartwatches. So what’s next in the world of IoT (Internet of Things)? As technology develops, consumers feel the […]

Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

Cleaning Gutters Filled With Leaves & Sticks

At Thiele, we know that maintenance to your heating and air conditioning system will keep the units performing well, and can help to avoid an emergency service call for many years (and who doesn’t want that!). For your HVAC needs, we recommend the following: Clean or replace air filters regularly Clean the system, remove debris […]