Exciting News from Lennox

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Rabe Hardware is proud to announce that we recently received the prestigious 2016 Centurion Award as well as the 2016 Healthy Climate Sales Award from Lennox.

Each year, Lennox honors the top 6% of all its North Amercian dealers with the celebrated Centurion Award. Dealers that are considered for this award are community leaders who embody the Lennox brand promise in their market. They set the standard for customer service, installation quality, and execute an annual plan ...

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5 Tips to Go Green and Save Green this Earth Day

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Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22nd for the last 45 years to provide awareness on climate change, sustainability and energy efficiency.  It’s about a movement to consciously take action on a daily basis to reduce our negative effects on our environment.  Consider the impact you could have on our planet by integrating “green living” into your daily life, starting in your home.

To celebrate Earth Day, here are 5 home improvement ideas that will help you “go green” ...

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2015 Oldest Furnace Contest Winner

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RABE HARDWARE ANNOUNCES 2015 OLDEST FURNACE CONTEST WINNER

One lucky Eastern Iowa resident wins a free energy-efficient Lennox furnace.

[Vinton, IA] Rabe Hardware, Eastern Iowa’s most trusted residential and commercial mechanical contractor, has declared a winner in the company’s “Oldest Furnace Contest.”  The promotion, which ran in conjunction with Rabe Hardware’s “Vinton Showroom Grand Reopening”, offered a new high-efficiency Lennox furnace to a homeowner with the oldest functioning residential furnace in Eastern Iowa.  The company is ...

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Vinton Showroom Grand Reopening – Press Release

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RABE HARDWARE’S VINTON GRAND REOPENING NOVEMBER 20TH

Eastern Iowa’s one stop showroom for all your heating and fireplace needs.

[Vinton, IA] Rabe Hardware’s Home Comfort Headquarters located in Vinton, Iowa, invites the community to their official grand reopening celebration on November 20th from 4pm to 7pm at 112 W. 4th Street in downtown Vinton, Iowa.

The grand reopening is a free event to introduce Eastern Iowa to the area’s most expansive fireplace remodel and showroom.  With over 25 operable fireplace displays, indoor and outdoor ...

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Oldest Furnace Contest 2015 – Press Release

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RABE HARDWARE TO GIVE AWAY A NEW, ENERGY-EFFICIENT FURNACE IN OLDEST FURNACE CONTEST

Contest gives residents in Eastern Iowa a chance to win a new energy-efficient Lennox furnace

[Vinton, IA] Rabe Hardware, Eastern Iowa’s most trusted residential and commercial mechanical contractor, announces a new contest searching for the area’s oldest working home furnace.  The Oldest Furnace contest gives area homeowners a chance to win a free energy-efficient Lennox SLP98 furnace installed free of charge by one of their NATE certified installers.

“As a ...

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips

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Is your HVAC system ready for the Winter? Don’t get stuck in the cold.

Fall is the perfect time to prepare your system for the heating season.  Get your heating system ready for winter, reduce energy costs and improve home comfort with Rabe Hardware’s Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips.

Replace Furnace Filter Check and Replace Filters

Changing your unit’s filters will improve efficiency, lower monthly utility costs, prevent system failures and avert expensive emergency repairs.

 

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Water-to-Water Heat Pumps

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Water-to-water heat pumps, heat and cool water for hydronic radiant applications like: radiant floor heating, domestic hot water and snow/ice melt.  GeoComfort® Compass® Series Water-to-Water geothermal systems allow for constant and uniform heat distribution without hot and cold spots.

Here’s a list of features and benefits per Enertech Global’s product literature.  Enertech Global manufactures’ GeoComfort geothermal heat pumps for residential and commercial applications.

GeoComfort® Water-to-Water Features & Benefits

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  • Innovative mechanical ...
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Ventilating a Tight House

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Most homeowners today are aware that insulating a new or existing home is effective at reducing home heating costs and energy waste, but with all the advantages to building “tight” there is at least one significant disadvantage – lack of fresh air.  A constant supply of fresh air is important to keeping people healthy, maintaining comfort and reducing the risk of long-term damage to building materials.  Energy efficient homes – both new and existing – require whole-house ventilation ...

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Maximum home comfort with an HVAC Zoning System

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Zoning is a subject that comes up time and time again this time of year because many homeowners experience uneven cooling throughout their residence. In most of these cases, a homes forced air system uses a single thermostat to control the entire homes heating and cooling needs; which can be tricky if trying to heat and cool a multistory residence or have rooms that receive different levels of use.

Many times we’ll see this in homes with finished ...

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