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Does Radon Cause Cancer?

June 26, 2019

Unfortunately, the short answer is yes. In fact, it’s the leading cause of cancer for nonsmokers in the United States. For smokers, radon comes in second and contributes to an already-dangerous health situation. Radon comes from the soil as uranium breaks down in nature. Found everywhere in the world, radon levels can vary depending on…

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She Wanted Classic Style, He Wanted a Net-Zero House

May 31, 2019

Originally published in the Lexington Herald Leader. Written by: Tom Eblen – Herald-Leader Columnist Jamie Clark’s wife wanted a “Southern Living” house, and the energy consultant and contractor wanted a super energy-efficient house. Their renovated Prather Road home is both. When Jamie and Haley Clark decided to move closer to town and Christ the King…

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New building residential house purchase apartment concept. Stylish full family with two kids sitting on carpet, mom and dad making roof figure with hands arms over heads.

What Is Radon and Why Is It Bad?

May 16, 2019

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from uranium in the soil. Although it exists in trace amounts all over the world, it can cause significant health problems if you happen to have a high concentration of it in your home. It’s dangerous because you can’t smell, see, or taste radon.  As a…

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Four Things You Should Know About Your AC Unit

April 26, 2019

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Synergy Home, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC).

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 16, 2019

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Larry Zarker, President of Building Performance International, pretending to breathe through a gas mask hooked up to a sample of the type of filth we find in an average crawlspace!

Houses Don’t Need to Breathe, Because When They Do They Actually “Suck”!

October 25, 2018

Sophomoric humor aside, houses that “breathe” through air leaks really do suck — they suck air from all the wrong places. We call this uncontrolled or unintentional ventilation, also known as infiltration.

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Planning to Buy a Furnace This Year? Read This Before You Do.

November 8, 2017

Do you want to learn even more about installing a new furnace in your Kentucky home? Read on!

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What is Radon & Why Should My Home Be Tested?

October 3, 2017

In our homes, however, radon gas can become trapped and build up to levels that can harm our lungs.

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Should I Run My Furnace Fan All the Time?

September 15, 2017

I constantly get this question from homeowners in the greater Lexington, KY, area, and the answer is almost always, “Yes!” Almost — but more about that later.

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Quit Asking Me for a Tesla Solar Roof!

May 5, 2017

At Synergy, we keep getting questions about the Tesla solar roof, and I wanted to take the time to respond.

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