Entries by Jim Mohan

Simpson Sheet Metal, Inc. Receives Excellence Award from Lennox® Industries

Company Earns Award for Outstanding Business Accomplishments (JOPLIN, MISSOURI) –  SIMPSON SHEET METAL, INC, based in JOPLIN AND CARTHAGE, MISSOURI, recently received the Lennox® Centurion Award from Lennox Industries, an international heating and air conditioning equipment manufacturer. Lenox’ Craig Ahrens, district manager, Quan Nguyen, vice president of marketing, and Mike Hart, vice president of sales […]

Why Does Humidity In the Home Matter?

Weather in the Ozarks can wreck havoc on humidity levels. And nothing affects your home’s comfort like humidity. Wood can crack and warp, furniture and draperies can develop mold and mildew, and more importantly, improperly humidified air can affect your body. Low humidity levels could cause you or your loved ones to experience dry, sore throats and […]

How to Update Your Thermostat

As seasons change in the Ozarks, we often get people asking about their thermostat settings. The system setting options vary based on your heating and/or cooling type, but these instructions (from our Lennox Elite Touchscreen) can be used to guide you in your thermostat settings. HEAT −− Thermostat controls heating system. OFF −− Both heating […]

Can Rain Harm My Air Conditioning Unit?

Whether your unit is brand new or been through several seasons, there is little-to-no reason to worry about the rain affecting your air conditioner unit. Most of the parts in your outdoor unit are constructed of metal and can withstand even the most brutal of rainfalls, and the electrical components are sealed to resist moisture. It’s […]

Ideal Temperature for Home Thermostat

Programmable thermostats can make a big savings impact on your energy bill if used properly. However, many homeowners are unaware how to make the most of their programmable thermostats. Knowing the ideal temperature during the times you’re at home, away, sleeping or during the changes of seasons is the key to increasing your energy savings. We […]

Adjusting Your Thermostat For Vacation

If you’re planning on taking a long weekend trip or extended vacation, it’s important to remember to adjust your thermostat. By turning the thermostat up a few degrees, you can save some money on your next bill. Ideally, an adjustment of four degrees from your normal temperature is a sufficient difference. Before you leave on […]