Steve Lindley started Lindley Heating & Cooling (now Indiana Home Comfort Solutions) in 1993 as a small business with only one employee – himself! He began in the home improvement industry with a summer job landscaping and then moved on to work in heating and cooling. Over the years, Indiana Home Comfort Solutions has continued to grow and succeed by emphasizing the importance of continuing education and by providing homeowners with efficient and reliable service. Steve and his staff have completed ample training and certification programs about indoor environments, teaching them to look at the entire internal environment of a home in order to solve a problem, versus just offering a furnace or air conditioning service to fix a problem. Steve is always looks for ways to better serve homeowners, and it all started with becoming a Carrier 360 dealer, Building Analyst and Envelope Professional. Additionally, Steve has recently become a Dr. Energy Saver® Certified Energy Management Consultant! Steve is passionate about his business, working out in the field and in the office to ensure he is meeting the needs of his clients.
Steve was born and raised in Hendricks County, where he currently resides. Outside of work, Steve enjoys the company of his wife, son, and two step-daughters. He also enjoys water sports, snow sports, golf, fast cars, riding motorcycles and spending time with family and friends.
Cantilevers can be problematic if poorly insulated like the one shown here but typically if its out of sight, its out of mind. That is why we opened up the cantilevers to reveal minimal insulation and lots of gaps making it clear how much this Carmel home is losing air they paid to heat/cool their home and gaining air from the outside. Just look at all those gaps in the before photo! Now look at the after photo, not much air getting through that! Indiana Home Comfort Solutions provided this home with a solution that works. By installing SilverGlo™ rigid foam insulation panels then sealing them air tight with expanding spray foam insulation the cantilevers will no longer cause the homeowners problems.
This Indianapolis crawl space access had a makeover after having a complete home inspection performed by Indiana Home Comfort Soluitons. The inspection found a good amount of air in the home was leaking through the crawlspace. The solution included two parts, air sealing the crawl space and replacing the exterior access point.
After having various companies come out and inspect their duct work, the L. Family's "Dust Issues" were still persistent. They did not want to complete any work unless they knew it was going to solve their problem so in the mean time they used duct tape to seal the ductwork. Turns out we were able to determine that their dust problem was due to air leakage pulling insulation from the attic into the home. Now that the root of the problem had been determined, these Clermont homeowners felt comfortable with moving forward. Indiana Home Comfort Solutions was able to Properly Air Seal their ductwork!
The T. family of Zionsville loved using their basement to work together on various projects, such as building and assembling trains. However, the spacious area was drafty, cold, and poorly lit making it difficult to enjoy their favorite passtime. Indiana Home Comfort Solutions replaced their old basement window and window well to resolve the issue. The L. family were pleased with the solution and were happy to receive a window that allowed more sun light to come through while still sufficiently blocking air flow.
In order to prepare for the upcoming winter, the B. residence of Brownsburg, IN called Indiana Home Comfort Solutions to check the status of their furnace. Due to the age and condition of the unit, it needed to be replaced. The homeowners agreed and had a Carrier 96 Performance Gas Furnace installed in its place.
This Air Conditioning unit was unable to keep up with the summer heat and left these Brownsburg, IN residents without air conditioning. They quickly called Indiana Home Comfort Solutions to determine if the unit would be worth repairing. After the unit was inspected, it was clear it needed to be replaced to avoid further breakdowns and costly repairs. The homeowners agreed and had Indiana Home Comfort Solutions install a Carrier Comfort Series Air Conditioner.
Nancy Roberts booked a routine maintenance tune-up and when our technician, Austin Karamanos, arrived at the job, he discovered a very dirty Air Conditioning unit! This ac unit needed some TLC and a deep cleaning.
After a thorough inspection was preformed on the air conditioning unit, Austin was able show the homeowners the difference between a healthy unit and an unhealthy unit. Now that the air conditioner is all cleaned up, it is able to run and perform without any trouble!
These lucky homeowners were able to avoid costly service repair charges and signed up on our Energy Efficiency Agreement (ESA), which allows them to have their air conditioner and furnace tune-up done for one, low cost price!
This homeowner in Pittsboro, IN was experiencing furnace prolbems. The furnace was old and unrepairable and needed to go! Indiana Home Comfort Solutions replaced the furnace with a new Carrier 96 Performance Gas Furnace equipted with a long lasting igniter system, comfort ecm fan for efficiency, 2 speed gas valve for better even heat, and a smartevap to help humidity levels.
Look at the before photo. It might not look like much until you realize that what you are seeing a dryer vent. Thats right. Our IHCS team members discovered a dryer vent that opens up into the crawlspace in this home in Pittsboro, IN. The release of air into a crawlspace can cause too much moisture and lead to mold! The problem was fixed and now this dryer vent not only looks much better than before but it also wont be causing anymore issues.
Just look at all of the space around that chimney pipe! This gap was causing problems for the S. family of Lebanon, IN. They had Indiana Home Comfort Solutions come out to insulation in their attic. Before the insulation could properly be installed, they had to seal the chimney first. The gap around the chimney was sealed using sheet metal and fire caulk, then a Rock Wool sleeve was installed around the metal pipe. This seals all air leaks and gaps and around the chimney to add value and increase insulation efficiency.
The homeowners of this Danville, IN residence were in need of a new heating and cooling system! Their outdoor a/c unit was old and could no longer keep up with the summer heat. They had Indiana Home Comfort Solutions come out to install their new outdoor unit!
Keeping up with the status of your Furnace is important and can save you money down the road! This homeowner in Danville, IN knew his furnace was reaching the end of its life and had Indiana Home Comfort Solutions come out and inspect the unit. They confirmed that the unit was no longer worth repairing and installed a new electric furnace. This install prevented the homeowner from paying a bunch of costly and unnecessary repairs!
More and more of our clients are installing high effiecency systems to help with comfort and to save money on there utilty bills. Check out this before and after from Jamestown, IN!
During a routine furnace tune up in North Salem, our tech looked into an area of the crawl to note any issues. What he found was horrible. The homeowner had no idea that a family of raccoons had completely destroyed all the duct work as well as leaving enormous amounts of feces everywhere! We were able to clean up the mess and encapsulate the crawl space with our Cleanspace liner that eliminates moisture and air drafts!