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Three Improvements That Add Energy Efficiency To HVAC Systems

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Improvements That Add Energy Efficiency To HVAC Systems

If you are like many homeowners, you have a conventional central HVAC system. The older systems may not be as energy efficient as newer heating and cooling solutions. This does not mean that you cannot have an efficient HVAC system. With improvements like adding a digital thermostat, improving insulation and adding thermal storage or geothermal heat exchangers, you can have a more efficient heating and cooling system for your home. If you want to have more efficiency for the heating and cooling of your home, here are some improvements that...

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Are Window Air Conditioners Or Central Air Conditioners Better?

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Window Air Conditioners Or Central Air Conditioners Better?

When summer comes marching towards you, you probably start thinking about what it will take to stay cool. It’s much easier to enjoy summer if you don’t have to be in the heat all the time. Having an air conditioner is the best way to make sure that you have a way to escape from the heat. When it comes to air conditioners, you have some options. You can choose to go with window air conditioners or a central air conditioner. They will both help you keep your cool, but there are definite pros and cons to each.  Window Air...

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The Ductopus: An Air Conditioning Repair Technician’s Nightmare And How To Fix It

Posted by on May 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Ductopus: An Air Conditioning Repair Technician’s Nightmare And How To Fix It

A really bad air conditioning installation that resembles a metallic octopus hanging from your basement ceiling has been dubbed by professionals as “the ductopus“. The problem with this horrible installation by one contractor means that he or she has absolutely no professional or working knowledge of how ventilation works, nor does he or she know how to properly help air conditioning repair. If you see this nightmare in your basement taking shape during installation, or you witness it after the contractor has left, here is how you...

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How to Combat the Most Common Health Worries Associated with Air Conditioning

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Combat the Most Common Health Worries Associated with Air Conditioning

While it seems impossible to go even a second without it on a sweltering day, air conditioning can cause some health concerns, especially if you are constantly in an air conditioned building with the air on full blast. The best way to prevent health problems associated with air conditioning, is to have your unit serviced and repaired regularly. Most technicians recommend having your unit serviced annually. You should also change a few of your habits while you’re running your air conditioner in order to eliminate the threat of health...

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Bleeding A Radiator

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bleeding A Radiator

Clearing the valve in the radiator and getting rid of trapped air is the best way to get the hot water radiator functioning properly. If you experience any problems with the heating process, you should try to bleed it out as this will help in improving the performance of the radiators. Continue reading to learn just how to bleed the radiator: Turn On the Radiator to Heat it Up It is important to heat the radiator before the bleeding process starts. Increase the temperature on the thermostat and try to get the radiator as hot as possible....

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Is A Heat Pump Right For Your Home?

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Heat pumps have become increasingly popular within the residential heating industry. This is due largely in part to the energy efficiency which these home heating systems are able to offer. However, before you run out and purchase a heat pump for your home, you should know that like all heating systems, heat pumps come with both their pros and cons. Taking the time to review both the good and bad features discussed below will allow you to make a truly informed decision regarding the installation of a heat pump in your home. The Advantages...

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Should I Call The Plumber?

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pipes and drains are like the veins for your home. Often times, we don’t realize how much we rely on them until they stop working. When that happens, you might be wondering if it’s better to try to fix the problem yourself or call the plumber: You Should Call Your Plumber If: The Toilet Is Clogged While a plunger might do for small jobs, it is likely that there is a bigger issue. You don’t want to risk making the issue more extensive, especially if you’re not very technically or mechanically inclined. The Sink...

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Protecting Your Investment: Saving Your Commercial Greenhouse Plants During A Winter Power Outage

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your dream is to run a commercial greenhouse business in a climate prone to winter storms, you will soon know what long, sleepless winter nights are all about. When the the power goes out and the heat shuts off, emergency heating is vital to save your crops. Having an emergency heating plan in place will give you the peace of mind you need. Forced Air Heaters The most commonly used emergency heaters for greenhouses are portable forced air heaters. Smaller heaters usually run on propane, but some of these heaters can run on diesel, kerosene...

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