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What is VRF Air Conditioning System?

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Just as you have got to grips with the difference between split ac and central AC along comes a new one; the Variable Refrigerant Flow System — VRF. Actually, it’s not that new. It has been in use in Europe an Asia for decades, but it is only in the last five to ten years that it has started to …

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Weird and Gross Car Heater Smells

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Depending on where you live, your car’s HVAC system might see use every day of the year, just in the summer, only in the winter, or somewhere in between. But regardless of how often you use the heat or air conditioning in your car, there’s nothing quite like cranking the thermostat one way or the other​ and getting hit in …

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What Is the Difference Between a Split Air Conditioner, Central Air Conditioner, and Window Air Conditioner?

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When a heatwave hits, everybody scrambles to find a way to stay cool. What’s the best way to do that? Well, you can start by plugging in all the antique fans throughout your home, leaving the fridge door open and if all else fails, jumping in a bucket of ice cold water. But you probably had the more practical idea …

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Do Air Conditioning Systems Emit Greenhouse Gases?

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Is it true that HVAC systems emit greenhouse gases, which are depleting our atmosphere’s ozone layer? Could your air conditioner be contributing to global warming? Yes, both are true, but there are ways you can minimize your environmental footprint. First, you should understand the science behind HVAC units, greenhouse gases and global warming. How Is Your Air Conditioning System And …

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What To Do If AC Running Constantly But Not Cooling

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When your air conditioning system is functioning as it should, it runs in cycles. You’ve likely noticed this happening, even if you didn’t know it for sure. Cycles typically last 15 to 20 minutes. Your system will kick on and run until it reaches the desired temperature (whatever you set your thermostat to) and then kick off for a few …

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Ideal Air Conditioner Temperature for Electricity Savings

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Buying an air conditioner was once considered a sign of luxury, but now is a thing of common practice. Many urban homes are equipped with air conditioners in one or more rooms. But everyone who owns an air conditioner knows that it comes at the cost of increasing electricity bills. Although cooling does take a lot of electricity but taking …

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8 Big Mistakes You’re Making With Your Air Conditioner

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All-time summer heat records keep buckling under the weight of rising global temps—a trend that hits home, literally and figuratively, when you receive your monthly air conditioning bill. Unfortunately, mistakes you’re making with your home AC may be undercutting its efficiency, effectiveness, and safety, experts say. “If you have a badly maintained system, it can become contaminated with microorganisms that …

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Can Air Conditions Help Reduce Indoor Air Pollution?

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You may have experienced a few days this June when you thought about turning on the air conditioning.  Air conditioners help keep us cool and comfortable during the summer but how do they affect indoor air pollution and our health? Air conditioners are beneficial in so much as they help circulate and filter indoor air.  Almost all air conditioners contain …

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What Does an Air Conditioner Actually Do?

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It seems obvious, right? Your air conditioner makes your home cooler. Well, while this is the eventual outcome, your air conditioner actually does much more than that. We’re going to talk about the four main functions of your air conditioner and how it performs those functions to cool your home. Removing heat from the air Believe it or not, creating …

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7 Surprisingly Cool Facts about Air Conditioning

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As we approach summer and temperatures begin to soar, it’s nice to know that there are always cool places you can escape to. It wasn’t always like that. Modern air conditioning was invented in 1902 and has changed the way we live, work and play. Here are 7 cool facts about AC that you probably didn’t know: Electric fans came …