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Common HVAC Issues Faced During Peak Use

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When your air conditioning system is working at its peak you may experience more issues than you signed up for. Putting more work on your unit can risk a malfunction, or worse, break. It may be a good idea to become aware of some very common issues your air conditioning system can have with heavy use. It is also a …

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What To Look For When Hiring An HVAC Company

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So your air conditioner just went out in the heat of the summer, and you don’t have any idea of who to call. You worry that the repair could be costly, or worse, it would need to be replaced, therefore costing even more money. There are many things to consider when choosing an HVAC company. We have put together the …

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Why and How Often Should I Have My AC Serviced

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We have no choice but to live in this technological world where it is more apparent each day we have to be savvier regarding our heating and cooling solutions. Your HVAC pumps air throughout your home practically year round, first in the cold weather months when it heats your home by forcing hot air through the duct work into each room.  …

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The Most Quiet Air Conditioners On The Market

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Air conditioning noise involves numerous factors. The fan’s hum, the clunking sound of a compressor starting up, which can be disturbingly loud. If the installation of a window unit is off a bit, the rattling of the frame and window will add to the noise. The outdoor noise can seep in as well, since the window housing the unit is …

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Clues Your Home May Have A Heat Loss Problem

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Do your heating or cooling costs seem to be escalating? Is your house not as cool or as warm as you think it should be? Heat loss can be a frustrating and sometimes expensive problem. Keeping your home at a constant temperature may be a losing battle if your heat is escaping through your roof or other spaces that may …

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Thermostat Issues and the Most Common Causes

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Programmable thermostats are used in many households as a way to reduce energy bills. These thermostats allow the homeowner to control their home’s temperature even while they are away. However, the homeowner will only see these benefits if the thermostat is working as it should. If your thermostat is not functioning, the result will be that the rooms in your home …

How Can a WiFi Thermostat Benefit Your Family?

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Honeywell’s T-86 thermostat—affectionately known as The Round—is so universally known and so well designed, it appears in the Smithsonian’s collections. Your home may still have The Round on a wall, not as art, but to run your heating and cooling systems. The Round is 1953 technology; fuel oil cost $2.92 a barrel back then (which is still only $25.72 in today’s …

Scared Of Your Programmable Thermostat? Fear No More…

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Without a doubt, a programmable thermostat is one of the most useful appliances that you can add to your home HVAC system. Not only will it help keep you and your family more comfortable but, with the proper programming, it will also save you on your utility bills every month. Here is a quick rundown on what you need to …

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How To Choose the Perfect Home Air Filter

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NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has one of the largest clean rooms on the planet. An entire wall of the High Bay Clean Room, some 9,000 square feet, is covered with HEPA filters cleaning a million cubic feet of air a minute. The super-heavy-duty filters need replacing once every 40 years or so, and every cubic foot of the clean …