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Best AC Temperature for Sleeping

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It’s the middle of a summer night. The mercury in the thermometer is still above 80 and you’re tossing and turning in bed, trying to sleep but unable to drift off. As you turn over for the umpteenth time and your face lands in the wet patch on the pillow left by sweat from the back of your head, you …

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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 …

7 Reasons Your Air Conditioner is Running But Not Cooling: AC Troubleshooting

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It’s summer in the city, the mercury is in the nineties, the asphalt is melting on the roads and even with the air-conditioning in your car working full-blast, you feel more like a sweat-soaked rag than a human being by the time you get home from work. You finally reach the sanctuary of your own home, turn the AC to …

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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 …