Benefits of Having Whole House Humidifier

Benefits of Having Whole House Humidifier

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In 1902, Willis Carrier, a young engineer, was given an assignment. He was asked to find a way to stop the paper from being warped by heat and humidity in the warehouses of the printing press where he worked in upstate New York. He designed a machine that could both regulate the air temperature in an enclosed space and remove …

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How to Fix a Sinking Air Conditioner Pad

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Every profession has its occupational hazards. In the HVAC installation industry, a major one is back strain. That’s because your HVAC system outdoor unit is actually incredibly heavy and if you forget the old adage ‘’lift with your legs, not your arms’’ you could end up on your back for a week or two. This weight can also be a …

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7 Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repair

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With summer temperatures well into the nineties the last thing you need is for your air conditioner to break down and leave you with nothing but an open refrigerator door as protection against the heat and humidity (bad idea, by the way, your fridge will die). So it’s important that you watch for these 7 signs your ac needs repair. …

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water Inside

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During the summer, your air conditioning unit is working almost non-stop to keep you and your family cool and comfortable. This can lead to breakdowns when you least want them, especially if you neglect to have your unit serviced annually. That’s why it’s important to be on the lookout for any potential problems that might be developing. One of the …

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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 …