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Avoiding Legionnaires’ Disease From HVAC Systems

Legionnaires’ disease is a lung disease that should be of interest to you especially if you work with HVAC systems. The disease is caused by a bacterium known as Legionella Pneumophila and its origin can be traced to the American Legion meeting held in Philadelphia. The disease has become more rampant in recent years; hence,

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Myths About Air Conditioning

Persistent myths surround the use of air conditioning systems even in this age of connectivity and information overload. These myths are unfortunate as they lead to sub-optimal efficiency and greater energy consumption than is necessary. It’s time to correct the misconceptions starting with the three most pervasive air conditioning myths below:   Myth 1: Lowering

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Does Insulation Truly Help Maintain Your Home’s Cool?

It is not unusual for people to experience challenges with maintaining comfortable temperatures in their homes during the heat of summer months. If that is what you are facing, then you will be interested in knowing there are some strategies to consider that could help keep your home cool even during the hottest summer months.

Selecting The Air Conditioner Best Sized

Making the efforts involved, and spending the time needed in choosing the right sized air conditioner is truly time well spent. The added bonus is that you can and will enjoy the results for a long time to come, and save yourself some money while doing so. It truly is a win-win situation. We are

Myth Busters: 8 Ideas About Energy Efficiency Debunked!

Many people wonder if the so-called ‘facts’ they hear about energy efficiency facts are true or not. In reality, there are many energy efficiency myths hiding among these statements. Most of these need to be debunked in order to bring in some degree of clarity. Common Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked There have been claims that

What Is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas which is produced when fuels are burned in trucks and cars, grills, fireplaces, water heaters and boilers, stoves, small engines, etc. In case the gas builds up indoors in a high concentration, it can poison the occupants of the room when they breathe the air. Some of

Carbon Monoxide Myths And Facts

Carbon monoxide is one of the most popular gases but is commonly misunderstood by many. People often equate it with fires and smoke emergencies because it is a major component of smoke found from a burning fuel. It can be a very deadly gas so it is important to understand some of the myths and

Why Should You Change Your Air Filter Regularly?

Having an efficient and reliable HVAC system in your home is extremely important. The unit is responsible for keeping you and your family cozy and comfortable during extreme weather conditions. However, many families run into problems with their units simply because they fail to take care of it properly. HVAC experts agree that proper air

Reasons For Air Conditioning Installation In Winter

Air conditioning installation can take place at any time of the year. Sometimes it is inevitable to replace it in the middle of summer or spring because it broke down. However, some seasons are better off to work with when it comes to installations than others. Winter, for most technicians, is the best time to

How Can I Reduce My Energy Costs In The Winter?

Many homeowners are thinking of ways to lower winter energy bills. One in ten families say winter utility bills are already a cause for concern, but how do we safely reduce energy cost in winter? It’s expensive to heat the home, but any winter electricity reduction must be planned carefully. Make a few simple home