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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

Can I Add Air Conditioning If I Have A Boiler?

Boilers, especially the ones that are not well insulated, can significantly increase the temperature of your indoor air during their use. To lower the indoor air temperatures to a comfortable degree, add an air conditioning system. Air conditioners comprise air condensers and air handlers, or ducts that allow the transmission of the cooled air to

What Are Some Signs My Furnace Isn’t Working Properly?

Identifying warning signs that indicate your furnace is not working properly can save you money in energy bills, prolong the life of your furnace and prevent unforeseen breakdowns. Unusual smells, sounds, flames, sparks and heating patterns, which are contrary to those the furnace exhibits when functioning properly, comprise commonly reported furnace warning signs. Look out

Curious About HVAC Efficiency Standards?

In 2009 the U.S. Department of Energy made great efforts with HVAC Efficiency experts and utility workers to improve the HVAC Efficiency standards for HVAC equipment. Sadly, this is still something ongoing in court and was unable to be started in 2013 as planned. The reason for this pause was due to the increased standards

Is Your HVAC System Protected From Power Surges?

It’s late at night and you are tired. Outside it is thundering, raining, and lightning. You aren’t really worried though. You know your home is safe and secure against any weather hazards that could potentially happen with the strength of this storm. You being to prepare for bed, and then it happens. All in a

Raising The Standards Of Excellence One NATE Certification At A Time

Every industry has its own terminology or jargon, which often confuses the rest of us. The need to understand many of these terms and words is important to consumers, because understanding them can mean the difference between hiring a professional versus an unskilled handyman. The term NATE certification is an example of one of these

Tips For Your Summer Energy Savings Plan

Warmer temperatures certainly have many homeowners thinking about the high cost of air conditioning their home. Fortunately, when you take time to consider some easy energy savings ideas, you can lower those expensive utility bills while still keeping your home cool and comfortable. For example, an easy place to start is to get a home