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The Benefits Of Having Your Home's HVAC System Brought Up To Building Code

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Your home’s furnace, air conditioner, and ducts need to not only be maintained regularly, but they also need to stay up to the latest building code recommendations to function efficiently. You will improve not only your health but also your home’s overall value as well. Here are four reasons why you should overhaul an older residential HVAC system when you can afford the repairs. 1. Remove Dust and Mold Dust and mold can coat the inside of duct work and cling to components.…

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2 Reasons To Consider Replacing Your Furnace

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One of the most important things that you can do for your home is to replace an aging or old furnace, mostly because the simple act can make sure that your home is both safer and healthier for you and your family. Below are just a few of the many reasons to consider replacing your furnace. Replacing The Furnace Can Lower Your Heating Bills A major reason to consider replacing the furnace in your home is that replacing can often lead to much lower utility bills.…

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Three Things You Can Do For Your Air Conditioner This Fall

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Fall may not be peak air conditioning season, but that does not mean you should not be taking care of your air conditioner this season. In fact, there are a few things you can do for your AC system this fall to ensure it’s fully functioning and ready to operate when spring comes again. Here’s a look. Clean And Cover It Covering your air conditioner with a cover that is made specifically for it can help protect it in the winter.…

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3 Guidelines For Commercial HVAC Service

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In order to get the most from your commercial air conditioning, you’ll need to factor in things like the cost of installation and various important maintenance steps. When you get a handle on these matters, you’ll be best able to capitalize on your indoor air and temperature quality. If this is something that you are looking into, read on and apply these tips, so that you get what you need out of your AC:…

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Can Zone Dampers Prolong Your Air Conditioner's Lifespan?

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A zone damper is a device installed in your HVAC system ductwork that is designed to regulate where the air goes within your home. A closed damper will prevent air from going to a certain room of the home, and open dampers allow air to pass through. Utilizing your dampers will not only prevent cooling rooms that are not utilized, but will create a balanced air distribution effect in the other rooms.…

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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Air Conditioning Filters

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Your air conditioner sucks in air and blows it out again, over and over throughout the day. If dust and other debris is not removed from this air with each circulation, your air just grows dirtier and dirtier over time. Thankfully, this is the job of your air conditioner’s filter. The filter traps debris so it does not just keep recirculating, leading to higher indoor air quality. But while the concept is simple, there’s a bit more to AC filters than you might expect.…

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Dealing With Inadequate Airflow With Your A/C? Here's Why.

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When it comes to your HVAC systems, it is crucial that there is adequate airflow. Without it, you will not be comfortable inside your home. Not only that, but your air conditioning and heating unit will also suffer from unnecessary damage and premature wear and tear due to the fact that airflow issues can and will increase the overall amount of stress on the system and possibly result in breakdowns. Now, there are a number of reasons that poor airflow can occur, but here are a few of the most common:…

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What Could Go Wrong With an HVAC Installation at Your Home?

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When your central heating and cooling system stops working in the middle of summer, you might be tempted to rush out and buy the first unit you find to start the cool air again. However, choosing the wrong unit or installing it correctly could mean that your home is not cooled like it should. To help you find the relief you need, here are some of those selection and installation mistakes and how you can avoid them.…

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6 Ways to Get a Grip on Home Temperatures

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Within the realm of your home, you probably want to have excellent control of the temperatures to preserve your comfort level. There are many ways to have a better control of comfort, with some of the best ideas mentioned below. Consider a Smart Thermostat Smart thermostats will let you program the temperature exactly as you see fit throughout the day. When you’re working, you can turn the thermostat down, and then you can turn it back up right before you get home to conserve energy.…

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Four Mistakes That Detract From Heat Pump Efficiency

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Putting some thought into improving heat pump efficiency now can save you a lot of money on energy costs once the temperatures start dropping at the end of the summer. You may be making some mistakes in your heat pump system that are detracting from efficiency. The following are a few common heat pump efficiency mistakes to avoid: Sizing a heat pump system for extreme cold rather than normal low temperatures…

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