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Heat Pumps Vs. Central Air: Which Is More Efficient For A Six-Story Building?

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When you are constructing a six-story building, there are choices to be made. For example, HVAC contractors will want to know if you want to install heat pumps or central air for employee comfort. Well, that is quite a conundrum, since you are not sure what is the better choice in this instance. How does one cool a six-story building efficiently and effectively? Let’s take a look. Heat Pumps Heat pumps suck all the hot air out of the building and eject it outside, thus making the inside of the building feel less hot and less humid too.…

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Do You Need To Have Your Furnace Replaced Or Repaired? Find Out Now

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It is very important to make sure that you are keeping a close eye on the condition of your furnace and to look for any problems that could be arising. This way, you will hopefully have enough time to take care of the problem before you find yourself without any heat in the house. Here are some things that you will want to keep an eye out for: The Noises Are Getting Louder…

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How To Identify Leaking Ductwork

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Your home’s ductwork is an essential part of your home’s central heating and cooling systems, and works to transport hot and cold air throughout your home. Ductwork that has become damaged and is leaking air will be less efficient at providing heating and cooling to the rest of your home, which can reduce the overall effectiveness of your HVAC system. Understanding the warning signs associated with leaking ductwork can help you identify the problem and contact a professional to have it fixed.…

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3 Commonly Encountered Boiler Problems

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Boiler systems are prized as an efficient and effective way to heat homes and apartment complexes. Yet even the best boiler is prone to develop certain issues as time goes on. For that reason, it is a good idea to arm yourself with information about what common problems to be on the lookout for, so that you can more specifically discuss the problem with your plumber. If you would like to improve your boiler troubleshooting skills, read on.…

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How to Check and Repair Your Condenser Hose

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If you want to reduce your electricity bill, making sure your HVAC system is a little more efficient is a good place to start. There are many parts and components in a normal central heating system are cheap and easy to repair. Most homeowners are looking for cost effective repairs that they can do on their own, even though they don’t have any training or experience. This article explains one of the best DIY HVAC repairs.…

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5 Tips To Going Green With Your Air Conditioning

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Air conditioning is definitely one of those things that makes daily living much more comfortable. Without air conditioning, getting through the summer months can be tough. However, air conditioning does not come without a price. Air conditioning units often need heavy repairs, especially if they are not well taken care of. On top of this, they use a great deal of energy and will use even more if they aren’t properly cared for.…

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Improve Furnace Airflow To Save Money

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Does it seem like your furnace is not producing the airflow that it used to? Over the years, even if you regularly change the filter, there’s a good chance that your furnace will become less efficient. Usually, this is just natural and there’s nothing you can do to prevent it. You can clean it on a regular basis to help your furnace be fully functional. Dirt and dust is bound to get sucked into your furnace cabinet, where it can make your motor dusty and dirty.…

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Pros And Cons Of An Upflow Style Furnace

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Furnaces come in a variety of styles separated by many different factors. One of these factors is the direction in which the air flows when pushed out of the heating system. An upflow style furnace has the air pointed upwards from below your house. This type of unit has a couple of clear advantages over a downflow unit, which is mounted in the attic. Here are some of the pros and cons of an upflow style furnace.…

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Why You Should Schedule To Have Your Air Ducts Serviced

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As a homeowner, you will want to make sure that you are having an air duct cleaning at least once a year. To help you understand why this is so important, you will want to take a few moments of your time to read through the following information. Helps Those Who Have Allergies Anyone in your home who has allergies to pet dander or dust will appreciate the fact that you have had the air ducts cleaned at least once a year.…

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3 Potential Reasons Your Window AC's Fan Has Stopped Working

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The fan in a window air conditioner is what takes in the circulating room air, cools the air, and then pushes that cooled air back into the room. A problem with the fan can render your unit nonfunctional and start driving up your indoor temperatures. Luckily, there are a few common problems that cause a fan in a window air conditioner’s fan to stop working. You can check on a couple of these problems yourself but you might need to leave the complex fixes to an air conditioning service technician.…

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