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  • Benefits Of Packaged HVACs

    There are different types of HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems, one of them being the packaged types that come all wrapped up in single units. If you are shopping for an HVAC system, you should consider a packaged unit to enjoy the following advantages: They Don't Require Much Space By definition, packaged systems have all their components nicely wrapped up in a single unit. This means you only need to dedicate one place for their installation.
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  • How To Clean Your Window AC Unit

    If you don't regularly clean your window AC unit, it will only be operating at a fraction of its potential efficiency. This means that your utility bills will probably get bigger as your unit struggles to pump cold air into your home. Also, failing to regularly clean your unit is going to reduce its lifespan. It will also make your filter get dirty or even quicker, meaning that you will need to replace it more often and spend more money.
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  • Use These Nifty Tips When Negotiating HVAC Installation

    Just like other purchases, it is possible to negotiate an HVAC installation cost down from an original quote. How far down you can go depends on your negotiation skills. Here are some practical tips to help you get your HVAC at the lowest price possible in your area: Make Comparisons with Competitors One of the oldest negotiating tricks in the book is to make comparisons with competitor's prices; this may work with HVAC installation too.
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  • 3 Things To Do To Get Your Furnace Ready For Summer

    When spring comes around, you can't wait to turn off your furnace, open your windows, and enjoy the nice weather outside. You don't even want to remember that your furnace exists until it's time to turn it back on in the fall. However, you shouldn't do that. You need to summerize your furnace to make sure that it's ready to go when the fall comes around. Replace Your Furnace If you have been thinking about replacing your furnace, this is the time to do it.
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  • Why Has Your Pilot Light Turned Yellow?

    A bright blue flame is a common sight on many furnaces that still rely on pilot-driven ignition. But when that flame turns yellow, it could signal one or more potential problems that may affect the way your furnace operates. The following offers several reasons for a yellow pilot and how to correct those problems. Poor Oxygen Supply A healthy blue flame usually indicates a near-perfect combustion process. Unsurprisingly, a steady supply of oxygen is needed to keep this process going.
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  • What Are The Most Energy Efficient Appliances For Homes In Temperate Weather Regions?

    Temperate weather regions have moderate heat during the short summers and milder cold weather during the extended fall and winter seasons. This type of weather can make many types of heating and cooling appliances, such as HVAC systems and water heaters, an energy inefficient overkill for your needs. What are the most energy efficient appliances available for those in temperate weather regions? Here are a few ideas; ask your local heating and air conditioning repair and installation company for more information.
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  • Pros and Cons of Radiant-Floor Panels in Heating or Cooling Your Home

    Radiant floor panels are pieces of aluminum backed by copper tubing that provide the electricity or water supply required for the heating. The panels offer a few essential pros and cons when compared to a traditional HVAC unit. Weighing those factors can help you determine whether radiant panels are the right choice for your situation. Here are a few of the pros and cons for radiant floor panels. Need more advice after reading?
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  • 3 Tips For Keeping Your House Cooler In The Summertime Heat

    Even when you have central air conditioning, there are times when your house may feel stifling hot when the temperature rises during the height of summer. To keep your house cooler, as well as save a little money on your cooling bills, use one or more of the tips below. Close Off Unused Rooms If you have several rooms in your house that you either never go into or rarely use, you may be wasting a lot of cool air and money to keep them cool for no reason.
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  • 2 Ways To Conserve Energy And Save Money

    Are you interested in conserving energy inside your home as a way to save money? If you are already spending a lot of money on your energy bills throughout the year, you may not mind trying out a few tips that could help you keep your home feeling comfortable without the additional cost. 1. Add More Insulation to Your Windows Do you often feel a draft coming in through your windows?
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  • How Flooding May Damage Your HVAC System

    You probably know that storms and floods can damage your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, but do you know how the damage occurs? Here are some parts of the system that floods may damage, and the specific damage they may incur: Ductworks The major danger of having water in the ductwork is that it may spread dangerous pathogens throughout the house. For example, floodwater may be contaminated with sewage effluent, which contains dangerous microorganisms.
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