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March 14, 2019

What’s Involved in Laundry Room Ventilation?

Adequate laundry room ventilation makes a difference in this humid climate, especially as the weather heats up and the humidity builds and doing the laundry creates plenty of both. Between the warming weather and the conditions in the laundry room, it could become uncomfortable and unhealthy. Dryer Venting The first step in assessing the condition of the laundry room is to look at the dryer’s venting. The hose should vent to the outdoors and be no longer than 25 feet. […]
March 12, 2019

How Does Color Affect Temperature?

For centuries, people have equated colors with temperature effects. Darker colors represent the cooler months when we need to supplement home heat. Light colors reflect heat and are the colors of spring and summer when heat reflection and dissipation is desirable. Colors and Degree Days Over the last five years, the Peachtree City area has needed more home heating than cooling by about one-third. The Weather Service collects temperature highs and lows, along with degree days. They use equipment to […]
March 7, 2019

Sporting Equipment May Raise These IAQ Concerns

Your home gym gives you a convenient way to exercise and improve your health. To reap the full benefits, you likely took extra care choosing sporting equipment and make the effort to fit in regular workouts. Another priority should be the air quality of your exercise area, because of the adverse effects it can have on health. Reasons for IAQ Concerns With Home Gyms IAQ can be a serious issue in home gyms for two main reasons. First, these workout […]
March 5, 2019

Schedule Your A/C Tune Up

As unpredictable as the weather is, it might be a good idea to schedule your A/C tune up early this year. Even if the weather doesn’t heat up ‘til May, getting ahead of the crowd gives you first choice for scheduling. Even better, the HVAC tech will probably have more time to devote to your questions and concerns. Servicing your air conditioner before the cooling season puts it into the best condition possible based on its age and overall quality. […]