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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. […]
February 28, 2019

How Well Did Your Furnace Perform This Winter?

By late winter, you’ve had time to judge your furnace performance and how it compares to previous years. It’s a good idea to monitor how well the furnace works to stay on top of its efficiency and safety. Throughout the heating season, pay attention to: Energy bills The easiest way to judge how well your heat pump or furnace is running is to take a look at your gas and electric bills for the heating season. If they’re higher than […]
February 26, 2019

Looking for Your A/C Tonnage

The A/C tonnage figure refers to the amount of cooling your air conditioner can supply to maintain optimum comfort. When you hear HVAC contractors or others referring to the sizing of an air conditioner, they’re not talking about its physical dimensions in feet and inches. They’re referring to its BTU tonnage—the actual volume of cooling it’s designed to generate under controlled conditions. Why Tonnage Matters It’s useful to know the tonnage specification for your air conditioner if you’re about to […]
February 21, 2019

How to Ventilate Your Craft Room Properly

Having a hobby room inside your home makes it more convenient to work on them whenever you have the time. If the activity involves pains, adhesives, or solvents, there’s also the risk that the fumes will harm your health without adequate ventilation. Many hobby materials contain VOCs (volatile organic compounds) that are known health hazards. Aside from avoiding them entirely, the best way to avoid the consequences of VOC exposure by having an exhaust system set up in the hobby […]