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  • Why Is The Wall Around Your Ductless Air Conditioner Moist?

    Ductless air conditioners can be a lifesaver when you need to keep your home cool without tearing down the walls to install ducts. But like all air conditioning systems, they are prone to a number of issues. One issue that homeowners often notice is that the wall where their ductless air handler is mounted gets a bit moist. This is not an issue you should ignore -- whether it happens once in awhile or frequently.
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  • Vertical Axis, Horizontal Axis: Positives And Negatives Of Geothermal Systems Installations

    Geothermal systems for heating and cooling are an investment, but they are a very worthwhile investment. If you are going to install a geothermal system for your industrial plant, you are installing the means to reduce your carbon footprint and turn your plant into a very "green" company. However, it may be of interest to you to know that these systems are installed along a vertical or horizontal axis, which means you need to have enough open property to excavate the installation site.
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  • Understanding Unbalanced HVAC Duct Leakage

    Duct leaks are one of the most common sources of home energy loss. Not only that, but they increase the run times—and thus the general wear and tear—on your system. If you would like to learn more about the perils of duct leaks, as well as how to identify them, read on. This article will introduce you to the subject of unbalanced duct leakage. Unbalanced Duct Leaks The majority of duct leaks fall into the category of unbalanced leaks.
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  • 3 Ways Your Duct System Can Contribute To Poor Air Quality

    With summer right around the corner, it's almost time for air conditioning season to begin. While the relief that an AC brings is an undeniably great thing, problems with your duct system can also lead to indoor air whose quality is far short of acceptable. If you would like to learn more about what factors contribute to poor air quality, read on. This article will discuss three problems to be aware of.
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  • Water Bill Go Up? How To Detect If You Have A Leak

    If you have noticed that your water bill has gone up, you either are using more water in your home than usual or you have a leak. Fortunately, there are things you can do to check if the problem is due to a leak. You can then contact a plumber to repair the issue for you. If you do not, a small leak can easily lead to a much larger one and cause significant damage.
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  • Three Ways To Lower Your Heating And Cooling Costs Without Spending A Fortune

    Saving money on heating and cooling costs is a great way to cut down on the amount of money that you have to pay each month on your bills. Fortunately, there are many different ways you can reduce your energy costs without having to spend a lot of money. Use the guide below to learn a few money saving tips to reduce your heating and cooling costs. Have a WiFi Compatible Thermostat Installed
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  • The Air Conditioning Problems That Can Be Prevented With Simple Cleaning Maintenance

    Dirty AC components are the main cause of problems with HVAC systems. The filter is not the only part of cleaning maintenance that you have to worry about when it comes to your AC; you will also want to clean vents, ducts, and the condensing coils. Doing this maintenance is essential to avoid problems when you need your AC most. Here are some of the most important cleaning tasks that need to be done to prevent AC failure this summer:
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  • 4 Tips on Finding a High Quality HVAC Contractor to Install Your New System

    Once you have decided to buy a new HVAC system for your home, you need to find the right contractor to install it. The following are a few things to keep mind when looking for an HVAC contractor. Avoid hiring the lowest bid A good HVAC installation company is going to have more overhead than a low cost competitor, so they will charge higher prices. But part of the reason for this is that they will have certified technicians and will be working out of a shop or office.
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  • 3 Common Problems Of Electronic Air Cleaners

    An electronic air cleaner is one of the best ways to ensure that the air circulating through your home's HVAC system is as clean as possible. These cleaners go one step beyond mere air filters by capturing dust, pet dander, and other allergens on electrostatically charged metal plates. Yet their great power also comes with potential drawbacks. If you would like to learn more about the sorts of problems to which an electronic air cleaner is subject, read on.
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  • Why You Should Keep Your AC Condenser Unit Clean, And How To Do It

    The condenser unit for your central air system sits outside of your home. Because of its exposure to the elements and nature, you must take some time now and then to make sure it's clean. Why You Need to Keep the Condenser Unit Clean Your AC condenser unit contains essential parts that contribute to the overall efficiency of your air conditioning system. The compressor Cooling fins A fan Condenser coil Since the condenser sits outside, it's prone to attracting all types of dirt and debris.
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