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What is Manual J Load Calculation?

Getting the right sized air conditioner and heater can be a bit difficult but there are methods that can help you determine the right size for your flat or house. The most famous, the most accurate and the best method so far is Manual J Load calculation. This method is required by the law. The Manual J load calculation determines...


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Is My Air Conditioner Too Big?

We are all very well aware of the importance air conditioners and sometimes we do not even think how our lives would look like without these useful machines. Air conditioners are designed to perform two jobs: It remove heat and transfer it outside leaving colder air inside. Less moisture in the air helps you feel colder even if the same temperature. Beside...


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How do I keep birds from coming into my dryer vent?

As much as you love having birds around your property, they can cause serious issues. Chimneys, light fixtures and even dryer vents can become their temporary home when they're searching for a safe place. Unfortunately, this can be a dangerous fire hazard. If there are eggs in your vent, or live babies, it’s best to let them grow up before...


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Common Bad HVAC Habits and How to Avoid Them

Old habits die hard. However when it comes to something expensive such as your HVAC system, it might be time to rethink your habits. Keeping the system clean and maintained, as well as using it wisely may be all you need to get more from it. To get the greatest benefit from your HVAC system, here are some habits...


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HVAC Advice for New Construction

Building a home can be exciting new experience. It is commonly known that American dream is to have a living space created just for your family. As the process can be a little bit overwhelming and we can easily overthink tiny details, it is nothing unusual to forget about bigger things, like your HVAC system. If something goes wrong...


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Is My Air Conditioner Too Small?

As we remember from the one of the previous posts, too large air conditioner can cause some serious problems in your home. But getting too small air conditioner can cause issues as well. Air conditioners are sized for the hottest day of the year, so the unit that is too small will probably perform well when the outdoor temperatures...


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AC Energy Saving Tips

When it comes to energy costs it has been proven that the average household spends more than $2500 a year on the energy bill. 44% of the costs are related to air conditioning. Here's how you can reduce those costs: 1. Installing the programmable thermostat will allow you to simply adjust the parameters to heating or cooling. They often come...


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Cool Weather, Healthy Air

The weather outside may be frightful, but the air inside could easily be worse. This time of year we keep our doors and windows shut tight to keep us warm from the bitter cold outside. This can quickly create some indoor air quality issues that can affect you and your family more than you might expect. Here are three common...


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FAQs About HVAC, part 3

How to choose an air duct cleaning company? Find the best air duct cleaning services near you on Yelp or check out HomeAdvisor, the leading digital marketplace for home services. On the other hand, ask your friends and family members for recommendations. Why should I perform preventive maintenance? By performing preventive maintenance, or servicing your system regularly, you can maximize the life-cycle...


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How a Filthy HVAC System Affects Your Health?

January and February are the months commonly known for influenca. Other than going to the doctor and wait in the line in pharmacy, what can you do to prevent catching a cold, allergies or respiratory system diseases. One of your biggest concerns should be the filthy HVAC system. Here is what the numbers show: 1. A filthy HVAC system is the...


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