HVAC Myths vs Facts

In a 21 st century we are constantly bombarded with innumerous count of facts. A lot of people are not even aware of how many of those facts are actually incorrect. Take a look of an HVAC system. When it comes to the most usual everyday thing such as HVAC, there is a lot of misinformation going around.  To really know...

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Introduction to Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a term which refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Since we have all unknowingly become part of the indoor generation, the impact of poor air quality in our homes, schools and workspaces is becoming a major concern...

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Have You Heard of the Sick Building Syndrome?

Do you often experience fatigue and headache at your workplace? Are you having problems concentrating without any particular reason? Are your colleagues exhibiting the same symptoms? If you answered “Yes” to the questions above, then you could be suffering from the Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) or Building Related Illness (BRI). So, what is the Sick Building Syndrome? What’s the...

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Cleaning Air Ducts Actually Saves You Money

The main reason you should regularly clean your HVAC is to prevent health issues polluted indoor air may cause. But, many of us hold off calling professionals, thinking it may cost us. It may seem illogical, but when you gather all the facts, regular cleaning air ducts actually saves you money. Here are 4 main examples of how: Accumulated dust and dirt...

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10 Interesting facts about HVAC system

Here are some fun facts about the HVAC system that you may not know and will find interesting. The Romans were the first civilization to use any type of warm air heating system. A hypocaust is a system of central heating in a building that produces and circulates hot air below the floor of a room, and may also warm the...

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How To Avoid Duct Cleaning Scams?

Air duct cleaning is an industry on the rise and it is a very important service for maintaining the health of your household and keeping your HVAC system working at peak efficiency. But is the service worth it, or is it a scam? On one hand, it makes sense that your air ducts get dirty over time and it...

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What Are AC Coils and Why Are They So Important?

According to the US Energy Department, "three-quarters of all homes in the United States have air conditioners. Air conditioners use about 6% of all the electricity produced in the United States, at an annual cost of about $29 billion to homeowners." To save the environment and money, they recommend regular maintenance of our air conditioners. In order to do so,...

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3 Ways to Stop Allergies

Allergy occurs when a person's immune system reacts to substances in the environment. These substances are known as allergens and are found in dust mites, pets, pollen (grass, weed or tree), insects (bees, ticks...), molds, foods (peanuts, seafood, eggs, strawberries...) and some medicines. When people are exposed to allergens they can develop an immune reaction that leads to allergic inflammation...

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Negative Effects of Dirty Air Filters

The air filter is one of the key components of every HVAC system. It is designed for two purposes: to improve and maintain the air quality and to protect the entire system from potential malfunctions. That is why a clean air filter brings a twofold benefit: it keeps your environment healthy and your HVAC operational. However, the negative impact...

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5 Signs That Your HVAC Is Malfunctioning

Air conditioning, ventilation, and heating systems are a necessary part of a modern man’s everyday life. Unfortunately, even with regular maintenance, HVAC systems tend to develop serious faults and defects. To the inexperienced and untrained eye, this could go completely unnoticed. A gradual and systematic failing of HVAC always ends in a sudden breakdown and, for the unlucky ones, this...

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