Lowering Your HVAC Expenses

3 Reasons To Use A Fleet Fuel Delivery Service

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Use A Fleet Fuel Delivery Service

If you have a fleet of trucks to keep on the road, one thing that you might constantly have to think about is refueling your fleet. Luckily, you do have a good option—using a fleet fuel delivery service and having fuel delivered to your place of business on a regular basis. The following are a few reasons why this can be a smart idea. 1. Make Bookkeeping Easier Keeping track of expenses—including the high expenses that your company might incur in regards to fuel for your fleet—is essential if you want to be able to track your profits and file...

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A Few Tips For Your Home’s Air Conditioner

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Few Tips For Your Home’s Air Conditioner

An air conditioning system is a critical appliance for any home that is in areas where the temperature becomes extremely hot. Unfortunately, many homeowners have little knowledge about what they need to do in order to get the most from the investment that they have made by buying one of these systems. To help you with this task, you should be mindful of the benefits of the following few tips. Appreciate The Advantages Of Adding A Dehumidifier Attachment To The Air Conditioning System Excess humidity can be a major problem for any homeowner....

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How To Fit A Standard Air Conditioner In A Horizontal Sliding Window

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Fit A Standard Air Conditioner In A Horizontal Sliding Window

If you prefer to save money on home air conditioning, window air conditioners are the solution. Most window air conditioners are made for vertical windows, so they don’t come with a bracket, and slider window units can be costly. It is possible to make a mount from plywood for air conditioners without a bracket. Here are some tips to install a window air conditioner in a horizontal slider window. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves safety glasses tape measure pencil Phillips screwdriver or flat-head screwdriver...

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Indoor Allergies? Consider Choosing A Boiler System To Heat Your New Home

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Indoor Allergies? Consider Choosing A Boiler System To Heat Your New Home

If you suffer from indoor allergies to mold spores, dust, or pet dander, you likely have noticed how much worse your symptoms get during the winter when your heat is on. This is not your imagination playing tricks on you. Forced air heating systems, which are found in most homes, like to kick up these allergens, making your symptoms worse. So if you’re building a new home soon, you’ll want to consider saying “no” to forced air heating – even though it’s popular – and choosing boiler-style heating as well....

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How To Clean Your Condenser Motor And Fan

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Clean Your Condenser Motor And Fan

Most AC repairs should be done by a licensed HVAC contractor, but there are some great DIY jobs that you can probably do. Some jobs can be done without any power tools or special supplies. One of the best DIY jobs is to clean the condenser fan and motor. These simple checkups could be very easy, or they could reveal that there is something seriously wrong with your unit. This article explains how to safely work on your condenser fan and motor. Before You Begin The condenser is the unit that is right on the side of your building. The fan is...

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3 Ways You Can Tell If Your Furnace Is Breaking Down

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways You Can Tell If Your Furnace Is Breaking Down

It is important to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that there could be something going wrong with your furnace. This way, you can call in a professional HVAC technician as soon as you spot a sign of trouble. To help you know when it is time to call for heating repair, you will want to review the following points. The Furnace Shakes When It Kicks On If you happen to be near the furnace when it kicks on, you will want to make sure that you re keeping an eye on it for a moment. If it violently shakes when it turns on, you will...

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Three Little Maintenance Tasks For Your Outdoor AC Compressor

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Little Maintenance Tasks For Your Outdoor AC Compressor

Your outdoor compressor unit is a vital component of your air conditioning system. But since it’s exposed to the elements and undergoes a lot of wear and tear, it needs a little maintenance to keep it running smoothly and improve its lifespan. Here are three maintenance tasks you should perform on your outdoor compressor unit at least once a year. Cleaning the Fins The fins are those thin strips of metal that are arranged vertically on the outside of your condenser unit. They’re in the perfect position to get dirty and clogged...

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Protect Your Air Conditioning From Thieves

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Protect Your Air Conditioning From Thieves

You look at your air conditioning as a cooling aide. A thief looks at your unit as an opportunity to earn some extra cash. The cooper coils used inside an air conditioning unit’s condenser make these units highly valuable and although it would seem impossible to steal this type of thing, the reality is that criminals do it every day. Prevent this unfortunate scenario from happening at your home by protecting your unit. Protect The Disconnect Box When someone attempts to steal the condenser from an air conditioning, getting caught is...

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Air Conditioners: The Devastating Effects Of Refrigerant Overcharge

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Air Conditioners: The Devastating Effects Of Refrigerant Overcharge

An air conditioner’s refrigerant is usually recycled. As a result, the only times that the system needs its refrigerant to be topped up tends to be when there is a refrigerant leak. And given that low refrigerant levels can lead to problems such as evaporator coil icing, refilling the refrigerant is necessary if you want to maintain the efficiency of your air conditioning system. However, while having enough refrigerant in an air conditioning system is a must for the system to be effective at making a home comfortable, having too much...

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Why You Should Insist On A Modulating, Condensing Furnace

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why You Should Insist On A Modulating, Condensing Furnace

The conventional furnace will use one heat exchanger and a one-speed fan motor to push heat into your home. This system will provide adequate but inefficient heating to your home. For years, this was the only option that allowed furnace designers to provide a way for the noxious fumes created by burning a gas to safely exit your home. Today, there is an option that provides improved efficiency while still properly disposing of these gases. For the best performance, you should ask for a modulating, condensing furnace.  What Does a...

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