Your AC System Needs to Breathe, Too!

A well-built home is not necessarily a well-ventilated home. And a home or small business that doesn’t properly ventilate (e.g. “breathe”) leads to poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), which causes illnesses. This is no small thing: IAQ is becoming a major health issue.

Consider Shawn and Jim. Shawn enjoys having a bonfire in his backyard on warm evenings, but the smoke bothers Jim, who can’t open his windows. Shawn, on the other hand, has allergies and is upset about the diesel fumes caused by truck drivers in their neighborhood. He’s in a quandary about opening his windows, too. What upgrades could Shawn and Jim make to their homes to resolve their problems?

Basically, there are three ways in which an AC system does not breathe properly.

1. Older HVAC systems in homes and small buildings may not ventilate the building at all, which contributes to poor IAQ and illnesses.

When it comes to HVAC systems, hom

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Air Conditioning Service And Its Significance

We all rely more on the machines than the humans, we cannot deny the importance of machines in our life. It is always very frustrating when a machine is either not working properly or is out of order. There are many examples such as, we all love our cars but when they break down, many of us kick them and sometimes curse them as well and this may become more frustrating with the heating and cooling system. It is true that machines have made humans more sensitive. There were times when there was no heating and cooling system and people were surviving but as we are surrounded by the machines and we are addicted to them so we always prefer the air conditioning buses, trains, subways, cars and home. To keep the air conditioning going it is necessary to have air conditioning service.

There are many companies providing these services, some of these companies are also manufacturing the air conditioners. There are some other companies who provide the services of installing and servici

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Tips on Choosing The Best Ottawa Heating and Cooling Repair Service Contractor

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning or HVAC systems are getting more sophisticated nowadays. Generally, when you run into problems with your air conditioning and heating system, you need to call a reliable service technician who is knowledgeable enough with the most up-to-date diagnostic equipment. But with the number of furnace companies in Ottawa today, how could you be able to know which one to choose?

Here are some tips that you need to take into consideration when picking the best Ottawa heating and cooling repair service provider.

TSSA Certification

The first thing you should check before you consider hiring the service technician or company is the TSSA certification. In general, only those who are highly talented, qualified, and TSSA certified technicians are able to deliver high quality and timely service.

If you hire a TSSA certified technician, you can be sure that he can handle your HVAC system very

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Keeping You Warm In The Winter And Cool In The Summer – Part 2

System Components

The heart of your air conditioner is the compressor, which pumps the refrigerant through your system. Your indoor unit has an evaporator coil which captures the heat with the refrigerant and it is piped outdoors to your condensing unit. Once outdoors the heated refrigerant flows through your condensing coil which releases the heat by blowing outdoor air across the coil cooling the refrigerant which then flows back indoors providing you the cooling needed. The cooled refrigerant flows through the evaporator coil and air is passed over the coil by a blower motor that is in your indoor unit. This air then enters you’re your duct system and is dispersed through your home or building. This process is the same in a split system or package unit.

Critical Factors for Proper Cooling

The most important factor is that your system be sized properly. Making sure that you have taken in all factors including climate, building material, sun exposure, occ

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Heating and Cooling Your Log Home

Needless to say, our forefathers didn’t worry too much about heating their log cabins. Big fireplaces had no problem warming up the one or two rooms they lived in. Of course now that log homes are family-sized, people often have the impression that there is something different about how they are heated, and the good news is that a standard system will work as well in a log home as a traditional structure.

Almost all log homes are built with at least one fireplace. Initially, we thought that our beautiful soapstone woodstove would heat the whole house, and we would use our forced-air propane heat as a backup. Alas, we were all wrong. Because we have a cathedral ceiling with a big loft, the heat from the stove goes directly upstairs, requiring two ceiling fans to recirculate the warm air. We expected this, but we also thought the heat would expand sideways into the rest of the open floor space (dining room and kitchen). Not on your life! Even sitting on the couch

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Ducts of HVAC Systems

HVAC system is a complete set up of the humidity and temperature regulators in the manufacturing area in the pharmaceutical facility. A proper installation of a duct in the HVAC system improves the performance. Over the years the system for air conditioning has changed a lot. HVAC systems have been used in controlling the manufacturing environment and the storage compartment in the pharmaceutical. A system used to regulate temperature by just controlling moisture in the air and air filtration is known as air conditioning system. It also provides heat, especially in the cold times and ventilation.

How conditions of a pharmaceutical manufacturing space affect the product is an important factor. Air-conditioning, Heating, and Ventilation system are the basic application for supporting of manufacturing of high-quality products for the pharmaceutical. The HVAC system reaches indoor surroundings and supply with conditioned air. The HVAC system also maintenance humidity, temperature

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Finding a Qualified HVAC Contractor

Nowadays people are realizing how day-to-day choices impact the way they experience comfort in life whether at home or at work. And that is where doing the best way find comfort at home or at work becomes necessary. So let me ask this, are you staying comfortable? If your answer is no, then you might want to avail of the heating and cooling services. Furthermore, we all know that dirty air makes us sick and getting a cooling/heating service might make a difference. This article will show some guides on what you can do and get the best service that you deserve.

Finding a Qualified HVAC contractor

The main goal of HVAC services involves cooling, heating, and cleaning the air you breathe. Some HVAC companies offer commercial and residential HVAC equipment repair services, Air conditioning repair, remodeling etc. depending on your needs. If you are in Houston Texas areas, then you are lucky enough since there are HVAC contractors you can easily find in your area. Th

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Identifying Shoddy HVAC Ductwork

The Uniform Mechanical Code states that all duct work should be rugged enough to stay together and not leak. Support is a big part of durability, because ducts are not made to be structurally sound by themselves and will cause damage and leaks without proper support. Make sure you have the proper permits when you hire a Denver HVAC contractor to replace or repair your heating and air conditioning system.

A proper permit will protect you when your inspector finds shoddy ductwork. Often ductwork is overlooked by Denver air conditioning and heating installers, so more than likely, there will be some sort of problem. Specialty HVAC companies in Denver test commercial ductwork. They work with engineers to balance the design with the original HVAC parameters. For commercial HVAC jobs, the contractor will usually not receive full payment until the system passes these test. A good Colorado heating and AC contractor will not be hesitant about inspections and permits. If it is a good j

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Important Features to Look for in Heat Pumps

If you’re looking to replace the current heating system you have, why wait? You can upgrade to the newest system and have it installed in your home or business and have it functional within a few days. Many people are hesitant to replace their heat pumps, worrying that they will deal with problems once it has been installed.

This worry is often minor and shouldn’t put you off from upgrading, which can come with several benefits. Haier heat pumps, for example, come with a myriad of features that make it worth switching to a newer system for heating and cooling your residential or commercial building.

Let’s discuss some important features you should keep an eye out for when shopping for heat pumps.

Compressor Technology

Many standard pumps only operate at a single speed, which is full capacity. Consider upgrading to a pump with a two-stage or variable-stage compressor, which can increase the efficiency of the unit. Two-stage compressors ar

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Learning Air Conditioning Repair

Becoming an air conditioning repair professional can be a lucrative career choice but there are steps that must taken to accomplish this goal. The first step is to have a high school diploma or its equivalent. After high school, you should enroll and start taking classes at a trade school or community college. You may be able to secure employment with a company that specializes in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and get on-the-job training from a professional that repairs these systems. This is also called an apprenticeship.

Generally, it can take less than two years of schooling at a vocational school to learn air conditioning repair. In some high schools, you may be able to attend a vocational school for half of the school day to learn this trade. Many of the trade school and community colleges offer job placement services. In addition to learning air conditioning repair, you may also have the opportunity to take classes in auto air conditioning repair and

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