Some HVAC elements have to be installed in plain view to work efficiently. This poses a challenge for interior decorating. Luckily, there are several ways you can decorate them or stylishly hide them, making them less of an eyesore. Read on to find out these creative interior design techniques.
Pet doors are a great convenience, allowing your pets to come and go to do its business outdoors whenever it needs to without you getting up and letting it out. But when you install a pet door, there’s a big hole in your wall, and depending on how the door is constructed, it can allow […]
Spring could be the best time to consider switching heating systems when a replacement is imminent. It’s the end of the season and HVAC contractors are entering a slow period before the cooling season starts. It’s also a time when you don’t need to rely on daily heating to keep your home comfortable and you […]
How often do you change your air filter? You know it should be done often, but life happens, you get busy with other things and you forget. But changing air filters should be among your top chores. A clean air filter is the best thing you can do to help ensure your HVAC system runs […]
You have coils in two locations in your air conditioner. One set is called the evaporator coils, and they are located in the inside unit of your A/C. The other set is found in the condenser in the outdoor unit. Both sets circulate refrigerant and transfer heat. They are crucial to the cooling process.
The HVAC industry uses plenty of abbreviations as shortcuts, and when you run across IAQ and VOCs, they’re definitely discussing indoor air quality and volatile organic compounds. The two are closely related. The quality of the air indoors depends on the concentration of volatile organic compounds in the air. Although there are other factors, like […]
If you’ve ever spent much time under your house, you’ll realize why crawl space safety is an important issue. About 14 percent of all residences constructed in the U.S. incorporate a crawl space beneath the structure. The cramped, dark zone may provide as little as two feet of vertical clearance—thus the “crawl” designation—and very often […]