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Green Comfort: How HVAC Contractors Help With Energy Efficiency

Good day. My name is Darryl and I work as a government researcher for the energy sector. I prepare reports which suggest ways that energy can be conserved and made cheaper. One area that is particularly under the spotlight is the effect of heating, ventilation and cooling systems on the environment. Whilst preparing my latest research report, I have been amazed by the energy efficiency that can be gained by installing the right HVAC systems. I even contacted professional HVAC contractors to upgrade, maintain and repair the systems in my own home because I learnt that older systems can use more energy without regular checks. I'm sure that there are others like me who aren't aware of the importance of choosing the right HVAC system. I hope to share a little of what I have learnt in my blog and help spread awareness. Thank you for your time.


How to Prevent AC Refrigerant Leaks in Your Home

22 December 2015
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One of the common causes of AC inefficiency in the home is a leak of the refrigerant in the system. This article discusses some steps that you can take to ensure that you keep refrigerant leaks at bay in your home. Improve the Ventilation of Your Home Refrigerant leaks usually begin when the copper tubes in the evaporator coil develop holes. Such leaks begin after the copper reacts with volatile organic compounds released into the air in your home. Read More …

Staying Cool in the Summer without Damaging the Environment

16 December 2015
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Air conditioners are well loved, used in hundreds of millions of homes and make those hot and humid climates just a bit more bearable. But despite numerous technological advancements, some homes are still cooled by inefficient or overzealous machines that waste both energy and money. While cooling entire homes can cost upwards of $400, updating old HVAC systems or simply checking to see if your air conditioning can be used more sustainably can cut costs throughout the year. Read More …

Central Air Conditioning versus Window Units

15 December 2015
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In western countries like the United States and Canada, central air conditioning is the norm. Most homes have a system controlled by a single thermostat (or one per floor), and they are believed to be more energy-efficient and require less air conditioning repairs. But when other countries almost always use individual room units attached to a wall or window, how can you tell which is preferred? Read on for a brief comparison. Read More …

Various Types of Commercial Air Conditioning Systems You Can Consider

14 December 2015
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Commercial air conditioning systems tend to be more expensive as well as more complex than their residential AC counterparts are. This is because these systems will typically be serving a larger square footage. Additionally different commercial businesses may require different climate-control considerations. Thus, it is pertinent to be familiar with the commercial options that are available for your business as it would not be the same as purchasing an HVAC unit for home usage. Read More …

The 3 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Installing Solar Power in a Home

11 December 2015
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Installing solar power in your home can be a very efficient and eco-friendly way of providing your home with the power it needs while reducing your utility costs. Many homes and even businesses are choosing to add solar panels to their roofs even if just for heating their water, one of the largest uses for electricity in most homes. Before you have solar panels installed, you should consider a few commonly asked questions that most homeowners have. Read More …