Have you suddenly started noticing a spike in your energy bills? If yes, one of the main things you ought to check is your boiler/HVAC unit. May be it has very long since you brought it home. Perhaps you didn’t have an idea that your boiler is losing its life – since it might still be working – though erratic, slow, and noisy. Go through the following checklist and see if you can fix any problem that exists in your boiler/ HVAC unit.
If it’s Over 20 Years Old
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Building Science is Worthless...
Thousands of hours went in this construction detail. When we factor all the time spent by building science engineers, from all over the world,…Continue
Are you considering building a tiny house? The move to tiny houses is sweeping across America. More people realize the benefits of living a clutter-free, minimal life.
However, one of the biggest advantages of living in a tiny house is that it you can save a lot of money. Running a tiny house is much cheaper than running the traditionally large American home.…
Most people are reminded of the furnace repair service just when the fall or winter arrives. Whether it’s a residential or a commercial setting, you might have to face a lot of furnace problems in the chilly weather if you have not taken proper care of it until then. This is why you should know about the most common problems so that when these occur, you can manage those efficiently. In case you are wondering why you need to pay a lot of attention to heating repair, there are thousands of…Continue
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Being a country of highest life expectancy, how much self reliant is Canada in power sector???
HVAC consumes a ton of power.........but low grade electrical items and accessories cannot uphold the power surge!! So, often they get spoiled.I reviewed the operation process of several HVAC providers in Markham, Canada. Unfortunately almost all of them are still old school typical operation method that actually does not efficiently gives a boost of supplied electricity. A few of them…
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There is equipment out there that some companies use, which is ineffective at efficiently cleaning ducts; as the consumer it is important that you understand that there are some companies out there that do not use equipment that properly cleans your ducts.
The National Air Duct Cleaners Association states the following:
“The most effective way to clean…
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As the trees start to lose their leaves and the temperatures begin to drop, we tend to turn our home heating system on for comfort. However, what most people don’t realize is that, like any other appliance, our furnace also needs regular care in order to perform at its highest as well as to last longer.
First: Clean up your Furnace
Regardless of what type of furnace you have, …Continue
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Seal Your Leaky Ducts Now with AEROSEAL, UL-listed.
It is not uncommon to have your ducts leaking by 20% and sometimes even 30% or more which means lost heating and cooling to your living space. With new ‘green’ building practices duct work usually remains within the condition…Continue
When your "check engine" light comes on in your car, your mechanic (or you, with a low-cost codes reader) can get a quick readout about the possible problem(s). Now, CA's Title 24 will require something similar for Rooftop HVAC units by 2014.
See this article:…Continue
Here are links to my latest posts on how these motors can be used for retrofitting in existing HVAC systems.
In this post I cover how the savings can be dramatic, and the most important part is to get duct pressures low.…Continue
One aspect of the HVAC industry that I believe many contractors are yet to embrace is that of utilizing comfort as a selling point. And by not doing so, they are missing out on potential business and falling farther behind the leaders of the industry. What I mean by this is that, over the past two decades, understanding of the indoor environment, indoor air quality and the interrelation of building systems has increased dramatically. Think AHRAE 55-2010, and the factors effecting human…Continue
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Attending a week long class where veteran trainer Rick Chitwood is moderator has been entertaining and joyful. In the class which is inside a house that is being retrofit completely we are now designing and installing a super efficient HVAC system.…