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HVAC True or False Questions to Help You Think

Remember when the teacher gave you an exam in school? The exam might have a true/false section, a multiple choice section or just consist of an essay question. Here are some true/false questions related to HVAC that will test your knowledge and upgrade it at the same time! Directions: Please answer true or false for [...]

By |2018-01-02T22:06:02+00:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Energy Efficiency, HVAC Systems, HVAC Technology, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Super HVAC Tips for Your Sunroom

American Style When family and friends come over, it is always nice to sit in the sunroom. Many family memories have been made with glasses of tea in the summer sitting in a sunroom or the front porch.  The whole situation began when folks would migrate from the dinner table and want to feel the [...]

How To Rock the Heat in Your Basement

Basement History Basements didn’t start out actually needing heat in the early construction of American homes. Basements were often used as storage places for unused equipment, and functioned often as food storage rooms. You could find canned goods, bags of vegetables, and salted or sugar cured meats in basements during the 17,18, and 19th centuries. [...]

Facts About Heat Transfer

We humans build structures for safety and living that also undergo heat transfer processes. The purpose of any shelter is to provide privacy, security, and protection from natural occurrences. The temperatures inside these structures are impacted by environmental conditions, construction materials, and the humans living in them. Heat must be released in these shelters for [...]

By |2017-12-27T19:21:34+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Energy Efficiency, HVAC Installation, HVAC Systems|Tags: , , |0 Comments

No Nonsense Tips for Reducing Humidity

You will want to keep excess humidity out of your home. You can measure humidity and you can buy thermostats that measure it for you, but you can also feel it. Damp spots, mold and rotting things might appear in dark areas of your home. You might see fog on the windows for too long [...]

Essential Things to Know About Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide is a chemical that is toxic to the body. It is slightly heavier than air and is odorless, colorless, and tasteless. The human senses are not efficient in its detection, therefore safety features are needed to detect its presence. Carbon monoxide is made up of one carbon atom and one atom [...]

Creative HVAC Gift Giving at Christmas

An HVAC Christmas It's the time of year when gift giving becomes a science trying to sort out what you got them last year and what they would enjoy this year. Relatives, friends, acquaintances, employees, and bosses will all require our attention. Here are some ideas related to HVAC gift giving that might help complete [...]

It May Be Time To Replace Your Furnace

Furnaces You want to keep your home heated as efficiently as you can. To do this, you need a well-functioning and well-maintained furnace. Furnaces can last as much as 20 years and this is a long lifespan for something that is a combination of electrical and mechanical parts. However, it is possible a furnace can [...]

By |2018-06-21T17:57:55+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Cost, Energy Efficiency, Furnace, HVAC Systems|Tags: , , |0 Comments

At Last, the Uses of Water Cooling Towers

Cooling Tower Action Water cooling towers are used in commercial and residential applications to cool the water used in HVAC and refrigeration systems. Large volumes of water are used to keep condensers at right temperatures for a cooling effect. Tap water is used in these systems and instead of sending the water into a sewer [...]

By |2017-11-06T23:15:02+00:00November 18th, 2017|Categories: HVAC Systems, HVAC Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You Too Can Understand Evaporative Condensers

Evaporative Condensers Explained   Evaporative condensers cool vapors that occur in the HVAC cycle. Involved in the process are a condenser, drier, receiver, expansion valve and an evaporator. Compressed refrigerant vapor is sent to the evaporative condenser to be cooled back into a liquid. Water is piped to a holding tank that uses a float [...]