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Why You Should Make Use of a Programmable Thermostat

Good Idea! If you want to reduce the amount of money you are spending on your heating and cooling bill, then a programmable thermostat is something to consider. Programmable thermostats have been in around for three decades now and have proven to reduce energy consumption. This type of thermostat works to change temperatures at times [...]

10 Ways to Make Sure Your House is Warm in the Winter

Seasons Come and Go The seasonal clock keeps ticking and turning. The spring gives say to summer and now the fall has stepped aside for winter. The cold has arrived and adjustments will be necessary. You can move the thermostat the opposite way from the summer setting and your HVAC system will respond. Just to [...]

How to Troubleshoot Your Furnace When it Repeatedly Cycles On and Off

Cycling On and Off Sometimes a furnace will cycle on and off too many times during an hour and it will be necessary to know how to troubleshoot your furnace when it repeatedly cycles on and off.  If you have discovered your furnace turning on and off too many times, don't stress at first. The [...]

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 [...]

Understanding Electrical Resistance Heating Will Make You More Money!

Electrical Resistance The measurement of electrical resistance is a determination of the amount of difficulty an electrical current encounters as it passes along and through a conductor. Conductance is the opposite measurement and is a determination of the ease with which the current passes through the conductor. Use of Electricity Electricity is an efficient way [...]

Unlock Your Understanding of Oil Fired Hydronic Heating

Heating Process   In an oil fired hydronic heating system the source of fuel is oil or an oil blend. In this system, the oil pot is lined with a refractory substance and the oil is stored in a tank near the system or outside. The oil is kept under constant pressure. The refractory substance [...]

What Everyone Is Saying About Gas Fired Forced Air Heating

Heating Process Gas fired, forced air heating systems use a fuel source that is kept under constant low pressure being fed to a burner. There is a blower that forces air through the heat exchanger, to the ductwork, then to the heat registers located throughout the structure. The type of burner is either an electric [...]

What is Air Conditioning?

Air Conditioning Definition From the time of the Egyptians right up to the present, mankind has created ways in the area of air conditioning to make his experience here more pleasant or at least tolerable. The dry sands of deserts, the high elevations of mountains, and the humid conditions of jungles have produced processes and [...]

Honeywell Thermostats

Type of Thermostat The industry surrounding the production of thermostats has provided for all the needs and demands of a 21st century home. Thermostats are modern and work in sync with computers, cell phones, and other technologies. They can be a part of a home maintenance system and be included in the security [...]