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Articles in Air Conditioning & Heating
Total number of blog post(s): 76
First engineered in 1902 by Willis Carrier to solve a humidity problem causing wrinkled pages at a publishing company, air conditioning gained widespread acclaim when it became common in theaters during the 1920s. It would take another forty years until A/C units were ...
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What is the best heating system for your home? That’s a good question! And there’s no right answer—it all depends on your budget and where you live. What works for someone on the Florida panhandle who rarely sees temperatures below 40 degrees Fahrenheit probably ...
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We all know what humidity does to Aunt Linda’s hair, but do you know what humidity does to your air conditioning system? Understanding humidity, its effects on your air conditioner, and how to control humidity levels in the home will help you increase your comfort during the ...
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Beginning home improvement projects or repairs can be daunting, especially when it’s time to decide which company to hire. There’s a lot to consider when choosing a contractor, and you may not realize how important the initial communication can be. In any circumstance ...
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It’s no secret that service calls for home repairs can be pricey. Every once in a while you’ll come across companies that don’t charge an initial fee to come to your home, but that’s the exception rather than the rule—gasoline ain’t free, my friends, and neither is fleet vehicle ...
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It was a Sunday afternoon like any other. I sat on my couch watching TV when I realized how cold I was. Alas, the thermostat was on the opposite side of the room. I stared at it, trying to harness my magical powers (still waiting on my letter from Hogwarts), ...
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Your house’s heating system is one of those hidden components of your home that is easy to overlook—as long as it’s working correctly, that is. But when the heat goes out without warning or your utility bills skyrocket unexpectedly, the heating system is suddenly forefront ...
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If you’ve ever worked in a chilly office or needed to warm up an unheated room, you have probably used a space heater. Space heaters can be wonderfully convenient, but they do present a serious fire hazard—especially when they aren’t used properly. In fact, the ...
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I don’t know about you, but I can’t imagine living anywhere without heating or air conditioning. It appears the rest of the country agrees, as air conditioners can be found in three-quarters of homes in the US. That said, there are a number of air conditioning and heating options to ...
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When it comes to going green, energy efficiency is the buzzword du jour. And energy efficiency is important! It saves you money, it lowers your carbon footprint, and it’s the right thing to do for the health of the environment. But when you’re taking care of routine ...
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