March 11th, 2019
Even if you’re a responsible homeowner who always remembers to change your AC filter and schedule maintenance visits, you may have a hard time remembering some of the other maintenance types your AC system needs. Or, if you’re a new homeowner, you may not even realize it has these other maintenance needs.
Learn about three types of maintenance you should keep in mind as you care for your AC unit.
January 25th, 2019
Your boiler is a crucial part of your heating or water heating system. When it stops working, it can cause problems in a big way. A malfunctioning boiler could increase your utility bills, decrease your employees’ comfort, and even endanger your employees’ health.
November 27th, 2018
Good indoor air quality is important. In environments with poor indoor air quality, people may suffer from allergies and breathing problems. Winter is a time when indoor air quality may be especially poor because windows stay shut and fresh air cannot enter the home. Here’s what you need to know about improving your indoor air quality at this cold time of year.
October 15th, 2018
You need to upgrade your HVAC system and, after some research, you come across heat pumps. Your first thought is probably, “What in the world is a heat pump?” Heat-pump technology has been around for decades and is used by homeowners across the country in all climates to keep their home cool in the summer and warm in the water.
September 12th, 2018
The average American spends 87 percent of their lives indoors. If you spend this much time indoors, you want to ensure that the air you and your family breathes is as clean and pure as possible. For many families, purchasing an air purifier is the best solution.
August 29th, 2018
If you grew up with hard water, you might be used to the squeaky-clean feeling you experience when all of that soap has been rinsed away. Unfortunately, hard water, which is naturally filled with suspended minerals like calcium and magnesium, can be incredibly hard on your house components. Here are four ways hard water can damage your home and why you should consider getting a water softener.
July 31st, 2018
The heat index is a very real weather phenomenon, capable of making the air inside and outside of your home feel much warmer than it actually is. In fact, a temperature of 82°F with 85% humidity feels like 90°F, which is why it pays to do everything you can to lower your indoor relative humidity. Here are four easy ways to reduce the humidity levels inside your home so you can stay cool and comfortable.
June 19th, 2018
If your restaurant has a plumbing emergency, expect the world to know about it as soon as your customers or your employees start posting pictures and comments. Take the following five steps to both prevent and prepare for a plumbing crisis.
April 19th, 2018
A frosted-over air conditioner is a strange sight for many homeowners to see, especially on extremely hot days. As it turns out, frost formation is a strange but normal occurrence for any air conditioning unit. The culprit lies with the refrigeration process itself — as your air conditioner extracts heat from indoor air, the surrounding moisture condenses and a small portion of it freezes on the coils.
March 26th, 2018
How cost-effective is proper cooling in your server rooms and closets? Consider that an IT outage at your data center can cost upward of $7,900 per minute while your response team works to get you back online. If you fail to protect your server room or computer rooms from overheating, the costs to your business add up fast.
There are key ways to lower risks of overheating in your server and computer rooms. Here are three strategies to protect your company’s IT infrastructure.