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January 19, 2016
All You Need to Know and More about Make Up Air Units

Building proprietors, managers and home owners alike find the need for high indoor air quality rocketing to the top of their priority list as times goes by and requirements become higher and higher. Here is a guide explaining what make up air units are, when can they be used and if it’s the right choice […]

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January 5, 2016
BTU Made Easier

The abbreviation for the British thermal unit, BTU is a unit of work that is the rough equivalent of 1055 joules and 252 heat or little calories. What is BTU? Used in the United States and sometimes in the United Kingdom, the British thermal unit stands for the amount of thermal energy that is required […]

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November 6, 2015
Everything You Need to Know about Central Air Installation

Central air installation is making its way into every household. And it’s no wonder, since no one likes sweating in the summertime. No longer a luxury, air conditioning units are a must, in areas where summer temperatures spike and the nights are unbearable. New models are becoming more efficient, quieter and cheaper. With all this […]

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October 19, 2014
How To MaKe Your Own Air Conditioner

Home Made A/C- How To Video

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August 15, 2014
Do It YourSelf WebSites

Online Sites for HVAC Do-It-Yourselfers A Review By Betty Stephens Need help in getting started on a Do-It-Yourself HVAC project? Here are some links to resources that may help you out. Ductworks: The Original On-Line DIY Heating & Cooling - A Help site for Do-It-Yourself homeowners and builders to set them save money by offering […]

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August 15, 2014
RV A/C

Natural Gas Versus Propane A/C Cooling Units for RV’s By Betty Stephens If you drive an RV in the summer you know the heat can be a problem. The built in HVAC for the cab does not seem to be strong enough to cool the entire RV, so when you’re driving in extreme heat it […]

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August 15, 2014
Ceiling Fans

DO CEILING FANS HELP LOWER ELECTRIC AND A/C BILLS? By Betty Stephens Ceiling fans can cut back excessive use of your home’s air conditioning and heating unit and use 5% less energy. They use about the same energy as a 100-watt light bulb. The Department of Energy says YES. The Department of Energy’s Energy Information […]

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July 29, 2014
Heating & Cooling A Submarine

Heating, Cooling Submarines By Betty Stephens Heating Submarines A submarine is mostly all metal, and metal is an excellent conductor of heat. The surface area of a submarine is large. The ocean is filled with convection currents, caused by the sub’s motion. This makes the heat transfer between submarine and ocean an active process. The […]

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July 28, 2014
Cooling Glass Sun Rooms

Sunrooms - Heating and Cooling By Betty Stephens Sunroom This room may be called a solarium or conservatory. It is usually a glassed-in living space typically attached to the house and accessible from indoors designed to function as additional living area during mild weather but may be too hot or cold in the heart of […]

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July 23, 2014
Thomas Midgley Jr. - Inventor of Refrigerant

Thomas Midgley, Jr By Betty Stephens Inventor of Freon and Leaded Gas Thomas Midgley, Jr. (May 18, 1889 to November 2, 1944) was an American mechanical engineer and chemist. He was a key figure in a team of chemists, led by Charles F. Kettering, that developed the tetraethyl lead (TEL) additive to gasoline as well […]

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July 22, 2014
EPA Bans Additional Refrigerants

EPA to Ban More 'Unacceptable' Refrigerants By Betty Stephens EPA Action A list of refrigerants unacceptable by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grew by leaps and bounds on July 10, when EPA proposed to prohibit the use of certain chemicals that significantly contributes to climate change. The EPA’s action is to reduce emissions of hydro […]

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July 17, 2014
Casino Air

Casino Air Quality BY Betty Stephens Casinos are one of the few public places that allow indoor smoking. They are faced with a unique air quality challenge. In addition to cigarette smoke, gaming facilities must also control malodors related to customer density, food services and restroom facilities in order to encourage guests to stay and […]

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