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January 12, 2022
Meet our new partner: Beacon Smiles Dental

Beacon Smiles Dental provides Braces, Invisalign, and other orthodontic services.

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February 28, 2018
Water Heater Temperature - All You Need to Know about It

The sweet spot for water temperature reduces the risk of scalding but delivers enough hot water for your household demand. Not too hot, and not too cold. Call it the Goldilocks setting! This guide gives step-by-step instruction for adjusting water heater temperature to the optimum setting. Some manufacturers suggest setting water temperature to 140F. However, […]

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February 29, 2016
Improving Your House with the Nest Thermostat

Thermostats have always been difficult to work with, as most people will, probably, tell you. They are usually hard to program, requiring the user to press an endless number of arrows for their preferred temperature selection. Once it was selected, for a specific period of time, absolutely no adjustments are possible without going through the […]

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February 15, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About Heating Tape

Deep in the middle of the winter season, we often find that our pipes need insulation, in order to keep them from freezing. The reason is obvious – if they freeze over, that means the water in them will freeze as well, and you’re all of a sudden cut off from your water supply. The […]

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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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December 29, 2015
Everything you need about an air handler

Also known by the name of air handling unit, this device was designed to circulate and control air through air conditioning, heating or ventilation systems. The metal box of an air handler unit usually comprises cooling and heating elements, a blower, dampers and filter racks. Most of the times, air handlers are linked to the […]

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December 22, 2015
Applications, Specifications and Notes on R134a

Refrigerants are fluids that are used in refrigeration cycles and heat pumps. Most of the time, a refrigerant will undergo a transition from liquid form to gas back and forth. The main criteria that a refrigerant has to meet is safe usage, flammable-free and toxic-free properties. Most refrigerants nowadays are especially designed to avoid causing […]

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November 15, 2015
Everything You Need to Know about a Whole House Humidifier

When it comes to maintaining the perfect indoor comfort, we usually only think about heating and cooling units. Having a furnace in the winter is as essential as having air conditioning in the summer. But there’s something else we need all year round to tick all the important aspects of a healthy indoor environment: a […]

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September 26, 2015
All You Need to Know about Solenoid Valves

Coined by André Marie Ampère, a French physicist, solenoids refer to coils that have a helical shape. Nowadays, solenoids are used as the electromagnetic parts of valves, comprising the coil, core, core tube and the enclosure. Solenoid valves are controlled by electric currents which is why they are often employed in fluidics. Highly dependable and […]

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March 22, 2015
Air Conditioner Noise: What It Means & How to Fix It

Where in your HVAC unit is the noise coming from? The first step to solving a problem, any problem, is to identify its root cause – and this simple principle of life definitely applies when dealing with air conditioner noise, too. For this reason, we’ve listed the most commonly encountered sources of the annoying and […]

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March 22, 2015
What Changes to Expect from the New Minimum Efficiencies 2015 Standards

In this day and age, with the competitive service market and the state of the recovering economy, it can sometimes seem difficult to keep a home remodel business efficient. This situation is further confounded by the fact that late in 2014 industry standards were amended with the introduction of the minimum efficiencies 2015 standards. This […]

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October 30, 2013
Ocean Wave Energy

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