Three Things Your Hotel Staff Can Do To Prepare The Air Conditioners For Summer Tourist Season

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Summer is the biggest travel season of the year next to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Family vacations begin early and continue on past Labor Day weekend. During this time your hotel is undoubtedly stuffed with tourists and travelers. They will be tired, hot and looking for a cool, comfortable place to sleep. While AC service and maintenance is a must, there are some things your hotel staff can do in advance to the annual visit from the HVAC contractor that will also help keep your guests' rooms comfortable.

30 January 2016

4 Surprising Costs That You're Incurring By Not Changing Your Furnace Filter

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How often do you change your furnace filter? If you're not changing your furnace filter every month, you could be racking up costs without even knowing it. While it seems innocent enough, forgetting to change your filter can have devastating consequences, especially if you go a long time without changing yours out. Following are four surprising hidden costs that you may incur if you don't change out your furnace filter regularly. Fortunately, all of these costs can be reduced by simply remembering to change your filter.

29 January 2016

HVAC Problems? Check The Ventilation

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Fixing your heater can be a bit annoying, especially if you don't know where to start looking. You might be dealing with an electrical problem, a dirty filter, or maybe a defective heater. Since these problems require varying degrees of attention, it's best to know all the facts before you call a pro. To help you troubleshoot the problem yourself, here are some causes of a common heater problem: weaker heating than usual.

26 January 2016

Making The Most Of Your Home's Heating

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If you or your family have ever complained that your home was cold in the winter even though the furnace was blowing, then the problem may not lie within the HVAC system itself. There are a few ways to ensure that the heat your furnace produces is actually reaching and staying where it's intended, and not being lost to outside influences. With a little detective work, and an investment in your home, you'll be able to ensure that you're getting everything you're paying for whenever your furnace turns on.

26 January 2016

Comparing Furnaces And Heat Pumps

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If you are dissatisfied with your current heater, then there are quite a few different options available to you. For starters, you might want to consider upgrading your heater. To help you decide which kind of upgrade (if any) is best for you, here is a comparison between furnaces and heat pumps: Furnaces The most common method for heating a house is a furnace, which offers a great deal of flexibility.

25 January 2016

How To Protect Your Energy Bill During A Blizzard

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If a blizzard or other winter storm is in the forecast for your area, you may start worrying about a jump in your heating bill. While it will cost you a little extra to heat your home to a comfortable level, there's no need to break your budget. Here are some steps you can take to reduce your costs. Keep Your Windows Covered With Energy-Saving Curtains During a winter storm, the sun will be behind the clouds, so there won't be any heat pouring into your home from outside.

22 January 2016

3 Ways To Lower Your Heating Bill And Still Stay Warm

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Every winter, you want two things when it comes to your heat. You want your house to be warm, and you want to avoid paying through the nose for it. It can be hard to make sure that you stay warm without having to pay a lot of money. However, there are some things that you can do that will keep you warmer and save money on your heating bills. 

21 January 2016