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6 Mistakes That Are Causing Your Commercial Refrigerator To Waste Money For Your Company

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You can save money on your refrigeration costs at your commercial facility if you increase the efficiency of your refrigerator. Unfortunately, many business owners and managers make mistakes that reduce the energy efficiency of a commercial refrigerator and unnecessarily bring up utility and repair costs.  The following are six mistakes you should avoid at your facility to decrease your refrigeration costs. 1. Having faulty gaskets and auto closers and not repairing them…

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Dangerous Effects Of Closing Vents On An HVAC

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Some people think that they can trim their electricity costs and make their HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems more efficient by closing off vents in unused rooms. Unfortunately, nothing can be further from the truth; in fact, closing vents in unused rooms can have negative effects, such as these ones: It Will Make Your Home Uncomfortable Closing the vents restricts airflow, and restricted airflow eventually affects your home’s comfort.…

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3 Vital Tips To Know Your AC Unit Is Ready For Summer

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Are you someone who hates the thought of the upcoming arrival of summer? Do you dislike heat and wish that winter could stick around for longer? As much as you might hate the arrival of warmer weather, there is nothing that you can do to halt its approach. At least, you cannot stop its arrival outside. Fortunately, modern homes have a climate control system that can make life more bearable, whether it is below zero outside or around a hundred degrees.…

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Window AC Units Vs Central AC

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If opening your windows and using electrical fans is not enough to keep your home cool during the summer, it might be time to invest in some sort of air conditioning system. This does not necessarily mean that you need to install a full-scale central AC system. One great alternative to central AC is installing window units. Window AC units aren’t perfect for every property, but they could be great for yours.…

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Examples Of Drainage Problems That Plague Air Conditioners

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Air conditioners (ACs) have to handle atmospheric condensation, but they are designed in such a way that the condensation is channeled outside the house without causing any problem. Therefore, you know something is amiss if your AC is not properly draining its condensate. Here are a few causes of AC condensate problems: Clogged Drain Line Just like the name suggests, the AC’s drain line channels condensed water from inside the air handler to the outside.…

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Causes And Dangers Of Leaking AC Refrigerant

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The refrigerant in your air conditioner (AC) isn’t meant to be used up; it circulates in a closed system and only reduces if there is a leak. Here are some of the things that cause refrigerant leaks: Normal Wear And Tear The constituent parts of your AC are subject to wear and tear such as that caused by vibrations. For example, joint connections loosen and seals degrade. With time, these degradations may open up sections of the coils or refrigerant lines that should always remain closed up, leading to refrigerant leaks.…

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Basic Steps On Checking If The Ignitor On Your Gas Furnace Is Working

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Newer gas furnaces are equipped with an electrical ignitor that works to turn on the gas that heats your home. These furnaces differ greatly from older furnaces that have a pilot light system, which don’t use electricity at all. This means that if your furnace has an electronic ignitor, you can’t start it manually. The most efficient way to start a furnace with an electronic ignitor is by turning it off and resetting it.…

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5 Simple Rules To Prolonging The Life Of Your Aging Central Electric Heat System

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In general, your central heat system should give you a good 15 to 20 years of service as long as you properly maintain it and treat it right. If you have a system you suspect is pretty old or is starting to show some signs that replacement is in the near future, it is definitely time to start saving for your next unit. However, in the meantime, there are a few things you can do to prolong the life of the system you currently have.…

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How To Deal When Your Family Keeps Getting Sick

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It’s not uncommon for an illness to run through an entire household, as each member passes their contaminants on to the others. But it’s a bigger issue if many members of your household keep getting mysteriously ill on a regular basis. When that happens, it’s time to take action to find out the causes of recurring illness. Approach a Physician One thing that you can do is check with a physician to determine potential causes of the illness.…

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Condensate Drain Line Installation Tips

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Condensate drain lines play the important role of guiding moisture—a byproduct of the air conditioning process—away from the air conditioner. By doing so, they usually protect the unit’s housing from rust attacks while also protecting the home from water damage. However, poor installation can turn condensate drain lines into a liability. The following are condensate drain line installation tips that will help you to avoid some of the problems that installation mistakes can cause.…

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