411 on Refrigerant

I don’t know about you, but I really dislike chemistry. I appreciate all that it has done for me, and I really enjoyed the “Fire Fridays” we had in my high school chemistry class, but chemistry was not and is not my thing. Perhaps that’s why I have never quite understood refrigerants in air conditioning. No, not refrigerators, but refrigerants. I feel as if there is someone out there like me who probably does not quite get it either. So, I did some research and I am going to try to give you just a little information about it.

Beware of Dog...Near Air Conditioner

Beware of Dog…Near Air Conditioner

As much as we love our dogs, we all know that there are times when “man’s best friend” gets on our bad list. For example, when you come home to a trashcan that had been previously full spread out all over your floor or when those hamburgers you set out to defrost find their way into Buddy’s mouth. Lastly, when you walk downstairs to find that your sweet little puppy had an accident on your brand new white carpet.

Do it yourself?

To Do it Yourself, or Not to Do it Yourself?

Some people call it cheap while others call it frugal. Whatever you name it, I think we all can agree that saving money is a good thing. The problem is, sometimes when we try to save money on certain items, we end up having to spend more in the long run. Take your home for instance, if something breaks it might be tempting to try and fix it yourself. However, if you do not know what you are doing you could create an even larger problem.

HVAC Questions Answered for New Homeowners

I am starting to feel like a lot of people I know are beginning to buy or think about a buying a house. Home ownership carries with it great excitement, but also great trepidation. It is not just the worrying about mortgage payments and debt that could get you down either. Suddenly you are responsible for household elements that you never before had to worry about. For example, the heating and cooling system in your home.

Energy Efficiency Standards

New May 2013 Energy Efficiency Standards will Not Be Enforced

Last summer I learned about the new U.S. Department of Energy standards for high efficiency furnaces that would be implemented in May 2013. At the time, it seemed like forever ago but now I look at my calendar and May is slowly but surely creeping up on us. However, these new standards are not. According to ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America), the Department of Energy will not be enforcing these regulations:



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