How Clean Is the Air You Breathe?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Modern building techniques have left homeowners with outstanding energy efficiency. But in many instances, this comes at the cost of natural air ventilation. While you don’t want your home to leak like a sieve throughout the year, you also need to make sure that your home is ventilated properly and that airborne contaminants and pollutants are kept to an absolute minimum. In short, you need to find a balance between energy efficiency and the quality of the air that you breathe throughout your kitchen, bathroom, living room, and bedroom.

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3 Reasons to Look into a Ductless Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Popular in Europe for many years, ductless mini split air conditioning systems are spreading throughout the U.S. Unlike conventional central air conditioners, which use a single indoor unit to absorb heat and then blow cooled air into a ventilation network, a ductless system has multiple indoor units linked to the outdoor unit through refrigerant and power lines. These small air handlers contain a refrigerant coil and blower fan, and each is mounted on the wall of a room. Cool air comes right from the air handler, providing comfort without the need for ducts.

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My Air Conditioning System Is Leaking! What’s Going On?

Monday, July 13th, 2015

It’s a good idea to make a periodic visual check of your air conditioning system throughout the summer, and also to listen for any unusual noises from the cabinets. This will help you detect anything strange that indicates a malfunction and give you time to call repair technicians before the problem can worsen. (After all, the last thing you want to happen during a Nevada summer is to have your AC suddenly die on you!)

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How to Avoid an Air Conditioner Breakdown This Summer

Monday, July 6th, 2015

When you live in a place that grows as searing hot as Las Vegas during the summer, one of the nightmare scenarios is having an air conditioning system abruptly break down during one of the hottest days. No matter how fast you can get repair technicians out to your home, you’ll be in for a few miserable hours. And in some situations a broken AC can’t be revived, and then you will be in for an even longer heat-blasted haul waiting for a replacement.

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