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5 Reasons Why People Prefer Electric Fireplaces

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Electric fireplaces offer the warmth and convenience of a traditional wood or gas fireplace, but with optional heating and a far more energy efficient design.

With the recent rise of modern-style architecture, the use of electric fireplace inserts has become popular in many homes. Suppliers of electric fireplaces and fireplace inserts have responded to the rise in demand by offering a slew of cool new features like remote-control starts, full see-through glass wall designs and many others.… Read More

How To Power Your Air Conditioner Off The Grid

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Solar power systems and solar powered generators are no longer for the homes of the rich or the extremely eco-conscious. Anyone can set up a basic system to help to offset the costs and energy usage. The bigger and more powerful the set-up, the greater the implications for off-grid power.

Modern solar generators are more than a little backup energy in case of an emergency or supplemental electricity. In today’s world, using the kinds of whole-home solar generators sold on sites like SolarGenerator.Guide, it is possible to go off the grid entirely and still power everything in your home – including your home air-conditioner.

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The Basics On How Central AC Systems Work

Central AC Systems

A functional and efficient AC system in a home is something that one cannot take for granted. When users want to lower the temperature and bring in a cooler air flow, they just need to just turn down the thermostat.

A simple touch of a button can transform the room. However, the system is a lot more complicated than many think with continuous physical and chemical processes at work.There are lots of different components across the property, all working together for an elaborate, efficient system. It is helpful for homeowners to understand more about how a central AC system operates in cases of problems and repairs are due or for the need for an upgrade.

Introduction to the Process and Parts of the Central AC System

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3 Types of Solar Air Conditioning Systems

Solar Air Conditioning

Statistics indicate that home-owners in the United States spend at least $15 billion per year on air conditioning in their homes. The widespread use of air conditioners in the United States has a negative impact on the natural environment.  Research indicates that conventional air conditioners are using up at least 5% of all electricity produced in the United States.

In addition to that, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy estimates that 140 million tons of carbon dioxide into the environment. Subsequently, carbon dioxide contributes to climate change and warmer temperatures. As global temperatures are getting warmer, the demand for air conditioners is likely to grow even further. For environment conscious people, this is a worrying trend. With solar air conditioning, however, there is a glimmer of hope.

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What Everyone Should Know Before Buying A Humidifier Or Dehumidifier

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Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers for Home Use

Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers are two of the leading appliances that have grown significantly in popularity over the past five years. More often than not, homeowners can benefit from having both in their homes! This article will explain why.

What Humidifiers Do

Humidifiers work by increasing the humidity levels in the home. Water vapor is emitted into the air, filling the home with added moisture.

Location and Humidifiers

Living in a desert location live Las Vegas, Nevada can really dry out one’s skin. The humidity levels are so low that lips can get chapped easily and skin is prone to peeling. By letting the humidifier put water into the air, people will often report having smoother skin and less hair breakagehumidifiers

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The Right Way To Purchase A New Air Conditioner (A/C) For Your Home

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If you live in a hotter climate, you’ll know how draining the summer months can be and how hard it can be to get moving with daily life when the air inside your home is unbearably hot.

Perhaps it’s time to replace your existing air conditioning before summer starts? Or if you are building a new home then ask your builder to help you select the right unit for you.  An effective air conditioning (A/C) system can ensure that you can relax in comfort and think clearly while your neighbors may be sweating it out.

The following four steps will ensure that, when you go shopping for a home A/C unit, you are knowledgeable, well informed and know what you’re looking for:… Read More

Cleaning For Your Air Conditioner (A/C) Unit

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Spring may not be in the air yet, but it’s on the way and, soon enough, people will be turning on their home air conditioning. Most people are still too busy keeping warm to think about their home’s cooling systems but now is the best time to make sure that air conditioning units are running effectively for the hot months ahead.

We try to focus on this routine once a year and every year.  Of course, homeowners could contract a professional to check their air conditioning and pay the price. Any electrical concerns do need to be seen to by a certified technician. But there are simple checks and tasks that people can do themselves to save time and money while keeping their unit running at it’s best.… Read More

Heat Pumps? How Do They Really Work?

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There is so much to consider when building your dream home, or renovating your current one to a higher standard, and one of the most important is the heating system. You could stick with the same energy-hungry heating systems and air-conditioning units or you could look into installing a heat pump. Heat pumps are a simple means of drawing heat into the home from an outside source and can make a huge difference to the comfort of your home, the energy used and the money you spend.

There are many types of heat pumps out there, and many pros and cons to consider before committing to one, but they are definitely worth plenty of consideration.

Some states even offer a tax credit or loans for residential energy-efficient upgrades.… Read More

How to Choose Your Next Air Conditioning Repairman

How to select an air conditioning repairman

Whether you need to have your air conditioning replaced or repaired, hiring the right professional is extremely important. You need an air conditioning repairman who fully understands how specific HVAC systems work and how to deal with their various complexities.

A repair job by an unskilled or inexperienced person will not only cause your air conditioning to have more problems, it can also be a safety hazard to your family.

This article provides a guide on how to choose an air conditioning repairman. It includes what things you should look out for, the important questions to ask and what to avoid.… Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Air Conditioner: Step By Step

Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit is an essential component of your home.

Your fireplace and furnace keeps the home warm during winter, and the air conditioner is needed throughout summer.

Spring presents an excellent opportunity to clean up and freshen up your home, including inspecting and repairing your HVAC equipment – with a focus on air conditioning. Homeowners can do many air conditioner maintenance tasks without the help of an expert.… Read More

Improving Fireplace Efficiency with Wood, Gas and Electric Inserts

Napoleon Built in high efficiency fireplace

Who would not love a beautiful fireplace in their home?

A fireplace offers comfort or warmth for a home, but they can in fact be quite a pain in the neck to feed with wood and to maintain and clean. Unless the home has the right fireplace inserts.

With the right fireplace insert, your home can save money, you can save time chopping wood, and you can even help to improve the overall value and aesthetic appeal of your home.

However, it’s important to understand what fireplace inserts can and cannot do for you; what the different types of inserts are; and, how can we improve fireplace efficiency with wood, gas or electric fireplace inserts?

What Is A Fireplace Insert?

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