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The True Meaning Of Energy Management Systems

Effective energy management employs the use of energy management systems on several levels. One definition of an energy management system is a system of computer-aided tools, that are used to generate, monitor, optimize and deliver energy throughout a utility grid to households and business within a certain area. This definition covers the smallest aspect of

Things To Consider When Replacing HVAC Heating And Air Conditioning Systems

There is no point overreacting every time one of your HVAC units shows some signs of malfunction. As you may already know, annual servicing of your system is a must to ensure that the unit is performing at its peak condition and is not using up too much energy. However, even with periodic servicing, some

What Does The Air Handler Do For My HVAC System?

Your HVAC system consists of numerous components working together to maintain a comfortable indoor living environment. The air handler is responsible for regulating and circulating hair. It contains the system’s blower, evaporator coil, sound dampers, filter racks and other parts of the ventilation system. An air handler houses all the components necessary to circulate air

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Estimating The Cost Of Solar Power Installation

Harnessing solar energy could be the wave of the future and it’s certainly trendy in some parts of the world. If your energy costs are currently low, it might not seem like a good investment. But home owners have to look beyond today’s costs to determine far more than installation costs for solar systems. Installing

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How Does The Office Temperature Effect Your Productivity?

You may be surprised to learn that the efficiency and performance of a commercial HVAC system can have a lot to do with a company’s overall productivity. Numerous studies have yield varying results when trying to determine the ideal office temperature to optimize productivity. The of studies majority find that between 70 and 73 degrees

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The Basics About Legionnaires’ Disease And HVAC Systems

HVAC systems have long been known to be a major culprit in the spread of Legionnaires’ disease. Anyone working in the HVAC industry should be familiar with this very important topic, and learn what they can do to help prevent this very serious disease. Legionnaires’ disease, or Legionellosis, is caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophelia.

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What It Means To Be A Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer

Property owners are always advised to work with a Carrier factory authorized dealer to get the highest quality products and services. Unfortunately, few people understand what it means to be factory authorized. Well, read on to find out.   What is a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer? This is a contractor or HVAC dealer recognized and

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Frequently Asked Questions About Solar Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

A lot of people are ignorant on how the sun can be used as a source of electricity in homes and companies. This electricity can be used for several purposes including lighting buildings, cooking and heating water through solar thermal hot water systems. In places with extensive hours of sunlight, this may be a cheaper

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Myths About Air Conditioning

We might be living in a modern world where information is easily available but many of us still fall victim to a lot of myths. Take for instance the proper usage of air conditioners. False notions continue to hinder efficiency in many homes. Owners have a number of undesirable habits that result in higher energy