MacGyver It! How Crafting Supplies Can Fix Small Issues With Your Heating System

"MacGyvering it" is a phrase referring to an '80s TV show called MacGyver. The main character is adept at taking the most mundane daily items and turning them into devices that save the day. If you have a craft room full of common craft supplies and a heating system that is having problems, you can take certain craft supplies and "MacGyver" a solution to get the heating system running again. Check out what you can do with the following craft supplies. [Read More]

Time Allotments For A Brand-New Residential Air Conditioning Installation

When you are getting a brand-new central air conditioner installed for the first time, you should allow more time for this type of air conditioning installation than for a replacement. There is a lot more going on than just electrical wiring.  If you are wondering if you should take a day off from work for this, here are the typical time allotments for each step of the installation process. Level Surface for the Condenser Box [Read More]

Tips For Getting A New Air Conditioner Installed

If your air conditioner is old and has been repaired a few times, it's probably time to think about getting it replaced. Replacing an AC is a big investment, so you want to make sure you make a good choice when it comes to the size and efficiency of the unit. Here are a few other tips that might help. Plan The Replacement If you push your AC until it finally breaks down in the middle of summer, you're forced to make a quick decision about whether to repair or replace it. [Read More]

Suffering From Stale Air Or High Humidity In Your Building? Install An Energy Recovery Ventilator To Improve Indoor Air Quality

If your commercial building suffers from excess humidity, poor air quality or stale air, it's likely that you're experiencing poor air ventilation. Poor ventilation is a common side effect of modern energy-efficient building design. Your air conditioner blows outside air into your building, but the sealed building envelope doesn't allow for much air to escape. This causes poor air circulation between outside air and inside air, leading to excess humidity and causing contaminants such as particulates or chemicals in the air to accumulate in the inside air. [Read More]