Importance of Regular Commercial Air Conditioning Maintenance

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As an owner of a commercial property, there is a high chance that you understand why your business environment must be comfortable for your customers and employees throughout the year. A commercial air conditioner is one of the main components for ensuring that your work environment is cool and comfortable. However, it must be understood that just like any other high-quality appliance, it is important that your commercial air conditioner benefits from regular maintenance.

11 December 2019

How to Repair Damaged Insulation on Ducted Heating Systems

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Ducted heating systems use ducts to transport warm air through your home. These ducts pass through unheated parts of the home, such as the basement, crawl space, and attic. Insulation wrapped around each duct prevents heat from leaking into these spaces and being wasted. When insulation becomes damaged, the efficiency of the ducted heating system dramatically drops. Here are a few steps you can take to repair your damaged duct insulation.

10 October 2019

Ideas for Optimizing a Residential Air Conditioning Unit During Summer

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For any homeowner, those blazing hot summer afternoons do make air conditioning units part and parcel of daily life. However, with rising energy costs, you might be tempted to avoid cranking up the AC unit for fear of spending more on energy bills. Moreover, installing state-of-the-art temperature controllers doesn't count for much if your house is not optimized for efficient air conditioning. Therefore, if the energy bills in your mailbox send shivers down your spine every month, then you need to think differently.

31 May 2019

Important home-cleaning tips to make your HVAC system more efficient

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Air conditioning systems need regular maintenance to remain effective--and ducted reverse cycle systems are no different. For your unit to generate warm air during winter and cool air during summer, it needs to be in good working condition. You may have already spent time and money having the unit inspected from top to bottom. However, if your home isn't clean, it may affect the efficiency of your unit. Clogged vents, dirty ducts and soiled appliances all affect your ducted reverse cycle system.

20 April 2019

AC Installation Tips: Avoiding Common Setup Mistakes and Inefficiencies

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Proper installation of an air conditioning system requires knowledge and experience. Therefore, if you would like to replace your old and inefficient AC unit, you should choose an HVAC contractor for the process. The professional will ensure that your chosen system is installed correctly, according to the manufacturer's specifications. Their expertise in setup will minimise the risk of malfunctions and promote efficiency. If you are planning on installing your AC as a DIY project, use the tips below to avoid common mistakes which cause inefficiency.

8 February 2019

A Guide on Commercial Refrigeration

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For people in the hotel and restaurant business, refrigeration is an essential service that helps improve customer service. A good refrigerator prevents your food from going bad and allows you to serve chilled drinks to your customers. Most business people will buy a commercial refrigerator based on its cost. However, there are many other considerations to make, including; Size. How much food or drinks do you want to store in the unit?

11 December 2018

Sensors for HVAC Systems: What Are They and How Do They Work?

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A top concern for anyone installing an HVAC system is that it's working efficiency. More people are looking for air conditioners and heating systems that can get the job done without sending utility bills through the roof. Functionality is also another important factor, with homeowners looking for HVAC systems that can also control humidity and purify air in the home. To satisfy these needs, manufacturers are now installing sensors into their heating and cooling units.

3 October 2018

3 Ways to Extract Maximum Energy Efficiency Out of an Air Conditioner

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Air conditioners cool down your home in summers and the reverse cycle versions can heat up the space in winters. But they can use up to 40 percent of a household's energy to heat or cool the place and can push your electricity bills up unprecedentedly. The good news is that you can still use them without consuming too much energy provided you're clever with the way you operate your unit.

26 July 2018

Exploring heating systems commonly used in residential properties

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When the weather gets cold, Australians utilise many different methods to heat their homes. The heating method selected will depend on the ability of the system to keep the home warm, its operational cost, and how long the system can be expected to work. Here are some commonly-used HVAC systems in Australian residential properties. Boilers You can think of a boiler as a type of water heater that warms the home through circulating hot water.

5 March 2018

Should You Choose Evaporative Coolers Over Central Air Conditioning?

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When it is time to install an air conditioning system for your premises, there are many options to choose from. Two of the most commonly used AC systems are evaporative coolers and central air conditioning. Evaporative cooling is a time-tested cooling mechanism, and it's based on the principle of evaporating warm air resulting in a cooling effect. On the other hand, central air works by passing warm air over a compressor to cool it and channel it back into the home.

28 January 2018