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One Scary Cause Of Low Refrigerant That You May Not Have Considered

Low refrigerant levels in your air-conditioning (A/C) unit create a domino effect of decreased cooling efficiency and potential damage to your A/C. Low refrigerant levels can be due to a

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Sizing Your New Water Heater

Sizing a water heater is one step in the process of determining the best type and model for your home. How to size depends upon the type. Sizing an on-demand or

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Attic Insulation: For More Comfort Downstairs, Boost What You Have Upstairs

When faced with warm weather, your HVAC system works harder to keep you comfortable. One way to ease the workload on your equipment: add more attic insulation.

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A Zoning System: For Custom Comfort In All Areas Of Your Home

Is your home’s upstairs too hot, downstairs too cold and basement too humid? Uneven climate control is a common problem in houses everywhere. The problem: One thermostat just can’t keep up

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Your Air Conditioner: A Learner’s Guide To Its Inner Workings

Your air conditioner works similarly to a refrigerator, but it cools a space much larger than the insulated box in your kitchen. To better understand the repairs that your A/C may

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Duct Cleaning: Avoid Scams, And Hire A Reputable Contractor

If you’ve been contacted by someone or have seen an ad for duct cleaning with a compelling price, give it some thought before you sign on the bottom line. Some

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Heat Pump Trouble? Try These Tips To Get It Going Again

With Tucson’s summer temperatures peaking at nearly 100 degrees, it’s important to keep your heat pump in tip-top shape. You’ll need its heat transfer capability to remove warm air from

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Your A/C’s Air Filter: MERV By The Numbers

When discussing your air conditioner’s air filter, it’s important to understand the lingo. MERV, or minimum efficiency reporting value, numbers indicate an air filter’s effectiveness at capturing airborne contaminants. It’s a

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Where Your Ductwork Won’t Go, The Mini Split Delivers

When you want to condition a space that you’ve renovated or are going to add to your home, consider a mini split for heating and cooling. This option doesn’t use

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Avoiding Water Damage When You’re Running Your A/C Nonstop

If you’ve ever looked an air conditioner over after it has been running for a while, you know that it can produce quite a bit of condensation. It’s important to

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