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4 Different Types of Dehumidifiers and How They Work

Different Types of Dehumidifiers and How They Work

High humidity in summer is extremely uncomfortable. The more humid it is, the harder it is for the body to transfer heat to the air. Unfortunately, San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area are among the top 10 cities in the United States where the average humidity is above 72.5%. According to the World Data

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7 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Smells Bad

7 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Smells and How to Fix It

Is there a bad smell in your home that seems to get worse when your air conditioner is running? While of course you want to get to the source of the bad smell and eliminate it, you may not realize that a bad smell in your home can also be a sign of serious health

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Industry Terminology

From A To Z, Here’s How To Translate Air Conditioning & Heating Jargon Air Conditioning & Heating Industry Terminology Explained (If you have questions about your specific system, click here to CONTACT US). A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q S T U V W x

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What is HVAC?

What Is HVAC? Everything You Want To Know About Heating & AC From Northern California’s Top HVAC Company HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning. In a nutshell, HVAC is everything and anything having to do with the temperature, air-quality and comfort of your home. We’re experts and if you need a consultation on

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Do Furnaces and Heaters Dry Out the Air?

Do furnaces and heaters dry out the air?

In the winter, we all experience the effects of dry air on our skin, hair, breathing passages, and hydroscopic (moisture-absorbing) possessions. We’ve written about how to get relief from dry air, different types of humidifiers, and the effects of dry air and humidity, but we’ve never answered the question “do furnaces and heaters dry out

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4 Benefits of Central Humidifiers

4 Benefits of Central Humidifiers - Service Champions

With the colder weather comes drier air. Winter is notorious for dry skin, chapped lips, static electricity, and other low humidity symptoms. To make things worse, heating systems can make your indoor air even drier. And the leakier your home, the more cold, dry, outdoor air gets inside. So, what can you do about the

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Summer Air Conditioner and Fan Safety

Summer Air Conditioner and Fan Safety

As temperatures rise, so does our dependence on air conditioners and fans. While air conditioners and fans are essential for staying cool and comfortable in summer, there are also many potential hazards to be aware of. You may be surprised to find out how many home fires are caused by air conditioning and fan equipment.

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Take Control of Mold & Moisture Problems in the Home

How to Control Mold and Moisture in the Home

It’s officially summer, which means the days are longer and much more humid. While everyone else may be thinking about barbecues and pool parties, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) and IAQ (indoor air quality) experts are on high alert about something else—mold. Mold and mildew are caused by moisture, and the hotter it is, the

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How Humidity Affects the Temperature

How Humidity Affects the Temperature

“It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” We’ve all probably heard that statement at one time or another.  If not, then the variant “At least it’s a dry heat” has probably been offered.  You might be unaware of this, but humidity plays an important role in how temperature “feels.”  Much like wind-chill, humidity can make

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Follow these Steps to Prevent Fall Allergies

    Fall is the time of the year when you can get some fall allergies. This happens due to the changing weather. The weather becomes cool, the plants change their leaves and also release pollen into the air. Fungus can grow under the leaves which fall. All these factors can trigger allergies for Americans

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