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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Conditioning

What You Don't Know About Air Conditioning - Service Champions

Although we use our air conditioners often, it’s likely many of us don’t know much about the system at a mechanical level. How do all the pieces work together to seamlessly provide us with cool air whenever we want? Without a little research, the system remains a mystery. While we’re not going to explain how air

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Air Filtration Guide | MERV Ratings, HEPA & More

Air Filtration Guide | MERV Ratings, HEPA & More

We don’t realize how many allergens and contaminants we’re breathing when we’re indoors. Although it may seem easier and healthier to breathe inside, our indoor environments can contain pollutant levels many times greater than the levels outdoors. It seems counter-intuitive. You may be thinking—shouldn’t the outdoors be dirtier? I keep my home clean. How could

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Why Is Water Leaking from My AC Unit?

Why is water leaking from my AC unit?

If you type “Why is water leaking…” into Google Search, one of the suggested choices is almost always “Why is water leaking from my AC?” Many people consult the internet when issues arise with their heating and cooling equipment. Wondering about the cause of water leaks is especially prevalent during the summer months. What many

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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 to Prepare HVAC & Home for Summer Vacation

How to Prepare HVAC & Home for Summer Vacation

July is the most popular month for summer vacations. If you are planning on traveling this summer, don’t forget the important things, such as turning off lights, locking doors, and preparing your HVAC system for your absence. Change the Thermostat Temperature It may sound obvious, but you’d be surprised how many people forget to raise

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