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Hot Water Heating vs. Forced Air Heating

Hot Water Heating-vs-Forced Air Heating

Here is the simplest explanation how both of these heating systems work:

  • Baseboard hot water heating system distributes hot water heated up by the boiler with help of the pump through baseboard heating elements and radiates that heat into the rooms. Today’s systems have many zones with two water pipes by each zone. Old systems had one pipe in which hot water was going from room to room and back to the boiler in the same pipe, so last room in the circuit was never that warm as the first one.

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What you should know before you hire HVAC contractor

Looking for HVAC contractor? It can be a little overwhelming to decide who would be the best choice for you. Check these quick tips to find out how to avoid hiring an amateur. Any problems related to the heating and cooling system in your home will be handled the right way only by qualified HVAC technician. Do your research before you make a phone call.

What you should know before you hire HVAC contractor

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How to lower humidity level in your house.

How to lower humidity level in your house.
When moisture in your home is at high level you will see foggy windows, smell musty odor or mildew. At the moment you enter your house you feel like you are walking into sauna. If moisture is around for a while you might see mold, damp spots or rotting wood. These are all the signs that humidity is taking over your place.

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The Essence of Evaporative Cooling System Service

Evaporative System

Evaporative Cooling System

Evaporative cooling system is working by using water’s large enthalpy of vaporization. The temperature of dry air can be dropped significantly in transition of liquid water to water vapor (evaporation), which can cool air using much less energy than refrigeration. Evaporative cooling device requires a water source, and must continually consume water to operate.

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Before you call professional

Calling in an HVAC Pro in mt prospect il

Before you call HVAC professional contractor make sure that you can’t fix the problem yourself. Here are some tips for quick simple fixes for simple problems with your HVAC system:

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Is the Nest Thermostat worth its price?

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Did you know that your thermostat can control even up to half of your heating or cooling bill? You try to adjust temperature by changing it to different settings until your family and you are comfortable. But how many times you forgot to change the temperature in your home before you left for work?

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How to improve your indoor air quality

air experts heating & coolingIndoor air quality can be much worse than outdoor. Sooner or later it might affect health of your whole family. Indoor air quality should be very important to you. The best and most effective way to reduce indoor air pollution is to get to the source. There are many sources of allergens in every room in your house, but there are easy solutions and HVAC products to get rid of most of them.

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Air Condition tune up tips

air conditioning in Mount Prospect ILYou can purchase the best programmable thermostat on the market and set up the most efficient program to save the energy, but if your air conditioner does not have enough gas (freon or puron) and your filter is clogged by the dust, you will not see the energy and money savings on your utility bill you were hoping for this season. So, what can you do to make sure that your A/C system is working efficiently? Here are the tips how to maintain your air condition unit this summer:

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How to maintain an air conditioner

How to maintain an air conditioner

Central air conditioners have two separate components: the condenser and the evaporator. The condenser unit for air conditioner is usually located outside the house on a concrete slab. The evaporator coil is mounted in the plenum or main duct junction above the furnace.

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