May 14, 2021

Growing Ventilation Demand Drives HVAC Industry Trends

As the economy begins to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commercial HVAC industry is evolving to meet increased air quality and ventilation requirements from customers. Meanwhile, demand for ventilation solutions will continue to rise in the months ahead. Industry Outlook During Q1, school systems drove demand for HVAC and ventilation equipment. Instead of an expected lull during the first few months of the year, there has been robust activity in the educational sector. This may be caused by school systems moving forward on jobs that had been previously approved but were postponed in 2020 because of...

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May 4, 2021

In Times Of Low Occupancy, Variable Speed HVAC Aids Efficiency

It’s a bit of an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work. Currently, many offices either remain empty or are operating at a fraction of their intended occupancy. Remote work, once thought of as a drag on productivity, has proven so successful that it’s likely here to stay in some capacity irrespective of the pandemic. And, as people slowly return the office, those spaces are experiencing major changes in how they operate. Of course, wearing masks and social distancing are givens, but facility managers and building owners are also investing in new hardware to...

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April 26, 2021

5 Ways To Prepare Your Frederick County Home For Warmer Weather

Summer is around the corner in Frederick County, and as the weather is warming up, now is the right time you to get your Frederick County home ready for the warmer months ahead. If you’re still getting used to the idea of spring, and your house isn’t ready for hot summer days, this article will offer you several tips that you can use to get your home ready. Tip #1 – Inspect Your Frederick County Home Weather Striping The first thing you need to do to get your Frederick County home ready for summer is to inspect weather stripping and...

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April 22, 2021

Air Conditioner Settings – What’s The Best Temperature For Coolness And Efficiency?

Summer is almost here, and if you’re like most people in Frederick County, you’re going to use your air conditioner to stay cool but the big question is what’s the best temperature that you should set your thermostat at for coolness and energy efficiency? Here are several tips to follow that will help you with finding the best solution for everyone in your home. 1. Set Your AC At A Comfortable Temperature  Like Goldilocks’s porridge, this temperature is just right – not so cold that it wastes electricity (and money), but not so hot your home feels like a sauna....

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April 16, 2021

It’s Time to Prepare Your Home’s Cooling System

  The time to prepare your cooling system for operation is now. As warmer weather approaches, it’s crucial to ensure that the process of running a cool home starts smoothly and continues without interruption. Here are some tips on preparing your cooling system for operation: Check Your Vents First, check all air vents in the house. If they are clogged with dust or pet hair, clean them out before turning on the A/C unit. This will help keep allergens and debris from circulating through your home and being recirculated by the cooling system. It will also help improve energy efficiency...

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April 15, 2021

How To Use your HVAC system to create the perfect nights sleep

Are you concerned about having a good nights sleep? You’re not alone! The great thing about having an HVAC system is that you can use your HVAC to assist you in having a good nights sleep every night! The temperature of the air can affect your sleep. Setting your thermostat to a cooler temperature—around 65 degrees Fahrenheit—can help you have a better night’s sleep, according to a study published in the Wall Street Journal.** This is especially true if you live in a hot climate or you like to cozy up with a comforter. The reason for a cooler bedroom?...

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April 7, 2021

Should you repair or replace your HVAC system in 2021?

The day has finally arrived where you have to make a decision on if you should repair or replace your HVAC system. For some homeowners, this day will arrive sooner rather than later while for others it may be years until they are faced with having to replace their HVAC systems. Thankfully, the decision to repair or replace your HVAC is not a hard one to make.  In this article we will offer you several questions that you should ask which will help you with making the decision to either repair or replace your HVAC system. 1.  How old Is...

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April 2, 2021

Whole Home Vs Portable Air Purifier – What’s The Difference?

Are you interested in improving the indoor air quality of your home? If so, you may be thinking about investing in a portable air purifier versus a whole home air purification system and are wondering what’s the difference between the two. In this article we will break down both air purifiers and offer you tips on choosing the one that will be the best fit for your family and Frederick County home. Whole Home vs Single Room Air Purification Systems A lot of activities happen inside your home. Not only do you eat, sleep and relax within your four walls,...

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March 27, 2021

Allergy Flare-Ups? It Could Be Due To Not Changing Your HVAC Air Filter

Spring is an awesome time of year in Frederick County because the weather is warming up, the days are longer and we can spend more time outside but spring also comes with a ‘dark side’ too because it’s when many people typically have flare-ups of their allergies. Sadly, one of the most common reasons why allergies flare up during the spring months is due to homeowners and renters not changing their HVAC filters. What Are HVAC Filters? How Does Changing THem Regularly Help Allergies? An HVAC air filter is quite literally the most important part of your HVAC system because...

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