Category: Tips & Tricks

Office Temperature: How it’s Affecting your Employee’s Productivity

cold office

December 11, 2018

When you think of factors that hinder employee productivity, things like faulty technology, noise and stress may come to mind. But have you ever noticed that productivity suffers when employees are too hot or too cold in the office? According to Career Builder, 53% of employees say that they are less productive when working in […]

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Mold Growth in your HVAC System: How to Prevent it

mold

November 27, 2018

The problem with mold in your HVAC system HVAC ductwork, coils and drip pans are a perfect place for mold to thrive. Since your HVAC system circulates air throughout your entire home, the presence of mold can mean you and your family are breathing unhealthy air. Common types of mold can lead to respiratory issues, […]

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Notice a Burning Smell coming from your Furnace? Don’t Panic

dirty furnace

November 5, 2018

With the weather starting to cool down here in Northeast Ohio, many of our customers are turning on their heat for the first time after the equipment sat idle during the warmer months. If you’ve recently turned on your furnace and noticed an odd smell, don’t panic. Read on to see what could be causing […]

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Should I Fully Cover my Air Condenser in the Winter?

air condenser

October 22, 2018

This time of year, we have a lot of customers asking us if they should cover their air condenser unit, the part of the air conditioner that sits outside, for the winter. Many air conditioner manufacturers specifically warn customers not to fully cover their units when the weather gets colder, and we tend to agree. […]

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Basic Plumbing Maintenance Tips

plumbing repair

October 8, 2018

Just like your home’s HVAC system, your plumbing requires preventative maintenance from time to time in order to expand the lifespan of your pipes and fixtures, and help you avoid large, expensive repairs down the road. Be careful about what goes down the drain Don’t put anything down the drain that doesn’t belong there as […]

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What to look for in a Commercial HVAC Company

commercial hvac

September 25, 2018

It’s no surprise that HVAC costs make up a huge portion of a business’ operating expenses. Not to mention, having a properly functioning HVAC system can impact customer and employee satisfaction as well as the success of your day-to-day operations. That’s why it’s important to work with a commercial heating and cooling company you can […]

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Want a Better Night’s Sleep? HVAC Tips for Optimal Rest

woman sleeping

September 10, 2018

Did you know that your HVAC settings can negatively affect your sleep? These tips will help you maximize your comfort levels so you get the best rest possible. Keep it cool Keeping your bedroom cool and dark will lead to optimal sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the ideal sleeping temperature is between 60 […]

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Why does my HVAC Filter get Dirty so Fast?

dirty air filter

August 27, 2018

Depending on the type of HVAC filter you have, it’s recommended that you replace it regularly, usually every couple months or so. If you find that your filter is getting clogged or extremely dirty before then, there is most likely an underlying issue. Read on for some of the reasons why filters get dirty fast. […]

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Don’t Make these Mistakes! You Could Void Your HVAC Warranty

stressed man

August 13, 2018

A warranty is an extremely important part of buying any new air conditioner or furnace. In fact, it’s what can set one brand apart from another. Whether you have a manufacturer’s or extended warranty, it’s crucial that it is active and useable during its entire lifetime. Be careful . . . by making one of […]

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Saving Energy in Commercial Buildings

office building

July 30, 2018

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on average, 30% of the energy used in commercial buildings is wasted. And the worst part is that a lot of that waste is preventable with a few simple facility changes and upgrades. Making the following enhancements can help company owners and property managers to decrease the amount […]

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