Have you ever wondered what goes into a heating or air conditioning system for a large office building or another large building like a mall or a school? My name is Evelyn, and I am an HVAC architect. I design heating and air conditioning systems for large, corporate buildings. Making sure that a large building with many rooms or offices is efficiently heated and cooled is a very large job and is much more complicated than simply heating or cooling a home. This blog will educate the reader on how heating and cooling jobs this large are designed and completed.
20 August 2015
Central air conditioning units are not cheap, so it's in your best interest to ensure that yours lasts for as long as possible. Here are five quick tips to increase your air conditioner's lifespan – some of which require a little help from an HVAC professional, like those at Wright Total Indoor Comfort, and others of which you can do on your own. Vacuum out your vents and cold air returns – or have your ducts cleaned.
16 July 2015
Your air conditioner can be a massively important part of your life, especially if you live in a very hot climate. If your AC breaks down, then you could be left horribly uncomfortable. Therefore, it is critical that you understand how to troubleshoot your air conditioner. Here is a list of common AC problems, how to diagnose them, and how to fix them: AC works in some rooms In this case, the problem might actual be with your ventilation rather than your air conditioner.
7 July 2015
Heat rises, which means that, in the summer, your attic will be the collection place for the majority of the heat in your house. While most homes have roof vents that are designed to give some sort of passive heat exchange between the interior and exterior of your home, this is often not enough to make a significant difference in your house. Attic fans are an alternative that provide increased cooling capacity to your attic, which can translate into a cooler home overall.
8 June 2015
Window air conditioning units can offer a break from the heat if you don't have central air conditioning. Most window units come with a mounting kit that's designed with an average-sized, vertical-opening window in mind. But not all windows come in the same size and function. Here are some tips on how to use a window air conditioner in unusually shaped windows — and when to go for a different type of unit.
2 June 2015
It seems like dog pee is damaging to almost everything. It ruins lawns and flooring, upholstery and bedding. It should come at no surprise then that your dog's pee can also ruin your air conditioner condenser. Dogs prefer to pick one spot on the lawn and do their duty there--and if that spot is on or near your air conditioner condenser, you could be facing hundreds or thousands of dollars in air conditioning repair in just a few short years.