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.
27 April 2015
Being without your air conditioner in the middle of a hot summer is no fun, at all. Not only is it uncomfortable, it can also be dangerous. If your air conditioner has gone out during a heat spell, it may be days before your repair technician can get out to fix it. During this time, it's important that you protect yourself and your family from things like heat exhaustion, which can occur if you spend too much time inside a hot house.
21 April 2015
Standby generators only get used every so often, so it's easy to forget about performing their regular maintenance. Unfortunately, forgetting to take care of your generator can lead to big problems during your next power outage. Developing a comprehensive preventative maintenance plan can help you maintain your standby generator and ensure that you have the power you need during your next power outage. Inspect the Generator and Storage Area on a Bi-Monthly Basis
20 April 2015
If you need to have air conditioning installed for your home, you want to have an energy efficient solution. Conventional central HVAC systems can be good, but they are also costly to install and repair. Other options like ventilation, evaporative coolers and ductless AC systems cost less and may even be more efficient than central HVAC. Here are some of the alternatives that you may want to consider having installed for your new AC system:
17 April 2015
A broken air conditioner might seem like bad news, especially when the summer heat is at its peak, but it can also serve as an opportunity to ensure you have the best cooling system for your home. Finding the best system is often a matter of balancing cost, performance and environmental factors. Check out these tips to help you make the best decisions the next time your central air conditioner fails to function as intended.
14 April 2015
If you want to reduce your energy bills, solar energy is an investment that will give you great returns. You do not have to invest thousands in off-grid solar panels to power your home. You can also use more affordable improvements such as solar hot water heaters. These can be used for domestic hot water, as well as for heating systems in your home. If you want to integrate solar energy into your heating and plumbing systems, here are some of the options that you may want to consider: