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 November 2015
A breakdown of your home's air conditioner can rapidly leave you and your family contending with stifling heat and humidity indoors. While it's impossible to predict every potential issue with your unit, taking proper care of the air conditioner can greatly reduce the likelihood of encountering a problem. An important step in maintaining the unit is to have it inspected by a licensed air conditioner contractor annually. If you live in a climate in which you use the unit for only part of the year, it's conventional to book this inspection at the start of the hot season.
16 November 2015
Even the most efficient air conditioning units use a bundle of electricity. If you want to keep your cooling costs under control, it's essential to do all that you can to keep warm air out of the home and optimize your AC use. Here are a few simple tips to help you achieve these goals. Install reflective window film. Even if you have new, well-sealed windows, the sunlight shining through them will warm your home and make your air conditioner work harder.
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.