No a/c at his place

My woman just recently got a job in the same neighborhood as me. This is genuinely great, & every one of us are both so thrilled, because we have been doing the long distance thing for a long time. All of us live in the south now, where it feels as if it is summertime all year. It is unbearably hot & humid every day, especially during the actual summertime months. Of course, that is when she moved here, right smack in the middle of July, the hottest month of the year. The even worse part of all of this is that her house doesn’t have air conditioner. It is absolutely horrible living without air conditioning. She is genuinely tough, & pretends that it is completely great for her to live without the air conditioning, however it is dreadful. I tried sleeping there only one time, & couldn’t do bear to go without the air conditioning.  It was totally, unbearably, sweltering hot without cool air. I couldn’t even stay there for the entire night, I had to leave in the middle of the night and go to my house with A/C. From now on, we’ve slept at my house, however she is eventually going to have to buy her own air conditioning because it is almost a waste of money for her to even have her own place to live. I know next month she is going to get her own window component a/c, because she cannot stay at my house anymore. It is just too hot for the A/C with both of us in there!

This time we got heated floors

My partner & I have just recently become parents. All of us are over the moon! She is the best thing that has ever happened to us, even if it means some major changes. The first of which is, a serious lack of sleep. This was to be expected, of course, however no one genuinely ever tells you the issues of this situation. All of us do not sleep anymore, but, it is all worth it to us. The other major change was to our entire Heating, Ventilation, & A/C system. Our Heating, Ventilation and A/C system was incredibly old, & every one of us have been wanting to change it for quite some time now. All of us figured with a baby, there is more reason to update the Heating, Ventilation and A/C. So, every one of us had our entire Heating, Ventilation, and A/C taken out & upgraded, & this time every one of us got radiant floors. All of us believe that sooner than we believe it, our little girl will be crawling all over the house, & then walking. Babies are so delicate that it is important to have an efficient Heating, Ventilation, & A/C system. All of us knew that having a heated flooring system would not only help her out while she is crawling, however also will make the living environment all around better. This way, the entire lake house is heated from the ground up, not just the top floors. Of course, every one of us were gleeful for this modern Heating, Ventilation and A/C  installment too. But mostly, it is because every one of us only want what’s best for our newest addition to our family!

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Some problem with the HVAC

Being single after a thirty year marriage has many struggles but I have discovered a silver lining.  My dad passed years ago and with my mom and I both being on our own, we have discovered that we love to travel.  We even traveled cross country on a train, and now she has decided that she want to go on a plane.  A plane ride seemed like a simple trip, but the airport was a completely different thing. I couldn’t get over how awful the air quality was  There were parts that we had to walk through that felt like someone had left the door open on a cold winter’s night, while others felt like a sauna. There was simply no area that was just comfortable.  How on earth could any large commercial airport have such a terribly designed HVAC system.  There had to be a problem with the system because I couldn’t imagine that it was like this all the time.  We wound up with an unusually long layover due to complications with the plane that we were supposed to be taking. It seems twice as long due to the fact that the air in the waiting area was simply torturous.  It was so hot and humid I could feel my chest tightening up.  My mother wasn’t feeling well either, and she almost collapsed in the waiting area.  I had to call the paramedics and get some help because her breathing had become quite shallow.  I knew it was because of the heat in the airport and I told them so.  They gave her oxygen and she began to feel much better.  I was so grateful when they finally announced that we could board the plane.

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Boiler being fixed

Our basement is not a place that anyone would want to hang out.  Our home is older and the basement is barely finished.  The only thing down there is the Hot water tank, boiler, and washer/dryer.  When I went down to do laundry the other day, I couldn’t help but notice the damp feeling and odor that was down there. The air smelled like dirty gym socks and it felt like there was dirt hanging in the air.  I told my husband about the smell and he said he didn’t notice anything.  I just looked at him, and I saw he was looking guilty.  He had been in the basement working on the boiler when he saw there was a small crack in the holding tank of the boiler.  Water was dripping onto the floor, and since we didn’t have the heat on yet, we hadn’t noticed the problem. The water had pooled under the unit on the concrete and was not a stagnant pool filled with bacteria. It was obvious by the tools spread out all over the floor, that he really had no idea what he was doing when it came to fixing the system. He told me that he was still trying to make the repairs and not to call in a repairman just yet. I went upstairs and called our son who works as an HVAC technician.  I explained what was going on and he said he would stop by after work to take a look.  It turned out that it was a good thing he did because my husband had made the problem worse by trying to weld a patch onto the tank. Now, the whole thing needed to be replaced.

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Heaters on the bus

When I was driving school bus, my favorite thing was taking the younger kids on their field trips.  The buses didn’t have any sort of air conditioning, but the mechanic  made sure I always had running fans up in the driver’s seat.  I was on my way back from taking the kids to a park, when I noticed that the temperature gauge was starting to rise.  I feared my bus was overheating and I called the dispatcher right away and reported the problem.  His response was to turn on the furnace and run it on high until the temperature came down.  I had sixty children, all under the age of ten, it was ninety degrees outside, and every one of us had to ride for several miles without air conditioning and with the furnace turned on.  We were all sweltering and even my fans couldn’t help.  The heat was making many on the bus feel ill and many started to fall asleep. I knew it could be a dangerous situation because even I started to doze off.  We finally made it back to school and everyone was glad to get off the bus and head into the air conditioned school.   When I got home, My husband asked how it went and I told him what had happened. He said that he didn’t want me signing up for any more trips until all the buses were fully inspected.  This could have been a very bad situation and our schools bus garage mechanics are known for not being very diligent about servicing the engines properly.  

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Heating and cooling technology

My mother wanted to go to the Ice Capades. She had never been and decided that it would be a fun day if we took my granddaughters along too.  It was a beautiful, but cold, Winter day, and I warned her that she needed to wear something heavy because it would be chilly inside.  She simply looked at me and told me that we would be inside so it wasn’t necessary.  I have been to the these types of shows before, and they are inside, but, the room is very cold. There is a reason why the floor remains iced over. They do the opposite of heated flooring for these events.  There are pipes under the floors that carry freezing water and chill the floor so there is a layer of ice at all times.  The zamboni sprays the water and the chiller freezes it as the zamboni smoothes it to the look of glass.  It’s amazing what HVAC technology can do.  Anyway, I made sure my granddaughters were dressed warmly and they had heavy shoes on to keep them warm.  When I got to my mom’s, she was only wearing thin sneakers and a light overcoat.  I went in her closet and grabbed a heavier coat and told her she had to wear it, or she wasn’t going with me.  She seemed very annoyed, but once we got there, she was so thrilled that I was insistent. Sometimes, taking care of aging parents is more work than taking care of young children.  She had a wonderful time and I am glad that she was able to go.  

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The a/c was dead

Everyone of us happened to need a modern car, because we need to part with our current car. Every one of us have our car as a friend. Every one of us named our car red, mostly because she is a red car. The cooling system works well regularly, though my car can be quite temperamental at times. Even when there are Parts in the car that don’t work properly, the cooling system is still always on target. When I first purchased the car, red had an A/C system that was Stone dead. When I offered a co-worker a ride home, the A/C system stopped working regularly. It was already this summer season, plus the A/C system in the car was not working. My coworker started to fidget with this control for the cooling system, but she just ended up snapping off the dial control. I didn’t know what to do about the A/C system in the car, so I decided to drive on. I had to apologize for the problem with the cooling system in the car, and spend the next two days searching for someone to fix the A/C system. By the time we had the cooling system in the car fixed, everything was running perfectly. I was glad that I had made the purchase, even if the A/C system did have to be repaired quickly. That was almost 4 years ago, in addition to the fact that the A/C system in the car is now working better than it ever did in the past.

Indoor air quality and the hurricane

Hurricanes can be a terrible thing for most people, as well as they are easily remembered by their strange names. An impending hurricane is bad news for everyone, especially because it has a certain amount of fear that comes along with it. Several of my friends lost their houses in this storm, as well as my own place was badly disfigured. There were Fallen trees all over everyone’s property, as well as the highways were covered in pieces of storm debris. The two of us had to put our life on hold, while we cleans up from this major disaster. The two of us were happy that we did not lose power during the storm, because that meant not losing the use of our heating as well as A/C system. The two of us have a difficult time in the summer, because our heating as well as system does not work very well. It can get near the triple digits in temperature outside, as well as our A/C system is not designed to cool more than 20 degrees lower than the outside temperature. It is usually very warm outside when a hurricane is around the corner, so that means making sure that our heating as well as A/C system will work well. The two of us do not have a Storm generator, so no power means no power. No power also means having no air conditioning, which is a terrible place to be during a storm. With everyone sitting around the house together, it can get very warm, very easily

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The estimate and HVAC

My friends as well as myself are destined to have always lived our life in a small but Lively community. Our community was small as well as neat, and as well as easily the type of place that everyone like to be. Folks around our town are always talking about everyone else’s business, as well as that really seems to aggravate my friends as well as myself. These are really fantastic types of folks, as well as they would never mean any type of person any harm. It can be a disaster to put up with, as well as I tried to play a trick. I have a friend who happens to work in the heating, ventilation, as well as A/C industry. I decided to have him come over to my house during the day, using his heating, ventilation, as well as A/C repair truck. I thought that people would chatter as well as gossip about the fact that I had someone there from the heating, ventilation, as well as A/C company. Sure enough, my friends as well as myself were absolutely right. It was a buzz all over town the next day, as well as people everywhere wanted to know what was wrong with my heating, ventilation, as well as AC system. They also wanted to know why I didn’t use someone who worked in town, to repair my system. Everyone was flustered when I told them that my friends as well as myself or playing a trick to get everyone in the town talking about our business.

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Heater and the winter season

The people I was with as well as myself happened to live in a cold environment. Our summer temperatures hardly ever raised above 60 degrees, as well as the winter season is even worse. The people as well as myself have seen many winter days, where the temperature does not reach over the zero mark. The people as well as myself have very serious winter conditions, so it is important for the people I was with as well as myself to have a well running furnace. The furnace is the one thing that keeps us from freezing to death in the middle of the winter season. The people I was with as well as myself would recommend for every person to have a winterized check up on the heating, ventilation, as well as A/C system. The people as well as myself have had every opportunity to make sure that our heating, ventilation, as well as A/C system will work well. The furnace repair team comes over to our home, as well as makes sure that our system will work well all winter long. They inspect our air vents in addition to our air ducting. The Professional Heating, ventilation, as well as A/C specialist also checks our system for Flaws as well as the effects. They check the air filter, as well as make sure that our electrical and mechanical opponent’s will work well all winter season long. This is very important to all of us, so the people as well as myself make sure to have the system properly cared for.

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The tissues and a/c system

All sorts of women carry things with them in their wallet most days.  A few women will change purses just to accommodate different outfits or possibilities. I don’t happen to carry a handbag, but most of the time there are products like hand sanitizer plus lipstick inside. I have a lot of things inside of my wallet, plus one of them would be a pack of pocket tissues. Whenever it is extremely Frosty outdoors, I constantly find myself with a runny nose indoors. Central A/C units often trigger the runny nose, Plus for some reason, most places use the A/C even during the winter. It doesn’t seem like an understandable concept of temperature control, but a lot of people still use the A/C system during the winter. I have done my best to grasp the temperature, but it continues to grow colder plus colder. I happen to be the type of person who always gets Goosebumps plus chills, much like an average person. My nose runs uncontrollably at the smallest bit of A/C in the air. This is the time when I have to excuse myself from a conversation, just to blow my runny nose. It can be much easier because I carry tissues in my pocket at all times. I still don’t understand why some people use the AC system during the winter, and I probably never will. Indoor air quality conditions are extremely important, plus I always check before I stay somewhere. Having good control of the air quality is extremely important for health reasons.

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The vent systems

My guy plus myself got a house together last May. Both of us were excited to move in together, plus we bought brand new Furnishings for our new place. Both of us decided to keep a few pieces of furniture, so that we felt like there was a piece of us in the new house. My guy decided to keep the desk from his office, plus I decided to keep the queen size bed from my own place. The bed was utterly uncomfortable with both of us sleeping, plus we decided to make a change. The bed coils were creaking plus the hinges were squeaking when we laid down. When both of us rolled over, there was a huge sinking spot where one of us had previously late. Both of us, Plus finally decided to buy a new memory foam king size mattress. Since both of us, both of us decided that buying a new bed would be great. We didn’t think about how that would affect our sleeping Arrangements, plus it surely did. The air vents in our bedroom where now located directly above the bed, plus I was freezing cold all night long. The cooled A/C from the air vents was directly hitting both of us in the face. Since we keep our thermostat to 71 degrees, it can be very cool while sleeping. This is something that all of us like about the A/C system. With the air vents blowing cold air down on both of us, we would need to find another spot for our bed in the bedroom.


HVAC choices

Every time I go on a corporate trip away from our lake house I stay in hotels that our supplier chooses. It’s tough to be apart from our family; I’m a immense family man. I like our better half & I like knowing I’m lakehouse to protect & comfort her. My triplets are so young that our sales task is terrible at times when I have to leave. I’m at a great location in job right now though- I’m making pretty decent money & our family is residing with everything a young family needs & a lot of what a young family wants. I guess the only perk of sleeping in these hotels as opposed to our lake house is the amount of air conditioner I use. I like to slumber in freezing un-even temperatures! My better half cannot deal with the cold. All of us tend to compromise but when I go on a corporate trip I don’t have to. I’ll get in the door, shower, & blast the air so when I go to sleep I suppose refreshed. Waking up with the air blowing in my face is so nice too! If I wake up in hot un-even temperatures I find it cumbersome to breathe. My travels are not recognizably a ton of fun but it is consistently enticing to go to a lovely B & B that I can personally control the temperature. Of course I never want to be missing my triplets but I have to make the best of our circumstances. My better half will consistently joke with me that I want to get out of the lake house but in reality it’s just the central air that I adore.  

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Ice cream and cooling system

My between semesters of school task at the ice cream parlour is the absolute worst. I may not be the brightest crayon in the box but I guess it’s a wise decision to invest in some air conditioner while in the middle of the Summer! My boss is a cheap, cheap man. He refuses to to provide a/c his employees; it’s almost appreciate he wants us to sweat in the customers’ ice cream! My coworkers and I leave the door open to let in a draft but it doesn’t give much relief. I am always thinking the ice cream will melt but somehow by magic it doesn’t, however often I locate my fellow scoopers in the back freezer on their breaks; Watching your coworkers rest in a freezer is quite sad but no matter how often My new bride and I ask for air conditioner our boss won’t give in to our request. If I had it our way I’d rip up all this 60’s diner aesthetics & re-do the whole look of the place. I’d take out the jukebox & install some fun lights to spin around while the customers rest & enjoy their food. I’d get the best Heating, Ventilation & A/C plan dinero can purchase; even if it is extravagant it doesn’t matter, because more customers will delight and spend money in a venue where they can eat in a cool environment. My boss isn’t the smartest businessman even though he will never listen to a seventeen year seasoned boy with immense dreams.

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Ductwork cleaning went bad

I could tell my roommate was in a horrible mood the other day, when he slammed the door and knocked a picture off the wall. I cringed as I heard him making his way into the house, fearing his reaction to our house. Earlier that day, I took advantage of our property supervisor plus I asked him to examine the ductwork inside our attic plus crawl spaces. I’d lived in this house for several years, so I knew that there wasn’t any Heating plus Air Conditioning examines during that time. I felt that the central air was working well, however during the past year I needed to replace the air filters a lot more than normal. I was wondering if it had to do with our Heating and Air Conditioning proposal. All because the air is recycled throughout the ductwork. In order for the professional to get a better look, he needed to get into the crawl area plus bring the ladder down. In order to do this, we needed to move around some furniture. As it so happens, the table was moved and it knocked over a vase. It was just an accident, plus I was ready to grovel for apologies plus blame the Heating and Air Conditioning tech when he saw what happened. He saw the shattered vase plus paused, just staring at it. He then burst out laughing plus said how perfect it was. His ex gave him that vase, but they recently broke up for cheating with each other. Apparently it made his afternoon!

To stop fights-zoned HVAC

My parents finally came to visit me in my new place. It has been months since I saw them last. It was my last trip to their house that I saw them last. We talked about me coming to visit during the summertime for a few months. I was so enthusiastic to meet them at the airport! I was only staying a week, but it was going to be a good time. It didn’t take me long before I started complaining about how hot it was. It was absolutely new for me to experience these kinds of temperatures, along with the humidity. I told my parents that I’d be just fine, because there’s a/c in almost all the buildings. We were only outside for a few moments anyways. My parents had to go somewhere that afternoon, for a couple hours. When they left me alone, I adjusted the thermostat a little. I set the thermostat to 69 degrees, because I was hoping it would cool the house down really quickly. I was also really hot after going to the park that afternoon. It got so cold inside that I had to put on a sweatshirt. My parents were so mad when they go home, explaining that their thermostat was never set lower than 75 degrees. They told me that whether you’re from the north or south, it’s way too low for anybody to live in. At this point, the three of us started laughing at the nature of our argument. It was so wonderful to be back together with my parents. We used to always argue over the thermostat settings when I was growing up!

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HVAC that is damaged the car

A few Winter seasons back already, the heat in my vehicle went out completely. It was just a very normal day, well aside from the fact that it was just the midst of the most coldest streak we’d had in several years too, & of course that’s when it had happened. My vehicle is pretty old as well, I will truly admit. But for that to happen for us, & at that time, it was just terrible. I drive about forty minutes to work everyday there. I don’t mind it, I like listening to my very own music & being able to simply just adjust the temperature to whatever I like. So, when I started my vehicle a few minutes early, as I always do on a rather cold afternoon, & then went out to rest in the nice comfortable heat there, it was terrible, realizing that there was just no heat at all, I thought that I had just forgotten to turn it all on. It wouldn’t be the first time either. However, when I turned the gauge a bit, nothing at all had happened. So, I was already very late for work & had to face the fact that there was nothing I could do about this at all & I just had to drive to work in my chilly cold car. Even just touching the steering wheel was way too cold, it was so horrible! Finally at the end of the day, I drove over to a local Heating & A/C supplier who was able to help me out completely. They fixed the problem the very next day, so that I finally was able to drive to work in the warmth once again, thankfully! But that day was honestly terrible, & I got a bit of a cold from the chilly temperature in my car.

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Downtown cooling system

I live in a section where the Winter seasons can be honestly very cold. I do work downtown, in a building with central heating & central air. The people I was with and I travel year-round mostly,  with no breaks at all  for the chilly un-even temperatures, but periodically in the Winter season here, when it’s time to go to the airport, it’s like we’re just drawing straws to see who’s going to be driving so they can get the vehicle warm so most people can just run from heated building to wonderfully heated car. One particularly cold December, I had to take a week long contractor trip to a much warmer climate as well. Luckily, I had a friend who lived there too, so I had stayed with him the whole week too. After running from warm building to the warm car, then warm vehicle to the warm airport in my home town, I arrived at my destination finally. My friend was even just waiting to pick me up. I was completely shocked to find it was the opposite there too. Temperatures were in the high 90s, so I was just hurrying from the air-conditioned airport to my friend’s air conditioned car there, then from the cool vehicle to his temperature controlled condo inside. My friend had completely shocked me when he said he didn’t even know whether his home had heat – he ran the cooling system year-round & had it ran tests officially. I got used to the hot un-even temperatures hastily, even though one of the very buildings I had several of my meetings in these days was under a lot of construction & had their entire Heating & A/C system turned off – I did get pretty sweaty at times though. As soon as I was back home, though, I found myself thinking that maybe perspiring a bit kind of beats being able to see your breath and shivering!

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Trying to get a/c in schools

Just one year back, I started a new task at a big time school.  It is a big time and amazing school. I like the professors I task with & the students are absolutely ideal! The parents are always willing & nearby to help in their children’s classrooms.  All in all, it is a nice environment & I know that I am so lucky to be teaching in the school. I am going into my fourth year teaching here & I am genuinely happy for the new year to start. I am not only happy to see my students, but I am also gleeful that the school system has decided to install a/c throughout the entire building! It is especially due to the idea that a parent has said he would give a discounted rate through his privately owned ac business.  One year ago, there was only a/c on the first floor. However, that floor only has the Pre-Kindergarten room, Kindergarten space, & front desk.  The third & second floors were unbearably warm in the first & last few months of the year. Whenever I ventured up to the highest floor, I would get so warm that it would take all day for me to cool down. I tried to not go to that floor at all costs.  Now that they are setting in the AC throughout the entire school, the mentors are super happy with this! It took many prices & a quote, signed by the board, but the crew of us finally have some comfort knowing that the first through fourth grade mentors will begin the year with cool air circulating throughout their classrooms.

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Heating system in the cabin

My absolute number 1 arena in the world is the home farm! Every Winter, our entire family gets as one & takes a weekend event to the home farm. It is the most beautiful & fun arena to be, especially in the middle of a cold white Christmas. It is good to have time with family in this farm like area, just enjoying each other’s faces & the lovely Winter season. The farm house has a beautiful, natural heater that runs all evening, for most of our family, this provides passable heat while in those few Winter times. But for me, though, this is simply not enough to keep me sizzling on cold Winter evenings. I would often find myself thinking about the heating system at the farm house & curling up in a cozy bed. The only guy that knows how I truly guess about this is my little brother Fred. Fred, too, misses the luxury of a heating system at home. I did not want to make my family worry & admit to not being able to withstand those evenings without electric heating, & stop the ambience of a snowy Winter evening in a great little home farm. I decided to maintenance this issue for myself. This year, I came before any of our family & I snuck an electric furnace into our space to use at evening. I share that little room with Fred, so I let Fred in on the secret. I like having heating in our room for the Winter. It makes such a difference.

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Hotel a/c

My 5 year anniversary  is just around the corner and I am happy on this. This 5 year anniversary will be my undoubtedly first with my bude Paul, and unfortunately, I’ve never had the privilege of being in a relationship for 5 years so you can imagine how pumped up I am. I already started buying the roses and I even gotten a hotel room for the night. I called the place and told the receptionist the intricate details of my stay. I needed the room to have a better working Heating and Air Conditioning unit and booze waiting for us upon our arrival. The last time I stayed a place with my Paul the hotel had no air conditioner. I was upset that for the cost I was paying for the room it did not have an air conditioning system. An air conditioning system is mandatory in my book. I use the air conditioner in my condo consistently and I never go in my vehicle without some sort of cool air coming out of the vents. I don’t like the old air and nothing makes me more upset than a sizzling room that promotes body odor. This 5 year is going to be perfect and the last thing I want to worry about is being tepid in front of Paul. The receptionist seemed undoubtedly wonderful and fantastic. She situated us in room 12 and informed me that the hotel was consistently replaced in regards to their Heating and Air Conditioning equipment. I even checked the computer reviews of the hotel and saw nothing in regards to no AC.

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Feeling sick and messing with temperature control

I somehow received a cold this week. I have a hypothesis on who gave this to me: Susan at work. Susan’s had the sniffles and I’ve occasionally caught her leaving the women’s room without washing her hands. I think she’s the one who got me sick! Now I’m stuck at home and have been for the past two days. I have a severe case of cabin fever; I’ve watched all of the DVD’s I own and my favorite one twice, I’ve baked cookies and ate all of them that very night, and I’ve bundled up in every single blanket I have in my apartment. My body reaches crazy high temperatures at night though so I’ve set up my Smart HVAC system to drop the temperature of my house to next to freezing come nightfall. I simply set the time and temperature I wish on my phone app and then I wait for the magic to happen. There is truly nothing better than being bundled up with a hot cup of tea and having your air conditioning soothe you into a deep sleep. I love to sleep in cold temperatures and it really helps balance out all the hot fluids I drink. My friend Stacy came by to drop off more chicken stock and she practically ran out the door it was too cold. I wouldn’t want anything warmer than this; when I’m sick my HVAC system is my best friend and it relieves me more than any medicine I’ve ever had. I recommend everyone invest in a Smart HVAC system.

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Grocery stores that feel very comfortable

I always use the same grocery store, because it is only a few blocks away from my home. It is within walking distance, which makes it convenient.  I can  run errands more easily. I had a lot of errands to run last Saturday.  One of my stops was  the grocery store. I needed to pick up some steak and fish for my regular weekend dinner  party. I wanted to find a nice piece of salmon or or haddock, but the grocery store was having some problems. The heating system seem to be working overtime, because the inside of the grocery store was overheated and sticky.   A sign on the  door explained that the gas furnace had malfunctioned and was under repair.  The parking lot was still full of cars, so I new the place was still open. However, the seafood counter where I usually buy fresh fish was closed completely, and there was melted ice leaving puddles all over the floor. It was much warmer  in the storm than I expected, and I was sweating. I finished my shopping as quickly as possible, and ended up forgetting some things because I was in such a rush.  I did not bother to look at the seafood in the freezer or check out the steaks. The gas furnace was blasting so much heat, that the inside conditions were truly unbearable. I was in a hurry to get out of there. I was thankful to climb back into the car and crank up the air conditioning.  Even though it was rather chilly out, I appreciated the air conditioner.  I kept the cooling system operating while I drove across town to a different grocery store.

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Need good HVAC in theaters

One of the best ways to combat the Summer heat is to visit an air conditioned theater. I grew up in a small town with one  theater that was located  in a small building. While watching any film, we would hear the screech and groan of the air conditioner starting up.  We’d hear  the hum of fans before that cool air would hit us. Sometimes, the air was so cold I would even get goosebumps.  One hot summer night, however, I remember the Air Conditioning going out.  There was no cool air, and the fans weren’t moving the air around. The theater was crowded, and the film was only halfway through.  The staff decided to open the exit doors and the main doors. It was not a great idea.  I was busy wishing  for Air Conditioning instead of  enjoying the film! The next morning, I happened to dive by and saw a van from the local HVAC company parked in front of the theater.  There was several uniformed HVAC  heading scurrying in and out of the building, and even a guy on the roof! I heard that the owner had finally decided to have a full diagnosis of the HVAC system.  He ended up having the air conditioning unit replaced, and decided to have the outdated furnace upgraded as well. He also invested in an  air filtration unit to improve the quality of air in the building. Because of these upgrades, the theater is way more comfortable all year round.

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No heating at our school

I am a teacher at the local primary school. I like my job.  I don’t feel overworked, although I might be underpaid. I did not choose to be a teacher for the money.   I hope to be a positive influence,  even if I only impact one child.  The school year begins in the fall and we quickly head into Winter.  For most of the school year, the weather is cold and wet.  We are a small school and we have a limited budget to work with. Because of continual budget cuts, the school is very energy conscientious.  Every year it seems to take longer to turn on the heat.  We now suffer through all of September and October, and most of November, without heat in the school.  The temperature frequently dips down in the forties and sometimes drops below freezing.  We all know to dress for the cold.  Everyone is bundled up in sweaters and even jackets.  I’ve had kids in my classroom wear hats and gloves.  It is difficult for the children to stay focused when they are shivering.  We often leave our desks and do physical activities to warm up.  We play music and dance or jog in place.  I think it is downright dangerous to go without heat.  The kids often come down with colds, coughs, and headaches.  Then, when the ancient heater finally starts up, it spreads a ton of dust throughout the building and dries out the air.  The temperature is very uneven, and it degrades indoor air quality.

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Like the climate control at home

Late September can be the absolute worst when it comes to the weather. I normally appreciate spending time outdoors but when the uneven temperatures reach the upper 80s or 90s I am feeling almost sick.  Some care about this weather but I truly appreciate the cold as well as snow.  For these reasons, when my girlfriend and I were invited to a pre-season game for our local pigskin team, I said no thanks.  It was a great chance to see a professional game on our own turf but I knew that I would not be able to put up with the severe heat for hours on end.  If I had a chance to see it from 1 of the air conditioned private boxes, that would be totally different.  Those skyboxes have complete weather conditions control along with food, beer, Coke or hard liquor.  That, is the way to view a game! Sitting in the nosebleed section of a moderate arena, is not. I would just as soon stay my dwelling place with our Heating as well as Air Conditioning system running, as well as check out the game on TV. My chips are free as well as the beer is always cold. The same can be said for the December and January games where I watch people wearing big coats and hats trying to watch the game.  I am moderate as well as toasty in our recliner seeing all the plays up close. If our local team ever manages to build a domed arena maybe I will alter our opinion about attending the games, but until then I will simply appreciate the games from home. Besides, when I assume about all the dinero I am saving on ticket prices I realize I am able to absolutely afford to keep our my dwelling place at whatever temperature I would like.

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Issues with the coolant

My Aunt Mary is 1 of those people who tends to exaggerate any happening.  Take for instance a truck crash. If Aunt Mary happens to see a truck crash while she’s driving you will hear quite the tale when Aunt Mary starts to tell you Aunt Mary’s version of what happened, however she gets a kick out of drawing her own conclusions in situations as well as embellish on the little notions that Aunt Mary has decided must have been going on at the time, but for these reasons when Aunt Mary called about a recent automobile service I listened with only one ear as Aunt Mary explained about how torturous it had been to be driving around town in the automobile with no air conditioning. Aunt Mary had to do without a/c for almost a week as well as she said that she felt love she was suffering too much. TAunt Mary’s mechanic had a absolutely tied up schedule so Aunt Mary wasn’t able to get in immediately to have the system repaired. When I asked her if she had had worries with her Heating as well as Air Conditioning system in the automobile in former times, Aunt Mary admitted that she was aware of a worry but had put it off because she did not want to pay the cost of the a/c repair. Her mechanic as well as told my Aunt Mary the last time she took her vehicle in that it  would be requiring the freon charged soon but that he thought it might last a bit longer. That was well over a year ago as well as Aunt Mary just ignored the hot air blowing out of the a/c air vents as long as she possibly could, but now it is the heat of July as well as daytime un-even temperatures are nearing three digits so Aunt Mary finally decided that it was time to get the darn air conditioner fixed. Of course Aunt Mary was absolutely beside herself that the mechanic required her wait a week but that’s just how it goes sometimes.

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Animals like temperature control

Recently, I just moved into a smaller apartment. The house is much closer to our office in town, which I am entirely enjoying a lot! Plus, the house is also slightly greater than our last 1 there, plus the rent is a tiny bit less for us as well. I do suppose that all the people would consider this neighborhood not quite as wonderful as our previous 1 either, although I care about it a lot more. The houses plus apartments in this area are older plus less modern, which I do prefer a lot. Almost every place has real hardwood floors, as well, including our very own site. The only thing I don’t entirely care about as much is the fact that the air conditioner vents are right in the floor rather than directly in the walls. When the air conditioner air vents are in the floor, you are more limited in where you can put your very own furniture. If you put your couch in a particular place though plus it covers up the air conditioner air vent, then you block off the flow of air conditioner in that one very room. Anyway, I was extremely careful not to cover the air conditioner air vents with our furniture in there, although I never even thought about our dog plus cat in there. They are no dopes for sure. They abruptly discovered that cool air comes right out of the air vents. The dog plus cat both have received that they like to go curl up right by the air vent that is directly near the corner of the room. It cracks myself and others up because these more than one pets don’t get along that well most of the times in herr. Yet, they have decided to forego some terrible fighting in order to fully enjoy the air conditioner. I am surprised that they do not fight over the air conditioner air vent at all, however they don’t. Instead, they have called a truce when it comes to sharing the air conditioner in here.  

Linking HVAC and plumbing

My nephew is just about to graduate from high college. Of course, almost everyone asks him what he is going to do right now. Where is he going to go to college? What does he want to major in? He constantly just tells almost everyone he doesn’t know quite yet, although he confided in myself and others that he does not even want to go to a school nearby. He wants to go to a trade college plus learn both plumbing plus HVAC systems. After that, he wants to go to work with his friend’s father who has a plumbing plus HVAC corporation near to us. Eventually, he plus his neighbor want to take over the heating plus cooling corporation or perhaps open their own HVAC plus Plumbing business in the same area. I do not know why he doesn’t just tell almost everyone the same thing he told me just then. I believe it is an entirely wonderful idea. I would prefer to be able to call our nephew when our heating plus cooling system needs maintenance. I suppose it would be way better than having him be a medical professional! Some politician, I can’t remember who it was exactly recently said that HVAC workers make more than philosophers these days. That is so true too. I am just helping our nephew look at the very many HVAC systems plus plumbing colleges he can certainly go to. There is only 1 trade college nearby, however there are also multiple private colleges all over the state here. If he had wanted to, he could just go to college away from home plus learn about air conditioner, furnaces, plus toilets if he wanted. He does not have to stay at home either. Of course, living at home is cheaper. So the people I was with and I will just have to see what suits him the very best.

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Saving up for heated floors

During my entire life, I have been taxing for all of my possessions. Even the two of us grew up with terrible possessions. The two of us never had anything together. During our entire life, the two of us have spent everything taxing for everything that the two of us happened to have. The two of us have worked to make it through college, and finally find an enjoyable job. The two of us have taxed very hard in order to get where the two of us finally are. My most preferred thing in the house is the radiant flooring of our home. It has taken a long time to save up for heating flooring. There are heated water pipes that run directly underneath our bathroom floor. Hot water is pushed through out these pipes, and then the floor heats up accordingly. It’s easy to assume the floor is tepid on your feet. This is one of our favorite features in the home. The radiant floors took a long time to save for, but they happen to be the most wonderful thing that the two of us have. Even our friends are very jealous of the radiant flooring in our home. The two of us always here that we are lucky about being able to afford radiant flooring. The two of us know that we are not lucky, because the two of us have worked very hard to get everything that everyone of us happened to have. It’s important to work for everything that you want, even if that thing happens to be radiant flooring in the bathroom.

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Leaving the heater off

The two of us are hopeful that the cold season will begin soon. The cold season happens to be our favorite, because of the beautiful landscape and scenery that is located everywhere. The two of us love the way that the snow falls down upon the trees, and the two of us absolutely love our winter clothing. The two of us are very prepared for the winter season, and we even had our heating and A/C system tuned up. Even though the two of us are still currently running the A/C system, the fall weather should be here very soon. Our heating system gets used quite often during the cold season. Having the heating system tuned up before winter is important, because it keeps our monthly utility bills lower than usual. It’s also a good time for our heating and A/C technician to check over our system. This is a great time to make sure that all of the belts are not born, as well as make sure that the system is clean and free of dust. All of the changes that the two of us make to our heating and A/C system, are easily made up in our monthly energy bills. I would always keep the heating system tune-up, because it seems to lower our monthly energy bills by at least 20% on the average. This is a great way for us to save money, without spending very much. Going broke is never a good idea, especially when a heating repair can be extremely expensive..


Cranking up my heater

I frequent the same grocery store It is located a few blocks away from my home. It is within walking distance.  This makes it easy for me to run errands. Last weekend I had a list of errands to complete, and the main one was visiting the grocery store. I needed to purchase items for the evening’s dinner.  I was hoping to find a tasty piece of salmon or steelhead trout, but the grocery store was experiencing a few problems. The gas furnace was definitely working overtime, and the inside of the grocery store was way too hot and humid. There was a notice posed on the outside of the door, informing customers that the gas furnace was not working properly. I figured it  would not be that bad, because the parking lot was still full with cars. The fresh seafood counter was closed, and there was water on the floor. The store  was much warmer than expected, and I started to sweat almost immediately.   I hurried through my shopping in record time, and did not even bother checking for  seafood in the freezer. The furnace was making me so uncomfortable, that   I was eager to go. I was anxious to get into my car and crank up the cooling system.  I had no choice but to drive across town to a second grocery store.   At least I could take advantage of the air conditioner during my  drive over there.   I will check to make sure the grocery store’s HVAC system has been repaired before I return.

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Heating equipment in the grocery store

I typically frequent the same grocery store.  It is conveniently located only a few blocks from my apartment.  It is definitely within walking distance.  This makes for a quick day of running errands. I had a long list of errands to run last Saturday.  The last thing was to stop at the grocery store. I needed to pick up supplies for my regular weekend dinner with my sister.  I was hoping to cook something special for our dinner to celebrate her promotion at work. I wanted to choose salmon or trout, but the grocery store was in the middle of a disaster. The heating system was definitely malfunctioning. The inside of the grocery store felt like an oven.  It was  horribly hot and stuffy.   A sign on the outside of the door warned that the heating unit was under repair.   I did not realize how  bad it would be,  because the parking lot was still crowded with cars. The seafood counter was closed.  There was melted ice all over the place, and some unpleasant smells. I finished up my shopping as quickly as possible.   I did not even bother to look for the seafood in the freezer. The heating system was just too awful, and  the inside of the store was getting hotter by the minute.  I was in a hurry  to go. I wanted to get out of that hot, sticky atmosphere, and crawl back into the air conditioning inside of my car.  I was then forced to drive all the way across town to buy fish. I was just glad to run  the air conditioning on my drive over there.

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I have a heating issue

I always frequent the same grocery store, because it is only a few blocks from my home. It is within walking distance, which makes for an quick trip. I woke up with a list of errands to run, and the last job was visiting the grocery store. I needed to buy steaks for the evening’s dinner, and some vegetables for our regular weekend dinner get-together. I was hoping to find a good selection of fresh vegetables, but the grocery store was experiencing terrible problems. The heating equipment seem to be overworking, because  the inside of the grocery store was way too hot.  I noticed a sign on the outside of the door, informing customers that the heating unit was under repair.   I still was not expecting it to be that bad, because the parking lot was still incredibly overrun with cars. The deli counter was closed completely, and there was melted ice cream in the freezer section. The store was much warmer than I expected, and the experience was a sweaty ordeal. I completed my shopping in record time, and didn’t even glance at the meat in the coolers. The heating unit was making the indoor conditions very uncomfortable, and I just wanted to go home. I was thankful to get out of that overheated building, and back into the air conditioning inside of my car.  I then drove across the city to the butcher, in order to buy the steaks for dinner.  At least I was able to enjoy  the =air conditioning during my drive over there.

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It’s so hot in here

I always have frequent the same grocery store, because it is located only a few blocks away from my home. It is easily within walking distance, which makes for an easy day of running errands. I woke up this morning with a list of errands to run, and the last one was visiting the grocery store. I needed to pick up steak for tonight’s dinner, and choose a protein for our weekend dinner party. I wanted to choose a nice piece of salmon or steelhead trout, but the grocery store was experiencing terrible problems. The heating system seem to be working overtime, and the inside of the grocery store was very warm and humid. There was a sign on the outside of the door, stating that the heating system was broken at that time. I didn’t think it could be that bad, because the parking lot was still incredibly packed with cars. The seafood counter was closed completely, and there was melted ice all over the place. It was much warmer than I expected, and the atmosphere was less than superb. I finished my shopping in record time, and didn’t even look at the seafood in the freezer. The heating system was making the inside unbearable, and I was ready to go. I was happy to get out of that hot atmosphere, and back into the A/C inside of my car.  I had to drive across town to the butcher, in order to get the steaks for dinner.  At least I could enjoy the cold A/C, on my drive over there.

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Something is wrong with our furnace

I acquired a magazine this weekend that extolled the benefits of eating outside. Per the article, eating outside is an integral area of Summer. It suggests that people should get together with all their friends as well as relatives to dine outside together on charming, rustic farm table, with perfectly-patterned tablecloths, some fruit-infused water, as well as a salad bar. I couldn’t help but chuckle when I read about this. Eating outside during the summer months would be super miserable within this region. You can’t even ignore the fact that it’s 90 degrees along with 100% humidity. This keeps people holed up inside their houses or cars to survive with their air conditioning systems. Eating outside sounds like an awful thing unless there happens to be a pool nearby! The last time my mom and dad tried to eat supper outside, the two of us them eaten alive by pesky mosquitos, the salad wilted quickly, as well as my father had to be taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion! Nobody in my family will ever consider eating outside again. We’re all quite satisfied, eating our summer dinners indoors with the air conditioning system running, or at a restaurant. There’s no joy in this area during the Summer without an air conditioning system, unless you’re at the beach or beside the pool! As pretty as eating outside must be for other people, I’ll never attempt to do it myself unless I move all my things to a Summer friendly region! I don’t blame the authors of the article I read. In fact, I commend them for giving myself and others a nice laugh on a boring, boiling Sunday morning!

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Grilling some food

I recently purchased a magazine this month that talked about the benefits of dining outside. It said that dining outside was an integral part of the summer season, so almost everyone should celebrate with their family plus friends outside together on beautiful, rustic tables with perfectly-placed tablecloths, fruit-infused water, as well as a nice salad bar. I couldn’t help but giggle when I started reading this. Dining outside during the summer season would be entirely terrible in this region. You can’t ignore the fact that it’s 90 degrees with 100% humidity, which keeps almost everybody holed up inside their houses or cars, trying to survive with some AC. Dining outside sounds like a horrific idea unless there’s a pool nearby! The last time my Grandparents attempted to eat dinner outside, the two of them were eaten alive by mosquitos, the salad wilted immediately, as well as my fantastic grandmother had to be rushed to the hospital with heat exhaustion! Not a single person in my family will even consider the thought of dining outside again. Everyone happens to be quite pleased with eating their summer meals inside within the AC or at a nice restaurant. There’s no satisfaction in this area during the summer season separate from AC, unless you’re lounging on the beach or by the pool! As pretty as the outdoor dining scene may be for other people, I’ll never attempt to do it again myself unless I happen to move to another region with better summer weather! I don’t blame the authors of this magazine article. In fact, I applaud them for giving me a good laugh on a boring, sizzling Tuesday!

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We’re going to start grilling

I received a magazine in the mail the other day, and it spoke about the benefits of dining outside. Apparently, this is an integral area of Summer. All people need to celebrate outside with their friends plus relatives because dining outdoors together on a large charming rustic table with beautiful tablecloths, fruit-infused water, plus a lovely salad bar. I couldn’t help but chuckle when I read this. Dining outside during the Summer season would be legitimately terrible in this region. Even ignoring the fact that it’s 90 degrees outside with 100% humidity wouldn’t convince me to eat my food outside. This sounds like a poor idea unless there happens to be a pool nearby! The last time my Grandparents tried to eat their dinner outside, the two of them were eaten alive by mosquitos, the salad wilted as soon as it left the kitchen, plus my grandmother had to be taken to the hospital due to heat exhaustion! I don’t think anyone in my family will even consider dining outside ever again. We are all quite happy eating our foods in the house where there is air conditioning, or going out to eat at a restaurant. There is no joy in eating outside during the Summer here without air conditioning, unless you’re at the pool or beach! As unique as the outdoor dining must be for some people, I will never attempt to actually do it myself unless I move to a different region with more friendly Summer weather! I don’t blame the authors of this article actually, because they got me laughing on a boring, hot Monday morning!

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I’m grilling some food now

I found a magazine this month that extolled the benefits of dining outside! Per the article, dining outside is an integral part of the summer season, as well as everyone should get together with their friends so they can dine outdoors together on beautiful, rustic tables, with perfectly-patterned tablecloths, water infused with fruit, as well as a gourmet salad bar. I couldn’t help but laugh when I learned this! Dining outside in the summertime would be actually miserable in this region. The fact that it’s 90 degrees outside with 100% humidity, keeps everyone holed up inside their houses or cars just to survive with a/c. Outside dining sounds like a good idea in theory. In reality, you’ll need a pool nearby! The last time my Grandparents tried to have an outside dinner, we were eaten alive by mosquitos, and the salad wilted within just a few moments. My grandfather literally had to be taken to the hospital due to heat exhaustion! Not a single person in my family will ever consider dining outdoors again. Everyone is perfectly fine eating eating our food in the cool indoors. We’d rather pay to eat at a restaurant while enjoying a/c. There isn’t joy during the Summer without a/c, unless you’re at the beach or beside a pool! As pretty as the outdoor dining may be for other people, I’ll never actually do it myself unless I transfer to a different region with a more friendly Summer temperature! I don’t blame the authors of the article, because I got a good laugh on a hot and boring Monday.

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Grilling outside

I received a magazine this week that extolled the benefits of dining alfresco. Per the article, dining alfresco is an integral part of summer, and everyone should get together with their friends and relations, dining outdoors together on beautiful, rustic tables, with perfectly-patterned tablecloths, fruit-infused water, and a salad bar. I could not help but laugh when I read this. Dining alfresco in the summertime would be absolutely miserable in our region. Even ignoring the fact of the 90 degree temperatures and 100% humidity that keeps everyone holed up in their houses or cars to survive with air conditioning, alfresco dining sounds like a terrible idea unless there is a pool nearby! The last time my grandparents tried to have dinner outside, we were eaten alive by mosquitos, the salad wilted within a few moments, and my great aunt Winifred had to be taken to the hospital with heat exhaustion! No one in my family will even consider the idea of dining outdoors again. We are all quite content, eating our summer foods indoor in the air conditioning, or going to a restaurant and eating their food, again while enjoying air conditioning. There is no joy in our area in summer without air conditioning, unless you are at the beach or a pool! As pretty as the outdoor dining must be for other people, I will never attempt to do it myself unless I move to a region with more friendly summer weather! I do not blame the authors of this article; in fact, I commend them for giving me a good laugh on a boring, hot Tuesday afternoon!

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We like having a fireplace

Whenever I have some guests over at our house, they regularly seem to notice as well as comment on our genuinely impressive, old vintage lamp collection, i have over 300 beautiful seasoned lamps all around our big house. I never use any overhead lighting as I find it to be drastic as well as very overbearing. I even go out of our way to purchase extravagant period-correct lightbulbs. This naturally results in much higher electric bills, although I take comfort in the knowledge that the extra cash spent on our bills now will come back to our family when they will inherit the collection as well as are able to sell all of the priceless lamps at their astonishingly high values. The only real setback is that the seasoned bulbs kind of act like tiny little area heaters. WIth this in our mind, the Summer usually requires a bigger than normal useage of our cooling system. Again though, this is kind of counteracted in the colder Winter season when I barely have to run our old furnace because all of the bulbs are taking care of maintaining a nice and comfortable temperature. The thermostat also sometimes gets slightly confused by the old lamp that sits right by  it. In any case, using our decent climate control program mindfully is a smaller price to pay for the delight our army of tiny pseudo gas furnaces brings me and my family. Anyone who genuinely knows our love of traditional fireplaces may also suppose this could cause further and bigger complications, then however, I have found that the fireplace, much like the older vintage bulbs,  creates enough light that I will turn off some lamps when heating is being done in the ancient wood burning way.

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The cold weather was tough to handle

I am so excited about the promotion I was offered at work.  It would finally be an opportunity for me to re-locate to a warmer climate and make more money too. When they told me about the conditions of the promotion my only concern was telling my parents that I would be moving away. I live in the North and have all of my life, but, I have always dreamed about living where I could spend the year outside, away from the snow and ice.  Winter is the worst in my opinion.  I will be moving during the heat of summer so it will surely be a shock to my system when I hit the heat and humidity for the first time. I contacted a real estate agent to scope out some apartments for me ahead of time. I gave them the list of requirements and the most important one on the list is central heating and air conditioning.  Without a quality HVAC system, I will never survive. As much as I am looking forward to going to the beach, spending warm evenings sitting outside, and never shoveling snow again, I know how important it will be to stay cool and comfortable most of the time.  They called to say that they found the perfect place for me and I am anxious to get there.  My parents took the new better than I expected and will be coming along with me to help out.  Who knows, maybe one day they will decide to make them move themselves when they realize that, so long as you have a good HVAC system, life in the south can be very enjoyable.  

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Locker room a/c

I’ve been a competitive swimmer for URI for four years; this is my final year- my senior year. Swimming for URI has been the highlight of my life. Not only do I enjoy swimming but I truly believe it’s who I am. The smell of chlorine, the snap of my cap when I tuck it in, and the second my body hits the water, I love it all. I’m obsessed. I use to find it oppressive when I would step into the pool room and feel the difference in the air quality. It would take my breath a bit; it felt so heavy. I got use to the difference in air quality but one thing I never got use to was how cold they made our locker room. The school blasted AC in our locker room and it always sent shivers down my spine. I still don’t understand why they don’t provide us a little heat. We’re all dripping wet and changing so we don’t exactly have the best body heat. I remember sophomore year I tried to appeal to my coach to helping us out but he said there’s nothing he can do. If I ran this school or if anybody listened to me I would make sure the athletes have comfortable temperatures to greet them when they’re trying to come down from a workout in the locker room. It’s more than just hot air and cold air. It’s about comfort and quality and atmosphere. In order to prepare an athlete to be motivated or relaxed you need to cater to the environment. If it’s too cold give the individual some heat. If it’s too hot give the individual some cool down time.

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“A blue bathroom,” I added. “Not just any bathroom but a blue one”. My husband and I were planning our future home out. We had just bought a house but were renovating and currently staying at my parents’ in the meantime. It was awkward occasionally to live with my folks but they were respectful and in the end it meant we saved money. My husband and I had been drafting up the blueprints and fantasizing over our new property for weeks. The summer had been blazing hot and it was so nice to lay in a cool bed and look at pictures of our future. “We need to get whoever your parents use for their HVAC system,” my husband said. I was laughing because I didn’t think he was serious. He was, however, my husband continued to tell me that the AC at our old house infuriated him due to its faulty properties. He made a good point: it might just be the most important part of a home! I could never list out when describing a fantasy home as a little girl, “oh and it needs good central air,” but he was positively accurate. I sometimes forget how much I appreciate heat and cold air but thanks mom and dad for reminding the hubby and I.

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Radiant heat radiates love

I had the misfortune of developing arthritis early on in life. Even as early as my teen years I could feel a deep soreness and ache in bones and joints that fluctuated with the weather. Heat had always been an easy remedy for me, I never went anywhere without my heating pad and when I bought my car my only requirement was heated seats. Having the heat seep through my spine and nerve endings and spread through my body was almost better than the prescriptions I eventually had to take. By my thirties, arthritic pain accompanied me daily and it was then my family gave me the best christmas present of all. They all chipped in and hired the local HVAC company to upgrade my heating system. I kept my furnace in excellent condition and, living in a small town, had a really good report already with the HVAC team. It was smart thermostat, they said I would be able to adjust my temperature and humidity in my home via my phone. So in the middle of winter when it’s two degrees outside, I can communicate to my furnace at home from work. I always lower the temperature before I leave for work, I never know when I’ll have to stay for a second shift and I hate the thought of heating an empty house and what that costs me, but the wait for the place to warm up can hurt me. Also, my floors will have radiant heating, when I wake up my feet will make contact with a warm floor. They have given me the gift of pleasure, it does not eliminate the pain I still live with, but has given me something love and look forward to.

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In need of HVAC updating

I really wish my job would have their HVAC unit serviced. It’s an ancient building, it’s been around since at least 1830. The outsides and exteriors have all been updated however, in keeping with tradition and charm, the backboards on displays and the carpet is all original, and wreak havoc on my sinuses! I am sure the heating and cooling system they have in place couldn’t possibly have existed back then, so at some point in the past century it was updated. I think it’s time for another updating. I have worked there for three years and I have yet to see one HVAC tech or company come in for a repair, a cleaning, or even routine servicing. In three years? Who knows what’s growing inside those ancient air ducts! It has to be eligible for some kind of sick science experience, I am sure if they took a swab of what’s inside we would discover a new alien life. We are in a very hot and humid climate, the air conditioning is heavily used, and at this point I think it is safe to say, abused. If the air is continued to be recycled through the ducts and vents, I imagine we are breathing in dust and debris tracked in through the very first customers that this business had. Which is cool, and disgusting at the same time. Given my respiratory sensitivities I personally went out to replace our a/c’s air filters. I wasn’t messing around, I went to Home Depot and bought several of the most expensive and capable air filters. Thankfully Dale reimbursed me for those, but he has yet to get that hint. There must be an HVAC/OSHA code being violated here.


The benefits of hotel ACV

Work has been dragging me down lately. I know that work is hard. If it wasn’t hard, we wouldn’t call it work, would we? But the last few months have been so stressful, and I’ve been taking my work home with me, which means the stress never ends. I knew if I didn’t do something about it, make a change or give myself a break, the stress was going to win the battle and I would lose. So I told my wife that we were taking a surprise trip to the coast and spending a couple of days on the beach. Toes in the sand, butts in the water, drinks in our hands, and a nice powerful hotel air conditioner at the end of it. If you’re anything like me, you love those hotel AC units. They are so strong, and you can turn the thermostat down as low as you want it to and let the room turn into an icebox for the whole night. Personally, I’d say the air conditioning is one of my favorite parts about staying in a hotel. And as it turns out, this weekend was just what I needed for cooling off my stress levels. In the morning we would grab towels and hit the beach, but leave the AC on in our absence. Over the course of the day, whenever we needed a drink or a moment to bask in the AC, we would pop back into the room. And then at the end of the day we would wrap up in blankets and watch tv in our overly air conditioned room.

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The great Boonville AC giveaway

The town of Boonville is located in Green Hill county. You probably haven’t heard of it, because it is so very small, and no one famous was ever born there. Locally, the area is known for it’s brutal heatwaves during the summer. It is a very poor area, and very few residences have expensive modern conveniences. Well, that used to be the case, anyway. A few summers ago a man got lost on his business trip and ended up stuck in Boonville for a few days. No one knew who he was at the time, but came to find out later he was a very successful philanthropist and owner of an HVAC system manufacturing plant. Some months later he returned to the town with a literal semi truck full of air conditioners. Over two hundred window unit “box” style air conditioners, enough for every residential building in town, and a few left over to spare. This rich man told the mayor that the town had been so friendly and kind to him, and the heat so intense, he wanted to bring cooling to every person in town. He donated each and every air conditioner free of charge to the tiny town of Boonville, and the following week even sent a team of HVAC techs to stay locally and help anyone who asked with setting up their new equipment. Since then, summers are much nicer around here, and during the hottest months of the year the air is always filled with the steady hum of brand new air conditioning window units.

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Smelly Filters

The other day when I came home from work, I was expecting to walk into my favorite place on earth to relax and unwind after a hard day’s work. And that day had been particularly difficult due to the fact that my boss is extremely selfish and rude to his employees. In my opinion, he should not be a supervisor at all. As I opened the door and took the first step into my house, I was hit with a wall of stale air. I suddenly had the urge to vomit everywhere. What was that horrible stench? What was the cause of it, and how did I get rid of it? These were the immediate thoughts running through my mind. I stepped back outside and closed the door because I just could not stand the smell. I called my friend and asked if he had any advice. To my surprise, he suggested that I call my HVAC technician to check the HVAC system for any problems. I took this advice, and the HVAC technician came over straight away. When he arrived, he walked inside and had a pained look on his face due to the smell. He went straight to the furnace and pulled out the filter, which was dripping with mold and mildew. I ran to get the man a plastic bag to conceal the smell. After discarding and replacing the filter, the HVAC technician explained to me that both air conditioning systems and furnaces have to have the filters changed regularly to prevent this problem. I could not believe my neglectfulness had caused the terrible stench. Now I am sure to keep my HVAC systems serviced on time!

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I miss the colder weather

My family had to relocate this past August because my dad got a promotion at work. My mom was not thrilled at first because when grew up on our town and didn’t want to leave everything familiar to learn about a new place and new lifestyle.  You see, we were moving from the Northeast to the deep south. This was not only a culture shock but we had to get used to the extreme heat and humidity that was forever present. Mom has always complained during the summer and really doesn’t like the heat at all.  Thankfully, the house we bought has a really good HVAC system and she can hide out inside during the day. This also allowed us all to sleep better at night. The only thing that she says that she misses is sitting outside at a bonfire with a cup of hot cocoa.  It is October and the nights are still very warm.  When she starts missing it too much, my dad turns the HVAC system way down so she can run around the house in her sweatshirts and jeans.  I will be glad when winter does arrive and we can open the windows for a bit. The house starts to feel stuffy after months of running the HVAC system non stop.  This is also the time of year when my dad will change out the filters and  make sure that everything is ready for the heat in case we need to turn it on. It has been an adjustment but I think this move will be one of the best things for our family.

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Too scared to clean the heater

Although some people may guess that I am crazy, I am greatly pleased with my task as a janitor. The satisfaction that comes from seeing a dirty, disgusting, neglected hotel room be turned into a washed and glistening room is enough to keep me glad. Plus, being in the hotel rooms is a nice change for me considering the quality of my living situation, as I rent a small studio condo that has a bad and non-washable odor. Every time I bring this up to my property owner, she threatens to evict me. I suspect the odor might be coming from the aged oil heater; however, I am too scared to wash that thing. It is broken, so I am afraid it may start to catch fire or something if I do the wrong thing. This also means that I do not have any heat in the apartment, and, of course, there is no air conditioning unit. The hotel rooms have amazing heating and cooling systems. In the winter, every room is moderate and cosy with the oil heater on. In the summer, the air conditioning unit cools the room perfectly. It is so refreshing to walk into the chilled air of the hotel room after I have been in my horrible condo all weekend, and sometimes I spend just a little extra time in each condo so I can further enjoy the comfort of the HVAC systems. It particularly makes me dislike the fact that there is no properly functioning air conditioning system or oil furnace in my current dwelling. Maybe it is time to look for a new place to live. My new place will definitely have a great HVAC system that can keep me both warm and cold.

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I am finding some interest

The company I work for is relocating the factory to a facility down south. As current employees, we were given the opportunity to relocate and I jumped at the chance. I filled out the paperwork and then headed home to break the news to my wife. I was surprised that, although happy I still had a job, she had some reservations about the move. We are lucky enough that she has a job that allows her to work from home, so she could do her job anywhere. However, she has never liked the warm weather.  I told her that our new house would have an HVAC system to keep her cool so she should be fine. Her other concerns were for the kids because they like to play sports and spend time outside.  She knew it would be an adjustment for them too. I knew that the move would be good for us in the long run so as we packed up the house I kept telling her about all the cool things we could do and see in the new area. Having to live with the HVAC system on all the time will be an adjustment but at least this technology is available.  I can’t imagine trying to convince my family to move to a place without it.  We will no longer have to live, huddled in the house for long winters.  We can leave our snowblower and snow shovels behind.  The fact that we are shifting from heat to air conditioning is an easy one in my opinion. Once we are living there and she gets a feel for it, she will love it I am sure.

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The cold weather is tough

When my wife announce that she got a promotion at work and that we would need to relocate I tried to put on my best face possible. She was really happy for the new opportunity, so she accepted the job and we packed up the house. The new position was at an office down south and I was not looking forward to moving, but it was the best thing for our family. Fortunately, my job allows me to work from home so I can set up anywhere as long as I have my computer at a fax machine. However, I have never liked hot and humid weather. My wife assured me that she already found a place for us that had a air conditioner that will keep me comfortable all day while I was working.  Sure, I would be comfortable inside, but I did not want to spend all my time indoors. We have two young children then I knew I would want to be able to spend time with them outside. It was September when we made the move, so the heat outside was unbearable. I was certainly missing the traditional fall weather that we had experienced up north. I loved being able to sit in front of our wood burning stove on those chilly fall afternoons. Even though it was cold outside I refused to turn on the furnace just yet. The wood burning fireplace would suffice for a month or two until it got downright cold. My wife thought I was crazy for missing those freezing cold temperatures because she had always hated the winter. It was one of the main reasons she was so excited about the new position and our new location.  

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Cold weather

My wife got a huge job promotion which required us to relocate. She was very excited for the new job opportunity, so we accepted the job and packed up our things. The job was located down south. I was not looking forward to moving, but it was the best thing for our family. I was lucky enough to work from home, so I could do my job anywhere. However, I have never liked the hot weather. My wife told me that our new house would have air conditioning, so I would never be too hot. Sure, I would be comfortable inside, but I did not want to spend all my time indoors. I wanted to hang out with my wife and 12 year old daughter. Once we were settled into our new house down south, I started to get a feel for the city. It was October, so the temperatures outside were bearable. However, I was really missing the traditional fall weather that we had experienced up north. I loved being able to sit in front of our wood burning stove on those chilly fall nights. It would be chilly outside, but we would not yet turn on our home’s heating system. The wood burning fireplace would suffice for a month or two until it got downright cold. My wife thought I was crazy for missing those cold temperatures. She had always hated the winter, specifically the snow that would fall. So she was more than happy to move to a place where we would never see snow again. I still had to get used to my new surroundings.

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This business is tough

I always looked at my dad’s job as something wonderful. When I was a kid I would imagine that owning your own company would be great because you could set all the rules. He owns a small HVAC repair shop in town and, although we didn’t see him often,  he always seemed content with what he did. This was until I got older and understood all the hardships our father went through in owning the shop. I found out the stresses when I helped out for a few days one winter.  For starters, you have to deal with a lot of agitated customers. They need to have their HVAC system repaired and most the of time, these are not cheap repairs. One time a lady yelled at us because we charged her for hourly labor on her repairs.  Nevermind the fact that we saved her from having it being replaced. It also didn’t help that we would spend hours aimlessly driving around in his HVAC truck waiting for the customers to call and say they were home because they had forgotten they had an appointment.  After only a few afternoons of this, I decided I would never own my own HVAC company. If I am going to own a business, it will not be in a service industry field.  I realize now that I do not have the people skills required to put up with them. I look at my dad totally different me now because I really appreciate how he has the ability to look past people’s anxiety and anger and just get his job done. I hope that one day, if I ever need a repair done in my own home, I remember how it felt to be treated the way we were by customers undo of much better job at being polite.

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My mom is a sweet lady

For as long as I can remember, my Dad has worked long days at his business. He has missed many holidays and birthday parties because he needs to be on call all the time. I always thought I would own a business of my own too until I had the opportunity to work with my dad my senior year of High School. My dad seldom complained about any of his jobs as an HVAC repair person, although, I can’t understand why after meeting some of them. When customers have a problem with their HVAC system they tend to be very stressed. They usually don’t call in the middle of the night unless there is an urgent matter such as having no heat in the middle of winter. My dad is always very patient with them and tries to fix the problems as soon as possible.  Often, these customers can be very rude when we arrive because they are not in a good situation.  Little do they realize, if not for people like my Father, they would be stuck with no heat for a few days instead of a few hours. A qualified HVAC technician is your best friend.  If you need to call for service you should always be polite and realize that they are taking time away from their own families and lives to come and fix your problem. It is costly to have these repairs done, however, your HVAC system is a valuable investment and needs to be cared for as such.  I know that I have learned a very valuable lesson how to treat people that I hire to do repairs on my home in the future.

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I hear this guy complaining

I live in an apartment building where I have people below me and above me.  Most times it is fine but when my upstairs neighbor gets upset, she tends to scream at the top of her lungs.  I always know if she is upset with her kids or spouse and I sometimes feel guilty for listening.  I am not sure why, because I can’t help but hear every word she says.  At least once a month she is on the phone yelling at one of the utility companies because she feels that her bill is too high. It is at the point where I don’t even have to look in the post box to know that the bills have arrived. We each have a separate meter and my bills are pretty regular, I can’t understand why her bill would fluctuate so much unless she is constantly running the heat and air conditioning.  As much as I wish  she would stop complaining about the utility bills and simply start monitoring how often they use the HVAC system, I find it quite comical. It is entertaining to hear the new reasonings she invents to explain how the bills could be wrong. The last time she wanted them to come out and changer her meter because she insisted that it was faulty.  Hopefully she will realize that it is more likely that her thermostat adjustments that are causing the bill to be so high. If not, maybe she will decide to relocate to a different building so that I can have a quiet apartment again.

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My neighbor never stops complaining

Living in a multi-level apartment complex can have a lot of advantages and some disadvantages.  I am surrounded by neighbors on all sides including below and above me.  My rent includes water and garbage but each tenant is responsible for their own heat and air conditioning costs.  I always know when our bills are in the mail box because I come home and hear my neighbor complaining about how high the bill is.  I can hear her right through the walls and I have to chuckle because my bill is always the same.  I don’t know why they don’t install a programmable thermostat like I did when I moved in.  It has saved me immensely on my utility bills and my house is always a constant temperature when I am home. I have it set for a slightly different temperature when I am at work and that saves me money too.  I tried to suggest this to her but I guess she would rather yell at the utility company on a monthly basis. She even tried to tell the landlord that the meters needed to be changed out because they were not measuring the usage properly.  I think if she were to really take a look at how often she adjusts the thermostat in her place she would realize that she is to blame for the HVAC system running all the time.  It is entertaining to hear the newest reason she comes up with to explain how the utility bill must be wrong. Eventually, maybe she will give in and listen to the advice I have tried to give her.

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We continue to complain

I live in an apartment complex that has three floors. I live on the second floor in a middle apartment, so I can easily hear the things that are going on from all directions. I have neighbors on both sides and across the hallway. We each have our own thermostat in our apartments that we control. I always know when my bills are in the mail pile because I come home to my neighbor screaming on the phone, complaining about how much her HVAC bills are for that month. Living in these apartments, it is very easy to control how often you use your heating and cooling especially since our units are so small. But, each and every month, I know when the bills are here because she will be going on and on about how there is something wrong with her HVAC energy usage readings and how it is impossible for her bill to be so high. As much as I wish she would stop complaining about her HVAC bills and start monitoring how often she alters her thermostat, I find it quite comical. It is entertaining to hear the new reasonings she comes up with to explain how the heating and cooling bills could be wrong. It could very well be that her thermostat readings are not being accurately recorded, but since we live in a newer complex, I find it very hard to believe. Hopefully she will get in touch with an HVAC company to check our her system, otherwise, she will be complaining for the remainder of her lease contract.

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Leaking a/c

I recently woke up in the middle of the night to my A/C leaking.  I entered my bathroom in a hurry and slipped on an immense puddle of water. It turns out the source of the puddle was my leaking A/C unit. I had to wait until the business was open in the morning to call my local heating and air conditioning company because they certainly wouldn’t be open at the current hour.  I was able to call first thing in the morning and get their next available appointment! Well, this is when everything goes from bad to much worse. I had to wait for hours on the heating and air conditioning professional to come over that afternoon.  Having to wait for the technican caused me to be late for an important meeting that morning, then once the air conditioning technician did finally arrive at my house, he was not prepared with the necessary tools to fix my unit. So he actually had to go back to his shop to get everything he needed to repair my equipment. Once he returned from the shop, it took him about an hour to figure out what the issue was.  It turns out that my A/C coils were frozen because I had not been changing the filter properly. He then went on to berate me for thirty minutes about the importance of changing my air conditioning filters, even before he started to fix the problem. I was miserable at this point, and his attitude was not making things any better. The air conditioning tech was acting as if I was the reason he was irritated, and then five hours later, he was finally gone. I am sure I will never call this A/C company again.  What poor service!

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Life doesn’t consistently take you where you expect to go, and to me, that’s the fun of life. imagine growing up in a strict and orderly society, where all decisions were made for you. I surely wouldn’t want to live there. I adore following my instincts, in addition to making choices whenever life gives me a crossroads or an obstacle! That was how I started off a country girl who shared a pair of shoes with her sibling to where I am now. However it was not a straight line, or one big decision.  Instead, it was a series of small choices that lead me to owning our own HVAC business. It started out with having the only A/C equipment in the area, in addition to being the only one smart enough to repair it when it broke down. That lead me to being called upon by friends, relatives, in addition to even a few neighbors when they had questions about their air conditioning. I was slowly building up a good level of experience, and helping people with their cooling while studying more and more every afternoon. By the time I was supposed to be in high school I already owned a van, and took a/c and heating calls almost every afternoon of the week; Ditching school for work is not a good idea, and my writing and studying skill did not improve, however, working with HVAC equipment requires you be entirely sharp with your math skills. I ran our own off the grid Heating and A/C business for more than three years, and then moved up in the world.

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Get by with a little help from my friends

My best friend is a carpenter as well as a mechanic part time. She is regularly the first lady who I call when I need help around the house, because she’s the best! Just last week, I was having trouble with our Heating plus Air Conditioning system, and she was able to come over just a few hours after I calIed. I was afraid that I was going to have to spend our savings for a Heating plus Air Conditioning specialist to come out, so she saved me a huge headache as well as a hefty maintenance fee. When she made it to our house, the first thing she did was check the air filter as well as the coils. I had recently changed the filter, as well as the coils were very clean. So she then knew the problem had to lie elsewhere. When she looked at the compressor, everything seemed good there too.  Both of us were both baffled to the core! After wracking her brain for a couple of hours, she decided to take a look at the thermostat, then the battery was fine, however when she looked at the wiring, she realized that one of the wires had been disconnected. Both of us were so relieved to find that this was the problem because it was a relatively straight-forward fix it. In just a few hours, everything was back to normal. I have no plan how the wire came loose, but, luckily, our friend thought to check it before calling out an Heating plus Air Conditioning business. She is such a lifesaver! I would be entirely lost if I didn’t have anyone to call in these situations. I’m good at a number of things, however household repairs as well as appliances are not our strongest suit!

Realize how needed is HVAC

I work as a full-time journalist in the city, as well as I specialize in film critiques. I have a column in our local paper, so I usually spend most of our lazy afternoons watching films. It’s an elegant job that I wouldn’t trade for the world. Because I am able to work from home, I rarely have to go into an office setting. I spend most afternoons on our couch taking notes. Really the only thing I entirely need aside from our TV is to know that our air conditioner is going to be working well. Then a few weeks ago, our Heating as well as Air Conditioning component gave out on me and then I had to watch our films on our laptop at a local root beer shop. It was a huge inconvenience because I had multiple deadlines that were upcoming up. That made me realize how pressing it was to take care of our Heating as well as Air Conditioning system, as well as now I change the filters as well as wash out the coils on a strict schedule. This is not much fun, but it’s section of being a superb house owner, right? I am also going to start having an Heating as well as Air Conditioning professional come out for an annual inspection. Although there may not be anything wrong, this can never hurt the life. It’s consistently smart to make sure one’s heating as well as cooling system is in enjoyable shape before peak seasons kick in. Now that our cooling system is back to normal, I am also back to watching our films from home. I can’t know of a single job that I would rather have today. I am so fortunate to be able to get our work done from the comfort of our air conditioned home.

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Needed more heating

Every year, our family together take a train to the big city up north for the holidays. Although all of us only stay several afternoons and nights, this is one of our favorite trips of the year! It’s always a fun time taking the long train ride plus visiting one of the  greatest cities during one of the most magical time of year. Every year, all of us walk around together as well as look at all the festive lights while admiring the big tree. But like most people living in the city, all of us try as well as complete all our last minute holiday shopping.  It’s a deranged several afternoons filled with shopping, sightseeing, show enjoying, as well as family bonding galore. Typically, all of us have nice weather for the short trip, however, last year all of us got hit with frigid un-even temperatures as well as a small snow storm hit the area. Everyone tried to make the most of it, however it was difficult. It was tempting for us to stay in our hotel room all day, though we had to check out at a particular time. After our first day of exploring in the cold, all of us returned to our hotel seeking great warmth. I’m so thankful that all of us booked a reliable as well as trustworthy hotel, because our room was so comfortable as well as warm. We were able to watch it snow while in the night through our hotel window, while staying nice and toasty with our heater.  My siblings as well as I ordered room service that night, sipping on wonderful hot chocolate while playing a holiday film. However during our final day in the city, I put on all the clothing I packed as well as bundled up for the frigid un-even temperatures. Although it was frigid outside, all of us made the most of our yearly holiday trip.

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Want cleaner air quality

I’m really pleased with the new home where my girl and I settled recently. I wasn’t sure about the transfer itself at first, since I was picking up our life and traveling across the country to be with him. I felt seriously tied up about the whole ordeal. However, both of us found a wonderful new home to rent, and I was very enthusiastic at the prospect of having a real beach new home to settle into. So far I’ve loved the locale so much, and I recognize the really comfortable beach home while making it our own. But the only area in which the new home is lacking is the amount of natural ventilation it receives, meaning both of us rely heavily on our Heating and Air Conditioning system to keep the air quality comfortable for us. We both of us live in the middle of the woods with numerous trees that prevent us from catching a crucial breeze. Even when our windows are open you barely recognize a difference in the air conditions or coolness, which is aggravating and high-priced. The two of us have to run our central heating and cooling units every single hour, and the artificial air doesn’t act the same as being able to breath in fresh outdoor air. I wish that both of us could just count on the outdoor air to keep our beach home comfortable instead of fawning over the temperature control and forking over hundreds of dollars to the energy supplier every month. It’s getting to the point that I am tied up and out by the daily weather report and cry when both of us have to run our AC for weeks on end. The two of us need to face the real facts and invest in a more energy efficient Heating and Air Conditioning system, or we’ll be relocating again soon.

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Leaving the a/c off

I’ve been severely stressed out lately, with an immense portion of it is due to financial issues.  My hubby and I recently moved to a brand new town, where our living expenses have increased dramatically. He is now working at several odd institutions, however all of them have been difficult to secure paychecks from consistently.  Because he keeps experiencing payment delays, I have been footing the bill for every single expense since we moved here, and now I am getting legitimately sad. I have wanted to find ways to cut down on our yearly expenses for a long time, as well as decided that we were using our Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C unit far too much as our energy bill has been through the roof. I guess we can adjust our heating as well as cooling unit’s thermostat in order to reduce our electricity bills for the time being. As such, I started to take action to decrease the control unit to a much lower degree than before, as well as letting nature decide our living conditions for the day at hand. It’s often too warm and humid for our personal comfort, though we are really saving a ton of currency by leaving our air conditioning off. I’ve been trying to open the windows before I leave for work every day, as well as hoping that we’ll catch a breeze to cool down the indoor air quality! This system has backfired a few times, though, because it rains without warning when the humidity is too high. There have been multiple days that the natural ventilation has lead to rain seeping in through our open windows and causing a mess! So far, I may have caused more expenses in water spills than we’ve saved by turning off our AC.

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Landlord won’t get new HVAC

I’ve lived in some pretty awful apartments in the past, out of necessity. But, the conditions don’t respectfully get me down too much, since I am aware that I’m paying little and then receiving little. I’ve resided in locales that didn’t have functioning door locks even, where the lights flickered all the time, plus where the water was disputably not safe to drink. Though I had never lived in worse conditions than the locale I rented on Green Street this month! The house only cost $150 a week, and it was for cheap for a reason. The walls were dirty plus thin, the windows were very drafty, while the neighbors were easily up to some recreational pill popping all day, every. Though, however, the straw that broke the camel’s back was the unreliable Heating plus A/C unit during bad weather. I swear to you, it didn’t matter if I was trying to use the central heating or cooling, because neither worked at all. Then no matter what temperature I set the control component at, I would come back home to find that the house was freezing cold or blazing hot. I tried contacting the property owner plus asking for Heating plus A/C repair to service the air conditioner plus furnace immediately, although she ignored all of our calls plus eventually forwarded our number straight to voicemail only. I even tried to file a complaint with the leaseholders union, however our pleas for sufficient temperature control went ignored. Totally broke, I continued to live in the drastic discomfort of unpredictable heating plus cooling until the lease ran its course and I could move out. Really, every single day there was total misery. I’ll take the roaches plus druggie neighbors any day, though I will never live without typical heating plus cooling again.

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The heating and a/c device won’t work

For certain, a Heating and A/C plan is the most pressing appliance in any home, homeowners could benefit from knowing more about their heating and cooling systems before purchasing a home. I work as a realtor, and I am consistently having to deal with buyers who were discontent because they bought homes with Heating and A/C units that were in need of repairs. This question does not usually come up when people are looking to purchase a house, so they are really surprised when they find that the Heating and A/C plan in their home is not up to par. I assume that repairs and repairs can be quite expensive, so I consistently try to tell our buyers to consider these kinds of things when they are home hunting! Still, undoubtedly few people tend to follow our advice. Just because a heating and cooling unit is unquestionably working well when a home is sold, it is not guaranteed that it will be dependable after the purchase; Many of the homes I sell are located in historic areas, and the heating and cooling systems have not been updated in a undoubtedly long time. It is, however, a major selling point when I can tell a customer that the heating and cooling unit is brand new. My buyers are comforted in knowing that they will not have to assume twice about their air conditioner system for many years. I have gained a lot about Heating and A/C systems and how they impact customer satisfaction. The two are more heavily intertwined than I thought they would have been.

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AC selection

I live in a small, 2 family room home that is 780 square feet. It’s the perfect size for me and our son. I wouldn’t want to live in anything larger because I don’t want to have to do any excess grass maintenance or home repairs. One perk is that we are able to heat and cool our home separate from using a ton of energy, and the people I was with and I use a ductless mini-chop a/c in our home, and it is more than enough to keep us nice and comfortable. The mini-chop systems don’t use as much energy as a traditional HVAC system, and it was harshly in high-priced to have it installed! By using 1 of these, our utility bill stays low, and our condo stays cool, when the we were building our home, I struggled with deciding what kind of cooling plan to use, despite the fact that I really couldn’t be happier with our decision. I would advised mini chop a/c to anybody who lives in a home that is less than 1,000 square feet. The cost savings alone is a wonderful enough reason to buy 1, but they also have an charming look to them. They have 2 parts. One area is outdoors and it pumps in the air, and the other is mounted on the wall inside of a home. The inside portion does not away from the aesthetic inside of a house. I think that cooling systems have come such a long way over the years, and I believe that this is evidence!

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The office cooling device

For many years, I worked at an office that was only many blocks away from my house, i certainly enjoyed now working here because of the convenience. It took me a few minutes to get to work, so I was able to sleep in later than I would have been able to if I live somewhere else, then however, I eventually had to find a new job because the office building itself was not in fantastic shape! The HVAC system was giving all of us workers problems on a common basis, plus my managers refuse to have it replaced. I suppose that most businesses are on a narrow budget. However to me, a Heating plus Air Conditioning system is an essential appliance. How can anyone expect workers to be productive separate from a fantastic a/c? I mean, I’m pretty simple-going plus willing to adapt to most situations, however I need a temperature-controlled office to focus on my work. It wasn’t a surprise that I was not the only one complaining. I had many co-workers who were pretty fed up with the situation as well! After the Heating plus Air Conditioning system broke down for about the 10th time and nothing was done about it, I started putting in applications at new companies. It did not take myself and others long before I found new job, plus I am much happier here. My commute is a fantastic bit longer than it used to be, however I am completely fantastic with that. I am happier during the nights, plus I get my work done now that I can turn on the a/c simply by increasing the temperarure on the thermostat. I no longer have to believe about cooling system concerns.

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HVAC system is known all over

Before getting his current job, our wifey work as a heating and cooling serviceman for many years, then he now works for a company that allows him to work from home, however I am grateful that he got his experience as a heating and cooling mechanic. He is a enjoyable repairman because he is beautiful with mechanics, and he knows how to repair just about anything. I really don’t know how to repair the cooling unit in our home when it needs fixing, so his help comes in actually handy around our house. It does not matter what the problem is. If it has to do with a compressor, coils, the air ducts, or simply increasing the air filters, our wifey knows HVAC systems up and down. If not for him, I would have to pay a pretty hefty service fee every time something went wrong with our cooling system, and I am in no place to do that right now. I live in an older home, and the heating and cooling plan is the original unit to the house. I know that I’m going to have to replace the HVAC unit in a few years, however I hope that I can prolong its lifespan. With his help, I think that I will be able to do that. I do not have any interest in reading how to do mechanical repairs, so I am pretty lucky to have him around; When it comes to taking care of the house, I stick to maintaining the shrubbery and the gardens, and that’s our space of expertise. I do not venture out from that realm actually often.

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Cooling inside of the dorms

If it weren’t for the year I spent in the university dorms, I would still take my air conditioner for granted! When I lived at home with my parents, I rarely thought about our heating and cooling system! It was typically able to keep my place cool when it was hot out or when temperatures dropped. When I moved into the dorms, I did not have the ability to adjust the temperature in my room because the heating and cooling thermostat was controlled by the hallway resident assistant, there was at least one Heating and Air Conditioning system for every three rooms, so I did not have much say and how to run the air conditioner. This was so frustrating to me because I was so used to living in a space that was completely comfortable all the time. Without the ability to turn on the A/C when I was hot, I had to rely on the small fan that I had in my room instead of a cooling system, however after a couple of weeks of living in the dorms, I knew that I was going to try to move as soon as possible! Several of my friends lived in a dorm room for the entirety of their years in university, but I knew that I wouldn’t be able to do this. I needed a place with a Heating and Air Conditioning system that I could adjust whenever I wanted. After about one year living in the dorms, I found a rental loft near campus, and I did not hesitate to transport there. After all of my stuff was moved into the current locale, I went directly to the thermostat, turned on the air conditioner and kicked back on my couch. I will forever be grateful for having my own cooling unit from here on out.

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No a/c on our trip

The last thing I want to have to deal with on getaway is a faulty cooling unit, then when I take time away from work, I want to be able to relax and focus on myself, then however, the last time I went on a trip, my a/c gave out on me while I was laying outside on the beach, I was staying in a rental home, and when I went back inside to get a drink and chill out in the cool air for a bit, I was shocked to find that there was no air coming through the air vents. I think a little bit about heating and cooling systems so I tried to inspect the unit myself before calling anyone, and after doing some inspecting, I had found that the condenser coils in the cooling plan had not been cleaned in a long time, then they were covered in a thick coat of dirt, so I knew that the problem had come in behalf of the rental corporation’s negligence. I was so annoyed by the problem because I had to take time away from laying on the beach to repair the cooling system. After some cleaning a little more troubleshooting, I had finally got the undefined back to normal. I spent the rest of my week laying out by the shoreline, and everything went as planned from then on out! I decided to leave a complaint at the rental corporation’s office. They easily need to make a stronger effort to take care of their properties. If I didn’t inspect the a/c, for certain my getaway would have been ruined!

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AC dries it all out

Why did I ever agree to going on a week long sailing trip? Sailing is fun, they said, you’re going to care about the sun and the cool breeze and the water, they said! It will make your summer season much better, they said. I beg to differ; First of all, where is the fun in sitting on a boat in the middle of nowhere for a whole week? We did nothing on that boat trip except fish a little, read a bit, and don’t forget get sea sick a lot. As for the sun, every one of us got sunburned on our first day out. And the breeze? What breeze? There was barely enough wind to push the boat, and what little wind there was, was warm. The breeze was not refreshing in the least. How I longed for our air conditioned home! The heat while I was out in the daytime was intolerable, only at night did it go away, and the breeze cooled down a little. At home, I have to run a humidifier because the air conditioner dries everything out. On the sea, we shower or jump in the water for a swim and not dry off all day, also we never stopped dripping with sweat. And the sunburn, you do not know misery until you are in a hot spot with extreme sunburn and nothing chilly to sooth it with. The third afternoon into the trip, we stopped at a small island to restock our supplies. I ran into the bathroom of a small convenience store and just stood there absorbing the chill from the air conditioner. I almost cried when we left more than nine minutes later. The day we got back, I promised myself that I would never go without air conditioning for more more than a day ever again.

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Can’t control a/c mid project

There is nothing I delight in more than sewing, although I told my child that if he didn’t find us a better way to control the temperature in my house, that I would throw away my crafts materials and burn my whole fabric collection. I don’t know what is wrong with my thermostat. Actually I do know what’s wrong with the thermostat. The thermostat won’t “control” anything. I have to be the person controlling the temperature. If I want the house to be warmer, I will raise the temperature and it starts the oil furnace up, however it doesn’t stop it! Within several seconds the house is uncomfortably hot, and I have to be the person to get up and turn it off manually. The same thing happens with the air conditioner. The awful thing about this is that when I’m working on a super intricate dress, for example, I can’t well get up and mess with the temperature control. I’m holding fabric in my hands, I have it arranged around me, and I just can’t afford to move occasionally because that would harm the design. It entirely frustrates me when I’m closely working on a delicate piece and my hands start to sweat and wet the fabric! My child told me not to worry because he was going to send his spouse over to take care of the problem! He’s going to install a modern thermostat. It’s not one of the costly electronic jobs that connects to your phone; it’s the simple kind. I didn’t want anything complicated, I just wanted a temperature control unit that would undoubtedly do its job.

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Wanted the HVAC repair now

My girlfriend and I just moved into a gorgeous little house.  Neither of us had ever owned a home, and we were really excited about the adventure we were about to set upon.  We thought it was really cool that we could tell everyone we were the masters of our own domain.  We knew we would have to take care of all of the upkeep on the house, but we really didn’t care.  I think our first real disaster was when the HVAC broke down in the middle of the night, just a few weeks after we moved in.  We didn’t realize that it had stopped working right away, because it was a rainy and cool night, but when the daylight came, so did the heat.  We found out that the air handler was blowing air, but it definitely wasn’t cool.  I did some looking around on the internet, and I found something on UTube that talked about a multitude of things that could be wrong.  I eliminated all of the things that I knew it wasn’t, and then I saw something that gave me an ‘ahah’ moment.  They had mentioned a little thing called a hard start kit.  I remembered the realtor telling us that the previous owners had talked about a hard start kit, but she didn’t know if it had been put in.  I called the HVAC company and I told them about the problem with the HVAC.  He came over and he put in the hard start kit.  He also said that we needed to consider putting in a new HVAC system sooner than later.  He was really impressed with what we had found on the internet, and he installed the hard start kit, free of charge.

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Dance studio and cooling

My daughter is an amazing dancer.  She started taking dance lessons when she was only five, and in the last ten years she has improved to where she has the lead in the recital.  I loved how graceful she looked and that I could actually hear her tell the story through her moves.  Last week the recital finally arrived.  I was so excited, and her mother and I arrived at the theatre about a half hour before the recital began.  I couldn’t believe how warm it was in there.  It was warm outside, but it was so hot inside that I was perspiring.  Everyone was grouchy and no one wanted to do anything.  I talked to the manager of the theatre, and I explained to him that I was a HVAC specialist.  I offered to take a look at the air conditioner and see if there was something I could do.  He was quick to agree, and after I got my tools from the truck, he showed me to the HVAC room.  It didn’t take long to ascertain that the only problem was that they were in need of coolant in the air conditioning unit.  I went back out and I grabbed the coolant that was in the truck and I was able to fix the air conditioning in less than ten minutes.  By the time I got washed up and back into my jacket,  and into the auditorium, the recital was about to begin.  I was so proud when I was able to present the roses to my daughter, and she thanked me for getting the theatre cool again.

My cat loves the HVAC contractor

I absolutely love my cat.  It’s not that she is friendly to all of my friends, and she is really quite sedate, and I rarely see her, but she is so cute and cuddly.  Not too long ago, she found someone that she really likes.  My air conditioning was behaving strangely, and it was making some odd noises.  I called the HVAC service center and asked if someone could please come out and check on my HVAC.  As soon as the service technician got to the door, my poor kitty ran under the bed and he wouldn’t come out.  It was about five minutes later, and my kitty was out, wrapping around the HVAC tech’s tool bag.  He was then wrapping his tail around the HVAC techs legs, as he worked.  After the technician was done with my air conditioning, he sat in the kitchen drinking coffee and playing with my cat.  It seemed like at least once a week, the same HVAC technician was showing up at my door.  He had treats for the cat, or toys, and my cat acted like he was hers and she was his.  After the fourth time the HVAC technician showed up, I had to ask him why.  He told me that he had cats when he was young, but since moving into town, she was the first cat that he had come into contact with, that hadn’t shied away from him.  I kind of like the HVAC tech, and I wouldn’t never have to worry about my air conditioning, so I’m thinking I will let him keep coming around.

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Want my heating system on

My husband is very spendthrifty, and it extends to the heating.  He refuses to turn on the heating, or air conditioning for that fact, until it is too cold to deal with.  When we went to bed the other night, and we had to add two extra blankets, it was his idea to turn on the furnace.  He got up out of bed, and he switched on the thermostat and turned it up to sixty-eight degrees.  I held in my smirk when the furnace didn’t respond.  He turned the thermostat off and waited for a count of ten and then he turned the thermostat up again.  There seemed to be a rumble like the heat was turning on and then it turned off again.  The third time this happened, he was a little upset.  He said he was going to give the furnace one more try and he flicked off the thermostat.  When he turned it back up to sixty-eight, we heard a gratifying rumble, and a minute later, air was pouring from the heater vents.  The air wasn’t exactly warm, but it wasn’t really cool.  We thought we would give it a little time, but as the minutes ticked by the air got near frigid and the furnace eventually shut down again.   He was puzzled.  He said he there was something wrong with the heating system, but he had no idea what it was.   I had said to him that the furnace and heating system needed to be inspected, about two months ago.  He kept putting it off.  He doesn’t want to spend the money for a weekend call, so we are sitting in the cold until someone can come to our house and check out the furnace, on Monday.


Hot climates and staying cool

It was an absurdly sizzling time of the year to be hanging out in the desert but there I was. I knew it would be a harsh experience but I’ve never let that stop me in the past. I packed up my motorcar with a few changes of clothes, some water jugs, and sunscreen and headed out into the blazing heat of the southwest. It was the start of July and I was looking to test myself against the environment out there. I wanted to see if Mother Nature could be tamed or if I was in too deep with no chance of surviving if I didn’t have a motorcar and water with me. I set out on this epic adventure and soon found out what being overheated was about. It was over one hundred degrees and here I was resting in my really nice air conditioned motorcar because I couldn’t last more than a couple hours out there in the blazing sun. My motorcar was not at all blissful running in that sort of heat and I had to limit how much I actually used it. I did get used to the heat after a few afternoons and was able to go out for longer periods of time eventually. Also the evening time was frigid cold! My motorcar acted as a furnace keeping me hot in the bitter cold desert evening, but ultimately what I found is that I love having technological conveniences. Provide me with a nice heating and cooling unit and a thermostat to keep things at a perfect temperature and I am happy.

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The a/c at work

Since I was fresh outta university, I have been lucky enough to have the same work for thirty years now. I have worked at the local steel mill doing everything from cleaning up the production floor, to operating the smelting machinery, to having office work. To be honest, sometimes the supervisorial job I currently have is way more of a challenge than back in the day when all I would have to do is show up and get our monthly jobs done. Now it’s a hassle of client and employee complications, even though I know that is the way it normally goes: Heavy lies the crown. One thing I really don’t miss about the production floor is the intense heat which comes off the smelting machines. I must say that keeping molten iron and steel at thousands of degrees has a way of making job conditions pretty intolerable and there actually isn’t anything you can do about it. That’s why I made sure to update the a/cs in the office and all the break rooms to provide everyone some relief from all the heat. I called up a Heating and A/C supplier I know and trust and had some estimates done. They sent over a crew of men who updated the whole cooling system with the most current equipment. No price is too high when it comes to our health after all. I had a central air conditioning component installed along with a current control component to ensure every one of us can keep things cool within the heat of the steel mill.

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        My brother bought himself a new house a few weeks ago. We were all very happy for him, especially since he was about to retire and hadn’t owned a home before. It was overdue. When we went to see his new house, we all agreed he had gotten an excellent deal. The house is really fine and the price at which he had bought it was unbelievably small.It was one of the homes constructed in a new housing development on the edge of town, with every single modern convenience.

          The HVAC system, for example, is top of the line. We had all grown up in a house with central heating which we thought to be really great and very comforting. My brother’s house is equipped with a modern mini split system. It must be so delightful to be able to sleep, watch TV and play video games in a room where you can adjust the temperature to whatever suits your fancy. If that is not luxury I don’t know what is!..Additionally, the kitchen has the latest cooking gadgets and the furnishings are to die for. I can easily imagine myself cooking, eating and enjoying life, surrounded by the finest air quality.

          I am one of his siblings who still occupy the family home and I am anxiously awaiting an invitation from my brother to spend a week or two at his new place. If I don’t get invited soon, I will have to get creative and find a believable excuse to crash with him for at least a while.

         I must to have that mini split A/C at my disposal.


         I have always wondered why people refer to floods, hurricanes and earthquakes as “acts of God”. I know God made the elements but when they get out of hand, the devastation they cause is far from nice or Godlike. These occurrences make one feel so vulnerable and helpless. Short of buying flood insurance and trying to stay safe during these disasters, there is very little one can do but wait for them to pass..By the time they have passed, it is likely that you will  have already suffered so much discomfort, that analysing your losses may bring you to tears.

         HVAC manufactures recommend that if you live in a low lying or easily flooded area, it is best to mount your HVAC equipment on posts/stilts, to avoid flood damage. It is also a good idea to turn your unit off if a flood threatens. Also, if you return home to find your HVAC system submerged in water, immediately disconnect its power supply. For your personal safety, never try to fix the unit yourself. Not calling in a technician to do the job could easily make matters worse. After evaluating the damage, an A/C repairman will be able to tell you if repairs may be made or if you need to purchase a new unit.

           It is an excellent idea to have flood insurance, especially if your location is flood prone. Should you need to replace your A/C unit damaged by flood waters, you insurance will take care of that. No insurance? Appeal to the government. They often have funds reserved for just such an eventuality.   

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Accidently turned heat on

My boyfriend and I always work super long days. We both are teachers at the same middle school. Neither of us have any type of air conditioning in our classrooms. It’s very hot and draining. Especially since we have to not only teach, but deal with children that do not listen. Our favorite thing to do when we get home from our long day of work is sit inside our house, relaxing on the couch in our air conditioning. We have central air all throughout our house and It’s one of the best purchases we have ever made. When we go home on our lunch break, we make sure our air conditioner is set low enough so when we get out of work our home is back down to the low temperature we like it at. Today when we went home on lunch, I was the one who made sure to turn our air conditioner down a few degrees. When we got home after school and walked into the door we were hit by wave of stuffy air and warmth. We had no idea why. My boyfriend quickly raced to the thermostat to see what the temperature was at. He began laughing at me. I asked him why he was laughing and he said that i accidently turned the heat on instead of the air conditioner. Silly me. I’m glad he thought it was funny and able to laugh about it instead of being upset our house was super hot. After all, our AC was not broke and we didn’t have to spend any money fixing it.

Leave air on for my dog

I love animals. I have grew up around different kinds of animals my whole life. My mom had a barn full of goats, ducks, chickens, pigeons, geese and ducks. When I was younger in high school I would take my animals to the fair and show them in 4-h. We also had two dogs, and three cats that stayed in our house. Out of all the animals that i have been around, i think my favorite kind of animal is a dog. When I moved out from my mom’s house after i graduated college, i had to leave all the animals behind. I tried to take my favorite dog sully with me but my mom wouldn’t part with him. She was just as attached to him as I was. It was super sad at first, but after i got all situated in my new house i decided to go get a dog just like sully to keep me company at my home. I ended up adopting my girl dog, zoey from the SPCA. She was the best dog. Very easy going and loved to be around me. She was a spoiled dog for sure. I had central air in my house, along with a brand new furnace. Whenever i would leave to go to work, i made sure that i left the air on nice and cool for her to relax in. The same thing for the winter months. When it was super cold i made sure the heat was nice and toasty for zoey. Zoey loves the temperature control in our house. She always lays next to or on the vents. I didn’t mind when my utilities bills started to get more expensive because Zoey is an all around happier doggy when my house is constantly at the proper temperature.

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Common HVAC Questions Part 4

One of the most common issues with window A/C units is that the unit seems to underperform the expectation of the homeowner. I hear this complaint from people all of the time. Of course, they have to understand that a window unit is rarely ever going to be as efficient as a central air control system in the home. It is important to have a proper expectation of the abilities of the window unit. Typically, most window A/C units will give specific information regarding the amount of coverage the system will be able to provide. If a homeowner finds that the system is underperforming the manufacturer’s expectation level, it is very likely that there is a fixable problem that is occurring. The issue that I see the most often is that the window unit is simply not sitting correctly in the window. You would think that this would be the first thing that people would check if their window A/C unit were not working, but sadly, people often miss the most obvious and simple fixes. I have literally gone to a home and spent two minutes adjusting the small A/C system for them. The other issue that occurs often with the window A/C units is regarding the thermostat. The thermostats in these small units are not as reliable as the one you find standard in your home. Sometimes, the knob can get stuck and have an affect on the temperature reading for the A/C unit. The problem is that these A/C units are so cheap that it is almost easier to go out and get a new one if something happens to the existing one.

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Ductless System Compared to Central System

The biggest question that I get when talking to people about purchasing a new air conditioning system is whether to buy a central air or ductless system. The question really boils down to one key component. Do you have ducts already in your home? If you already have ductwork in your home, there is no sense in switching to a ductless system. Ductwork can be very expensive to install, with the average cost being well over ten thousand dollars. There is no downside to using the ductwork already installed in your home. I am always amazed when I talk to people who bought a ductless HVAC system, and their current ductwork is sitting in their house unused. On the other side, if you do not have existing ductwork in your home, it is probably wise for you to consider whether you would like to buy one. I would say that it would be much more cost effective for a new customer to buy a ductless system over a complete central air system, especially when you consider the amount of money that one will have to pay to add the ducts to the project. My home was built with a central air controlling system, and I do not plan to ever change to a ductless HVAC system. If I do ever change, it will most likely be a result of irreparable damage to the existing ductwork. Ductless HVAC systems are an exciting step into the future of the A/C industry, but there are still many existing challenges with the air conditioning unit.

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HVAC tune-up

I was reading an article in the morning paper last week about energy saving tips for the home. I have never really thought about ways to save energy so I found the article very interesting. I didn’t know that you could save energy is such simple ways if you just make minor adjustments to your normal routine. One of the top tips was turning down the temperature of your cooling system before leaving the house. This will allow the air conditioner to work at a lower power level and thus save you energy. The article suggested not turning off your air conditioner when you leave because it uses a lot of energy to turn back on when you come home. These were all tips that I found really fascinating, so I did some more research on my own. I found out that if you have regular tune-ups on your HVAC system you are more likely to save money. By having regular tune-ups you can anticipate problems before they become an issue and make sure that your HVAC system is operating at its optimum potential. When your HVAC system is working at its optimum potential that means that is being efficient and not burning unnecessary energy.  After reading this article I called my local HVAC company to schedule bi-monthly tune-ups. Within six months of my regular tune-ups I started to notice a major difference in cost on my energy bill. I am so happy I randomly stumbled upon this energy saving tips article! I would probably still be paying more than I needed to per month on my energy bill.  

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Turning on weekend HVAC

I work in a very large skyscraper, the building has over forty-five stories and houses thousands of employees. I am the manager for the whole building and let me tell you it is extremely exhausting. I am constantly dealing the repairs, internet and HVAC issues. I am in constant contact with our tenants and to be honest they are very needy on most days. I try my best not to get irritated with them, but sometimes I can’t help but roll my eyes at their requests. Our policy for the building is the during the weekends we don’t have the HVAC system running. Many of our tenants complain about this policy, but it saves us a lot of money not running the HVAC system when we don’t have people working in their offices. We will turn the HVAC system on if a tenant requests it though, we require them to request weekend HVAC twenty-four hours in advance of them needing it turn on. This really helps us save major money, we don’t know how many tenants will be in the building during the weekends so it would be frivolous of us just to turn it on all day every day. However, most of the time the tenants will forget our rule to request weekend HVAC after the twenty-four hour period has closed but in order to keep them happy I will normally grant their request even if it is later than it should be. I really do like my job, but I have to admit that these needy tenants do make it much more difficult that it should be with all the HVAC requests at the last minute.

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HVAC program saves me money

I have to state that I sure am happy for my Heating and A/C system, but when I was a kid, we never ever had a Heating and A/C system. But, we never lived in any harsh climates. All of us would simply open the doors when both of us needed things to get cooler, or both of us would build a fire within our fireplace if the weather called for it. All of us never particularly used the fireplace that much, but it was always great to have! Nowadays, I have my trusty heating and cooling system! I suppose it’s awesome that I can basically just flip the switch on the thermostat to heat or cool the house. I never did like not having a stable temperature that was consistently comfortable in my condo as a kid… Ever since I moved into my own condo with the amazing Heating and A/C system, I was so spoiled. I made sure to set up a service plan with my local Heating and A/C supplier so that my system was always working. I believe that by doing this, my Heating and A/C system will last much longer. I have never even faced any seriously expensive repairs just yet. I hope I can keep going on like that without having to spend money. I believe that one of these months, my Heating and A/C system will be on it’s way out, and I will have to update it at that time. I actually kind of long for that time because I have heard that the newer systems are much more energy efficient. I always look forward to getting more bang for my buck.

Better car heating and air

A few weeks ago, I made a unquestionably great investment; You see, I have been carting myself around in this really big clunker of a car for a long time, then i’m constantly embarrassed to even be seen in it, especially if I’m to go on a date. I think it’s one of the largest reasons why I wasn’t super motivated to be out dating anyone. I despised being judged because of that stupid car. It had so many issues, not to mention the heat barely worked. You could forget about the air conditioner functioning at all as it would only expel sizzling air. I constantly had to open the windows to some air. It was annoying driving on a sizzling afternoon as well as having to stop at all the intersections. I wasn’t a big fan of driving around during those hot days even though I still had to. I always kept a spray bottle filled with ice water. I think you could say that was my kind of makeshift air conditioner. It was easily nothing close to the actual comfort of an air conditioner, but it helped a tiny bit. So, back to my investment, I decided to purchase a nice new ride! OK, it wasn’t this years model but this baby sure was great. It really had heated seats! How exciting is that? Not only could I crank my gas furnace in the Winter, but my seat was nice as well as toasty! It had a fantastic sound system as well, and I sure did like the heating as well as cooling plan inside. I didn’t even have to think about getting back on the dating scene. I even have a date lined up with this super amazing girl this weekend. I think she will care about my car, maybe as much as I do.

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Air quality devices

Just last week, I had this party with some people from college. One guy and I really don’t get along. He was saying that I didn’t take care of our Heating and A/C plan at my house and the air quality there is bad. A few other friends let me in on what this guy said, I was truly hurt at hearing that because I take truly superb care of our Heating and A/C system. As a matter of fact, it’s one of my top priorities. I have a service plan with our local Heating and A/C supplier and everything. I make a point to change the filters and I also have a humidifier and a dehumidifier. I have been considering investing in an air purification system, but I have to save up first. The point is, our Heating and A/C plan runs perfectly and I take excellent care of it. I confronted this guy about it, and he tried to deny that he ever said that. Then my coworkers started in on him. I said it didn’t matter, it was all complete nonsense. I wasn’t going to be a jerk about it, and he ended up coming to the party. We all had laughs, good food and good music. The guy ended up apologizing to me in front of the others and told me he was just not in a good mood. I explained to the person that what he did was not cool at all, but that we could clear the air no problem! Everyone could tell that our Heating and A/C plan was on point.

The HVAC tech is so old

Last year, I faced a terribly taxing year. I was trying to hold onto my faulty HVAC that was always giving me issues. I guess it was a bit aged although I didn’t want to have to pay for an entirely new system. I felt that I just couldn’t afford it, but all these constant repairs were also making it quite difficult for me financially. In the Winter time, our oil furnace broke down completely! I was calling a bunch of odd Heating in addition to Air Conditioning companies to find the one who could get out to our condo the fastest. I had to wait hours on end but finally an Heating in addition to Air Conditioning specialist got out to our place. It was absolutely freezing cold, although I was thankful when our oil furnace was finally back to functioning. I was excited that I didn’t have to deal with any other massive problems such as having the pipes freeze, but later on inside of the Summer time, our a/c broke down during the hottest week of the year. I knew the thing was on its last legs. Finally this one Heating in addition to Air Conditioning specialist told me and my wife that if we updated our Heating in addition to Air Conditioning system, I could save a lot of cash in utility bills alone. He was explaining how the newer systems use a lot less energy than the dinosaur that I was using. He made some recommendations, and I told him I was worried about the expense. He showed us some affordable payment method options, then when I saw how adequate it was, I decided to just do it. I was so excited with our new method as it never gave myself and others problems, in addition to I enrolled in a yearly service program to keep our method in wonderful shape.

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Sleepover and getting the a/c ready

The twins are hosting their first sleepover tonight. The kids and I went shopping for snacks as well as a few little things for the kids to do. We purchased bubbles as well as Twister. The kids laid out sleeping bags and then we hung streamers on the stair railing. Of course my hubby laughed a little at us as I guess we were going a little overboard; my daughters deserve the best though. I lived a little vicariously through this kids night. My parents were too strict growing up so I could only imagine of something about this nature happening. An hour or so before the kids were supposed to arrive I asked my hubby to turn up the heat a tad so it felt cozy when the kids would usher in away from the cold. My hubby tried to turn up the heat but a minute or two passed and the air coming from the vents still felt cold; if anything I think the room only got colder. We called the Heating as well as A/C company who installed our A/C but they told us that nobody would be able to come out until the weekend. The kids arrived but I felt so terrible for the twins, because the whole house felt chilly. I gave each of the guests a sweater as well as some thick socks to supply comfort. Then my hubby brought up a little section heating system from the basement! The kids cheered up so when I came downstairs right before bedtime I found them huddled around the heating system pretending it was a fire. I’m laying in bed now thinking how thankful I am that the kids are sleeping downstairs safe and warm.

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High standards for a/c

I hate summer, because I’m not a big fan of humidity! I live on the east coast which has provided myself and others with lots of humidity every summer. While I live in one of the most gorgeous areas in the U.S., it takes some extreme determination to make it through such summers. I’d rather live somewhere with scorching temperatures but also dry air. My family as well as friends consistently head to the beach on the hot, humid days; while the beach is nice for most, I really hate the sand. The sand gets everywhere so you’re left to rest in it until you arrive at home. Well now that is my number one activity of summer! I am easily amused by the first step I take from the sticky air of summer into my air conditioned home. I just had a smart Heating as well as A/C unit installed at my home which allows myself and others to turn on my A/C when I’m not even home. My friends often call my hubby and me picky however I’d rather call it high standards. Let me tell you that my A/C not only meets but exceeds my standards. The Heating as well as A/C worker who came over to install my unit was super friendly; he was a man of good taste who agreed that he would have moved out of this state if it wasn’t for the salvation of climate control. Summer is easy breezy now that I have such a good cooling system.

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Paint fumes and indoor air

I had been putting off work around the new home for a long while. My family room was in need of a paint work. My old paint was so bad! I hated the color too. I needed something brighter. It currently was a dark gray. I wanted a bright green color. Last week I finally got it over with. I moved all our furniture in the center of the room, & threw a big tarp over it. I picked out a nice shade of green , & got busy! I tuned up air conditioner pretty high as I painted. Physical labor always made me sweat, & the air conditioner helped circulate the paint fumes as well. The paint job came along pretty well, & the a/c helped. I had an ancient heating & cooling system last time I did the painting in our house. I can remember how bad a headache I got because of the fumes. An air conditioner, along with a nice air cleaner, makes a world of difference for the quality of your weather conditions control experience. It took me about 6 hours to paint the room. It would have taken longer of I did not have a nice heating & cooling system. When I finished, I turned on our heater & left the home for a while. I believed that the furnace would help speed up the drying process. I went back to the new home in 4 hours, & all the paint was dry. I think the furnace did help!


Wishing for a heater

I have the best privilege to be the head coach of my son’s lacrosse team, but it all came as a big surprise to me when I was asked to be their coach. I happily accepted the position. I have always loved lacrosse. It was our number one game! My kid is quite the resilient player too, however when I first sat down to plan out a “coaching technique” I had to deal with a freezing cold office, and my furnace was not working at all at the time, so I was without a gas unit. I tried our most best to put together a functioning game plan, only the no gas furnace was making our mind go blank, there was no way I could plan out lacrosse plays with no furnace. The temperature must have been easily 35 degrees in my office! I decided to drive down to the local coffee shop where they had actually had a working gas furnace and I could enjoy the warmth of their furnace & have  a nice cup of coffee too! I got in my vehicle & drove down to the shop. When I walked in the cafe, the warmth of their furnace met me like a long lost pal. I could not help but grin as the gas furnace brought back to life to our frigid brains. I sat down & ordered up. I was now able to think more clearly to come up with some workable lacrosse plays. The gas furnace sure made a huge difference! Now both of us just had to win our first game!

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The beach day and the cooling

One of the things that I hate the most about the arm season, is the fact that there is not cold A/C everywhere that I go. This is one of the  greatest reasons why I completely detest going to the beach. The beach can be a fun place to go, but not while in the warm and rainy season. The ocean water temperature is too high for me, plus it feels much appreciate bath water. When the outdoor temperature is close to 101 degrees, the ocean does not help to cool me down. When my friends wanted to go to the beach Friday before last, I agreed to go. My only condition, was that all of us chose a certain beach in which all of us could drive our motorcar onto the sand. If the outdoor weather were to become too sizzling plus humid, after that all of us could step into my motorcar plus turn on the AC. It seemed appreciate like a good idea, plus my friends readily agreed. The gang of us had to drive an hour and fifteen minutes from our location, just to find a spot where all of us could drive onto the black sand beach. It was an incredibly humid day out, plus I didn’t even want to get out of the AC. The two of us drove onto the beach, plus emptied our motorcar of all its stuff. I sat out on the beach for almost a whole hour, before I could no longer handle all of the heat plus humidity. I got back into the motorcar, plus turn the undefined up to full-blast. I must have looked a little bit silly resting in the motorcar out on the beach, however I easily didn’t care. I enjoyed being in the cold undefined genuinely, plus felt seriously relaxed and content that I had brought my motorcar with me.

Energy saving tips-SEER Ratings

My fiance plus I had a new central Heating in addition to Air Conditioning method installed a few weeks ago. Our outdated method was too old, plus not now working well any longer. Our friendly Heating in addition to Air Conditioning contractor helped us suss out the perfect Heating in addition to Air Conditioning method for our little home. My fiance plus I spent numerous thousands of dollars on the new Heating in addition to Air Conditioning system, plus all of us made sure to acquire something genuinely energy efficient. Our outdated method cost us a fortune to run, so I was super happy to find out about the SEER rating on this new Heating in addition to Air Conditioning method system. The SEER rating determines the amount of energy that is needed to run different appliances, appreciate your water oil furnace or your Heating in addition to Air Conditioning system. The higher SEER rating that your appliances possess, then the more efficiently they are made to run. This is helpful information to have, when choosing new appliances for your home. My fiance plus I were not aware of this, until our contractor installed the new method for us. The new Heating in addition to Air Conditioning method was installed 11 weeks ago, plus all of us are seeing some truly amazing results on our bi-weekly electric bills. They have dropped very significantly, almost by thirty five percent overall. The amount of money that all of us are saving on the utility and energy bills, is almost enough to cover the payment for our new Heating in addition to Air Conditioning system. If I had known how much cash all of us would have saved, after that all of us would have no doubt replaced our method a long time ago. This new method is more efficient, quieter, plus cleaner.  The new method even came standard with a dehumidifying feature. That is going to be seriously helpful for the fiance and myself while in the long warm season season.

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Trying to use furnace when I sleep

I had the unfortunate condition of being affected by insomnia on occasion. This wasn’t your normal type of average insomnia. When I got hit with this affliction, it lasted for mornings on end! I had a absolutely exhausting bout with insomnia only a few weeks ago. The weather had just started to turn cold, and everyone had started to use their heating systems for warmth. I was no different. I liked my house to be warm, so I was always eager to change my control unit at the first hint of chilly weather. My heater sure got a workout in the Winter season months! I was pretty lucky to live inside a duplex that has separate control units for each rental unit. I have lived in some duplex buildings where the property owner controlled the climate control unit for the whole building! I don’t claim to recognize the complete details on how this type of Heating and A/C system works, but it sure did work for me. Unfortunately for me, no amount of furnace heater genuinely helped my situation. It may not have helped myself and others when we tried to get to sleep, but the furnace helped my comfort level a lot. I can’t imagine what it would have been about to have insomnia on top of not owning any kind of heater. I would have been  exhausted and frozen! That did make myself and others suppose of how strenuous it must be for any homeless people without a heater residing out in the cold. My mind was all over the site! Thankfully, my insomnia soon stopped affecting myself and others. Now I could get sleep peacefully in the warmth of my furnace snuggled in my nice apartment.

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Fitness regime and the cooling

I had just come to realize it, I had put on quite a few pounds over the past few months. I needed to lose all of this flabby weight fast! I am no stranger to hard exercise. I once weighed 80 pounds more than i should. I was able to lose it all by exercising and counting up what I ate, although I had been slacking lately. Once I realized that I very strongly needed to tighten up with my exercising, I sat down and put together a routine. On my very first evening, I made sure I turned up my air conditioner nice and high. One of the most important things that certainly helps myself buckets when I job out, and without a respectfully working air conditioner, it is absolutely just far too easy for myself and others to quit. If I care about I am working out in the middle of a large gas furnace I will not stick it out for a long time. Thankfully, I recently replaced this entire heating and cooling system within my family home. I had paid for all the extras that I could afford as well. So I got a smart control unit mainly for my fiance, as she travels a lot, and she certainly liked the option of controlling her climate control unit from anywhere. My personal number one part of it is the zone control heating and cooling system that the both of us opted for. It enables myself and others to exercise in extremely chilly cold air conditioner levels, while my family stayed nice and hot on the next room. I told myself that this time I was going to stick with this exercise regime. My Heating & A/C system would genuinely help!

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Heating and cooling for my business

I recently purchased a building in the downtown section of my city, but the thing is, it used to be a clothing store, but I am going to turn it into an art gallery. There is a lot of tasks that need to be done in it, and my largest cost is going to come in replacing the Heating, Ventilation, and A/C system completely. The previous owners were using the Heating, Ventilation, and A/C system that was original to the building, signifying they were long overdue for a current cooling system. I don’t guess how they resided there for so long because all the HVAC does at the moment is blow sizzling air through the vents, and surely, they couldn’t keep any buyers in the store for much time without a way to properly cool it. I guess that explains why they are no longer in business…their loss is my gain. I don’t suppose the seasoned owners knew anything at all about heating and cooling systems because they did not take steps to maintain theirs. Seriously, I don’t believe that they replaced their air filters much, and they must have never cleaned the coils because they were covered in dust and grime when I took a look. These are just a couple of things that need to be attended to on a proper basis to keep an A/C in working shape. The building is attractive, and it has tons of obvious charm. Still, remodeling and updating it will cause myself so many new difficulties… I can’t wait to start fresh when I have my current A/C finally installed!

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How to remove dust in your AC

I am going to start teaching our child some real household skills… He’s seventeen, & he’ll be residing on his own in a few years. He could benefit from knowing how to take care of his household appliances, but i suppose the most important thing that he should realize fully is how to take care of an Heating & A/C system. Now, most people recognize that it is important to change the air filters every few months, however they have no clue about the coils in the system needing to be cleaned. If they acquire too much dust & dirt inside, the air conditioner may have to work too strenuous to keep the apartment cool. Another thing I am going to teach our child is that he will have to make sure he clearly maintains the landscaping around the Heating & A/C unit! This is the area of the cooling system that draws in air, & if it gets covered in limbs & debris, it can struggle to operate. My child is going to get quite the education soon! I understand that he’s not going to want to listen at all, however he will legitimately thank myself and others later on down the road; When he moves away for college, I get him well enough to recognize that he is not going to want to live in the university dorms. If he rents a house, he will be able to take better care of that place by knowing what it takes to keep his appliances running. Aside from these events, I recognize that he will want to buy a home someday, & he will be so far ahead of the game.

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My mom needs better heating

My mom really loves to play games.  Card games are her number one choice, although she plays just about anything that allows two or more people.  I suppose it just keeps her hands and brain occupied, although I find it enjoyable with her in the evening.  Tonight, the two of us sat at the table plus it seemed to be a hundred degrees in the house.  I said something to my husband about the heat, plus he said it had warmed up and humidity was rising.  I said something about turning on the central cooling plus my mom about had a heart attack.  She swore that she was already dramatically shivering, plus if I turned the AC on, she would need to go to her room where it was actually warm.  I almost laughed at her, but after that I realized that she was dead serious.  She entirely was cold.  I offered to put her the portable furnace in the room, although she refused.  So, I went back to her room, and found it was a little cold.  Then I observed that instead of the fan being on, she really had the air conditioner on.  I asked if she knew it was on plus she blamed me for the cold air!  She actually said I must have turned on her air conditioning when I was trying to cool it off in the house.  I turned off the AC unit for her plus gave her a hug.  I turned all of the apartment fans back on, plus left the air conditioning off.  It was better that way than having her blaming me for her getting sick, which is what will be the results of her being too chilly.

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Requiring a thermostat repair

I took our mom to the nurse’s office the other day.  The two of us were having an intense Indian summer season right before the Winter season settled.  It is correctly in the last harvesting stage of the year.  The officehad still had the heat on from the previous week, when the temperatures were in the mid forties and fifties.  The two of us walked into the office plus I was almost knocked over from the heat.  I couldn’t suppose how hot it was; it was seventy outside, but it must have been near eighty or ninety degrees inside.  I’m pretty great friends with some of the nurses plus I asked if they had forgotten to pay their a/c bills this month.  She laughed plus said that some of the people have commented on how great the heating feels.  I couldn’t understand that, if they had just set the control device back a couple of degrees the heat wouldn’t have been bad, but they didn’t want to have any part of it.  Their control device was supposedly set at seventy, but I knew it had to be much warmer than that inside.  It was seventy outside plus this was way warmer.  I was wondering if the control device wasn’t simply stuck, plus maybe the gas furnace was constantly running on high.  I saw a HVAC company’s truck kneeling outside, plus I had to laugh to myself.  I felt that maybe our guess was right, plus there was something terribly wrong with the HVAC.  The two of us were in the office for nearly an hour and a half plus it was finally starting to cool off when all of us were leaving the office.

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Needing a heating coil cleaning

There is nothing more bummer than a rainy day. I really hate rainy days. It seems like I can get nothing done on a rainy day. I try so hard to get things accomplished but it never happens. One thing we had to get accomplished on this rainy day was getting my HVAC system fixed. My HVAC system needed an HVAC professional to come and look at it. I noticed it was broken when the heat in my house was no longer warm. I had to check the air filters first to make sure that they weren’t clogged with dirt and dust. If the air filters are clogged then this could cause the HVAC system to break down. However this was not the case. Therefore I had to call an HVAC professional to come and fix it. He came to fix the system that same day. He had found that there was a heating oil that was completely covered in dirt and dust. He needs to clean it off in order for the HVAC system to heat the air. The reason that there was no heat with the air coming out of the air vents was from this coil. This coil is what helps to heat the air that is transferred into my house. If the heating coil is covered in any way then the air cannot be heated at all. So I paid for the HVAC technician to clean my heating coil and that was it. I wish it was something I could have just fixed myself. However I did not pay very much for him to come and visit my house to fix that part of my system. Luckily after he left I could feel the heat coming out of my air vents once again. I am just thankful it was a really easy fix.

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Living in three different places with different heating and cooling

Right now I live in like 3 different places. I go to school and I have an apartment. I also have my mom’s house. And I also frequently am staying at my boyfriend’s apartment. I tried to juggle staying at each place during the week. So the beginning of the week I’m at home. Where I love to be because my dog is here and my family is here. Then I go to my apartment at school. And then I go to my boyfriend’s apartment. I just repeat the cycle the next week. In each place that I go in the HVAC system is different. The temperature control in each place is also different. At home during the winter the house is so warm. My room is the warmest part of the house in the winter. When I go to my apartment at school it is so cold. You’re only allowed to turn it up so far. So I don’t really like to go to my apartment. And my boyfriend’s apartment tends to be cooler too. Because his roommate gets hot very often. So he likes to run the air conditioning. He also will not run the heat that much. So the only true place that I like to go to often is my own house. My house may not have air conditioning in the summertime. However my house does have a wonderful heating system. I hate the winter time, so the more comfortable I can be inside in the house with our heat in the winter time is for me. I can’t wait for the wintertime.

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Day with siblings

One of my most embarrassing days occurred a few weeks ago, when I invited my younger siblings over to spend the day with me. We had planned to spend the day making chocolate chip cookie dough truffles, watching movies, and just hanging out. Instead, when we got to my house, I realized that electricity was off. I looked over at the neighbor’s house, and they still had lights, so I knew that it was just off. I felt very awkward. Here I had invited my siblings over for a fun day, and we had no lights, no television, and no A/C. Of course, it was a hot day, so being without air conditioning was the worst. I called the utility company to report the outage, and received a notification that it was because we had not paid our utility bill. I was flummoxed. I remembered putting that check in the envelope and addressing it and putting a stamp on it, and…leaving it in the mail stack. I felt so ashamed and irresponsible. Now, our day was ruined, I had no air conditioning for the foreseeable future, and my dinner, which was cooking in the slow cooker was ruined. I did not tell my siblings. I just suggested that we go out for lunch and shopping instead until the power came back on. Thankfully, they understood. We spent the day in air conditioning, from my car, the restaurant, and the various stores we visited. The utility company turned on the power later the next day, and I have never been late on a payment again.

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Grandfather on blood thinners

My grandfather has always been in almost perfect health until just a few months ago when his doctor finally put him on blood pressure medication. This one medication seems to have caused a lot of problems for him, and my previously hale and hearty grandfather became frail almost overnight. The change has been difficult for all of us, but especially my grandmother. She is still in good health herself, and it is hard for her to handle seeing her husband suffer. One of the things that they are having a really hard time with now is climate control. My grandfather has always been very conscious of being energy efficient. Now that he is on blood thinners, he is constantly cold, so he adjusts the thermostat to stay warm. Warm for him is almost unbearably hot for my grandma, and for us when we come to visit, but we all try to be considerate of his feelings. When colder weather arrived, we thought that he would not keep the house as warm because it would not be as energy efficient as not using the air conditioning in the summer. Instead, my grandfather continued to keep the thermostat at the same temperature. Now, whenever we come over, the central heating is on, even if the temperature outside is only in the sixties or seventies! I think the fact that my grandfather was willing to give up being energy efficient is what really drove home to me that he is not feeling well. I really hope that his doctor will be able to find a blood pressure medication that does not make him so cold and miserable!

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I constantly try to heat up

I live in a unquestionably hot environment that also gets questionably cool at night. If you wonder whether I live in the desert then you would be absolutely right. Believe it or not, there are many fun things to do in the desert. There are plenty of trails through the foothills leading up to the mountains, and at night there is nobody around meaning the two of us can have large bonfires and a bunch of people over. It absolutely is a nice little secluded place to live as long as you have some of the crucial amenities of the modern world. Two of those amenities are a furnace and air conditioner, because as everybody is well aware, the desert can get harshly hot during the morning with hot and cold temperatures in excess of a hundred degrees. But did you ever imagine that it gets freezing as well? The reason for this crazy temperature shift has to do with the lack of vegetation and topsoil. That is why the two of us have the best in air conditioner and furnace technology. Thanks to modern technology, I can control my system with a simple app on my phone. This way if the two of us are out hiking late, neither of us have to worry about coming back to a cold home, or if the two of us are camping overnight in the foothills the house will not be a muggy sauna the next morning. Either way, having a top notch Heating plus A/C system is the best.

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This battery should be switched out

Last Monday was a particularly special day for my girlfriend, because it was her 28th birthday! I am madly in love with her and wanted her to have the perfect birthday. I planned us a morning of brunch, a Broadway show, and upscale drinks at a cocktail bar to follow.  It was supposed to be the perfect birthday and it mostly was. There was just one minor setback at brunch. We happened to arrive just in time for our reservation and were shown to our seats. Unfortunately, as the hostess was going over the breakfast specials, I quickly found myself getting warmer. When I started to feel myself sweat, I glanced at my girlfriend to see that she also looked a bit flushed. I quietly interrupted the hostess to inquire as to whether or not something was wrong with the heat because it seemed a bit warmer than usual, and she responded that the control component was stuck on high and that they had been waiting for the HVAC technician to come for over an hour. Being an HVAC specialist by trade I asked if I could check it out, and it was only minutes before I found the problem. The battery in the control component was low and making it unresponsive, but one of the staff had a replacement battery that I immediately installed and had the control component running back to normal. They blasted the cool air until the restaurant had managed to cool down and my girlfriend called me her hero. In the end, I guess it worked out for me.

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The regulating HVAC unit

We are really into hiking. We plan hiking excursions on every occasion that we go on vacation. We fill up our backpacks, water bottles and get a lot of granola bars. We go on long distance hikes, speed hikes and any that incorporate climbing and water. We love to be physical and outside. Because of this all of our clothes have to be ideal. We wear dri-fit clothing the works away the sweat. We never wear cotton and also get the finest footwear. What works miracles about the clothes we get is the temperature control. Having control over your body temperature is key. I have swam through ice cold water and hiked in over one hundred degrees. Our clothing naturally will heat and/or cool us they way it should be. I wish there was a way to be like this at your home. The seasons change bringing on new temperatures. We adjust with the temperatures by either having our heating or cooling system on. However even with the furnace on in the winter, our body temperature usually is kind of cold. The summer time temperatures makes us use air conditioning. You may not escape the humidity however. It seems like the world has got it together with clothing that regulates temperature. Our HVAC units should have thermostats that can adapt and change appropriately from each coming season. We should never have to worry about whether we should heat or cool. The unit should just apply it for us all. We then will have no worries about the temperature in this house.

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Terrible air quality on the plane

Yesterday I was stuck on an airplane for eleven straight hours. My wife decided she wanted to go on vacation to a faraway tropical island. This meant that we had to get up at three in the morning and be on an plane for forever. I hate flying, not due to fear, but because of the air itself. First I need to say that airplanes pack you in cruel and unusual ways. I am a six foot tall, good sized man. I always am in the middle seat and the person in front of me reclines. On my latest flight I had about four inches of leg space for eleven hours. I had people speaking a different language behind me that used my head rest as a place to put their hands. It was a miserable experience plus with the air made it worse. So why do airplanes always smell so bad? Can they not install a home air purifier, or a heating and cooling system? Can they not open the doors and windows of the plane occasionally? The plane always smells and the air is so dry. Apparently airlines have never heard of humidifiers. The moisture can be added to the air so it is not static and dry. What I mostly hate is how cold the airplanes are. We are packed in so tight that airline feels that they have to be able to air condition us. The air conditioner blasted the entire eleven hours and I froze my butt off. I had to wear long pants and then a coat for my upcoming warm vacation. It was ridiculous.

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This is the worst

I was happy to finally graduate from law school and then I finally passed the bar.  It seemed like so many briefing cases, randomly being called on, and also the most nerve racking tests imaginable. I could not wait to focus on my own legal interests, and I couldn’t wait to get down to practicing law.  Being the idealistic young lawyer that I was at the time, I was absolutely eager to get out and make a difference in the world.  Little did I know back then just how taxing that really was.  My first job found me in a windowless basement doing e-discovery for hours and hours on end.  The worst thing about this work was not the monotony, or the long hours, or even the humorless vampire lead attorney that I worked for, no, those things were bearable.  The worst thing by far was the lack of air conditioning in that basement.  You see, being the new meant that I was forced to work at all hours of the evening. The problem was that the Heating, Ventilation and A/C went off at 10pm.  I tried to get them to leave the A/C on while I was working, but that wasn’t likely to happen in a large firm. I finally decided to take matters into my own hands, and we all went in together to buy multiple top of the line portable A/Cs for the basement.  After all, we did not work so hard for all those long years in law school to sweat ourselves to death by working for multiple years with no air conditioning. Those portable A/Cs made the basement habitable for us, and thankfully, I got pulled out of e-discovery eventually.

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The thermostat at our job

I do like our task, but I strongly dislike one of the people I work with. Candace is the secretary at our office, but technically she works for all of us. However it usually seems as if all of us toil for her. She’s not the owner, but she is dating the owner, so she acts like she is in charge of the locale! All I want to do is get to our desk and do my work for the day.  However it constantly seems as though she is bringing extra drama into the office.

          Last week, for example, ended up becoming a sizable confrontation between all of us over the settings for the central a/c system. Candace is usually cold, even on the hottest of days and since her desk is closest to the temperature control she usually sets the AC to whatever makes her comfortable. She doesn’t care if all the people there are burning up. She will turn off that a/c at the drop of a hat without consulting any of us; When we all started increasing the temperature control settings down to cool it off, she got a locking device and placed it over the temperature control. And since she kept the only key, no one else could change the HVAC control settings.

          I am not a demanding employee, but I know that having reasonable cooling during work is not an unreasonable demand. We all took our complaints about the Heating in addition to A/C idea situation to the owner, who removed the locking device from over the temperature control.

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I need perfect temperature control

I am renovating my loft and I am just so excited about all of the new improvements that I am going to make.  Many people would call my loft unconventional, at best.  I hate having neighbors and I love the forest,  so when I started to look for a loft I looked far from the city.  What I ended up purchasing was big piece of property with a barn plus small loft already built on it.  Oddly, I live in the enormous barn that contains 3 floors.  The initial stage of renovation consisted of lots of work: insulating the entire structure plus putting up walls, running new plumbing, and also installing a giant HVAC unit to handle the heating/cooling needs of the large open space.  Instead of running bendy HVAC duct savor most houses have, I went with industrial insulated metal HVAC duct and then I just ran the duct on the sixth floor.  People are amazed when they see my ‘house’.  From the outside it appears to be a giant aged barn. However, on the inside, it contains only new amenities including central heating plus cooling.  Now I am on the seventh stage of the renovation.  This stage consists of installing a new solar panel energy system, drilling a deepwater well outside, plus installing radiant heated flooring on the first floor.  My big industrial Heating plus Air Conditioning is good. However, it keeps the upper floors warmer than the lower floor.  In order to save on utilities I intend to run the radiant heated flooring when I am downstairs working for the afternoon plus only run the central heat at night when I go up to the living room.  I have already installed about 800 sq ft of warming mat. So far the project is going genuinely smooth.  

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Not the standard heating and air

      Years ago, I could travel any place and  in every kind of environment. I just wanted to see everything that I possibly could, and that made me much more pliable than I am now. When I was younger, I could stay in cheap hotels, I flew on no-frills airlines, and I would walk everywhere instead of taking a cab. I don’t have the strength that I once had, so I have to stay in better places and use modern transportation.

           I can remember multiple times when I stayed at motels that did not have Heating and A/C systems. Usually, this was when I was traveling in a foreign country, and the places that I was traveling did not standardized heating and cooling systems in their buildings. I had no did trouble at all adjusting to that when I was younger, but now, I could never stay in such a hotel. I have to become too  accustomed to and  dependent on my cooling plan at home, to want to stay in a locale that did not have that.

          I am thrilled that I got all that extensive traveling done when I was younger because there is no way that I would be able to accomplish that now. Now, I content myself with short trips with and stay in nice hotels. I usually rent a vehicle or used taxis instead of walking or biking around cities. Things change as you grow older, and it’s not as easy to get around as it once was. I have numerous stories to tell about my younger years, but that is in the past.

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I need help!

I hate the well water my family makes use of. The water is taken out from an underground well as well as stored in our hot water device. The water gas furnace then warms it up as well as then the water then leaks out of every fixture. The water is basically toxic though. Anything it touches is horrible. The water has so many horrible things in it that it constantly causes concerns. The scale, lime as well as calcium in the water disrupts our hot water tank. The tank frequently is rusted as well as needs to be wiped down. Also our water gas furnace has a piece called an anode rod. The anode rod is the piece that takes care of sediment in the water. However, the rod cannot handle the quantities with our water. So the rod ends up needing to be taken out. If the two of us leave it in there, our water starts to have a smell of rotten eggs. We then have to take out the rod as well as then pour bigger amounts of bleach through our system. Then all our water is gross with bleach for some short time. Cleaning the home in bleach, cooking with it as well as cleaning is not that ideal. The reason all connects from our horrible water source. Other plumbing fixtures are made worse by the water too. Our toilet is stained as well as damaged too. The shower head has so much scale on on it that I have to upgrade it about 1 time a month.

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Kitchen appliances in my home

I adore to go for a few walks around my property. It is odd, I suppose but it absolutely relaxes my brain. I go in a circle around my home, sometimes for minutes with my music on. I get exercise, some color and my mind clears. This last week the walkabout was ruined because I kept smelling horrible odors. It smelt just adore a sewer system. I then noticed what I was smelling was a problem with my sewer line. It was damaged, cracked or busted, I don’t suppose which. I then had to phone a plumbing supplier to come over and do the sewer line service. At first I was absolutely not happy. I had seen them coming in various mornings. They would have to get up my whole line to discover the sewer line, septic tank and all the other items they need. Then they would do the sewer line repair and then put all the land back on it all. I would not get to walk for mornings, it would be a mess and would cost a ton of money. I then was given the wonderful news that my plumbing business does trenchless sewer line repair. The plumber does not have to get up the sod. They dig in 2 small portions in the lawn to uncover the old pipe. They then can locate the pipe simple and do a much quicker, less invasive repair. It does not take as much effort, money and does not make the mess.

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Window a/c is the best solution

I have been struggling with the constant change in weather lately… You just can’t say that you don’t believe in climate change with the insane changes in weather these days. I always tend to run pretty cold, and my heating has become my buddy and I use it often. I never invested in an air conditioning unit, since our section of the country never tends to get that hot. If it does get hot, it is a heat wave lasting maybe a couple of days; So, not entirely worth the price of an cooling system. Lately, I am not sure what is going on in our weather system. We’ve been literally jumping from one extreme to the next, hot then cold. It’s as if someone is flicking a switch from hot to frigid, then laughing as we all adjust to the temperature changes. It is so beyond frustrating, that lately I realize I need some type of air conditioning unit. I don’t wish to change out our entire system, nor could I afford to do so. Stationary fans were our recent goto when the heat hit, but the only thing that they did was blow more hot air around. The local A/C provider informed me that there are such things as rental A/C units as Window Box Air Conditioners which are an economical way to battle the heat. I decided to try the Window Box AC first to see if it can better our apartment’s temperature. If I don’t get relief soon, I am moving to Antarctica!

I need a plumber

Each year Megan makes myself and others dig up the septic system in the beach house. Megan has owned this beach house home for over many months. Every year the plumbing is a concern for the tenants. The water will not go down the pipes. The toilets are stopped up and the shower water stays in the tub. So many of the tenants complain to my friend Megan and she realizes the septic system is backed up, then like most septic devices, it is buried underground. Now you can hire a service to dig up your septic system, but then you get a plumber to handle the septic after this. Rather than make more than one companies that will hose her on price, my friend Megan just nags myself and others to do it. I own a tractor, so I can do it super easily. The problem is getting up the septic while our mother urns around the yard. Then I am the one that has to chat to the plumber about what is a problem. I have to handle all of the pricing, timing and repairing on the plumbing service. After all is said and completed too, the septic never seems to be that much better. They regularly waste a ton to repair the septic, to only have the drainage slightly better. It is no wish that once a month Megan deals with complications. I have tried steering Megan towards a new plumbing corporation despite the fact that Megan refuses since she knows the plumber by info now.

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winter time heater installation

I really just don’t understand how people love winter. I can see the blissful aspects of the winter’s first snow… I even can jump on board with a sizzling roaring fire in the fireplace, we’re all roasting marshmallows as a family. I totally understand that it makes Christmas an even more magical time of the year. I also truly love building a snowman with the kids followed by a full blown snowball fight?! But, seriously, after so much time of the Winter, the horrendous freezing is going to actually kill me. I just loathe freezing to the bone for more than a minute. Unfortunately, we only have a wood burning stove for heat. If it did the task at all times without fail, maybe I wouldn’t be so upset. You’ll come to find out, a wood stove takes a lot of work to keep the fire going and the heat moving through the house! I just want to wake up to warm house without having to work so hard for it! Finally, my partner heard my frustrations and called in the experts from the local store in town. To my my joy,  my anniversary present was a full system assessment of our home to see if the two of us could solve our heating woes… Her first suggestion right off the bat was something called Radiant Floor Heat. Honestly, I had never heard of it before. I just never kept up to date with the heating world to consider the current advances. It turns out this amazing flooring is installed through a our home’s floorboards.Pipes fill with water and while the water is slowly heating, it consistently releases the heat up into the room at such a slow steady pace, the system becomes incredibly efficient and energy aware! I was in heating heaven!

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The levels of radon with HVAC

When you live in an housing complex, you take a lot of things for granted.  Like when your dishwasher breaks down, you call the Super to fix it. When your shower stops producing hot water, the property manager gets a plumber to your unit. While it’s good to be taken care of as a leaseholder, it can occasionally be terrifying when you don’t guess what’s happening in your own home.   Recently, our complex had a bunch of people in hard hats come to every home and leave little cylinders in numerous spots. I couldn’t guess what they were testing for, however the property managers were insistent that none of us throw them away or move them from where they were placed.  After a week or so, the workers came back through and picked them up.  Then the morning after, we were notified that there would be servicemen working on installing some pipes under the floor of our unit. At this point, I was absolutely worried, so I went to the property manager to get answers. As it turns out, they were testing for radon gas! Apparently, numerous individuals in other units of the complex had exhibited lung complications after only a few weeks of residing in their apartment, which thankfully I hadn’t dealt with yet. Normally radon comes from the soil and emits upwards into homes, where it can complicate lung function for people residing in the house. The owners of the complex had to install a fan and piping that would pull radon from the soil and emit it out  the roof into the atmosphere. It was cool to see them do that, however it scared me that something I heard so many horror stories about was so definitely transmitted into our home!

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Let’s make some radon decisions

Before we bought our home, five years ago, we had the opportunity to meet the original owner.  He explained that  he had built the house approximately thirty years ago.  Although the house was constructed in an area with a high concentration of granite and shale, there was no concern.  People were simply not aware of the presence or dangers of radon gas in residential neighborhoods.  Later on, we the guy became aware of the potential for radon gas, he purchased a testing kit.  The results of the test indicated that were was radon gas present in the basement.  The concentration was not alarming, but there was enough to present a concern.  The guy hired a local HVAC contractor to provide a solution.  A length of pipe was installed, which draws the radon gas up out of the ground.  A fan assists in the process of forcing the radon gas out of the house.  Once the radon it transferred outside, into the atmosphere, it harmlessly dissipates.  The radon gas mitigation system is amazingly simple and yet effective.  The guy told us that he has continued to have the home tested for the presence of radon gas every year, and never once had a problem.  At first, my husband and I were a little wary of purchasing a home with a radon gas issue.  We did some research on our own, spoke with the realtor and consulted with an HVAC contractor.  We really liked the house and the location.  We were relieved to hear that the radon gas should not be a problem in the future.  We could depend on the mitigation unit to handle it effectively.  

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Rehab heated floors

For the past year, I’ve worked at a rehabilitation center for folks from all walks of life. One week I could see a famous athlete come in for a shoulder injury, & the next I’d see a local mechanic exercising to help her lower back heal. It’s rewarding to see people get back to their healthy self with our help.  Despite our efforts & our appearance as a place of healing, many of our patients complained about how different the facility is regarding temperatures. The locker rooms & shower areas tend to get freezing cold, while the front desk part is way too hot, leaving the main exercise area often very chilly instead of comfortable and  inviting.  As the operations director for the clinic, I was tasked with finding a resolution before our patients decide to go elsewhere. After talking with an Heating & A/C company, it was suggested that we look into radiant flooring for heating. Essentially, radiant flooring works by running warm water through plastic tubing directly under the floor. As the hot liquid runs through the plastic pipes, heat emanates from the floor upwards, warming the room much more efficiently than a heating system pushing dry air through ducts in the walls. It was a pricey investment at 11 dollars per square foot, but my boss insisted that we needed to look past the up-front price to see long-term gain. The radiant flooring was installed weeks ago and I have to admit iit is much more comfortable in this place now that the heat is evenly dispersed evenly through the building! Our patients adore being able to walk the floors in just socks with a comfortable floor to walk on. Every part of the building is much more comfortable and less stuffy, so everyone is happy.!

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Fans won’t fix radon

Before we bought our home, my husband and I  had the option to meet the former owner.  The guy told us how she had built a small apartment in the basement.  When his mom got older,  he moved her down there.  The guy had added a bathroom, a kitchen and a bedroom.  I couldn’t figure out why there was no outside door, for independent access.  I figured that his mom came in through the garage which was attached to the house.  Shortly after, once we were living in the house, we were no longer sure if we were happy with our decision.  We were a bit worried about the threat of contaminants in the basement because of a lack of ventilation.  It was really nice, having a separate living space for guests, but it required extra upkeep.  At this point, there was already a radon gas remediation plan installed.  I had originally asked the realtor about the system, and she told me she really wasn’t sure how necessary it was.  The former owner had it installed when he moved his mother down there.  My husband hoped to install  a giant picture window to add light to the basement area.  Plus, we wanted  a door so that we could enter without needing to access the garage. We found out that, because of the way it was so cramped in the basement, and because of the lack airflow, there was an extreme concentration of radon gas down there.  We definitely improved the radon gas remediation by adding the window, and installing an outside  door.  We further invested into a whole-home ventilation system.  This improved conditions throughout the house and helped to combat concerns with radon.

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Need good climate control for joints

I never before realized that there are a great many people in this world who live with terrible pain from a variety of sources. Now that I am middle aged, I have a lot of acquaintances with chronic health conditions, and I also have a couple of conditions that cause me pain on a respected basis. I have fibromyalgia and arthritis. My best friend has MS. I have a coworker who has Myasthenia Gravis. All of these things cause pain, and all of them are made worse by extreme changes in temperature. When it gets hot, we suffer, and when it gets cold, we suffer again. As a result, we all need constantly use nice Heating, Ventilation and A/C systems. The three of us didn’t know that much about heating and cooling when we were younger. At least I didn’t give a minute’s to the air conditioning system or heating we had when I was growing up. Now I do, though. If I am being too skimpy with money and setting the warm season temperature control too high, I will have to pay for it in soreness through my joints and such. The same is definitely true for using the oil furnace in the Wintertime. I used to never use the oil furnace because I was not fond of the dry skin it causes. Dry skin is better than having unbearable pain, though, so now I use the oil furnace when I need it. Since I live in the south, the cooling system is used a lot more, obviously. I am extremely grateful for the heating and cooling systems available in this country because my pain is too much to handle without a nice air conditioning system.

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Using the thermostat for zones

I went to visit my sibling and his wife not too long ago, and he lives about more than four or so hours away from me. We do not see each other all that often. I consistently have a nice time when I go down there, and it was even more fun this time because they just recently purchased a modern farmhouse. I believe it’s a bit unusual because they purchased a much bigger place with a swimming pool. They are only about six years away from retirement and the kids are grown and gone, so I believe they should get a smaller house, not a larger one! That being said, it was fun to have a pool. Also, I liked that they have quite a modern and efficient Heating, Ventilation and A/C system. They have two stories, with separate Heating, Ventilation and A/C controls for each floor. They have smart temperature controls that are also called programmable temperature controls. They have something called Heating, Ventilation and A/C zone control,as well. I found that out when I went upstairs to go to the bathroom I would be using. It was so warm up there! My sibling exclaimed, “Oh, I forgot to adjust the Heating, Ventilation and A/C zone control!” It seems that because there is never anyone up there on that floor, they set the Heating, Ventilation and A/C zone control, with the programmable temperature control, to use less air conditioning system up there. This saves money and helps save the planet. Then, when I went to clean my hands before dinner, I was astonished how instantly warm the water was. That’s when they told me they have a tankless water heater. The tankless water heater, again, is intended to be efficient and use less energy. Their apartment is an Heating, Ventilation and A/C zone-controlled, tankless water heater-using, swimming pool extravaganza.

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Cost efficient HVAC

I have been renting apartments plus homes my entire life, and I am actually not a fan of owning property. I absolutely think it owns you in the end, and the upkeep plus service of a home can be so costly plus intense. People will then often see their savings swept away in the home itself trying to manage its upkeep. Well, the most recent home I decided to rent ended up not having any air conditioner or heating unit. I was very shocked by this fact. I just assumed that all houses plus apartments nowadays would have to have some type of Heating, Ventilation, plus A/C by law, but I received my lesson the hard way after I signed the lease. The thought of buying an entire heating plus cooling system for a home I don’t own sounded petrifying! So, I weighed other possibilities, like buying a portable electric gas furnace plus a window box air conditioner duo to battle the weather. But, after running the numbers, that was just as overpriced as buying a new one. I knew I needed something; although, I also was aware that my task had me moving quite a bit for a giant investment. Then, a coworker told me about the local Heating, Ventilation, plus A/C rental store. I couldn’t even respond! You could actually rent heating plus cooling systems on a week to week basis. They install super easily; however, the most surprising piece of all was how lost cost plus energy efficient they were. I had no idea! I was so joyful from my little find that I treated myself to cable!

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Trying to find the right HVAC business

I am not a rugged and hands-on type of individual. Honestly, I prefer renting over owning any housing. This is because when you rent any type of living situation, it comes with a property owner who basically takes care of all the dirty aspects of the home, which is what I want. When our heating and cooling system goes down in one of the worst weather storms to date, I want to be able to call for help, not be the one responsible for the mess. I surely don’t want to be the one calling around to figure out how to get help!  Well, compromise, however, is one of the most key aspects to a successful marriage, and, now that I am married, I am a homeowner.  With that in mind, one of the worst storms to date is hitting and has a completely broken down our heating and cooling system. I really don’t know the first thing about hiring anyone for this problem or where to look. I began by searching out heating and cooling providers in the local phone book. This is not how I usually spend Monday afternoon! I talked to the first one who answered the phone, which I am sure is not the usual way to go about this. All I knew was that I needed someone to come repair our heating and cooling system component before the storm hit. When it was all over and the nice heating and cooling professional had left the condo having fixed what turned out to be a small problem, I was quite content with myself!

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A tankless water heater

I reside in the way upper north region of the country.  We endure some fairly brutal Winters and they last for a long time. Typically, right in October all the way until the beginning of May, we experience the cold. The snow, ice and wind chill can even drop our outside  temperatures to around -30 degrees. When the house gets that chilly, we need to be prepared in advance. The one thing I am especially cautious about is not letting my plumbing pipes freeze. Frozen pipes is an expensive disaster.   At best the water will take time to thaw and then the pipes will be damaged. At worst, the pipes will burst and  there will be expensive water damage and a big plumbing repair project, leaving us with no water. To prevent the pipes from freezing, there are a few precautions I do every year. I contact my local plumber before it gets super cold. They first inspect to see if there are any leaky pipes. Leaking pipes causes  water around them.  This water could very will freeze when the temperature drops. The plumber also verifies that the piping is well insulated and sufficiently warm over the Winter. I also make sure the furnace system is operating at tip top shape. If the furnace malfunctions, the house gets super chilly and the plumbing fixtures are at risk. Then I always monitor the pipes throughout the winter. The water should never be allowed to freeze and expand when cold. This is rough on the pipes and can cause a small crack. That little crack is a huge concern that needs to be dealt with right away. That is why I am vigilant about inspecting my pipes out.

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The cooling for lawn

My partner has been bugging me recently to get outside & mow the lawn, however the thing about it is that it has been so scorching warm lately. I was not looking forward to being out there in that serious heat. It must have been close to 110 degrees outside with serious humidity. I was having a hard time getting motivated to step outside of the charming air conditioner into the blistering heat. I thought I might collapse from heat stroke or something like that, but so I got out there & got to mowing. It was so terrible, I was pouring nothing but sweat. I guess about half way through, I thought I might pass out even though I kept going! When I was done, I came inside & collapsed on the couch after I put the air conditioner on full blast; After all that, I really just wanted to take a nice, cool shower, even though I needed to rest up a bit as the heat just took it all out of me. I was so thankful for that air conditioner as it felt so amazing after being out there like that. My partner was saying how nice the lawn looked. I agreed, even though I didn’t like mowing it in such serious heat. Any other time was just great but not in that kind of heat. I thought maybe I should consider a single one  of those lawn mowing services just for times such as this. That way, I could be in the perfect comfort of our cooling system while I see them out there handling the lawn. That would be so great.

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The HVAC can make it or break it

My wifey doesn’t adore to cook a whole lot, and quite frankly, neither do I. Because of this, the two of us often are going out to different venues to eat our meals, then we will go out to venues for supper, breakfast, and lunch; I know it’s crazy because it’s absolutely like spending a small fortune just on our meals. I figure there’s a lot of rich people out there though, who spend large amounts of money on butler’s and cleaning maids, so the two of us pay on dining out. We don’t usually dine at the most fanciest pizzerias, only on occasion. It absolutely depends on what we’re in the mood for really, then just the other week, the two of us had an absolutely awesome lunch at this nice Indian food place. I must say they had the best slices I guess I’ve ever had. The only issue was their air conditioning wasn’t so great. I asked the waitress if they could adjust the temperature control, although she explained that she thought it was already on full crank, and she said it was difficult for the air conditioner to keep up with all the cooking from the cooking room. I decided after our delicious meal, I would speak with the nice owner. The owner said that she was thinking about having an Heating and Air Conditioning replace as the plan was pretty old. She said they have it serviced on a correct basis, however it was just outdated and they haven’t replaced it as of yet. I said it would be good if they made the replacement, plus they would truly save a lot of money in weekly bills with the newer and more efficient Heating and Air Conditioning systems. She said she never thought of the savings in energy usage; Next time the two of us made the decision to go to that pizzeria, they had the coolest a/c ever. The owner said our meal was on the house for making such a good recommendation. She said her weekly bills in the venue were nearly half the cost!

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The workers needed cooling

While driving down the highway, I see people all over our country, working out in the fields plus farms of our good nation.  Toiling in the sunlight is a worthy endeavor.  Strength plus stamina are both needed to work outside for any amount of time, let alone for numerous minutes at a time, or most likely, almost a full day.  Working outside all day, without access to air conditioner.  I am always amazed by these people plus their abilities to do without creature comforts, such as air conditioning or even a gas furnace in the winter.  I think about our Grandpa, for instance, when she was a young child.  I remember tales of him plus her father, plus sisters finding supper for the large family.  They would all come back to the cabin plus disinfect up the catch for dinner.  Nowadays, the people I was with and I just phone in an order in plus sit by the cable tv with the cool a/c on us making sure the people I was with and I are enjoying all of the creature comforts available to us.  I wonder how those field workers would feel if they had a choice to kick back at the end of the day, in a nice cool, air conditioned house.  Those people are probably fully aware of the creature comforts such as air conditioner that they are missing out on.  Unlike Grandpa plus her family.  That generation did not feel anything about a loss of comfort, since air conditioner was not familiar to them in their day.  The addition of Heating, Ventilation, plus A/C systems into our modern day life came decades later.  However, the creature comforts of air conditioner is definitely more affordable now than in decades prior.

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The HVAC when taking photos

My partner plus I recently took all of our children out for family pictures; Both of us went to this one photography studio that both of us had heard about through some of our great friends, when both of us arrived at the locale, it was legitimately very nice! I was legitimately impressed with their massive Heating, Ventilation in addition to A/C system! The temperature inside this locale was really perfect, especially since it was so muggy outside. It was perfectly cooled off, plus the air was pleasantly smelling fresh. It was clear that the kids really were comfortable as well. They were able to snap some really great pictures with some very cool props plus backgrounds. Both of us had a few nice pictures taken of each of our children plus then a few more with our whole family together. Both of us were legitimately triumphant with the final outcome. Both of us made our order plus sent out pictures to all the rest of our family, everyone really liked all the pictures just as much as both of us did. I was telling some other friends about how great this business was. I was saying that they even had a appealing Heating, Ventilation in addition to A/C system inside their studio that really was comfortable. When our friends heard about this great place, they decided they would go try it out as well. Both of us decided, that all of us would go back to this photography studio every single year for our family pictures! I regularly looked forward to their strong air conditioning plus great photography! The next time both of us made a decision to go there, I was talking to the owner of the business. I was really complimenting their Heating, Ventilation in addition to A/C system plus was asking him what Heating, Ventilation in addition to A/C business they preferred. I found out plus decided to try that same HVAC business out for our home Heating, Ventilation in addition to A/C needs. They enrolled myself and others in a nice Heating, Ventilation in addition to A/C maintenance service plan, plus they took great care of us!

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The a/c is great

The weather in our section of the state has been harshly hot… I am not used to genuinely warm weather at this point in the year… Typically, the temperatures are barely in the 60s and 70s while in this month, but it has been like that at all. It is much too warm for me. I try to stay indoors whenever it gets this hot. I am lucky that our lake house has a state of the art a/c unit! Many of the folks in village do not have a/cs at all because it rarely gets too warm here. They can honestly get by with just a few space fans. I feel sort of bad having an a/c, but it has helped myself and others out countless times over the last couple of weeks when the temperatures started getting so ridiculously hot. I had a lot of outdoor chores that I needed to get done, and even though I decided to put them off until it cools back down, I couldn’t. So I have been inside, enjoying our air conditioner. I have found some indoor chores that I have been needing to finish. My closet in the guest room needed to be cleaned out & the family room chairs really needed to be reupholstered. These are fantastic indoor activities that I can easily complete while still being surrounded by the cool air from our central a/c, however now hardly any of our friends are coming over tonight & the two of us will just play cards inside. They do not have a/cs, so I am happily sharing mine for the evening. It is the least I can do.

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Car had no a/c

I despise having to drive at all. I am not a very wonderful driver & cannot stand when there is heavy traffic. On top of that, I do not like our new car. It is an old, clunky, rusty sedan that has been in our family for over a decade. While I got it for cheap from our Grandpa, it is the best I can do for now. I really wish I did not need a car, but our job is far from our house… Just last year the car’s air conditioner stopped laboring. Of course, this happened on the hottest week of the year. I arrived to work every day looking prefer a sweaty mess, All of my co-workers made fun of me! The drives were especially terrible too because I would have to sit in rush hour traffic without a running air conditioner. It would get so hot and I was completely irritated. I wanted to leave our vehicle on the side of the road numerous times, but then I recalled that I needed this vehicle for our job. I also desperately needed an operating air conditioner. I did not guess I could survive much longer without AC. I found an auto mechanic near our house & provided them with my car. I was lucky that they had Thursday hours, telling me they had time to try to service our car’s air conditioner. I was pretty happy this worked out. I just hoped that it would not be too high-priced. If it took over a grand, then I would just as soon buy a new vehicle that was in better condition than our clunky sedan.

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That cold air feels great

What was winter like up north? How cold did the coldest months really get? I needed to know the answers to these questions when I moved up north, as I had no idea what to expect from northern winters. Sure, I knew that the climate would be cold, but I had no idea just how cold. I was going to be living in a fairly small home, and the owner told me that the heating system had recently been cleaned and serviced. He assured me that I would have no difficulties heating my home, no matter how cold the winter months would be. This was good news to hear.  The last thing I wanted to experience was to have a furnace stop working while the outside temperatures creeped lower and lower on the thermometer. I planned ahead by accumulating warm sweaters, jackets, socks, etc. And of course I purchased a nice warm pair of boots for outside ventures. I felt that I was as prepared as I could be for the upcoming season.   But then the owner let me know that I would need to install heavy plastic on all of the large windows in the house in order to keep warm in the winter. I was completely caught off guard with this news. In order to find out, I researched the subject online, learning that this was a fairly common practice for those living in the north. Stores sold kits that had sheets of this heavy plastic and if you followed the instructions, you could do it yourself. The whole process seemed daunting, but the owner implied that I needed to do it or else I’d have cold drafty rooms. And I certainly didn’t want exorbitant heating bills, nor did I want to lose the precious heat from the furnace. So I purchased the plastic soon after my research was complete. I also had to get a blow dryer in order to attach the plastic to the glass. It seemed like an awful lot of work.

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It’s hard for me to keep saving

When I bought my townhouse, I really didn’t want to spend much more on it for awhile. I moved in all of my own furnishings, plus the townhouse came with good appliances! However, after living there for  only 2 weeks, I started having concerns with the Heating, Ventilation, plus A/C system. The first thing that went wrong was the weird noises, and a few days after that – the HVAC system quit completely. I was left with no heat and it was the middle of Winter. So much for my initial plan to not spend a lot of money on the townhouse! I assumed that I’d need to repair the Heating, Ventilation, and A/C system, but when the HVAC serviceman came to look at it, he told that the system was over 25 years old! He was shocked that I did not know about this, as it should have been disclosed during the home inspection. As a matter of fact, I did not even remember any home inspection. My Heating, Ventilation, and A/C technician told me that the only choice I had was to remove the existing system and replace it with a brand new HVAC system. I was so discouraged when he told me that – especially since I had very little money in the bank. I was relieved to learn that his HVAC company offered financing when purchasing a new Heating, Ventilation, and A/C system. The financing made it possible to make monthly payments for about a year. Now that the HVAC system is taken care of, I really hope that nothing else will go wrong with my townhouse for quite awhile.

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Going to work in the morning

I am constantly forgetting important tasks, such as paying bills, scheduling maintenance for my major appliances, and locking the door to the house when I leave for work.  I’ve been known to lose my keys, run out of gas and basic groceries.  And I never remember to adjust the temperature control when I leave the house.  This means that the furnace or air conditioner run at maximum capacity.  By the time I get to work, I realize my mistake, but it’s too late to do anything about it.  This was a costly pattern of energy waste until I had a smart control unit installed.  The control unit features Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing access to the heating and cooling unit from virtually anywhere.  Now I can be on the couch, at work, or in traffic – and still make adjustments to the furnace and air conditioner from my smartphone.  I love the convenience and the fact that I am better able to manage my energy usage.  And I like that I can always come home to a comfortable home.  Plus, the smart control unit is equipped with the capability of automatically accommodating my typical schedule.  For example, it memorizes when I normally lower or increase temperature, and has created a weekly program based on this pattern.  Other features include reminders of when it’s time to replace the air filter, schedule preventative maintenance, energy tracking, and energy saving recommendations.  

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This is the heater I wanted

I have a compact boiler installed in our basement, and it is the greatest furnace that I’ve ever had.  When my spouse and I first purchased the house, I wasn’t sure I’d like heating our home with a boiler.  I had no prior experience with hydronic heating, and wasn’t convinced that it could handle the severity of our area’s winter weather.  I have since learned that hydronic heating is far superior to forced air heating.  Water heats up much faster and is a far more energy-efficient means of heating.  While forced air heat tends to introduce pollutants into the home, hydronic heating is clean and ideal for anyone who suffers from allergies or asthma. Forced air heat tends to rise to the ceiling, and only falls down once it has cooled off.  The heat from a hydronic plan is infused into the air, tends to remain closer to the floor, lessens temperature stratification, and allows for lower temperature control settings.  A forced air gas furnace relies on ductwork, taking up a lot of space. It consistently wastes a good deal of energy, plus it tends to be noisy. The boiler is linked to pipes that are concealed in the floor and is totally silent while operating.  I have had the same boiler for the last twenty years, and other than yearly inspections and cleaning, have never had a single problem with it.  The radiant flooring spreads the heat evenly from wall to wall, and as the warmth rises, it heats the furnishings in the room.  Finally, I don’t need to bundle up in sweaters or slippers, put up with drafts, or endure any chilly spots.  

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I work hard on my system

Last spring, when the weather finally warmed up, we had some strong thunderstorms. The non-stop rain, and melting snow, resulted in widespread flooding, and high winds knocked down large trees and power lines. My city was without electricity for nearly a week! The rain prevented opening windows, and with no power, we couldn’t run the cooling system – or even a box fan. Not only was the house too hot, but it was horribly moist and sticky. The sump pump in the basement runs on electricity, so the basement flooded. Our basement had over three feet of dirty water, which ruined our washer, dryer and water heater! We had extensive water disfigure, extensive cleanup work, and the potential for black mold, plus no overhead lights, TV, Internet or running water. By the end of the week, I was tempted to check our family into a hotel for the duration of the outage!

After that experience, I swiftly contacted our local Heating & A/C contractor, who specializes in backup generators. Although the purchase of a back-up generator was quite expensive, I felt  it was worth it. The generator is outside. It immediately takes over in a power outage, capable of operating all of my essential appliances, including the air conditioning, refrigerator, water heater, and sump pump. If we have a power failure in the winter, the generator will keep the gas furnace running. There is no way my family could get by without a working gas furnace when the temperature drops below zero!

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Moving the heat

Geothermal pumps are a lot more to install than conventional HVAC systems. When my husband and I finally got around to building our home, we debated such a huge investment.  We decided it was worth it, because of the energy efficiency and longer system life. Geothermal heat pumps work like a refrigerator, in that they transfer heat from the ground to the house.  They use underground pipes linked to a heat pump inside your house.  

During the winter, geothermal systems draw heat from the ground and distribute it through the house.  In the summer, the process is reversed, transferring heat out of the house, which causes cooling.  This process is much better than traditional heating and cooling, because it utilizes the free energy in the ground.  It doesn’t burn fossil fuels to create heat, which eliminates the combustion process. There are no sparks, fumes, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gas emissions. Geothermal pumps are completely safe to use and are the most environmentally responsible method of heating and cooling available.

Certainly, the upfront costs are steep, but we expect to recoup the cost in less than four years. By choosing geothermal, we are saving about a handsome 60 percent on our heating bills and up to 50 percent on our cooling costs. There’s no noisy outdoor compressor, and the indoor unit is no louder than our refrigerator, so it never draws attention.  It’s compact, low in maintenance, and should last much longer than a conventional alternative.  

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Looking in the system

I recently switched to HEPA filters for my heating and cooling system, and it was such a smart move! I never would have thought something as simple as an air filter could make my day!

Air filters are designed to stop dust from flying into your HVAC system. They collect dust to filter the air quality and ensure the HVAC system is functioning properly. Every month, you replace it with a new filter, When I started looking into better filters, I found out about HEPA filters. They have smaller holes, which can catch more dust from going into the system. This means less dust that spread into the air. Now, the air feels better. I never sneeze anymore, and I feel better, and my HVAC works better, too. I truly get a better performance.

The only drawback is that because of the small holes, the filter is replaced more often – about every three weeks – but it’s worth it. Something as small as a filter can make a big difference. What filter are you using in your HVAC? Is the air quality what it should be?

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Getting a random person on the job

Did you know some HVAC companies have their own sheet metal section? Why would an HVAC company need a sheet metal guy? The reason is for air ducts. Larger HVAC companies do this work for you. This is better, because hiring an outside contractor can be dangerous.

Say you need more HVAC ducts because for a school or church. Ducts have to be the right size and shape, and they have to twist the ways you want them to. Also, you want the ducts to last for a long time and not get holes on them, and hiring out to a random person is not a good idea, because they won’t know your home’s measurements. They also won’t know how the ducts will work with the heating and air conditioning unit. You’d have a heating and air conditioning business trying to do duct installation on metal they hadn’t evaluated before.

Hiring HVAC duct creation as well as installation with the same company is smart. If something goes wrong with the ducts, you’re covered. The company will know what the problem and be able to fix it; they won’t be able to blame another company. Also, you’d only have to keep one phone number. The heating and air conditioning company would handle all your needs.

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Letting air flow through the building

Every afternoon I wake up pondering how I got into the disappointing position I am in now. I got straight A’s in college, and I graduated with honors. I was an entrepreneur who owned a very successful business. With just one mistake, however, everything was lost! One fateful night, I left a candle burning on a desk when I left at the end of the work day. When I returned the next morning, over half of the building had been ravished by flames. As it turns out, the candle had caught some papers on fire on the desk. The fire then spread to the rest of the building. I not only lost our business that afternoon, I lost my decent reputation as well. I was now known as the person that set his own corporation on fire! With that rumor going around the village, nobody wanted to hire me. I was forced to take this silly position in the mail room of a stuffy office building! I am forced to sort and distribute loads of mail in the heat all day long. And although the building does have an HVAC system with a fairly efficient air conditioner, the air conditioning ducts do not even lead into the mail room. I highly doubt they will add a new HVAC duct just so some lowly worker can have air conditioning when it’s hot. There is a heating system in here, too, although I am unsure why. There is really no need for a gas furnace because of the climate we live in here. At this juncture, I am about to bring in our own small air conditioning unit just to take the edge off. It does seem fitting that I have to melt in this heat after burning up our business. I actually took the HVAC in our previous office for granted.

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Looking at the wall

Just yesterday, I moved into a brand new cabin and promptly ruined the HVAC plan within a total of thirty minutes flat. I had asked a few of our family and close friends come over to help myself and others transfer all of our belongings in. I had a lot of heavy furniture, so I was lucky that several people were able to come over to help us out. The home I moved out of was a small one in the heart of the city. Now that I have more income and am getting older, I decided it was time to invest in a bigger place. But when I could not find a house that fit all of our various needs, our associate recommended I look into building our own home. And that, in fact, is what I ended up doing because I could decide which features I particularly needed and which ones I did not need. I myself am a bit of a control freak. I particularly enjoyed this project; I could not wait to see it finished. After everything had been moved into the cabin, I thought it would be a sweet gesture to open a magnum bottle of champagne and offer a glass to each person who had helped me. Sadly, I did not realize just how fizzy the champagne actually was. When I opened the bottle, the cork flew out right away and champagne began spraying across everything! How embarrassing! To make it worse, the beverage had gotten into our HVAC system. When I attempted to turn on the furnace and also the A/C, nothing happened. My temperature control was still lit up on the wall control, but no matter what I did the HVAC device would not start up. Luckily the HVAC specialist was able to come and replace the device before the end of the day. I know now that I shall stay away from champagne in future!

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Letting the air from the vent

We love to eat out, but we don’t do it real often. Life has gotten expensive, lately, and we truly can’t afford it. So, whenever we do take an opportunity to enjoy dinner out for a special affair, you can bet we are sure to make it really count! My wife’s 45th birthday has been this weekend and I surprised her with an elegant dinner at a restaurant she has been wanting to try for over a decade! It was going to be so good! When we arrived, we noticed it was a bit chilly inside, but didn’t think too much of it. We got a drink at the bar as we waited for our table, but then my girl noticed she was under an air conditioner vent. Luckily, they called our name and we were taken instantly to our table. Now, we both started to notice how very cold that it was in the entire seating location. In fact, you could actually feel the air conditioning system blasting, it was on so high. Finally, we decided to ask what the reason was get rid of being so cold, for we were really uncomfortable. We very kindly asked them whenever they could check the thermostat and turn it up just a little. But, they said it was a chef’s request to achieve thermostat set so low constantly. We couldn’t believe their answer to us. Isn’t the customer usually right? Here we are at their restaurant spending a substantial amount of cash and they are telling us if they want their air conditioning at low, then they will have it on as low as they want. Wow, that’s a sure way to lose business and this was exactly what happened as we left.

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Shopping is my favorite

I enjoy the art of the shop! People tease me on a regular basis about it, too. They say I came out of the womb with a wallet in my hand. My husband doesn’t think it as amusing as others can, however. There are definitely better times within the year for certain types of shopping. For, instance, in the summer I am at the outdoor shopping malls. I just love walking around in the fresh air. The downside of this, though, is how hot it gets in the neighborhood where I live. It climbs up to the upper 80’s easily and with so much humidity! So, when you are walking around outside, then going into over air conditioned stores whose thermostats are so low you think like you are in this arctic area, it’s not as enjoyable. I understand where they are coming from keeping the temperature so low, but I don’t want to schlep around a sweater just to shop for a bit. We then tend to just walk outside, eat at the outdoor cafes. I admit we spend less in the summer. But, come winter I am once again shopping at that indoor mall. You, basically, will de-layer once inside and spend hours very comfortable moving from store to store. The heat is so even based that it must be clear the thermostats are monitored and programed for especially specific temperatures. I found out last winter that they actually have a smart practical application, so corporate headquarters actually uses computer screens to check the temperature and thermostat from a totally different part of the world! They just figure they realize temperature is warm enough for indoors and don’t have to be onsite.

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This is the best I can do

This summer season has been the hottest summer season on record for our city, but it is almost the end of June and uneven temperatures are reaching the upper 90’s! We had a week of cooler weather at the end of June, so I got excited, thinking that fall was on its way; Unfortunately, that cool weather did not last long, that now the two of us are back to the sweltering heat. My sibling, who lives down south, told me that 90 degrees uneven temperatures are completely normal where she lives, but the difference is that down south, all of the houses, schools, plus locales of dealer are prepared for weeks of moderate weather plus have excellent central air conditioner units ready to go. Up here, the two of us normally have just a few weeks of Indian summer and the summer season, and a few of our residences or businesses even have central air conditioning; This is my son’s first year of preschool, and he currently hates school because his school does not have an air conditioner, but he comes home every day moderately sweaty and I cannot do anything except send him to get a cool shower. I do not know any better, because my supervisor does not have air conditioning either. If the moderate weather were just for a day or more than one, the two of us would survive, but this weather has been going on for weeks now. Many of our neighbors have gone out and ordered or purchased window air conditioner units, but now, most stores have run out of them. So, the two of us could not get a window air conditioner unit, even if the two of us wanted to at this point! I am just holding out hope that real Autumn uneven temperatures will arrive soon.

I run into constant problems

When I was in junior college, I had a calculus instructor whom the other students and I nicknamed Mr, fridge because his classroom regularly was about fifty-five degrees. Honestly, I am not sure why Mr. Fridge thought that the people I was with and I deserved to learn in a frozen tundra with frosty air conditioning each day, but he definitely did; Even in the bitter wintertime, Mr. Fridge would keep the air conditioning on. Every other class would have the oil furnace on, or even no Heating and A/C at all, but Mr. Fridge was inexorable in his choices. Every time the people I was with and I asked him about the temperature or complained to the faculty about the temperature control settings, he seemed to turn the temperature control a few degrees colder on the thermostat. We all learned very abruptly to bring extra layers to his class to combat the air conditioning. Those of us who were assigned seats right below an air vent practically brought snuggies to class to keep warm. I will never forget the day that the people I was with and I came into Mr. Fridge’s classroom and felt something new! Hot and humid warmth. The two of us felt as if we actually were going to melt. The two of us peered anxiously at Mr. Fridge’s desk, and there, resting at his desk, looking over lesson plans with a drastic eye, was a upgraded new instructor. Once class started, he apologized for the temperature of the room being so warm. It was a little warm, he said. Would the people I was with and I like him to turn on some air conditioning? I have never participated so emphatically in class as when I shouted No that day! Mr. Fridge returned the next day, but it was the beginning of the end for a few short weeks later, for unknown reasons, he was then reassigned, and the people I was with and I never had to deal with his frigid air conditioning again at that school

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I need some new batteries

This year, I have been helping out as an assistant volleyball coach to my brother; I was initially legitimately worried because I am not particularly great at volleyball or coaching, and because I was unsure of how great I would be. I abruptly learned that our job was more solving drama than actual volleyball coaching and then this week in practice was worse than normal. Two tweens were sad at the rest of the team for requesting a change in the starting lineup at the next game. During the whole practice, they were basically sulking about my thoughtful changes. Things were exhausting enough, and then the air conditioning shut off in the gym where the two of us teams were practicing, but under the hotter temperatures, tempers flared even more so and the tweens started to get legitimately discordant. I knew that the two of us needed to do something fast about the air conditioning. I ran to the maintenance worker’s office and asked if he could look at the Heating and Air Conditioning in the gym immediately to see if it were an easy fix, but he came immediately to look at the air conditioning and discovered that the thermostat just needed new batteries! Within thirty minutes, the thermostat was fixed, and air conditioning was blowing officially again. The diversion seemed to distract the women enough that they got over their drama a little bit and began to play as a team again. I was legitimately glad that the Heating and Air Conditioning issue was solved so efficiently. Who knows what would have happened if the Heating and Air Conditioning had been broken for longer? I do not know, and I absolutely hope that I never have to  find out.

This heater is pretty nice

My brother in law and I decided to take a short road excursion together last spring. We were going to be picking up our grandmother, therefore would take an entire day’s worth of driving to get her. My brother in law and I were not on a road trip together in a long time since he married my sister, so we were pretty excited to go. We got in the car or around eight in the morning, and started on our extensive drive. By the time we had driven about six hours, both of us were feeling tired and our legs were restless enough. We made a decision to stop at a motel for a quick night, and sleep for two or three hours. We had not originally planned to settle overnight, but the drive was taking much longer than we had anticipated. My brother in law and I were deciding on a cheap motel, so we wouldn’t waste a lot of money just to sleep. We grabbed a few items out from the car, and made our way in the motel. It was rather cold outside, and we immediately started the heater in our conventional hotel room. As soon as the heater switched on, there was a very loud noise coming from the heating system and air vents. Since it stopped after seconds, my brother in law and I didn’t think much concerning the problem. When the room became entirely too warm, we turned off the heater for a couple of hours. When we were getting ready to go to sleep for the night, we turned the heating system on once again. The heating system made some other loud noises, but it did not start working like it managed to the last time.

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This heat is a big problem

My dad was getting very excited for the summer, because he recently purchased a completely new A/C system. My dad purchased the A/C system part way through January, because there was a massive winter sale on last year’s designs. The new A/C system is supposed to work better than your old system, but my dad had not had the opportunity to run the device yet. He woke up yesterday morning to get that the outdoor temperature thermometer read around 80 degrees at 8 in the morning. My dad knew this would be the best opportunity to run a A/C system, and to make sure that it would run properly for this summer season. My dad fired up the A/C system, and set the thermostat to a comfortable 72 degrees. Before long, brisk cold air was filling each and every room. The A/C system works effectively, and the house cool down went to 70 degrees within just an hour. My dad is overjoyed about the purchase, and it runs better than any A/C system that he has had in past times. I went over to my dad’s last night for dinner, and I was also thoroughly impressed while using the new cooling system. I was extremely comfortable over dinner, and I didn’t have any need to wear my sweater at all of. The inside of the house was feeling so great now that the new air filter systems were helping to take out the different dust particles from the surroundings. My dad has two massive sheep dogs, and I constantly have allergy or intolerance problems when I am in that house. The new A/C system functions so well, that I barely even remembered that my dad had the dogs.

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My home is together

My second cousin wanted a new house, because her old house was getting too small for the kids. When she bought the first house, it was just her. Now she has three young people in middle school, and all of the people are on top of each other. My wife brought up investing in a new house last week, and I think she has the best idea. Our first house was a bit of a nightmare, because my wife and I didn’t know considerably what we know now about the home buying approach. Our realtor was still rather new at the time, and we missed some key points in our home buying experience. We should have had that HVAC system inspected before we signed anything and before the first purchase. When we visited the house, there was no power. We never thought make sure that the HVAC system worked well, and we took the word of the seller. About one year after we bought the house, we had to replace our entire HVAC system, including a part of the ducting in our attic. The HVAC system had been incorrectly wired, and was barely working by the time we had a innovative one installed. If my wife and I saw it, then the HVAC system inspected prior to a house purchase, then we may have been able to get the seller to upgrade the complete HVAC system at that point. We could have saved several thousands of dollars. We are definitely going to have our new HVAC system inspected by the professional, before we make any offers on new properties. Right now comes the fun part, and that’s buying a new house together.

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Lowering the energy bills

Just a word of advice to the wise, do not waste your time going to the zoo on a hot summer day. Unless you want to experience the chance of heat stroke, it’s not the best idea. It doesn’t honestly matter what zoo it is either, it applies fairly well to every zoo around the world. In general it is best to go either first thing in the morning time or late in the day. The hotter it is outside, the less likely you are to see any pets doing anything very interesting. You will most likely see the animals taking naps, or sitting doing nothing, because in nature you need to preserve your energy while facing the intense heat. Animals do not have the luxury of stepping into an air conditioned dwelling plus adjusting the thermostat, they have to deal with the elements. Inside of a zoo is even worse, because these pets have all had a taste of AC. They know that when the zoo closes, they can all go back to their dens plus burrows, which are lightly air conditioned. It would be bad enough for them to sit in the sun all day, but since all these animals know they can experience a cooler environment eventually, they will just nap and take it easy. You can’t really blame them, I can barely last for a few hours going around the zoo without getting some AC from the gift shops or restaurants. Unless you find an air conditioned zoo, take my advice plus and don’t go in the intense heat.

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This is not running

Having a sick kid is the worst thing. Of course as a parent you worry about making them start to feel better, but you also worry about them missing something important at their school! And what if they are faking? I faked sick plenty of times as a kid, so why shouldn’t I guess they are trying the same tricks as I did? But it’s much worse if they really are sick, because one sick kid will usually lead to the whole house being sick, including the parents. That’s where I am at right now, all of my children with the flu, as well as I have it too. I’m in my robe at lunchtime, messing around with the control component trying to make the indoor air quality better trying not to increase the temperature too much. Typically, I run the A/C at this time of day, but the cooling was too much for the sick kiddos, so I turned the temperature up a tad bit. With the Heating as well as Air Conditioning not even running, the air circulation stopped and it started to become very humid and uncomfortable. We all had fevers and were running warm as well as cold, and it didn’t even matter how I set the cooling system it was consistently too warm or too cold for all of us. Oddly enough, I found myself enjoying being out on the back patio, where there was no climate control in the least. The air felt nice and fresh as well as the sun felt great on my skin. Perhaps it will help all of us get better if we ditch the A/C for a few hours and hang out outside.

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First job

Now that I am in my forties I can look back on jobs that I hate with a different viewpoint. I look back and see where I had chances to learn and grow as a young man that helped to develop my character and the person I am today. When I was in high school, I thought going to work was a waste of time. I knew my parents were still going to pay for everything I did even if I did have a job. I was selfish in thinking this because my parents just wanted me to succeed and not have to rely on them for money. The first job I had in high school was working for a local HVAC company. I saw an ad in the newspaper and applied on their website. Two days later I got a call that I was hired and they wanted me to start right away. I was happy that looking for a job didn’t take up too much of my time. Back then I was only interested in hanging out with my friends, just like most teenagers. When I showed up on my first day the receptionist asked if I had any knowledge of the HVAC industry. I told the receptionist that I knew how to change the temperature of my heating and cooling system at home and she laughed at me. Little did I know that I would be out onsite everyday visiting other people’s home and fixing their HVAC systems. I learned so much working for this HVAC system and know I don’t need to call a HVAC technician when my personal system stops working.

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Selling our house

I have lived in the same house for about twenty years now. My kids have all grown up and moved out and this big house is really getting to be too much for my husband and I to take care of. It is hard for us these days to get around as easily as we once did and I think it might be time for us to look into selling the place. Not that we don’t love the house, but I think it is time for us to move on to a smaller plate. We do want to do a few upgrades before we end up selling our home. I want to hire a local HVAC company to come in and completely upgrade our heating and cooling system. Our ductwork needs to be replaced as well. I know there are some small holes that need to be patched, but I think at this point we might as well replace the entire thing. After the ductwork is replaced I want to make sure that our air conditioner is the highest quality so we don’t have any problems selling our house. I think the HVAC company is going to come over next week and give us a quote on the upgrades. I really hope that it won’t cost as much as I think it will. I think after all the HVAC equipment is ready to go we will need to replace all the kitchen appliances. All these upgrades are going to cost us a bunch of money, but hopefully we will make it all back once the house is sold.

Renting a cheap apartment with outdated HVAC equipment

When I first graduated from college, I was struggling with a great deal of debt.  I had gigantic student loans to pay, as well as a car payment and insurance. Although I was able to find a job in my field, it didn’t pay very well.  I needed to take an apartment with low rent, and save money in every way possible.  I found an extremely small apartment in a sketchy neighborhood that allowed me to ride my bicycle to work everyday.  The apartment was in terrible shape, with no insulation in the walls, windows that leaked air, and a front door that didn’t properly lock.  The oven smoked, the refrigerator iced over, and the faucets all dripped.  There was hardly any hot water, the toilet tended to clog, and there was water stains on the ceilings.  My biggest problem was the inefficient and ineffective HVAC system.  The winter weather in my area is typically cold and snowy, and there’s no way to go without heating.  Unfortunately, the heating equipment in the apartment was so old that it struggled to reach a comfortable temperature.  It ran constantly, using up tons of energy and causing excessively high monthly bills.  I turned down the thermostat as low as I could tolerate, and wore many layers of sweaters and socks.  The air conditioner was no better, and caused the whole apartment to smell musty.  Whenever the air conditioner started up, I immediately got a headache and stuffy nose.  I mostly got along without running the air conditioner, and just put up with an overheated apartment.  Because my utilities were so high, I don’t think I saved any money by renting that cheap apartment.

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Traveling Without An Air Conditioner

I am always living paycheck to paycheck. I have terrible spending habits. I am constantly shopping for things that I do not need, or visiting the local Casino and wasting my money away at the slot machines. I have tried saving my money, but I always end up spending it on something foolish. Last month, my grandmother passed away. Her funeral was 7 hours from my home. I did not have enough money for a plane ticket, so I had to drive my old, rickety car. I tried to only use my car when I absolutely needed to. I typically would walk or ride my bike wherever I needed to go. This was because my car’s air conditioning systems did not work. The air conditioner quit working about two years ago. When it initially stopped working, I told myself that I would get the A/C repaired quickly. But then I spent all my money, and kept putting of the air conditioning repair in my car. I was stuck with no air conditioner for the 7-hour drive. I knew it would be absolutely terrible. I started the journey with the windows down, but the air outside was way too hot and humid. I rolled up the windows a bit, still leaving them open a crack. My parents had suggested that I take the bus to the funeral, at least that way I would have had some air conditioning. I wish I ‘d listened to them. I actually thought about trading in my car once I got to my destination. Not having an air conditioner was awful.

Looking for houses and no HVAC systems installed

I’ve always been the older sister. I’ve also always been the smarter sister. I have been married and had a home for nearly six years now. My little sister is just getting married and buying a house. They would like to buy their house before the wedding. This way they can move into the house and move all their stuff from the wedding into the house. I don’t think this is a bad idea. I actually think it’s a very smart decision on her own. However I have had to go with her house hunting. I think it would be good for anybody to have someone who owns a home to go with them to buy a house. My sister is all about the looks of a house. However I told her there is much more that goes into it. She never even thought about the HVAC system that comes along with the house. Some of the houses she really loved didn’t even come with an HVAC system installed. They would have to spend the extra money to install that HVAC system. A realtor didn’t tell us that either. I was the one who noticed it. I have been asking all these questions that I notice about my house to make sure that my sister has it for her house. If your house doesn’t have an HVAC system when you move in you shouldn’t have to really pay for that. The house should these days come with an HVAC system already installed. You might notice that it doesn’t have an HVAC system, if you walk in and the house is stuffy and hot. They should keep the air conditioning running a little even during the summer time when they’re showing houses.

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My neighbors don’t realize their HVAC system is broken

Some people are the absolute worst. I will come home from work and notice that there is a lot of noise coming from my neighbor’s house. Sometimes they are having a party. Sometimes they are watching a football game. And sometimes their HVAC system is broken. No matter what, they’re just always making a lot of noise. We don’t even live that close together. I feel like we live a normal amount apart. I feel like I shouldn’t be able to hear them just watching football in the living room. However that is not the part that makes me the most mad. The part that makes me the most mad is that their HVAC system is always making noises. When I’m outside trying to enjoy my pool all I can hear is their HVAC system being broken down. I don’t even know if they realize that their HVAC system is broken. They just keep running it. It has been running for quite some time now and making that noise. If I liked them more than I do right now I would tell them about their HVAC system. However I do not feel the need to tell them because they are not nice people to us. They really need to get their HVAC unit looked at. They should know that their HVAC unit should not be making the noises that it currently is making. However if they are hard of hearing maybe that’s why they don’t notice it. Maybe that’s why they’re so loud in their living room watching football. Who knows.

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HVAC guy was mean

My husband and I have to find a new HVAC supplier to work on from here on out. At our last appointment, we contacted a HVAC business and spoke with a receptionist. She told us that a HVAC technician would be by stopping by the following morning to service our HVAC system. We thought it was simple enough. However, the following morning, the HVAC professional came and reeked of alcohol. It was obvious that he’d been out drinking the night before. His attitude was outrageous too. He didn’t greet us when he arrived, but only asked us where the HVAC plan was. He failed to introduce himself too. My husband had to ask him what his name was, because I wanted the information to file a complaint against him later on. Kids these afternoons aren’t very friendly. It’s as if their parents never taught them their manners. I’m not sure how this HVAC professional even worked within the public. He headed towards our basement to service our HVAC system. He was down there for a really long time, so my husband went down to make sure everything was fine. He found him on his knees, throwing up in our basement! The kid was obviously hungover from the evening before. We got his attention so he headed for the stairs, only to continue puking once he got outside. This HVAC professional didn’t even stay to apologize for throwing up in our basement. Sure, our basement isn’t finished or anything, however it’s still our house.  

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Wanting updated HVAC

My wifey plus I just purchased a home together. We’ve been travelling around the US together, so it’s nice to get settled down somewhere. Our new home came with an apartment attached at the side. This has been our pet project for awhile now. We want to get it up and running so we can rent it out. The goal that we have, is to use the money from a rent payment to contribute to our mortgage. The biggest project we’ve been working on, is our HVAC system. My wifey spoke on her cellphone with a few heating as well as cooling companies before we chose one that we liked. During the time, her Aunt Val was visiting and looking at the home for the first time ever. When the HVAC professional arrived at our door, he bypassed my wifey and I so he could solely address her Aunt Val. After I explained to him that we were in fact the owners of the home, he apologized to us. However, he spoke to us with a patronizing tone in his voice the whole time. He didn’t think we could grasp the economical benefits of a central air system versus a portable air conditioner unit in this climate. Unfortunately, the two of us are too used to this treatment from people. Before my wifey and I selected this supplier, we made an appointment with another heating as well as cooling supplier to come in for a brief walk through. Once the new professional introduced himself to us, he asked us if our parents were around to chat. Good grief, it’s impossible to remain polite after a while.


need heating in the north

I recently was required to travel for multiple weeks for my job.  I needed to handle conferences at different locations along the northern border of the country.  Since this was during the month of November, I was not surprised that the weather was quite cool & damp.  Living down south, I am not really accustomed to such frigid un-even temperatures.  Although I bundled up in sweaters, scarves & boots, I needed to keep the heat running in the rental cars at all times.  I was thankful that there was a wonderful working furnace at each of the conference centers.  I found it strange, however, that there was only heating units in the hotels I stayed at.  None of them included any type of air conditioner.  I suppose that, because the weather is cooler, there is no real need for cooling systems.  Unfortunately, the hotel rooms were quite warm and stuffy.  No matter how I adjusted the heating units, I couldn’t prevent the flow of hot air.  The windows did not open, & I was constantly overheated.  I found it hard to sleep and I even tried stuffing towels over the heating vents.  Despite the outside temperature hovering in the low forties, I would have loved to have access to air conditioning.  Every morning, I woke up sweaty and tired.  After many weeks of living out of a suitcase, dealing with cold, wet weather, and enduring hotel rooms with no air conditioning, I couldn’t wait to get home.  I certainly appreciate living down south, where the weather is consistently nice & warm.  

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Washing the a/c and heater

If I could tell my readers one thing it would be that you are important.  Taking care of your health should be one of your top priorities because it is the biggest key to your success. Besides, if you’re not able to take care of yourself, how can you be expected to care for others? You should be eating a healthy diet, exercising often, and being mindful of the air you breathe in.  One of the many areas where you can practice self care is with your home’s HVAC system. Let’s face it, if you live in the modern age and just about everyone had access to to an HVAC system.   Not all of them are the same, and some people may have zone control heating and cooling systems. Some people may have other types of HVAC systems. It all boils down to personal HVAC plan preference. No matter what HVAC plan type that you have in your household, it is vital for you to make sure it is properly treated.  You need to make sure that you change the air filter in your system at least once every three months. This will ensure that you are allowing the best air quality to exist in your home. It is also entirely important to have a regular HVAC maintenance plan in place where it is inspected by a professional twice a year. If you follow these easy to follow HVAC plan directions, you will be sure to  have the most comfortable climate control settings in your home at all times. Breathing fresh air is wonderful for you in many ways!

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The car air conditioner device

A couple summertimes ago my friend and I decided to go on a road trip together. We’d never seen out west, and I wanted to see those States. We picked a few national parks to stop at, as well as hit the road. Everything was going very smooth when the air conditioning in our vehicle stopped working. We didn’t have extra money to get the air conditioning fixed, so we decided to just kept going, forced to ride with the windows down for the rest of the trip. Things were especially hard when we made it to the desert where temperatures were in the nineties as well as by the time the people I was with and I were done driving, all we could do was crash in our hotel room as well as blast the air conditioning. I could not have predicted that the people I was with and I would have had problems with the air conditioning in the car. It hadn’t given her any trouble in the past, she figured that we were great to go for our trip. Still, we both endured very well, I had a blast hiking as well as exploring the west, wouldn’t trade that trip with our friends for anything. In fact, I would do it over again in a heartbeat. Although we had to improvise as well as were pretty uncomfortable at spots, the trip was everything the people I was with and I wanted it would be. I collected some good photos, the people I was with and I did a lot of hiking, as well as the people I was with and I crossed some experiences off of our bucket lists. It was the trip of a lifetime, with our without an air conditioning in the car.

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What type of air filter to use

My fiance is an creature lover. If there is one thing that can easily chop up this engagement, it will be her intense love of pets. We have many creatures in our home, I lost count, but occasionally at bedtime, I have to go to sleep in our guest room since all of the creatures have overtaken over our bed. I tried to talk to her about it on many occasions, however she warns me  not go there. Recently, however, the HVAC specialist was doing his annual check over our system. He started with our duct work as well as he was stunned by his discovery. It was so over loaded with pet hair, he couldn’t understand how it was even working correctly, He asked us if I had noticed pet hair in the air while the unit was engaged by the heating or the cooling, I told him I believed that was just our normal pet flow of hair. He gazed at myself and others quite stunned. I elaborated that I am not happy with the situation, however my fiance is entirely too sensitive on the issue. If he could address it with her privately, that may be the best way to get any action on the topic. He decided to wipe down the air vents first as well as change out the filters. If you thought the ductwork was that bad, then you should have looked at the air filters. He could barely replace them. When he was all finally done, he went in to talk to her quietly about the issue, can you believe it? That evening over supper, my fiance quietly admitted to it was time to re-home some of the animals.

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Moisture filled air conditioning filters

My husband is a handy man. Sometimes when he doesn’t know what he is doing, he does tons of research and actually looks into whatever he is about to do in order to complete the task; he has a lot of patience, and he does a lot of things around the home that I am thankful for. He saves us a ton of our money doing it himself, instead of calling a person that specializes in that type of task to come over plus do it for us. I am so lucky to have him! One thing that he knew nothing about, however did tons of research was on our HVAC system, and when he took the HVAC apart, he realized that our air filters were wet! Apparently that is not a good thing that they are wet, because they are meant to be dry to catch dirt/debris that gets sucked into the system… Come to find out, a wet air filter commonly indicates a clogged condensate drain line; as it draws warm air from our house to be cooled, moisture from the air condenses on the evaporator coils plus then drips into the drain pan. Unfortunately my hubby couldn’t fix this all on his own. Every one of us had to call an HVAC tech to come over plus take a look for us. The two of us are gleeful we did because I don’t think my husband could have fixed it all on his own – he might have made it worse than it was. I’m just gleeful the HVAC tech fixed it our A/C so the two of us could use it again.

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The cooling system needed a repair

Wanna suppose something that genuinely sucks? Something failing when you need it the most… I’ve got the worst luck, and I can never catch a break! My wife and I never throw parties, so when we decided to do it one single time, something had to make it an exhausting experience. It was July 4th and we had a celebration; both of us chose this afternoon because it is one of our favorite afternoons of the year, not to mention it is in the warm season, as well as it’s a holiday so pretty much everyone has off of work. We had a BBQ as well as grilled hot dogs, burgers, ribs as well as clams. Both of us were having a nice time, until I was in the middle of baking something in the oven and our AC decided to not turn on. It was sooo hot in the house, not only because it was scorching hot outside, but because the oven was on so it was 10x hotter. I was trying to get a few sides together inside the house, but without the AC I couldn’t rest in the house. I made my spouse call an HVAC tech at our local heating and A/C company, although he didn’t want to because it was extra cash for a repair call on a holiday. Hours later as well as a few hundred bucks spent on fixing our AC unit and paying the Heating and A/C corporation, our AC system was up as well as entirely working again, after it was fixed we did have a nice rest of our July 4th celebration.

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Photo studio heating/air

My next door neighbor back in school always had her digital camera in her purse. She said she had to have it with her in case something dramatic ever happened, she wanted to be able to preserve it via photograph. I pointed out that her cell phone had a wonderful camera built right into it, but she insisted that it just wasn’t the same. She felt that real pressing, life increasing things simply could not be captured with a phone camera, and later, at the park, there was a beautiful large brown dog sunning himself plus I decided to take a photo with my phone. Once I saw the photo, tranquility filled my heart. I knew I had to become a dog photographer. With sun being ideal, & the Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C plan in my photo studio is essential. I only draw my blinds at night, but during the morning, the cooling system is always running to combat the increased heat that inevitably comes with the perfect sunlight. Climate control is absolutely my largest budgetary expense besides rent. The Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C plan also helps keep most of the hair plus dander out of the air. Ironically I am allergic to animals, however the whole-beach house air purifier built into the central HVAC helps keep my respiratory plan blissful. I absolutely guess the climate conditions control plan that I have is what enabled myself and others to perfect these artistic methods, to which sun plus the cooling system are the most integral parts. Without the sun for light the pictures would not be as vibrant. Without the central air conditioner, I would be covered in sweat plus grumpy all morning. Not to mention, the dogs and cats like the weather conditions control too.

Indoor air conditions

I woke up the other morning plus I felt love I had been hit by a truck! I just couldn’t stop sneezing, plus all y back muscles had absolutely gotten overly sore from all the coughing plus sneezing I had been doing over the last few days of being sick. I knew it was my dust sensitivities, however nothing I could do seemed to help at all. I tried all the OTC medications, all the “home remedies”, so I was out of options. Then a minor miracle happened. I had a repair appointment with an Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C service tech to take a look at my Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C plan when he noticed my dust sensitivities. He asked myself and others if I had considered getting a new air filter special made to combat dust sensitivities. I had never heard of such a specific Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C plan item, plus I told him so. He went on to educate myself and others about all the different types of air filters out on the market. He even told myself and others that he could install the also suffered from terrible dust sensitivities too, so he could very much sympathize. I figured it was worth a shot. I had the currency to spare at the time, so I told him to install an up-to-date air purification plus the air filter too. I prayed this would improve the air quality in my apartment, because I was sincerely afraid I would lose my sanity from all the sneezing. Three weeks later and my dust sensitivities all however disappeared! I was so thankful for that Heating, Ventilation as well as A/C service tech. Hopefully my dust sensitivities will be gone for good.

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The heater and a/c change

Every evening I hear the same discussion about climate change. To many people, climate change is the cause for the Earth having terrible thunderstorms, earthquakes and fires. They could debate this topic from here to eternity. Can it be that we humans are responsible for bad weather? I don’t know the answer to that question. I see the news though, and I can comprehend the amount of devastation that can sometimes encircle you. But life goes on and you simply learn to appreciate what you might have. I was in a modest mom and pop restaurant a few days ago for lunch. While eating, I overheard the conversation behind me between a male and his little boy. The man asked if he liked his dinner, the child, Joey told his father that not only did he love his mashed apples but he feels warm at this moment. I learned while eating my dinner that the only source of heat in little Joey’s apartment had malfunctioned and there was no heat coming from the furnace in that section of the apartment building. Joey’s dad explained that the landlord had assured him that the furnace would be working within a matter of a couple days since he had called the HVAC company already and had received a call from the HVAC technician confirming an arrival time. The furnace repair truck showed up at the appointed time and a couple of big HVAC technicians went to work to immediately assess the furnace as well as the attached heating units. To identify the repair issue, the HVAC technicians attempted to run the furnace, without any sort of luck, so the furnace repair team will determine the kind of repair is needed and the landlord will be happy to have the furnace fixed.

Fainting with no cooling

Surviving in a southern climate where temperatures are known to rise very high, one would think that a public school would make sure to have an air conditioner that’s strong enough to combat these kinds of temperatures. Yet, this was not the case for my son. Today during school, the air conditioner was working so hard to cool the temperature that it broke down. Apparently some janitor had lowered the thermostat to a temperature that was just too much for the HVAC unit to take. School had to continue nonetheless since they could not shut down the whole school just because of one mistake. My son was in gym class when he started to feel light headed from all the heat and being forced to run around in the school’s gymnasium. He told his teacher, but they told him to not stop running. A few minutes later he apparently experienced heat stroke and fainted. My poor little boy passed out all as a result of silly air conditioner! The teacher took him to the nurse who cooled him down with ice. He shortly woke up with only one small bump on his head in the fall, but he got very lucky. The school will be finding a very strongly worded letter from me on the importance of an air conditioner working properly during these warm climates. If they would not want to shut down the school, they need to at least cancel and even postpone gym class. It was inhumane to let these kids run around in such temperatures. My children will not be attending classes until this HVAC problem is fixed definitely!

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The great a/c system

I am living in the West plus I genuinely prefer my a/c device, however honestly, I don’t suppose I could live without my ac down here. I suppose this is absolutely great for all the people; There are times that I wonder how my parents plus buddies were able to get by in the past without this essential AC unit. I recognize they would go to the cold pools, chilly rivers, or crisp lakes to take a nice swim plus chill down in that fashion. I’m sure the water hose was always useful or well water perhaps. I couldn’t think of trying to live that way in such heat plus wet air. I sure am thankful for the wonderfully cool plus refreshing air provided by my cooling system. I absolutely won’t go against it. I made sure to set up in my Heating plus Air Conditioning corporation’s service plan. I only have to pay a small fee plus they are busy to come out to my home 2 times per year. Of course if anything will happen in between service, all I have to do is call them plus they’ll be there for me as soon as they can. They consistently look over my AC system method thoroughly starting with the control machine. They disinfect everything to, provide it a great tune up when wanted, plus substitute any parts as we needed. It’s a harsh thing down here in the west, so if you’re with it, you’ll do as I do.

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Way too cold for ac

My boyfriend prefers everything hotter.  As a matter of fact, for him, the hotter it is, the better it is.  He prefers everything hot, except for the indoor temperatures.  If our air conditioning isn’t on the freezing side, he isn’t happy.  I have put on blazers to take the chill off my arms and shoulders, because the temperature on the thermostat is set too low.  When he goes to work, I turn the air conditioner up higher.  I want the temperature to be at least seventy-four.  I like it cool, although I don’t want to be frozen out of my own home.  I don’t really get him.  He works outside all morning, and he has a very dirty job.  There is no air conditioning, even when he is in the workshop.  By now, I would think that his body is used to the heat, and not wanting the air conditioning temperature to be subzero.  Today, arrived to the house before I remembered to readjust the temperature control.  He just walked over and looked at the temperature gauge, then he lifted his eyebrow at me.  I simply smiled and informed him that I was cold.  I also added, that ever since he decided to go arctic with the temperature, our monthly electric bill has pretty much doubled.  I showed him our electric bill that had just come in that morning.  He finally agreed to keep the temperature at seventy, and I said yay!  I then called the A/C contractor to come and do the regular maintenance on our system.  Joking, I told him that I requested a lock box for the temperature control, just in case he ever goes artic on me again.

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Lack of cooling during the summer

Summer school isn’t only for teenagers who did poorly in their classes. It’s also a place where advanced students can further their grade level, or prepare for a life after school. Of course, most advanced students choose not to attend summer season school, because everyone prefers being on a break, however every year there are a few. That is why I enjoy teaching over the summer break, it allows me to make extra currency while still having a relaxed schedule for that time. This year was an especially good year, I had more voluntary students for our prep course than ever, and the AC of the classroom kept me going when my home Heating in addition to Air Conditioning idea died. I called in an Heating in addition to Air Conditioning repair corporation for an estimate, and found that after now working all summer season I would have enough extra currency for an AC replace. That also meant I had to suffer the next ten weeks with no AC in our lake home at all, which was daunting to say the least. The first couple of weeks were bad, despite the fact that I just started going into task early and staying a little late, to take in every second of air conditioning I could. But then as the summer season went on it got hotter, even in the middle of the evening my home felt like a furnace. So then I started bringing in food and a change of clothes with me, so I could just sleep in the air conditioned classroom every evening. It was a long summer season, thankfully our classroom AC helped me survive it.

Thermostat and the cooling system

Two of my friends and I rent a big home only minutes away from the ocean.  The home is large, not all that high-priced, and the location is ideal for us.  My roommates and I have been pals since school, and we typically get along well.  The only disagreement the three of us ever have is over the temperature control setting.  All of us all have strange preferences when it comes to our preferred temperature.  Since the three of us live in an area that regularly experiences high temperatures and humidity, the three of us rely on the A/C just about all year round.  I like to keep the home super cold to prevent the growth of mold and mildew.  My job requires me to spend time outside, exposed to the heat and humidity.  By the end of the day, I look forward to stepping inside an especially cool house.  I love having the A/C on, blowing chilly air on me.  I truly sleep better when the indoor temperature is severely low.  My 1 roommate, Tina, is anxious about the monthly utility bill.  She feels that the A/C should be completely shut down while we’re all at task or sleeping, but even when we’re at home, she’d rather not run the cooling system on anything but the lowest speed.  My other roommate, Nancy, is always shivering.  She walks around in long johns and shivers when it’s eighty degrees outdoors.  I swear she’d switched to running the heating idea if we’d let her.  I’ve been begging the landlord to upgrade our Heating in addition to Air Conditioning idea to zone control.  This would up the value of the rental property, save currency on utility bills, and let us set the temperature room-by-room.   

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Want the best type of heater?

I think that the best style of heating idea is a boiler.  Although a boiler does not provide any means of cooling, it is certainly best for heat.  A boiler relies on water to supply heat to the home, and even links to your other components of the house that use heat.  Since a boiler uses water, it is much more energy efficient.  There is no need for HVAC duct, which eliminates the energy losses, maintenance costs, and even pollutants.  With hydronic systems, the heats is gradually infused into the room, which creates a more even comfort.  There are no temperature fluctuations created by short blasts of hot and chilly air, and almost no temperature deviation from floor to ceiling.  Modern boilers are quite little yet powerful, they are very quiet.  Innovative technology allows this week’s boilers to adjust their capacity to meet demands of the home.  In other words, the boiler can save energy by operating at a lower rate, but for a longer time.  Plus, a boiler is easily accommodating to zone control, allowing each room to have its own temperature.  And a boiler can handle everything from a tiny house to even an whole apartment building.  With typical maintenance, boilers tend to last much longer than a conventional oil furnace.  Very often, a boiler only needs replacing if its parts stop being sold, therefore it can no longer be repaired.  Along with heating the home, a boiler can be used to provide household hot water, heat a swimming pool or hot tub, and even for a snowmelt idea beneath the garage or driveway.  

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Want the air conditioner on high at work

Right now I am resting at the break room in my office trying to get some personal jobs done. I try to get a lot of work done during my lunch breaks most days, however it can be a bit distracting in this office. This is true especially for the afternoon lunch time frame because everyone is away from their desks plus is up making a racket. I can’t be rude and ask them to be quite but it is really annoying having to listen to them talk. Honestly, I just put in my headphones in with no tunes playing in the hopes that people won’t talk to me. There is another part of the break room that hinders my performance. The break room has a wall plus ceiling made completely of glass, the natural sunshine is supposed to be zen of something This is not the case for me. I try to focus but the only thing on my mind is turning down the cooling system. I just want to turn the air conditioning on full power plus stand under the vents because the direct sunshine is constantly making me sweat. I wish other people felt the same way about the Heating plus A/C component in the split room, but they all talk about how nice it is to finally be warm. I don’t think I know what they are talking about because for me I like the frosty air plus the cooling system blowing all day. I want to agree on the temperature of the heating plus cooling system!

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want a/c in our dog homes

When I go out of town, I have to leave my cats at a kennel! I have more than one of them, and they have always stayed indoors at my house. If I were to leave them outside and trust someone to come plus feed them while I was away, I suppose that they would get way too hot and become severely uncomfortable. This is why I opted for a kennel. They’re not used to being outside of an air-conditioned area for any significant amount of time so I suppose it would be cruel to leave them outside. They are some pretty pampered kittens, and when I am away during the day, I have to leave the air conditioner running for them so that they can stay cool. I do not suppose various pet owners typically do such a thing. They have been indoor cats for as long as I’ve owned them, so I suppose that they are used to feeling the cool air blow on them through the air vents. I believe that removing them from that environment would be detrimental to their health, however leaving them in a kennel while I travel is not ideal because it can get pretty costly. It’s my only option though. I do not know of anyone who would be willing to keep my cats in their homes with the A/C running constantly, so a kennel is the next best thing. I hope my cats like me. They basically get a free stay at a hotel anytime I have to leave for a couple of days. I really love having them around, hence why I go the extra mile to take care of them.

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HVAC in different zones

It undoubtedly is amazing the times we are living with so many technological strides. In contrast, I grew up when people had rotary phones, outdated, boxy TV sets, and video games were about paddling a ball back plus forth called, ‘pong.’ I remember having some type of central heating to help combat the cold, but a/c was only something really wealthy people had in their homes. Our home undoubtedly didn’t need the a/c anyway because we were living inside the city; our weather was pretty moderate in temperature for the most part. In the winter season, my siblings and I appreciated when our mom would blast the heat for a few minutes in the mornings. I remember sitting over the air vent in our kitchen getting as warm as possible right after jumping out of bed. But, lately we have been battling the heat at odd times of the year as well. Mom is all about savings, so she knew that she needed to find a more efficient heating plus cooling plan for the house. Ultimately, she decided to change out the outdated units that was just heating for a combination system that allowed us to use both heating and cooling. But, the key piece not to forget was Zone Control. It’s this up-to-date amazing app that you can actually use to monitor the temperatures throughout the home by using the individual thermostats in each room. It helps to save us a lot on our bills by only heating or cooling the rooms people are in. It undoubtedly is amazing to go from such simplicity to this new luxury in our house. It is such a comfort to our family!

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heating for the ice home

I dreamt I lived in a little charming ice castle.  The air was crisp as well as cold, as well as I was wearing a pretty ball gown, as well as singing of how great our world is.  I know, that is the opening to a kid’s number one, but I was thinking about how on earth they heat the chill.  She grew up in a castle that was heated.  But didn’t she need some heat when she was surrounded by all that ice?  I care about children’s stories, but there are certainly some things that make you just want to scream.  I could imagine those fireplaces, all made of ice.  The heat would surround them, and room by room, they would be on the lower floor heating up that area.  That room would just begin to get warmer, until the floor would melt. Then the fireplace would be on the next floor down, again.  You would always need to be fixing the floors, and rebuilding fireplaces.  I’ll leave the dreaming to Disney, but stick to our lake house with the most convenient Heating as well as A/C system.  I get all the heat I need, and it shoots from the furnace as well as goes to every floor through the aid of ductwork, with air vents.  It just seems so much easier.  Today’s heat, unlike that of a hundred years ago, is so much more efficient.  The heating as well as cooling industry is always trying to find a better system to make lake house more efficient as well as comfortable, as well as to comply with current environmental regulation.  How dreamy the world of Disney may be, but they had more concerns than any of us do when it came to their heating as well as cooling needs.

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I love to watch all those new home improvement shows on TV; I appreciate seeing all the good designs that the people come up with. Even more interesting, though, is enjoying when they have to repair or upgrade major concerns around a home, such as completing Heating and Air Conditioning upgrades. I have to say, the Heating and Air Conditioning shows are the episodes I like to watch because I am fascinated by all the Heating and Air Conditioning technology available in this day. The Heating and Air Conditioning corporation can customize the Heating and Air Conditioning system to your new home and lifestyle, you can get simply get a central a/c or you can instead choose to get a lot of bells and whistles. You can choose Heating and Air Conditioning possibilities to help save the planet with their enhanced energy efficiency and high SEER ratings. If you have a need for Heating and Air Conditioning with special zone control, that is entirely an option, too. Even easy things like digital control units and smart control units can make a large difference in how very enjoyable your indoor air pollen levels get. I know that personally, if I build a new home or need to upgrade the Heating and Air Conditioning system in our new home, I would like to try the mini split a/c. At first consideration, it seems reminiscent of window a/c units, and the fact that they are compact units is indeed similar to the style of window a/c units of yesteryear, yet they are so much more than that.

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