AC Maintenance and AC Service It can’t be said enough. Springtime is the best time to make sure your air conditioner is running properly. You don’t want to wait until ... Read More
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Summer is approaching, and temperatures are rising. You probably haven’t thought about your air conditioner since the last time you ran it but now is the time to take action ... Read More
Did you know that nearly half of your home’s energy costs are from heating and cooling? Right now the most efficient temperature control methods are provided by smart thermostats also ... Read More
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Knowing Heating and Cooling Basics When it comes to whole-home comfort, understanding heating and cooling equipment can be complicated. At Bryant, we make it simple. Just like our dealers have ... Read More
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Forced Air Heating units and other carbon monoxide-emitting home appliances should be properly maintained to avoid the deadly threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Have your natural gas furnaces checked ... Read More
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It is wise to have a professional furnace repair specialist perform regular maintenance on your home furnace. Once a year, whether you have used it or not. You want to ... Read More
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Keep a clean perimeter around your air conditioner / HVAC equipment. When a condenser unit gets dirty it can force your compressor to work harder than it needs to, which leads ... Read More
Planning your plants. A small fence or a hedge is a good way to hide an AC unit, but make sure the hedge doesn’t grow into the condenser. It is ... Read More
Put it in the shade. When Installing the A/C unit, ask your installer to find the ideal location where it will be out of the hot sun. A cooler location ... Read More
Let it your AC Condenser unit breathe. The air conditioner condenser needs enough airflow around it to work correctly. Make sure, when planting your landscaping or placing structures next to ... Read More
The onset of the pandemic and the ensuing lockdown have imperilled businesses worldwide. It will be tempting for firms to put any commitment to the environment in the back seat […]
This episode of the BS* + Beer show features Enrico Bonilauri, co-founder and chief product officer of EMU and Cramer Silkworth, a licensed engineer and Passive House consultant, discussing HRVs […]
This post originally appeared at Yale Environment 360. Coca-Cola calls it the PlantBottle—a new kind of recyclable plastic container, 30% of which is made from sugar cane and other plants, […]
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This episode of the BS* + Beer show explores the ever-evolving world of sealants—a critical yet nascent component of what we are doing today in the name of building science. […]
People complicate things. If, say, you want to sell a motorcycle, you place an ad and interested potential buyers come check it out, maybe take it for a little ride, […]
Our green building adventure began in 2013, when I came across various Passive House and high-performance projects in the book, Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid, by Sheri Koones. The […]
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This guest blog was written by Ryan Shea, Arthur Coulston, and Rushad Nanavatty of the Rocky Mountain Institute. In order to meet social distancing requirements brought on by the Covid-19 […]
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This episode of the BS* + Beer show is the first in a new series of case studies. Our idea is to share whole-house projects steeped in building science-related information, […]
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So far, building scientists have not achieved consensus on the issue of the best ventilation rate for buildings. As readers of Green Building Advisor probably know, the issue of how […]
Friday August 14th was a big day for SK Collaborative and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), which is is relocating from their current location on Interstate […]
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