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How to Efficiently Heat Your Garage

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If the only time you’re in your garage is the amount of time it takes you to get out of your car and walk to the door, then you probably don’t need to heat your garage. But a garage can be more. It could be a workspace, a retreat of sorts, somewhere you actually spend time. So for some people, a toasty warm garage during the winter months makes a lot of sense.…

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Should you fit a ducted heating system?

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How do you keep your home at the right temperature? Some homes rely on a traditional wood heater to maintain the temperature during the cooler months. Other homeowners will use gas central heating, but there is an alternative. One of the most popular heating options in Australian homes is ducted heating. What is ducted heating? Ducted gas heating works by drawing air through a fan. The air is then warmed by circulating near a heat exchange.…

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Top Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance Tips For Business Owners

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Commercial refrigerators are crucial pieces of equipment for any establishment. They help in cooling drinks, food items and other essential ingredients you use in your company. To ensure the refrigerator stays in top shape for longer (knowing how costly it is to procure one), you have to ensure that it’s maintained regularly by an expert. This is especially important for businesses that handle foods and drinks like restaurants, cafeterias, bars and schools, among others.…

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4 important tips to ensure a successful air conditioning installation

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If you’re looking for a new air conditioning unit for your home, attention to detail will be critical. Installing a new AC is a multi-faceted process that involves ductwork, fans, condensers, air filters, vents, and much more. Therefore, working with the right contractor will ensure a successful installation process. Homeowners should avoid taking shortcuts when having a new AC put in place. Simple actions such as under-sizing your ducts or installing a small fan can cause a spike in your cooling costs.…

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How to Plan for the Installation of a Reverse-Cycle System

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The reverse-cycle heating and cooling system is a favourable appliance choice for your home if you are looking for a versatile climate control unit. This system is beneficial because it is designed to provide internal cooling and heating  year-round. When the weather is hot, the reverse-cycle unit will pull heat from the indoor space, ensuring optimal coolness. On cold days, the system will absorb heat from outside and release it in the house.…

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4 Questions To Ask Before Buying Evaporative Coolers

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Direct evaporative cooling units or swamp coolers are just as capable as air conditioners in cooling different spaces. Before you decide on investing in these coolers, there are several factors that you should carefully consider. These include, but are not limited to the following: What Is The Local Climate Like? Evaporative cooling units work most efficiently and effectively in areas where the air is hot and dry. The level of relative humidity has the greatest impact on the efficiency of these cooler units.…

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How to Tell Your Air Conditioning Ductwork Is Leaking

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If you rely on a central air conditioning system to keep your home cool during the hot summer days, then you should be aware that the ductwork is one of the most important components of the system. Conditioned air cannot be recirculated within your living space without it. Over time, the ducts can develop leaks, leading to air conditioning inefficiencies. You should be able to tell when your ducts are leaky so you can have the problem fixed immediately.…

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How your food processing facility can use walk-in coolers to save on costs

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Food processing facilities face unique challenges. They often need to handle large quantities of food (including perishable items). These items also need to remain fresh, from the time they’re produced until they end up in retail stores or in customers’ homes. Because you will often deal with large amounts of perishables, you need a refrigeration solution that offers enough capacity for your daily needs. A simple refrigerator is not convenient enough to facilitate your operations.…

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3 Reasons Why Split Systems Are Your Ideal Home Cooling Solution

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Air conditioning units are some of the most significant appliances you should have in your home. Their role in making your home more comfortable in hot weather is invaluable. However, not every air conditioning system will work for your home. You need to choose one that is best suited for your home’s heating and cooling needs. Among the major options you will come across are the more traditional centralised air conditioning units and their split system counterparts.…

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Signs that your air conditioning unit is too small for your home

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Air conditioning units come in many different shapes and sizes. The ability of the unit to produce enough cool air will depend on its relative size to your home. If the unit is too small, it may not be able to generate enough cool air to circulate the entire premises. The capacity of the compressor may become overwhelmed and the home will always seem too hot for comfort. There are certain signs that point towards your AC unit being undersized for the home.…

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