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How UV Lights Are Used To Battle Spreading Contagions And Infections In Hospitals And Your Home

Cold and flu season isn’t quite here yet, but most of us are already concerned about infections and contagions. As summer transitions into fall and back to school season begins, person-to-person contact increases—especially among children. Therefore, the likelihood of picking up an infection or pathogen increases as well. Hospital staff and other medical workers are

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Florida Panhandle 4th of July Events

Air Conditioning Engineers wishes you a happy and safe 4th of July and holiday weekend. Do you know what you’re doing yet? If not, we’ve compiled a short list of things to do in the Panhandle this holiday! Pier Park Festivities kick off with a color run, then a tribute to those who have served

AC ENGS -- Radiant Floor Heating -- 06-02-16

Radiant Floor Heating

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of getting out of bed in the morning and placing your feet onto an ice cold floor in winter, is there? Or nothing quite like the unappealing sensation of that, anyway. You could wear slippers, but there is a method of keeping your home warm that does not push

ac engs -- Servicing HVAC Expansion Valves -- 05-02-16

Servicing & Maintaining Thermal Expansion Valves

What is a Thermal Expansion Valve? Controlling the flow-rate of refrigerant into the evaporator coil is the sole function of thermal expansion valves, also known as TXV’s (Thermal eXpansion Valve) or as EEV’s (Electronic Expansion Valve) if they are electronic. Both types of valve perform the same function within the HVAC system but through two

AC ENGS -- Furnace Efficiency Ratings -- 03-17-16

What Are The Ratings For Furnace Efficiency?

When it’s time to buy a new furnace, being aware of energy efficiency ratings can help you make a wise choice. The ratings will impact how much of the system’s energy directly heats your home versus how much is wasted. The Rating Used for Furnace Efficiency The energy efficiency of a furnace is measured by

AC ENGS -- Energy Efficiency Tips -- 03-17-16

Energy Efficiency Tips for Your Business

No matter how energy efficient you’ve kept your business, there most likely are more ways you can increase your building’s energy efficiency. These tips can help you lower your monthly utility bills past your current level of savings. Lighting Reduce how many lights you use. Change your lights to compact fluorescents or LEDs. Use task

AC Engs -- Air Filter -- 02-15-16

Why Is Changing My Air Filter So Important?

Air filters are standard equipment on today’s HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems. These simple devices perform a number of important functions, and they must be changed regularly in order to reliably fulfill those functions. Let’s look at some of the top reasons for replacing your dirty HVAC filters as soon as possible. Maintaining

AC Engs -- Commercial Heat Pump -- 02-15-16

Commercial Heat Pump Troubleshooting

Businesses and commercial properties across the U.S. often rely on heat pumps to provide both heating and cooling functions for their building interiors. Unfortunately, when problems develop in these workhorse devices, it’s not always easy to detect the true underlying cause. Here are some of the key problems to look for when troubleshooting the issues

AC ENGS -- Carrier Cor -- 02-18-16

All About Carrier Cor Thermostats

Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats are a relatively recent innovation in home heating and cooling technology. These devices give you the ability to remotely control temperature settings and certain other functions with wireless signals sent through your Internet modem. The Carrier Cor thermostat is an excellent, well-rounded example of the potential uses of Wi-Fi-enabled temperature control. Let’s look

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Benefits of Controlling Indoor Air Quality

Throughout the year, you spend much of the day breathing the air in your home or workplace. And whether it’s summertime or wintertime, your heating/cooling system has a major impact on the quality of that air. A system in poor shape can potentially reduce air quality in several critical ways. On the other hand, a