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Protect your home from the deep freeze

Jan 09, 2013

Extreme temperature, flood sensors offer peace of mind It’s that time of year again where strong winds, snow, ice and extreme cold weather sweeps across the country leaving many Canadians scurrying for the protection and comfort of their warm cozy homes. What many homeowners are now realizing is that it’s also crucial to protect their homes from nature’s elements and the potential problems caused by winters’ deep freeze.

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Benefits of a Bio-fuel Fireplace

May 30, 2012 by Ventless Fireplace Pros

Although bio-fuel fireplaces have been appreciated by many people for quite some time, it has not been until recently that they really exploded in popularity.

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Air Purification Made Affordable & Practical

May 22, 2012 by Air Purifiers Direct 2 U

Air Purifiers Direct 2U is going after their market share of online air purifier sales by continuing to find and add Top Products to its online retail website. Their most current acquisition is the Vortex Desk Lamp with a SPI Air Purifier .

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Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Sep 09, 2010 by Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning

Inside your home, the winter cold can be more hazardous than summer heat, because heating a home can be done in so many different (and potentially unsafe) ways; wood fireplace, gas fireplace, radiant heat, electric heat, oil or gas furnace, boiler, even leaving open an oven!

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Proper Sizing and Balanced Air Flow

Sep 26, 2007 by Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning

Any good HVAC contractor worth their salt will tell you that there are two main ingredients to selecting a heating/cooling system that does its job. First of all, they should explain that the new equipment must be sized properly in order to provide the right level of comfort in your home. Then, they should explain that proper sizing and installation makes the system deliver balanced airflow, so you don’t suffer from hot and cold spots inside your home. To do this, a …

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Are Electrostatic Filters Too Restrictive?

May 04, 2012 by Never Buy Another Filter

They can be. Not all electrostatic air filters (also called washable , permanent or lifetime air filters) are made alike. Consider these 3 factors before purchasing an electrostatic filter.

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How to Clean an Electrostatic Filter

May 04, 2012 by Never Buy Another Filter

Here are some pointers on the proper way to clean your electrostatic filter to make it last for many years...

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Get Relief from Spring Allergies with Air Filtration Products by Healthy Home Filter Company

May 04, 2012 by Healthy Home Filter Company

Spring allergy season has started for most parts of the country. Homeowners can take simple and affordable steps to protect their indoor air from airborne allergens. Replacing your disposable air filter with a BoAir™ 5-Stage electrostatic filter and installing an Austin Air Allergy Machine HEPA room air purifier can bring dramatic relief.

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Go Green By Switching to Permanent, Washable Furnace and Air Conditioning Filters

May 04, 2012 by Healthy Home Filter Company

Over 95 million American households throw away disposable air filters on a regular basis. Stacked up, these filters would reach 6,000 miles high, or the height of 25,333 Empire State Buildings. Most of these filters are made from non-biodegradable spun fiberglass and are clogging up landfills.

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A Whole-House Humidification System Offers Benefits Portable Units Don’t

Feb 01, 2012

Dry winter air can be problematic. It can cause sinus and respiratory problems; it can also damage wood products in your home, like floors. Both whole-house and portable systems will send moisture into the air, and help to remedy dry air conditions. Adding moisture to the air can also help you with energy savings, because moist air feels warmer than dry air, so you can lower your thermostat

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Evaluating Your Home’s Air Leaks? Call In An HVAC Professional If You Find These Problems

Jan 27, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Increasing your home’s energy efficiency by sealing its air leaks is an effective method to control heating costs, but leaks can sometimes lead to big problems. If you find air leak problems, you should call an HVAC professional.

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Lower Your Budget Requirements With These Energy-Saving Tips

Jan 25, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Are you in need of some effective energy-saving tips? To stay comfortable through a Southern Alberta winter, with its harsh winds and frigid temperatures, homeowners have to use their heating systems a lot. And while higher energy bills are a reality for homeowners in our region, you can control heating costs, at least to some degree, by incorporating the energy-saving measures below throughout your home.

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You Might Need An HVAC Contractor If You Have These Problems

Jan 11, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Most of the time, your home will sail through the seasons without as much as a hiccup. It’s helpful to know, however, when a situation requires an HVAC contractor and who to call. If you see evidence of any of the problems below, you should call an expert as soon as possible:

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Before You Replace Your Furnace, Get Familiar With Furnace Efficiency Ratings

Dec 05, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

There are several reasons a homeowner may decide to replace a furnace. If utility bills are high or the furnace requires major repairs, upgrading to a new furnace will provide relief. This scenario also gives you some time to evaluate your choices. If your furnace suddenly breaks down during winter, you’ll have less time to make a decision; however, in either scenario, it is important to consider furnace efficiency ratings.

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Pool heater and heat pump contractor’s guideline on how to choose a quality service company

Nov 18, 2011 by PoolHeatPumps.com

This article was written to help people choose a company to work on their pool equipment but the philosophy applies to all trades.

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How Can I Improve The Efficiency Of My Boiler System?

Oct 06, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Home owners who heat their homes with boilers have several options to improve efficiency. If your system is old, inefficient and possibly unsafe, a retrofit may be able to upgrade it. However, be sure to compare the costs of a retrofit with the costs and benefits of replacement. Some retrofits apply to both gas and oil-fired systems, but some are fuel specific.

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Upgrading Your Air Conditioner? HVAC Lingo You Should Know

Aug 18, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

In areas such as Calgary, Alberta, it is very important for homeowners to have dependable heating and air conditioning systems. If your system is not performing to your satisfaction, you might be considering an upgrade. Before you commit to an HVAC upgrade, though, you should become familiar with some key terms used for such projects.

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