Careers in the HVAC & Plumbing Industry

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Careers in the HVAC & Plumbing Industry We use air conditioners, furnaces and indoor plumbing on a daily basis but rarely think about these necessities until we need them the most. A career in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, or following a plumbing career path, can be…

Whole Home Humidifiers

Home Humidifier
The winter season brings many opportunities to engage in fun activities such as skiing, sledding and walks with a cup of coffee on those crisp mornings. Of course, this time of year can also be challenging with freezing temperatures, icy conditions and excessive snowfall. Winter not only changes the outdoor…

What is Zone Heating

Zone Heating in House
Zone heating is one of the best ways to keep your home comfortable, year-round. This popular temperature distribution method can ensure you and your family stay as warm or as cool as you like, even if you tend to argue over the thermostat. With an HVAC zoning system, you’ll have…

Furnace Heat Exchanger Failure

Heat Exchanger
Furnace Heater Exchange Failure There’s nothing worse than your furnace quitting on a cold winter night. One of the most common problems is furnace heat exchanger failure and there are plenty of reasons why it happens, from issues in design, to a lack of ongoing maintenance. Before identifying the, “why,”…

What is a SEER Rating?

What is a SEER Rating? If you’re considering upgrading your air conditioning system, you may be aware that they come with different SEER ratings. But what is a SEER Rating? We’re here to help you find out, to enable you to choose the best air conditioning system for your home…

What is MERV Rating — A quick guide

Air flowing filter medium
What is MERV rating? Air purifiers are quickly becoming a health necessity. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named indoor air pollution as one of the top risks to public health, drawing attention to the importance of air purifiers and the MERV rating. Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or…