heating and cooling a tranformed attic

Find out what you can do to heat and cool the attic here on my blog.

heating and cooling a tranformed attic

Early Signs Of Furnace Trouble: What You Should Watch Out For

7 November 2015
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When the fall weather becomes chilly and it starts to feel like winter has descended upon your world, you know it is time to switch your thermostat to heat and get your house to a comfortable and cozy temperature. However, what you may not know is how to tell when your furnace is not working properly or is beginning to show early signs of disrepair. While some signs are obvious, others are not.
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Four Benefits Of Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

4 November 2015
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If you're exploring heating and cooling options for a new home, one of the choices you have likely come across is a geothermal heat pump system. Such a system circulates water or a coolant material through pipes beneath the surface of the ground. Since the soil beneath the surface stays rather constant in temperature year-round, this circulation helps cool the home in the summer and heat it in the winter. This type of system offers many benefits, including:
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Three Tips For Quality Air Conditioning Service

30 October 2015
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The air conditioner that you use in your home will require some ongoing maintenance if you hope to get the best performance from it. This is critical because a large portion of your home's power is used by your HVAC system, and a large measure of your year-round comfort depends on it. Follow these pieces of advice below, so that you are always on top of your air conditioning service. 
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Flipping The Switch - Getting The Office Warmer During Summer For Women

21 October 2015
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There are just over 122 million people working in the U.S., with women making up about 47 percent of the general work force. While there have been strides in ensuring an atmosphere of equality in the work place, there is still much that needs to be done. Oddly enough, one of the ways in which equality may need to be addressed is in the gauging of the thermostat in the air conditioned office. During summer months especially, it has been found that females, who make up 51 percent of the persons in professional and technical fields, may be subjected to very cold offices that have been set on a  standardized temperature found to favor men.
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Tips For Diagnosing A Failed Hot Water Heater Element

21 October 2015
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If the hot water in your house isn't as hot as it used to be, then you should be suspicious of a heating element failure in the water heater. The electrical elements in your water heater are in continual contact with the water, and this makes them susceptible to failure from electrolytic reactions with the natural calcium contaminants in your household water. Here are some tips for diagnosing a failed hot water heater element to assist you in determining if this is the problem with your home's hot water supply:
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About Me
heating and cooling a tranformed attic

When my husband and I made the decision to transform the attic into a home office, we didn't think about how that would impact our home heating and cooling system. This space has been complete for about a year now, and it is always cold in the winter and hot in the summer. We decided that, before this winter hit, we would have an HVAC technician come out and see what could be done to improve the heating and cooling of the space. Find out what you can do to heat and cool these areas of the home here on my blog.