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Choosing the Right HVAC Contractor: What You Need to Know

Are you in the market for a new HVAC contractor? There are some things that you should know before you choose the right contractor for your project. Below, we will offer some tips for choosing the right HVAC contractor. Tips for Choosing the Right HVAC contractor As you start looking for an HVAC contractor for

Top Benefits of Choosing an HVAC Maintenance Agreement

Most homeowners want to keep their heating and cooling system in good working condition to get the most life out of their equipment. However, many individuals may not realize that this requires more than just changing the air filter and calling an HVAC technician when the system needs repair. Routine maintenance services on your air

variable speed technology

How Does Variable Speed Technology Apply to Air Conditioners?

The heating and air conditioning industry constantly looks to improve home energy efficiency. Variable speed technology helps homeowners maximize their indoor air experiences. Compared to single-stage and two-stage motors, variable speed technology improves the efficiency of all air conditioners. What is Variable Speed Technology? Variable speed technology affects the fan and blower within an air

Is Asbestos Still a Problem in 2016?  

Asbestos was a very popular building material for a long time. This composite of 6 naturally occurring silicate minerals gained popularity due to its desirable physical properties which made it the perfect material for building insulation, sound absorption and fire resistance among other uses. The use of asbestos continued to intensify through the 20th century

Tips for Maintaining Your HVAC System in Moderate Weather

  Our homes are no longer simply dwelling places. They are our last refuge after a hassle-filled day and as such, it is important that they provide a comfortable space to relax. Now, if the weather is cold enough for heat and not warm enough for AC, we have some simple tips you can use

Avoid HVAC Inspection Scams with Tips from Kemnitz

Although unlicensed HVAC contractors appear to work cheaper than bonded, insured and licensed air conditioning companies, the long-term risks may not match the reward. When homeowners hire HVAC service work from questionable contractors, the typically experience may end up like this: Inferior workmanship resulting in shoddy equipment performance. Incomplete or downright deceitful troubleshooting reports. Unreliable

Kemnitz -- Radiant Floor Heating -- 06-02-16

Your Options in Radiant Floor Heating

One of the most uncomfortable things about a home in winter is walking across a cold floor barefoot. That tile floor when you get out of the shower. Or when making your way through the kitchen, bleary-eyed in the morning. What can be done about this? Well, you could wear slippers. But that’s not ideal

Kemnitz -- District Heating -- 05-02-16

What is District Heating?

An Introduction to District Heating A method of heating that has been in use since ancient Roman times would incline you to believe that there would be a higher individual familiarity about district heating. Also known as heat networks, or teleheating, this method of heating has a long history of providing economical, efficient, reliable and

Kemnitz -- UV Lights -- 03-17-16

Will UV Lamps Really Improve Your Indoor Air Quality?

It isn’t pleasant to think about, but under certain circumstances your home can become an oasis of sorts for bacteria, mold, mildew and fungus. Any or all of these biological invaders could be lurking in your ductwork, inside your air conditioner, in your basement, inside your walls or in your attic, contaminating your living space

Kemnitz -- Carbon Monoxide -- 02-23-16

Carbon Monoxide Leaks in the Workplace: Assessing the Threat

If you’ve never experienced a carbon monoxide leak in your place of business you should consider yourself lucky. But over the long haul fortune favors the bold. For the sake of your employees and customers, you need to be well prepared for this possibility and take preventive measures to decrease the likelihood it ever happens.