Archive for March, 2017

Keep Your HVAC System Well-Maintained Here’s How!

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How old is your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system? Are you taking good care of it by having regular HVAC maintenance? Keeping these units well-maintained can increase their efficiency and prolong their lifespan.

If you have separate heating and cooling units in your house, it’s even more important to keep an eye on each one. Having them each serviced at the same time makes sense. When your home heating system is 12 to 15 years old, and your air conditioning unit is 10 to 15 years old, you may want to purchase a new high-efficiency HVAC unit.

In addition to its age, you may have noticed these red flags with your heating unit:

  • It needs frequent repairs.
  • It doesn’t generate enough heat.
  • It cycles on and off irregularly.
  • It consum

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Let There Be Light

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At face value, the function of lights seem incredibly simply. They exist to help up see in otherwise dark or dimly lit places. However, the benefit of light is often overlooked in today’s society, to the point that we don’t even think about what it could be doing to us. Lighting design, as well as what types of light you are getting, can actually affect our health and mood more than we realize.

An unspoken benefit of light is that it acts as a way for our bodies to tell time. When it gets dark outside, we know the day is coming to a close. When there is still light, our internal body clock knows the day still goes on. Having too much light, whether natural or artificial, can disrupt your natural sleep pattern, making your body produce less melatonin and keeping you awake at night. Around 68% of employee

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