In last weeks Monday Musings on the Great Ventilation Debate part Deux we dived into what is possibly coming down the pike for 2022 with two standards on ventilation in this “COVID” age, namely 62.1 & 62.2. Unfortunately, the article was getting to long so we had to leave off; hey what about all the […]
Monday Musings: Great Ventilation Debate part Deux?
It’s amazing what one tiny little bug can do & the conversations it stirs up. In this case, it is all the talk about ventilation, filtration, masks, UV lights, social distancing, etc… I don’t think I have ever seen so many Indoor Air Quality “gurus” getting so much press in any 5 year period much […]
FAQ on Duct Cleaning: All Hype or Worthy Expense?
It must be spring time… I got the following in the mail just the other day: 5 different ads all for duct cleaning. With allergy season starting along with my favorite ad asking just “How often are you dusting?” one has to wonder, is it worth it? Along those lines, looking at the pricing and […]
FAQ: Humidifiers – To humidify or not…
It’s that time of year again when the air is drier which can lead frizzy hair, static shock &/or for those in older homes, the doors to finally shut properly. It is also cold & flu season with many doctors recommending humidifiers be run at night for kids who get sick. For many the questions […]
FAQ: Exterior HVAC units – Should I cover my unit, or… fall & wintertime questions
When it comes to the exterior HVAC unit most people wonder about hiding them and reducing the amount of noise. We delved into that topic in our Spring & Summer HVAC FAQ but now that fall & winter has arrived… Yep now the leaves &/or snow starts falling the some start to wonder; should I […]
Why Bigger is Not Always Better With Air Conditioning
This week we have Jason Wall who has spent more than 23 years working as an HVAC technician with Griffith Heating and Air. He specializes in working in older and historic properties which includes his own 1920’s Pennsylvania house. In a recent piece for Home Energy Magazine Jason said “At one point not too long ago, it […]
ACECET’s Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Ah what a great day for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Calhoun Community College. Today they officially opened the doors for the new Alabama Center for Excellence in Clean Energy Technology (ACECET). The 11,000 square-foot ACECET building was originally constructed in the 1960’s & was extensively remodeled and earned LEED Platinum status. It is now […]
Air Sealing: The Duct System
For many the easiest way to describe HVAC / Forced Air system is to equate it to one’s own heart. With that in mind, the duct system in one’s house is comparable to the veins & arteries in your body. The supply ducts bring nicely conditioned air to all the parts of the house that […]