No sense letting pre-heated air go to waste, much of that energy can be recaptured. Providing a heating system with extreme efficiency in the first place and then adding an energy recapturing system is a winning combination… High Efficiency Furnace vs Traditional Furnace: Newer high efficiency furnaces have an energy recapturing system in the sense […]
Hardwood cracking? Dry skin? Static Shocks? Chapped lips? Humans don’t really think about humidity but a humidifier is paramount to the health of the building itself and the people in it. Houses and buildings, like people, need moisture, but just like people, the right balance of humidity. Too little and it can negatively affect the […]
Corona Virus vs HEPA Filter and Other Air Purifier Options | Residential & Commercial Properties HEPA Filters HEPA filters have been used since the 1940s starting in military biomedical applications to prevent the spread of viral organisms and airborne bacteria. CNN suggests in their anti-viral article “Look for a model with a HEPA filter, which […]
Air Exchangers vs Duct Cleaning Residential & Commercial Ventilation What is air exchanger? An air exchanger is a unit that brings in fresh air from outside and removes stale air from inside, whether it be a residential or commercial property. Just like humans, buildings need to breathe. Because new construction has better insulation and less […]
Is dust making humans fat? “exposure … implicated in weight gain.” Heather Stapleton, Duke University “Researchers are finding an ever-growing list of chemicals in dust…” “Dust gets resuspended when it’s disturbed and will recirculate throughout the house, picking up substances before returning once more to the floor. “Year over year, dust accumulates in the home,” Miriam L. Diamond, UofT “Dust from an old house may retain legacy pollutants such as DDT that were banned almost half a century ago, she says…”
As if our heating bills and energy costs in the Toronto Ontario area weren’t enough, the Canadian government saw fit to slap on some carbon tax to the pile. Anything we can do as home owners, commercial or even as renters to enhance our property energy efficiency is definitely worth a little bit of effort.
Why is that room always too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter? Ever have a room at home or work that is either boiling in summer or freezing in winter? It may not be the insulation in the structure; it could be the duct work vents. If you don’t have duct […]
The Weirdest Things You’d Never Believe Duct Cleaners Have Discovered in Your Duct Work Ever wonder why your ducts may not be “bringing the heat” they used to? There could be several reasons, but one of the biggest is clogged ducks. You’d be as shocked as we are to hear about some of the strangest […]
A great question. While a standard vacuum hose can remove visible debris from the top of the registers and surface portion of the vents, proper duct cleaning starts with access panels at the furnace level.