How To Avoid Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke When Your AC Goes Down

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As per the CDC, common summertime health hazards include sunburns, heat exhaustion, dehydration, and more. This article will share a few ways to stay cool if your AC stops working during the summer. One vital thing to note is that most A/C system problems are prevented with annual air maintenance.

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Outside AC Unit Tripping Breaker: What To Do

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During the summer, you just want to hang around the house and relax in your air-conditioned home. However, what if your HVAC breaks down or if the outside AC unit keeps tripping the breaker? This article shares some air conditioner troubleshooting tips for an air conditioner compressor that trips the circuit breaker.

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Clean Energy Fuels: How Renewable Bio Fuels Can Help Solve The Climate Crisis

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Our climate emergency is real, and climate change produces devastating consequences all around the globe. If left unchecked, this will lead to water and food insecurity, disrupted economies, conflicts, and more. In this article, we look at clean energy fuels, such as bioheat, and discuss why they are a viable option to reduce carbon emissions.

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What Is A Standby Generator?

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According to the New York Times, consumers experience approximately five power outages annually. Most people are unable to get anything done until power is restored. Others rely on standby generators. For those who have never heard of standby generators before, this article answers a common question, “What is a standby generator?”.

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Smoke Coming From Vents When AC Is On

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The cooling system in your home is an important part of what makes your living space a comfortable place. If you see smoke coming from the vents, this is a sign that something is wrong. This article takes a closer look at how to identify potential problems connected to an air conditioner blowing smoke.

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Common Causes Of Air Conditioner Short Cycling

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During the cooling cycle, a thermostat’s sensors will check whether the ambient temperature is above the thermostat setting. If it is, then it will initiate a cooling cycle until the room matches the ideal condition. The process takes several minutes to complete. The air conditioner should not turn on and off in short cycles.

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Everything You Need To Know About Dealing & Preventing Air Conditioner Mold

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that mold needs oxygen, food, and moisture to form. Thus, any surface in your home that’s moist could be subjected to mold brought, including your home air conditioning system. This article discusses some info on spotting, dealing with, and preventing A/C mold.

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What You Should Know About Condensation In Home Oil Tanks

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In oil heating systems, fuel oil tanks are used to store and safeguard fuel. While this configuration works well, it is not without problems. Water can occasionally enter the heating oil tank, creating issues like oil tank condensation. It is a common yet avoidable situation. What You Should Know About Condensation In Oil TanksContents1 What…

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Net Zero Emissions: What You Need To Know

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Townsend Energy acknowledges the effect that carbon-based fuels bring to our environment. We have been taking the lead in the heating oil industry through the development of a carbon fuel alternative called BioPure™ Heating Oil. Read this article to explore more on net zero emissions and how the heating oil industry is doing its part.

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How Does My Air Conditioning System Cool My House?

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When the temperature inside the house rises, we typically go for the air conditioner. We can press some buttons, wait a few seconds, and then unwind in a cooler home. In reality, it is all about rationally applying scientific principles. This article answers the question, “How does an air conditioner work?”.

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