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How to Choose the Right Air Conditioning Unit

How to Choose the Right Air Conditioning Unit Are you trying to choose the right air conditioning unit for your home or business? You've come to the right place. Firstly, if you've ever wondered how does air conditioning work, here's a quick summary: Air conditioning units run on the same technology as your refrigerator. They

What Should I Expect During My Residential HVAC Maintenance?

What Should I Expect During My Residential HVAC Maintenance? Residential HVAC maintenance is the only way to guarantee that your air conditioning and heating equipment systems don't break down. While some maintenance tasks you can perform yourself, most critical checks require a qualified HVAC technician. You can always check if your local HVAC repair company

How Furnace Repair Can Save You From a Heating Emergency

How Furnace Repair Can Save You From a Heating Emergency As the weather changes, You will most likely draw your attention to the condition of your cooling and heating system. During colder weather, it's a guarantee that we'll turn on the heat in our homes. It's not ideal to have your furnace break down on

How to Clean Your Ice Machine

How to Clean Your Ice Machine Do you need to clean your ice machine? Ice machines play a vital role in various business settings, including restaurants, bars, hotels, and similar establishments. Unfortunately, although ice makers are essential kitchen equipment, many restaurant and business owners fail to clean them regularly. This article will walk you through

The Complete Guide to Commercial Refrigeration

The Complete Guide to Commercial Refrigeration If you manage a bar, restaurant, or grocery store, you know you can't afford any downtime for your commercial refrigeration system. Walk-in coolers and freezers involve many moving parts, maintenance, and science. That's why we've put together an exhaustive list of everything you need to know about commercial refrigeration.

How to Save Money on Your Home Heating System

How to Save Money on Your Home Heating System A home heating system is one of the best investments you can make for your property. However, we know this can be quite a challenge when choosing the right one for your home and budget. Today, we will share our top tips to help save money

What Is Forced-Air Heating?

What Is Forced-Air Heating? Replacing your traditional heating system can be challenging and complicated. But it can also be exciting to explore the HVAC systems that are available today. Choosing the right home heating system is essential since heating impacts your energy bills each winter. Are you gearing up to install a new heating system

6 Signs That Your Air Conditioner Could Be Making You Sick

6 Signs That Your Air Conditioner Could Be Making You Sick 1. Breathing or Respiratory Problems When your air conditioner becomes dirty, and the filters aren't changed often, they become a breeding ground for all kinds of bacteria and fungi. This oversight can result in black mold in especially bad cases, as moisture can build

When Should I Replace My Home Heating System?

When Should I Replace My Home Heating System? Every home heating system has a lifespan within which it is most effective. Once this recommended lifetime expires, you may start experiencing some strange behavior. The above is especially true for a heating system. There comes a time when the wear and tear of constantly using a

What Is the Difference Between Commercial and Residential Air Conditioning?

What is the Difference Between Commercial and Residential Air Conditioning? While all air conditioning units heat and cool air, they don't do it in the same way. For example, the commercial AC in a local store is fairly different from your home's residential AC. In this article, we'll cover the main differences between commercial AC

What is a Mitsubishi Ductless System?

What is a Mitsubishi Ductless System? Ductless air conditioning systems are popular in buildings where a traditional central system isn’t practical. One big name in the HVAC world is Mitsubishi, which has a ductless system. In this article, we’ll look at exactly what a Mitsubishi ductless system is, how it works, and why it might

Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace? While your efficient home heating system may last years beyond its estimated lifespan, nothing mechanical lasts forever. A regularly maintained HVAC system is not something you should neglect or overlook. Furnace heating is one of the most reliable methods for keeping your home comfortable and warm - especially

5 Reasons to Use a Mitsubishi Ductless HVAC System

5 Reasons to Use a Mitsubishi Ductless HVAC System With so many different HVAC systems on the market, it's easy for homeowners to feel overwhelmed with options. Mitsubishi ductless systems are the latest HVAC technology to simplify this decision. You'll often find these silent devices at stores and restaurants, installed high on walls. But are

How to Get the Most Out of Your Air Conditioning Maintenance

How to Get the Most Out of Your Air Conditioning Maintenance With warmer weather here, most homeowners are thinking about air conditioning maintenance and installation. But how do you find the right product for your household? Many homeowners consider residential HVAC air conditioning maintenance a luxury or major household expense. In reality, it’s an investment

How HVAC Pros Conduct Residential Air Conditioning Service

How HVAC Pros Conduct Residential Air Conditioning Service Are you a fan of DIY jobs? You may think you’re saving a lot of money, but DIY residential air conditioning service has more risks than you might know. An incomplete or untrained HVAC assessment could severely damage your equipment. With the hustle and bustle of spring

5 Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for Summer

5 Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for  our Summer With warmer weather fast approaching, we’ve compiled a list of simple, cost-effective measures to upgrade your home’s air conditioning maintenance. With these tips, you can extend the life of your home cooling system without major repairs and installation. According to the U.S. Department of Energy Information, U.S.

What Is the Best Temperature to Set Your AC?

What Is the Best Temperature to Set Your AC? The classic answer is, “Set your air conditioner to whichever temperature keeps your family comfortable.” But true home comfort may be a complicated (and habitual) behavior that’s difficult to break. With 70 degree weather this March and spring on the horizon, you should aim for a

Energy-saving tips can save you money year-round

Energy-Saving Tips That Can Save You Money Year-Round Saving energy whenever you can is important to reducing environmental impact, and it can also have a significant impact on your electricity bills. There are several simple solutions to help save you energy and money: Heating water can be a significant expense. Try using less hot water

How to go about selecting the right food slicer for your commercial kitchen

How to go About Selecting the Right Food Slicer for Your Commercial Kitchen A good food slicer is essential in all kitchens and it can help you with preparing a whole host of different meals and snacks. If you’re about to buy your first one or have decided that your old one needs a shiny

Fall Energy Saving Tips

Fall Energy Saving Tips It's sad to think that the summer is almost over but in this article we will list a few strategies to help you save energy during the cool fall and cold winter months. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your

Choosing the Right Commercial HVAC Systems

Choosing the Right Commercial HVAC Systems Consider the unique cooling needs of your commercial property. If you run a restaurant or a small boutique, you’ll probably want a centralized cooling system that you can control conveniently with one thermostat. This will allow you, as the owner of that business, to maintain a comfortable temperature therein

Tips for Commercial HVAC That Save Money

Tips for Commercial HVAC That Save Money 1. Reduce wasted energy by 5-10% by regularly changing HVAC filters Dirty filters overwork HVAC systems by restricting air flow, cost far more to use, lead to poor indoor air quality and result in far more commercial HVAC maintenance issues and costs. Check HVAC filters on a quarterly

How to Remove Black Mold In AC Units?

How to Remove Black Mold in AC Units? Removing mold that has begun growing inside air vents can be a challenge. Mold can be killed with a mixture of one cup of bleach per gallon of water, but chances are good that you won’t be able to reach the mold deep inside the duct work

How to Clean HVAC Vents and Keep Them Clean!

How to Clean HVAC Vents & Keep Them Clean Something that you probably associate with cars can actually keep your vents clean for months. What is this magical potion? Wax. Yep, wax.  Just like you use on your car.  I know it seems crazy but it works great and makes the vents easy to clean because

Air Conditioning Safety Tips

Air Conditioning Safety Tips Choose an air conditioning unit which is the proper size & energy for the area (10×12 Room: 5,000 Btu/hr; 20×20: 10,000 Btu /hr; 1,200sq ft home: 23,000 Btu/hr). Check the electrical circuit to be sure it can supply the necessary energy. Never alter a plug to fit it into an outlet.

5 Ways to save energy during the summer months

5 Ways to Save Energy During the Summer Months Cut down on energy leaks. This includes turning off lights and other electronics Spend time outdoors Close blinds, storm windows, or shades during the day Use air conditioning efficiently Use electricity during off-peak hours

4 tips for staying healthy in the summer

4 Tips for Staying Healthy in the Summer Remain hydrated and cool. Drink water, at least two to four cups (16-32 oz) in the morning, and similar quantities if you are going out for tasks and exercise. keep water beside you in a hard plastic container (more secure polycarbonate instead of polyethylene that leaches plastic

How many BTUs do you need to cool your home/business?

How Many BTUs Do You Need to Cool Your Home/Business? Area To Be Cooled (square feet) Capacity Needed (BTUs per hour) 100 up to 150 5,000 150 up to 250 6,000 250 up to 300 7,000 300 up to 350 8,000 350 up to 400 9,000 400 up to 450 10,000 450 up to 550

Pros and Cons of Used Restaurant Equipment

The Pros & Cons of Used Restaurant Equipment Pros of Purchasing Used Restaurant Equipment Moolah. New restaurant gear comes with gleaming, high-priced price tag that is retail. Purchasing gear that is used will save you precious startup cash which you can place toward payroll, your first food order, insurances, or marketing campaign. Minimal Wear &

Restaurant Equipment Purchasing Tips

Restaurant Equipment Purchasing Tips 1. Look for the Blue NSF Emblem We advocate the restaurant equipment you buy should possess a blue National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) emblem printed somewhere on the product or product packaging. The NSF ensures that the gear is appropriate to be used in a commercial kitchen, due to demanding third party

Commercial Refrigerator Preventive Maintenance Components & Checklist

Commercial Refrigerator Preventive Maintenance Components & Checklist Clean condenser coils Clean evaporator coils Clean fans and fan grills Check thermostat vs. actual thermometer Clean interior and door gaskets with mild detergent Clean drain lines Relocate items that block airflow inside or outside of unit Check door latch and gaskets are intact and working properly If

Benefits of using a humidifier

Benefits of Using A Humidifier Winter atmosphere is a dry atmosphere. Humidifiers put moisture back in the atmosphere, which could produce lots of advantages for your loved ones as well as you personally. Similar effects were shown by an earlier 2009 study, with humidity restricting the transmission of the flu virus. Finding a humidifier can

HVAC Maintenance Tips for 2017

HVAC Maintenance Tips for 2017 Your HVAC system is merely another name for the heat, ventilation, and AC component. That is because only a little inefficiency in your essential system may get a huge effect in your total energy bill, the reason why it is essential to ensure it stays running at its peak performance

5 Helpful Air Conditioning Tips to consider

5 Helpful Air Conditioning Tips To Consider We oftentimes take our air conditioning systems for granted and are rarely thankful for the comfort they provide. The US Department of Energy estimates that your air conditioning and heating system accounts for 43% of your monthly utility bill (as of 2015). So you might want to take

Should I Repair or Replace My Heating System?

Should I Repair or Replace My Heating System? The last thing a person needs on a frigid New England winter day is to wake up and turn up their thermostat only to find that nothing happens and the house is still as cold as ice. There’s no comforting noises that indicate the system is starting

Improve Home Energy Efficiency with these Helpful HVAC Tips

Improve Home Energy Efficiency With These Helpful HVAC Tips For many homeowners in the Central Massachusetts area, Karpouzis Commercial Refrigeration HVAC services have been a lifesaver when it comes to ensuring that their systems are working properly, especially during those snowbound New England winters. Even more importantly, is the positive impact that proper preventative maintenance

Must-follow tips for keeping your home cooler without spending a fortune

Must-Follow Tips for Keeping Your Home Cooler Without Spending a Fortune We oftentimes take our air conditioning systems for granted and are rarely thankful for the comfort they provide. The US Department of Energy estimates that your air conditioning and heating system accounts for 43% of your monthly utility bill (as of 2015). So you