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My Air Conditioner is not giving enough cooling

What do you think is the most commonly faced AC problem by homeowners in Summer? When it starts getting hotter and hotter in Canada, the complaints of insufficient Air Conditioner cooling become more frequent. For most of the times, we need to remind homeowners that the temperature in the outdoors is hot enough to not let their ACs provide enough cooling for the indoor and there are two solutions to this problem that they can opt: First one is to use a ceiling fan in combination with the AC, this improves the cooling effect. The second option, though it might seem a costly one is yet opted by people that are never ready to bear hot Summers. And that is; Installing an additional or larger unit to cool the indoors. But the reason of insufficient cooling in Summers is not always an unusually hot temperature. Sometimes, there are other reasons that are responsible for reduced cooling. When we're contacted, we make sure homeowners confirm that their system is not having those other iss…
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When I'm not at home, should I turn off my Air Conditioner?

They say; ''Turn your Air Conditioner off when you're not at home''. Who are those 'they' by the way? Certainly not professionals. This suggestion cum advice must have come from a random neighbour or a relative who's himself been practising this primarily in order to save on utility bills. But before you follow any random suggestions, make sure they're worth following. Turning off the Air Conditioner when not at home apparently seems a benefitting option, it has it's cons too. Read below why you should not completely turn off the Air Conditioner.

Do not turn AC completely off when not at home, because:
Increased Humidity gives rise to mould and bugs Your Air Conditioner does not only cool your air, it also dehumidifies it. In Summers, the level of humidity increases that gives way to the production of mould, spores and bugs. When you turn your Air Conditioner off every time you leave home, the level of humidity increases that causes condensation an…

5 ways to make your HVAC system healthy

Hey there! Happy Summer! O man, that sounded like a rhyme although I just intended greetings. So, Hi there! What's up? Summers have started, have you started to feel hot? Well, if you've already seen 30 degrees in Toronto, you must be having the same sentiments as us and they are: ''O God! When will this season end?'' Well, it is always hot outside but no wonder people who fail to enjoy ultimate home comfort complain about the severity of the seasons the most. That is because a person spends more than 80% of his life in the indoors. When it is discomforting it becomes irritating too that leads to complaining. But what if you could enjoy super cool Summer and super warm Winters with an ultimately amazing HVAC system? Na, Na you guessed it wrong, we ain't suggesting you install a new system, not even a new appliance. Today, the article is all about how can you make your HVAC system healthy and consequently enjoy unrivalled home comfort. Ready for the ride? He…

HVAC Zoning Technology - Is it worth it?

What is Zoning Technology? So did you hear about Zoning Technology or want us to explain to you what it is? I guess you want to give us a chance. Alright great! Let's begin: Zoning HVAC Technology is basically man's attempt to create different temperatures of his own choice in different zones at home. Did you get that? Zoning allows heating or cooling of different rooms/places at different temperatures even though using the central heating/cooling system i.e Ductwork. The method involves installation of dampers in the ductwork. These dampers open or close depending on the temperature requirements. A Smart Thermostat can be used to control the temperatures of up to 7 different zones. So now you can keep your grandma's room less cool and your brother's super cool, keeping both of them comfortable.  

Benefits of Zoning system Keeps everybody happyWhat does zoning system have to do with happiness? Well, different people have different temperature requirements. You might feel…

5 common HVAC noises and what do they mean?

Are your HVAC noises keeping you up all night? If yes, you should probably explore in detail about the different types of HVAC noises to make sure what is normal, what is not. There are several homeowners who feel worried for the strange noises that they hear from their systems, however. the truth is, not all noises are worth worrying for. Some are just normal sounds that systems make as they run. Here is a description of some common HVAC noises and what do they really mean:

Rattling Well, I personally love the sounds of rattling leaves and therefore, can enjoy the one coming from my HVAC system but that's insane to do so since it's synonymous to risking my HVAC system which I certainly do not. Basically, the rattling sounds usually come from the vents and the reason is simple I.e something is stuck in the vents. The return ducts suck air so things that are placed close to them sometimes also fall into the ductwork accidentally that then produces a rattling sound. In order to t…

Want to Reduce Cooling Cost This Summer? Use these 5 ways

The dream that every homeowner has as the Summers begin is to make the most savings on energy bills without making any compromise on comfort. While some people think it is not possible, it actually is. Savings and home comfort can go hand in hand if the right practices are practised. Here are some ways to enjoy ultimate comfort in Summers while spending the least on energy bills.

Programmable Thermostat Programmable Thermostats can do wonders to bring down the graph of your energy bills in Summers. Interestingly, the cooling cost can be reduced up to 10% just by installing a Programmable Thermostat. Since this type of Thermostats can be programmed up to one week, turn appliances off automatically when not in use or when no one is at home and also suggest the temperature according to the outdoor temperature, less energy is consumed and thinner energy bills come home. Make this investment today and save on a long run.
Don't forget ceiling fan! As the Summers begin to get hotter, home…

How does Lennox Air Filtration system work?

It's cool to know the historical references of the inventions. There's a long way it takes to invent something and then in improving it's efficiency, performance and outlook. Let's take the example of the Air Filtration system. Air Filtration units came into residential use somewhere a few decades ago, however, the idea of filtration of Air through filters is almost 200 years old. O yeah! 200 years old. Ever saw those face masks? Face masks were initially used to provide individuals with filtered air. They are still being used. Later on, the idea expanded and the Air Filtration systems were introduced that had the capability to clean the Air of the entire home. In the case of face masks, it seems simple but does the Air Filtration units also work on the same principle? What are the components of an Air Filtration unit and what are some must know about them? It's time to explore all about Air Filtration Units. Let's begin:

How do Air Filtration Systems work? There …