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The Importance of a Properly Managed Construction Project in a Healthcare Environment

April 10, 2019

Whether you are updating your healthcare facility or restoring your hospital after a natural disaster, construction projects in healthcare environments require specific skills and knowledge for safe and successful execution. When performing construction or restoration work in a hospital or other medical facility, precautions must be taken to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and…

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What Is a “Puff Back?”

January 7, 2019

With regular maintenance and inspections, your heating system can run smoothly all season long. But if a heating system is clogged, poorly ventilated or not functioning correctly, you may experience…

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HVAC System Fan Setting FAQs From Our Experts

August 14, 2018

Should I keep the “Fan” setting on my HVAC system on “Auto” – or is it better to just leave it “On” all the time? You use less energy by…

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HVAC Supply Registers Floor vs. Ceiling FAQs From Our Experts

December 30, 2016

Which is better – HVAC supply registers/grilles in the floor or the ceiling?  Neither is “better” per se. The optimal placement of HVAC supply registers in your home or building…

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Ask Our Experts: Are Programmable Thermostats Worth It?

October 10, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I’ve heard about all kinds of programmable (or “clock”) thermostats – some very basic, others very fancy.  I know they can typically cost several hundred dollars. …

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How Geothermal HVAC Systems Work and the Benefits They Provide

June 30, 2016

If you own a home or business, you’d probably sign up in a heartbeat for a house or office that’s consistently warm and toasty in the winter as well as…

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Ask Our Experts: What is Passive Solar Heating?

January 24, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I’ve heard about residential solar energy systems that require solar panels on a home’s roof.  I hear this is often called “active solar heating.”  But what…

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