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Dirty Filter

Sweaty Ductwork

June 29, 2018

I love that scene in “Along Came Poly” when Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ben Stiller challenge two other guys to a friendly game of basketball.  If you remember, Ben’s character gets matched up to the gentleman that Philip’s character refers to affectionately as “Sasquatch.” The name plays well with his physique, as he is rather…

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capacitors

What does it mean when your capacitor is out of spec?

June 22, 2018

One of the things you should have done annually or bi-annually is have your capacitors inside your HVAC (Air Conditioning) unit checked.  If they are out of spec/range/tolerance, they should be replaced.  This is most often the reason your air conditioner unit won’t come on when it should.  The two things that capacitors do is…

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Insulation

“It’s Not Easy Being Green” – Kermit the Frog

June 15, 2018

This article discusses energy efficiency with common sense. Staying on a budget while being a good steward of your environment. We culturally have this strange expectation when a company chooses to call themselves “green”. It’s as if everyone in the company’s office eats tofu, goes to the loo in a composting toilet, only charges their…

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House

A Tale of Two Stories – Why to install two HVAC units on a two story home.

June 11, 2018

If you want to see me hit the roof, sell me something I don’t need.  Couple that with me being a firm believer in treating others as you would want to be treated.  A young family asked that I come take a look at the home they had just purchased.  You could tell as you…

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Gas Connection

Gas heat versus heat pump

June 6, 2018

I was recently asked what I recommend when replacing a unit; if one should go the route of a heat pump or gas heat when taking in consideration that we live in South Carolina (specifically Columbia… famously hot?). My response was gas and this is why: Not taking into account that I am a residential…

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air conditioning

High Waters is Not Just a Term for Pants

June 4, 2018

With the flood in Columbia, South Carolina back in October of 2015, HVAC mechanical contractors along with general contractors had to get creative in building high-end homes that would meet a lot of the new guidelines from insurance companies so that premiums would not be astronomical.  With a high-end home you can’t just put one…

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Dirty Duct

Thinking of new Duct Work for your Heating and Air System?

May 25, 2018

You sealed the deal after months of searching for the right home.  Getting it down to your top choices, while working on “the number” that actually fits your budget.  Maybe a little back and forth to shave off a few grand to get the price actually into your comfort zone. You sit across the table from…

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