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How Central Air Conditioning Works

How Central Air Conditioning WorksAir conditioning is a technology that has been around for less than 115 years. Air conditioning was invented by an American electrical engineer named Willis Carrier in 1902 as a solution to combat humidity for a publishing company. The air conditioner that Carrier invented successfully solved the humidity problem at the publishing company in Brooklyn, New York. This is because cool air holds less moisture than warm air. The employees also enjoyed the side benefit of having a cooler workplace.

How to Stay Cool at the Minnesota State Fair

Staying Cool at the State FairWhether you go for the food, the fun, the music or the people-watching, the Minnesota State Fair has something for everyone. There’s only one problem with the Minnesota State Fair: sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate. In fact, last year, temperature reached up to 110 degrees during the Minnesota State Fair. In preparation for more high temperatures and humidity, we’ve done some research that will help you stay cool at the Minnesota State Fair.

  • Stay Hydrated Staying hydrated is the best way to stay safe at the Minnesota State Fair. Drinking lots of non-alcoholic fluids will help you prevent dehydration and heat stroke while allowing your body to stay cool with sweat.

Types of Air Conditioners: Which is best for you?

 

Types of Air Conditioners Which is best for you 1Is your air conditioner due for an upgrade? Are you considering buying an air conditioner for the first time? Air conditioners are an investment, so it’s important to consider what type of air conditioner best fits your needs before you buy.

The type of air conditioner you choose should be based on the size of your home (in square feet), the ductwork in your home (older homes may lack air ducts), the future of your home (how long you’re planning on living there) and your budget (how much can you afford to spend on a new air conditioner).

How a Home Heating System Prevented Hunger

Posted on July 29, 2014Rick Welter

Having a roof over your head and a functioning home heating system is a matter of life or death in Minnesota. Since Minnesota is one of the coldest states in the country, having a warm place to live is a necessity, not a luxury. When temperatures drop below zero, as they do almost daily in the winter, home heating systems are the only thing saving Minnesotans from a certain death.

How to Tell if Your Central Air Conditioner is Broken

Posted on July 15, 2014Rick Welter

How to Tell if Your Central Air Conditioner is BrokenSummertime is starting to swelter and we hope that you have a good air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable. If you have central air conditioning, you’re probably used to the comforting sound of it clicking on followed by the rush of cool air coming through the vents. But what happens when that cool air unexpectedly stops flowing? How can you tell if your air conditioner is broken and if it’s time to call the repair man?

Air Conditioning and Furnace Blog

How Central Air Conditioning Works

How Central Air Conditioning WorksAir conditioning is a technology that has been around for less than 115 years. Air conditioning was invented by an American electrical engineer named Willis Carrier in 1902 as a solution to combat humidity for a publishing company. The air conditioner that Carrier invented successfully solved the humidity problem at the publishing company in Brooklyn, New York. This is because cool air holds less moisture than warm air. The employees also enjoyed the side benefit of having a cooler workplace.

How to Stay Cool at the Minnesota State Fair

Staying Cool at the State FairWhether you go for the food, the fun, the music or the people-watching, the Minnesota State Fair has something for everyone. There’s only one problem with the Minnesota State Fair: sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate. In fact, last year, temperature reached up to 110 degrees during the Minnesota State Fair. In preparation for more high temperatures and humidity, we’ve done some research that will help you stay cool at the Minnesota State Fair.

  • Stay Hydrated Staying hydrated is the best way to stay safe at the Minnesota State Fair. Drinking lots of non-alcoholic fluids will help you prevent dehydration and heat stroke while allowing your body to stay cool with sweat.

Types of Air Conditioners: Which is best for you?

 

Types of Air Conditioners Which is best for you 1Is your air conditioner due for an upgrade? Are you considering buying an air conditioner for the first time? Air conditioners are an investment, so it’s important to consider what type of air conditioner best fits your needs before you buy.

The type of air conditioner you choose should be based on the size of your home (in square feet), the ductwork in your home (older homes may lack air ducts), the future of your home (how long you’re planning on living there) and your budget (how much can you afford to spend on a new air conditioner).

How a Home Heating System Prevented Hunger

Posted on July 29, 2014Rick Welter

Having a roof over your head and a functioning home heating system is a matter of life or death in Minnesota. Since Minnesota is one of the coldest states in the country, having a warm place to live is a necessity, not a luxury. When temperatures drop below zero, as they do almost daily in the winter, home heating systems are the only thing saving Minnesotans from a certain death.

How to Tell if Your Central Air Conditioner is Broken

Posted on July 15, 2014Rick Welter

How to Tell if Your Central Air Conditioner is BrokenSummertime is starting to swelter and we hope that you have a good air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable. If you have central air conditioning, you’re probably used to the comforting sound of it clicking on followed by the rush of cool air coming through the vents. But what happens when that cool air unexpectedly stops flowing? How can you tell if your air conditioner is broken and if it’s time to call the repair man?


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