• Three tips for helping your elderly relatives cope with extreme temperatures

    As the summer months rapidly approach in Australia, it's timely to consider how to keep mature family members healthy when the mercury peaks. Seniors who live alone, take medication, have kidney problems or deal with reduced mobility are particularly susceptible to heat stress. If you have older people in your life who fit these risk factors, check out these three tips for helping your elderly relatives cope with extreme temperatures. [Read More]

  • What a Proper Air Conditioner Repair Service Includes

    The last thing you'd want to happen on a hot sunny day is your air conditioner breaking down. Most unexpected air conditioner breakdowns happen because people fail to take proper care of their air conditioning units. But even well-maintained air conditioners can stop working at crucial times, leaving you feeling all hot and sweaty. When faced with air conditioner malfunction, you will need immediate air conditioner repair service so your place doesn't feel like a veritable sauna. [Read More]

  • Tips to Keep Commercial Cool Rooms Running Well for Longer

    A cool room installation is an ideal option for businesses that need to keep large quantities of food stock well-refrigerated. However, unexpected downtime can lead to spoiled and wasted stock, causing businesses owners to incur huge financial losses. Businesses that rely on cool rooms to cater to their cooling needs can enjoy reliable cooling service by taking proper care of their equipment. Here is a breakdown of things that can be done to keep commercial cool rooms in good working condition: [Read More]

  • Understanding the Common Materials Used for HVAC Pipework Fabrication

     In the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, piping systems are used in a variety of applications including the transport of fluids, as valves to control the flow of fluids, or as pipe fittings. For them to play these roles perfectly well, the materials used in their construction needs to fit the purpose. General purpose piping is usually constructed in plain steel, copper, galvanised steel, or cast iron. For special HVAC applications such as those requiring corrosion resistance, nonmetallic materials such as plastic, fibreglass, or glass are used. [Read More]

  • Specifics to Look for in HVAC Warranties

    Going by the current market prices for brands such as Trane, Goodman, American Standard, Carrier, Daikin, and others, it is evident that purchasing a heating and cooling system is a major capital investment for your home. When comparing the different types of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, you must also factor in the warranties offered in addition to the features and costs. Assume you buy a HVAC unit, and something goes wrong within the first few weeks or years, a warranty can come to your rescue by lowering your out-of-pocket repair expenses and the frustration that comes with a broken-down heating or cooling system. [Read More]

  • Is Your Electrical System Compliant?

    People who are planning to buy an older home may be unsure whether the electrical system of that home meets the current electrical code requirements or whether it is outdated. This article discusses three simple ways that you can use to find out whether the electrical system is up to date without involving an expert. The Grounding Conductor Modern homes have a grounding conductor to protect the home and its occupants from electrical hazards such as shocks, which can result from a fault within an electrical system. [Read More]

  • Zone Heating and Your Fireplace – What Area Homeowners Need to Know

    Staying warm in the winter can be a real struggle. When the snow starts to fall and the winds begin to howl, keeping your home comfortable and cozy could take a back seat to keeping your utility bills low. If you are tired of choosing between a warm home and an affordable heating bill, zone heating just might be the answer. There are many advantages to zone heating, and even more benefits to including your fireplace in the zone heating equation. [Read More]

  • 3 Clear Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Calling for Repair Service

    By regulating indoor temperatures, air conditioners make buildings comfortable to stay in, especially on hot sunny days. But like other types of HVAC equipment, air conditioners may develop problems, which tend to exacerbate if left unattended over time. As a homeowner, it is important that you keep tabs on how your air conditioning equipment is running so you can detect anything that may point out to potential issues early enough.  [Read More]

  • Ways To Spend Less On Cooling Your Home During the Summer

    During the heat of the summer, keeping a home cool can be a huge cost. The expense to run the air conditioning during the summer often makes up the majority of the typical electricity bill. This means any significant reduction in outlay on cooling can be very valuable. As it turns out, the average homeowner spends considerably more on air conditioning during the summer than they really need to, which means that the opportunity to reap significant savings does exist. [Read More]

  • Why More Homeowners Now Want Underfloor Heating Service

    To keep your home comfortable throughout the year, you will need to think about how you can meet all your air conditioning requirements. Many people often confuse air conditioning to only mean reducing temperatures within a building by removing hot indoor air and replacing it with cool air from outside. They seem oblivious to the fact that air conditioning also includes adding heat to the interiors of a building so as to warm up the space. [Read More]