Humidity pertains to the fixed amount of water vapor that air can hold. High levels of humidity can bring discomfort and structural damage, which is why most households that experience excessive humidity have dehumidifiers. If you live close to the equator or near a coastline, chances are you have a dehumidifier in your home. But how exactly do humidifiers work? Today’s post from heating expert Birdwell Heating and Cooling Inc…. Continue Reading
In the United States, about 87% of the nation’s 113.6 million homes have air conditioning units, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This is a big leap from a 68% air conditioning usage in 1993. Thanks to this invention, people can now relax in their home without worrying about the heat.
Many people think that air pollution can only happen outdoors, but this is a common misconception. Pollutants, such as pollen, mold, tobacco smoke, asbestos, and other household products, can also affect indoor air quality and trigger many illnesses.
HVAC technicians may sometimes appear intimidating, especially if they are using technical terms that you don’t understand. To avoid misunderstanding, expand your vocabulary by learning some HVAC terms that your heating and cooling system specialists often use.
Keeping up with your annual heating and cooling system maintenance pays off in many ways, from extended lifespan and reliable performance to better energy savings. We take a look at how regular maintenance helps achieve these benefits.