What Causes Indoor Air Quality Problems?

Many people may not know this, but air quality indoors can often be more unhealthy than air quality outdoors. And there are many issues that can contribute to problems with air quality indoors. Here are some of the key causes of indoor air quality challenges. Toxic Mold One of the biggest and most forgotten contributors to indoor air quality problems is mold. It’s not just the mold that’s visible on moist surfaces like showers and sinks but also the toxic that’s in hidden areas like behind walls and under carpet. Mold needs to be addressed before it causes serious damage
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The Different Careers in HVAC

Are you interested in pursuing a career in HVAC but aren’t sure exactly what you would like to do? At Controlled Climate Services in Kennesaw, Lumpkin, and Marietta, we offer careers in all of the major HVAC career areas for the people of North and South Georgia. Technicians, Engineers, and Fabricators for the HVAC Industry There are many exciting career options available for people who are interested in pursuing a career working in the heating and cooling industries. While engineering and fabrication careers are an important part of the HVAC industry, today we are going to focus on the work
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How Does Upgrading Your AC Unit Actually Save You Money?

If you looking are for a way to improve your home, there are many different home improvement projects and investments you could take on. One great option that you should consider would be upgrading your air conditioner. When you upgrade the air conditioner in your home, your AC unit could become more efficient and provide you with better outflow. Furthermore, this could actually end up saving you money over the long run as well. An upgraded air conditioner in your home could save you money a number of different ways: Lower Energy Bills One of the most significant ways that
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What Does a SEER Rating Mean?

Some homeowners don’t know how to figure out the appropriate Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) for their homes when buying a new HVAC system. The term is commonly used when referring to the AC or heat pump’s efficiency ratings. A SEER rating is basically the measurement of an AC’s cooling capacity or the ratio of cooling produced divided by the amount of power used. Hence, a unit with a higher rating is said to be more efficient. A credible Air Conditioning and Heating Company will ask you a few questions in order to determine the right SEER rating estimates suitable
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How is a “Smart” Thermostat Beneficial?

Certain promises were made by Hanna Barbara when it comes to American’s expectation regarding the status of our homes in the 21st-century. Specifically, the Jetsons cartoon set a pretty high bar as to what we could expect in terms of the automated features of new home technologies. While the microwave oven, Roomba, answering machines, and more might not measure up to flying cars and floating escalators, but adding a “Smart” Thermostat might be a huge step towards realizing the dream of 1960’s cartoon writers. Regardless, a “Smart” Thermostat is a great way to rationalize your energy use and save money
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What Does it Mean to be NATE Certified?

There are several reasons why hiring a NATE-certified HVAC technician is better than hiring one that does not have this important form of certification. Following are some of the most important benefits of NATE-certification: Training NATE-certified technicians must undergo a great deal of training in order to pass NATE certification tests. Training includes safety training, training in handling HVAC tools, basic construction and electrical, taking temperature and humidity measurements and more. These are only basic requirements for specialty HVAC technicians receive specialized training to handle specific HVAC jobs. Furthermore, NATE certification is only valid for 2-3 years. Technicians must undergo
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How Do I Improve My Air Quality?

The air inside your home can over time accumulate harmful particles. This can be caused by the presence of naturally occurring radon gases, mold, mildew, household cleaners, cigarette smoke, dust, and other particulates. Studies show that the average American citizen spends about 80-90 percent of his/her time indoors, which makes indoor air quality something worth paying attention to. So, what can you do to improve the quality of air in your home or office building? Routine HVAC Maintenance One of the simplest and most effective ways of improving the quality of air in your home is by performing regular HVAC
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Five Reasons Why We Love A/C Maintenance

If you’re like many Georgia homeowners, you don’t give much thought to your A/C until or unless it stops working during the peak of summer. But paying attention to regular maintenance can not only improve the overall air quality of your home, it may extend the life of your unit. Read on to learn more about the five reasons to love A/C maintenance. 1) It Keeps Your Home Healthy A poorly-maintained A/C unit can spew dust mites, pollen, pet dander, and other airborne allergens into your home. Even if you don’t have allergies or asthma, regular maintenance, including cleaning and
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What is A Ductless Mini-Split Unit?

A ductless Mini-split unit is an air conditioning system that consists of an outdoor compressor as well as an indoor cooling and control unit. A ductless mini-split HVAC is connected with bundled wiring. Unlike a regular HVAC unit that has a single indoor unit, a ductless mini-split unit allows homeowners to install multiple indoor units systems in different rooms in the house from a single outdoor unit. Subsequently, managing the room temperature individually. A ductless mini-split air conditioning unit has been developed. It is typically easier to install than other conventional space air-conditioning unit. For instance, the length of the
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What are the Benefits of Hiring NATE Certified Technicians?

When you need to high a technician to install, repair or maintain your AC or heating unit, it is advisable to hire a NATE- certified technician. Heating and cooling pieces of equipment come with a set of manufacturer’s specifications. NATE-certified technicians use their knowledge of this equipment. The following are some of the benefits of hiring NATE- certified technicians. Technicians with knowledge North American Technician Excellence is recognized as the most prestigious HVAC certifying institute in North America. Its training programs remain up to date. The certification is renewed after every five years after training. When you hire a NATE
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