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August 6, 2018
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What is a SEER rating?

If you’re shopping for a new heating and cooling system, you will come across a few different SEER ratings. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio is a […]
September 14, 2013

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

Can you imagine your thermostat having WiFi?
August 2, 2013

Saving Time, or Shortcut to Failure

  David Callender CMS Technical Support Supervisor ICOR international By now most of us in the HVAC industry are aware of and have been affected by […]
May 31, 2013

How To Avoid Costly HVAC Emergency Service Calls

An HVAC system comprises many aspects of a facility’s comfort, safety, and convenience: temperature, heated water, and boiler safety. Having an HVAC emergency in the wrong […]
April 3, 2013

Superheated American City Dealing with 110 Degrees for 33 Days — Phoenix Confronts Apocalyptic Climate Change

By William deBuys If cities were stocks, you’d want to short Phoenix. Of course, it’s an easy city to pick on. The nation’s 13th largest metropolitan area […]
December 6, 2012

How is wind power harvested?

July 7, 2011

Crazy Videos of the 2011 Phoenix Haboob

Check out these videos taken on 7/5/2011 of the massive dust storm that rolled over Phoenix. Be sure to read our post about post-haboob maintenance as […]
June 9, 2011

Understanding Energy Labels

The U.S. government established a mandatory compliance program in the 1970s requiring that certain types of new appliances bear a label to help consumers compare the […]
March 29, 2011

How to Maintain Air Conditioning Filters

Author: Ricky Lim In sweltering hot summers, the cool breeze from the air conditioners becomes a welcome respite that helps in rejuvenating from the heat. However, […]