October 23, 2012

Use Less. Pay Less.

Via American standard: We know greater efficiency equals greater savings. And we’re proud of our overachievers – our products that work hard to save you money […]
September 25, 2012

America’s Skill Gap

Some have suggested that the skills gap in America can partially be explained by the growing number of retiring tradespeople and the shrinking number of qualified […]
June 23, 2011

How Air Conditioning Works

Air conditioning has fundamentally changed how people experience the world. When it’s hot outside, walking into an air-conditioned house is like walking into another season. Few […]
June 7, 2011

Increasing Water-Heating System Efficiency

Reducing hot-water usage is primarily a matter of common sense and exerting a little extra effort to not be wasteful. Once you have applied a few […]
April 14, 2011

All About Thermostats

Author: Erin Lynn A thermostat is a device that allows you to control the temperature inside of your home by controlling how your heating or cooling […]
March 17, 2011

How To Remove The Old Air Conditioning Unit

Kirk from North Valley Mechanical demonstrates how to remove an old air conditioning unit safely and efficiently.
January 11, 2011

A “Not-So-Technical” Explanation of How an Air Conditioner Works

An air conditioner is basically a refrigerator without the insulated box. An air conditioner is doing exactly the same thing as your fridge, except it dumps […]
December 9, 2010

Ductless Air Conditioners

You might have given up the idea of having a central air conditioning system because your house simply doesn’t have the provision for you to install […]
December 7, 2010

How to Maintain Your Home’s Heating and Cooling Equipment to Save Energy

Just like your favorite car, your heating and cooling system needs a regular trip to the mechanic to keep it purring. Without regular servicing, heating and […]