How is Going Greener Influencing the HVAC Industry?

How is Going Greener Influencing the HVAC Industry?

As building codes continue to evolve in the HVAC and the plumbing industry for Canada, there are going to be new waves of policy changes and regulations. This is going to affect HVAC at all levels including Federal Government, Municipal, and Provincial as they push harder for society to go green and to reduce the […]

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Raising the Energy-Efficiency Bar

Raising the Energy-Efficiency Bar

Given the air-tight construction involved, ventilation is a necessity in any low-energy home. HRVs have seen extensive use in low-energy homes for quite a few years, but the usage of ERVs is turning out to be an emerging trend. As homes start getting tighter, the latent loads typically rise, and ERVs prove more effective at […]

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Is Your Central Air Conditioning Ready for the Season?

Is Your Central Air Conditioning Ready for the Season?

With warm weather heading our way, you want to be sure your air conditioning is in great working order. However, is your unit prepared for the hard work of cooling you off in the coming months? Like most complicated pieces of equipment, air conditioners do need to get regular tune-ups by professionals in the industry. […]

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Everything you should Know About Radon in Kingston and Area

Everything you should Know About Radon in Kingston and Area

What Is Radon? Radon is described as a colorless and odorless gas which is produced from decaying uranium which is located in water, soils and rocks. The buildings which have been built on these substrates which contain high levels of radon have the ability to create an attraction for this gas which will seep in, […]

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Air-Source Heat Pumps

Air-Source Heat Pumps

Understanding Air-Source Heat Pumps Air-source heat pumps work by drawing heat from the air outside during the heating season and rejecting the heat outside in the summer cooling season. The air-to-air pump is the most common. It works by extracting heat from the air and then transferring it either outside or inside your home depending […]

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Understanding Blower Fan Systems

Understanding Blower Fan Systems

UNDERSTANDING FAN SYSTEM / MOTORS ECM Variable Speed Fan Boards:   This is basically an ECM fan motor (see below) but with the addition of a CONTROL BOARD that allows the technician to FINE TUNE AND ADJUST THE CFM UNIQUE TO THE STATIC DESIGN AND EQUIPMENT THAT IS INSTALLED IN EACH HOME and somewhat compensate […]

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