Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for December, 2011

Upgrading A Furnace Fast Requires Knowing What To Look For

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Upgrading A Furnace Fast Requires Knowing What To Look ForWhen you need to replace a broken or obsolete furnace, you may not have the luxury of time on your side. Knowing the important features to look for will help when you’re upgrading your furnace.

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Schedule Annual HVAC Maintenance Through Our Super Savers Program

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Annual HVAC maintenance is a vital ingredient to your heating and cooling system running properly all year long. This keeps it running at maximum efficiency, which helps lower energy bills and prolongs the life of your equipment. We at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning offer MR Cool’s Super Saver plan to help consumers get the most out of their annual HVAC maintenance needs.

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When Extending Ductwork Proves Impossible, Ductless Mini Splits Provide The Solution

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

 When Extending Ductwork Proves Impossible, Ductless Mini Splits Provide The SolutionIf you have recently added new rooms to your house, you may be faced with the challenge of how you’re going to keep them comfortable. Extending your existing ductwork system to distribute conditioned air to them may prove architecturally impossible or way too expensive to seriously consider. This is an ideal situation for a ductless mini split system.

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Looking For Comfort And Energy Efficiency Year Round? Consider A Dual-Fuel System

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Homeowners in the San Joaquin Valley have a great new option for year-round comfort. It’s called a dual-fuel system. Not only does this system take care of all home comfort needs, it’s one of the greatest energy-saving ideas available today.

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Want To Save Hot Water? Here Are A Few Simple Tips To Increase Energy Savings

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Want To Save Hot Water? Here Are A Few Simple Tips To Increase Energy SavingsSaving energy in your home puts more money in your pocket, and cutting back on hot water consumption is one place to start. Heating water is the third-largest consumer of household energy, and fortunately, options exist to save hot water without sacrificing comfort or convenience.

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice If You Didn’t Have To Share A Single Thermostat? Zoning Systems Provide The Solution

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

When it comes to affronts to peaceful living, there’s one issue that may even trump arguments over the remote control — arguing over what temperature to set the thermostat.

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The Basics of Indoor Air Quality

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The Basics of Indoor Air QualityPoor indoor air quality is usually the result of a number of factors. From common particulates such as dust, pollen and pet dander, to more organic threats such as mold and bacteria, any number of variables can compromise the quality of your indoor air. In fact, even products you consider harmless, such as personal hygiene products, may be having a negative impact on your day-to-day life.

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An Energy Evaluation Can Help You Prepare Your Home For Winter

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

With winter on the way, Fresno-area residents are looking for ways to button up their homes, improve energy efficiency, and enhance comfort and energy savings. Of course, before you can start the process of improving household energy efficiency, you must first determine where your home is losing energy. The best way to achieve this is through a professional energy evaluation.

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What Does A Trained Technician Take Into Consideration When Designing Ductwork?

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

In many instances, homeowners don’t consider the vital importance of ductwork functionality when addressing heating and cooling concerns. Yet your ductwork is the channel by which all conditioned air flows – which is why hiring a trained technician when designing the duct blueprint is crucial. Designing ductwork properly, along with professional installation, are essential for any HVAC system because your system is only as good as the ducts that carry the conditioned air.

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