Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Filtration’ Category

Filter Maintenance Becomes Even More Important As The Cooling Season Peaks

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The weather is getting warmer every day in the Fresno area, and with higher temperatures you can expect higher energy bills. One of the best ways to keep cooling costs under control is through regular HVAC filter maintenance. 

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With These 3 Strategies

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Taking action to improve your indoor air quality is an important step in improving your overall health. The air in most homes is filled with various contaminants and pollutants from everyday household items such as:

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Changing Your Furnace Filters Regularly Can Save You Over The Long Term

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Changing Your Furnace Filters Regularly Can Save You Over The Long TermWhen paying to maintain your home, one of the highest costs after your mortgage is the cost of energy. Fortunately, you can make an easy change to your home routine that will lower energy costs – changing your furnace filter regularly.

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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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Clean Furnace Filters Enhance Efficiency

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Clean Furnace Filters Enhance EfficiencyThe more efficient your furnace, the more comfortable you’ll feel and the less money you’ll spend on household energy costs. With that in mind, residents of the San Joaquin Valley should do everything in their power to enhance the efficiency of their furnace. The best way to keep your furnace in tip-top condition, of course, is annual maintenance. However, there is one maintenance task that you can perform year round to enhance the efficiency of your system – changing furnace filters.

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Shopping For A MERV Filter: So What Do All Those Numbers Mean, Anyway?

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

If you have been shopping for a new air filter for your HVAC system, you may have noticed that the filters each come with a MERV number of between 1 and 20. But what do those numbers mean, anyway?

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Air Filtering 101: How To Use MERV

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Meet MERV.

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Use Air Purification Systems To Your Advantage

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Air purification systems reduce and remove pollutants from the air indoors. There are many different types of purifiers available. Portable units can be moved between rooms or you can have a permanent system installed that removes air contaminants in your entire home.

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HVAC Service Quotes Get You On The Road To Savings: Tips On How To Read Them

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Your HVAC system is the most important part of keeping your home comfortable.  As such, you need to make sure you have competent people servicing and working on it.  You want to save money but you also want to make sure you understand what you’re going to be paying for.  That is why it’s so important to properly interpret HVAC service quotes.

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Use These Tips To Evaluate Your Attic Insulation

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

While you might be concerned about losing energy through your attic, there might be more problems up there than not having enough insulation. It may be getting wet, too.

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