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Air Conditioning

With summer fast approaching there is always that question is air conditioning necessary? If our spring is any indication we appear to be in for a very warm dry summer. Having air conditioning allows you to have a comfortable environment in your home. (You don’t want to drive a vehicle without air conditioning)Keeping the windows

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Radon

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. Radon is a naturally occurring gas produced from the radioactive decay of uranium rocks and soil. It is colourless, odourless and tasteless. Health Canada sets an acceptable annual rate is (200Bq/m3) 200 becquerels per cubic metre . Levels have reached as high as 4,000

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In Canada, the number one cause of lung cancer for people who don’t smoke is radon. As a result, nearly 3,000 Canadians are killed by this radioactive gas. According to recent statistics, the radon levels in nearly one in three homes exceed safety guidelines. The good news is, there are some effective ways to detect

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There are many reasons why indoor air quality is lower than it should be. Even so, a homeowner should never accept low-quality air as it can cause a wide range of health problems, including coughing, sneezing, asthma, skin conditions, and even cancer. Following are some common problems that homeowners need to watch out for on

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When someone is trying to decide what type of air conditioner to invest in, there are lots of different parameters to consider. People want to find a reliable air conditioner that will do its job well without breaking down, needing to be replaced, or racking up high maintenance costs. One of the values that people

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In Calgary, heating and cooling systems work most times of the year. And, every time you turn them on or adjust the temperature, they use fuel. It can be costly. However, it is possible to improve your home’s energy efficiency. There are several ways to do so to help minimize the amount of fuel your

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Weatherization describes a series of strategies designed to protect the indoor environment from the potential negative effects of outdoor elements. This is an extremely important way for home and business owners to keep utility costs low by maximizing energy efficiency. Without weatherization, other energy-saving measures won’t be nearly as effective and may even fail. For

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If you’ve ever found yourself pondering whether or not rain damages your AC unit, you’re in good company. It’s actually pretty easy to see why this particular concern comes up from time to time. The compressor for your air conditioning system, which is the large outdoor component which also houses the condenser and fan, admittedly

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