Decoding Dehumidifying

Decoding Dehumidifying

Fresh outdoor air is required to maintain indoor air quality and a healthy building environment. However, it usually takes much more energy to treat outdoor air than recirculated air, and a large portion of this energy is spent removing humidity.

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Back to Cool: Taking HVAC to School this Fall

Back to Cool infographic investigates K-12 HVAC usage and energy costs in schools

Is HVAC on your back to school list? If not, it should be. Heating and cooling energy costs are a major budget line item for schools – often, second only to salaries. Why is comfort so important in schools? Read on…

A Cool Million: Reflecting on a Milestone and Looking to the Future

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This past month, the one-millionth visitor visited the AC & Heating Connect website. In 2013, North Americans began looking to our site to find useful information regarding air conditioning and heating equipment for homes and businesses. This milestone reminds us how helpful a resource like ours can be to help explain confusing HVAC terms,

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How to Ensure Quality HVAC Installations

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Recently, several questions have been posted on our site, asking about installation practices and how to ensure a quality installation of an HVAC system in your home. A nationally-recognized industry organization named ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) provides a good resource on this topic.  

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Building a Zero Energy Mega House

Building a Zero Energy Mega House

We have been working on a video series about designing a state-of-the-art air conditioning system for a large, new construction home near Knoxville, TN.  Along the way, we began calling this the “Mega House” due to its physical size and the scope of the project. 

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