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Knoxville HVAC Service and Repair

Knoxville HVAC Service and Repair

Knoxville HVAC Service and Repair provides the best heating and cooling services in the area. We install and service almost all Heating and Air Conditioning brands both residential and commercial. In a day when product quality is declining, and product pricing is steadily increasing, it becomes an immense task to satisfactorily meet the heating and cooling requirements of the home. Fortunately we have the skills and expertise to meet all the heating and cooling needs of both the home and…

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Treasure Hunt for Energy Leaks

Treasure Hunt for Energy Leaks

Energy consumption is a huge issue for both big and small business.  For several years GE has implemented “treasure hunts” in which they hunt down all the things that could possibly be creating higher energy costs.  Heating and air conditioning would be an obvious target for cost reduction when properly maintained, but that is not all that GE is looking into.  Environmental Leader says that: GE is collaborating with the Environmental Defense Fund  (EDF) to bring the company’s internal Treasure…

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The Government Says Good-Bye to Older Refrigerant Systems

The Government Says Good-Bye to Older Refrigerant Systems

Beginning in 2010 the US Government has put legislation in place that disallows the sale of many refrigerant products that are used by older air conditioning systems.  Although there is nothing in the legal jargon that requires consumers to upgrade their old equipment, many heating and cooling companies are suggesting that these old devices be replaced by newer ones because refrigerant won’t be available for replacement.  Irwin Arieff from the New York Times explains the need for the legislation: For…

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Geo-thermal Heat Pumps are the new Heat Pump

Geo-thermal Heat Pumps are the new Heat Pump

With heating and cooling costs reaching new highs, many people are looking to the Earth for answers.  New geo-thermal heat pumps can so dramatically lower heating and cooling costs that many people are pulling out their old equipment for the next generation.  Liz Galst of the New York Times says: The business for ground-source heat pumps is so hot that when some people driving in and around Seattle see Gerard Maloney’s EarthHeat van, with the company’s phone number on the…

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New Heat Pumps are “Going Green”

New Heat Pumps are “Going Green”

With the cost of energy rising, many home and business owners are looking at going green not only to help the environment, but to help themselves.  Although the technology isn’t new, geothermal heat pumps are becoming far more attractive to thrifty Americans who want to “borrow” a little help from nature.  C. J. Hughes of the New York Times says: Burrowing is exactly what geothermal heat pumps do to reduce temperatures. They work because the ground hundreds of feet down…

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Start Thinking About Heating Your House in the Summer

Start Thinking About Heating Your House in the Summer

Is the Summer the best time to start thinking about how you will heat your house in the Winter?  It is if you want to cut costs.  With oil costs on the rise, many gas and oil heated systems may quickly become too expensive for regular use.  Electric heat pumps may be the solution. Jay Romano of the NYT says: IT may seem like an odd time to be thinking about heating your house, but this is a good moment…

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Does Temperature Affect Productivity?

Does Temperature Affect Productivity?

Recent studies have shown that the temperature of an office building can actually cause dramatic increases or decreases in employee productivity.  In fact, research shows that a cold building may actually cause employee productivity to plummet. In a recent question and answer post, Phyllis Korkii recently noted that: Employees who are cold tend to work less efficiently, according to research by Professor Hedge. He measured computer keystrokes performed by office workers, at their actual workstations, in temperatures ranging from 68…

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