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How Things Work from A - Z
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Furnaces: How They WorkBefore selecting a furnace for your home it is important to understand how they work so you can make an informed decision. Learn More >
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Geothermal Heat Pumps: How They WorkGeothermal heat pumps are similar to air-source heat pumps, but instead of using heat found in outside air, they rely on the relatively constant heat of the earth (thermal energy) to provide heating, air conditioning and, in most cases, hot water. Learn More >
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How Humidifiers WorkAir in your home that is too dry can be uncomfortable to breathe, can cause static build-up, dry itchy skin, parched throat, and can damage wood products like flooring, pianos, picture frames and cabinetry.Learn More >
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Hydronic HeatingOne method for warming an indoor space is known as hydronic heating. This method of heating circulates hot water through plastic tubing, baseboards, or radiators to provide heat in an indoor space. Learn More >
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Mechanical Air FiltersMechanical air filters (also called Media Air Filters) use filter media to remove particles from the air stream in HVAC systems.Learn More >
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Small Duct, High-Velocity Air Conditioning SystemsSmall duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning systems are similar to conventional split system air conditioners that consist of an outdoor condensing unit and an indoor coil unit.Learn More >
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Swamp CoolersEvaporative coolers, often called "swamp coolers,” are cooling systems that use only water and a blower to circulate air.Learn More >