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HRV Benefits: Cooler, Better Air in Your Hamel Area Home

If the air in your Hamel area home has been stuffy, warm and uncomfortable despite your HVAC system, you may want to consider the benefits of an HRV, or heat recovery ventilator. The air quality and comfort levels in every home, new or existing, can benefit from HRV technology. How HRVs work: Typical homes with…

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How ERVs Exhaust Warm, Stale Air From Your Home

Energy-efficient homes nowadays are often well-sealed against air leakage. While this is good for energy efficiency, it can be bad for indoor air quality. There are many potential sources of air pollutants in your home. If fresh air is not occasionally circulated in, they can seriously degrade air quality. Of course, simply opening a window and…

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ERVs Give You a Breath of Fresh Air with Minimal Energy Loss

During the winter months, most homeowners are concerned with keeping the cold air out and the warm air inside. Sealing air leaks and having adequate insulation do go a long way toward maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home. But these things can also prevent you from getting the adequate fresh air needed to maintain a…

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Indoor Air Quality: For Comfort and Health

Does the air in your home feel damp? Have you found spots of mold on your ceilings or around windows? Or does your family suffer from dry skin year-round? These could be signs that the inside of your home has too much or too little moisture. Luckily, there are ways to remedy these problems and…

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Crawlspace Plus Insulation Equals Comfort

Some difference of opinion has been aired in recent years over the venting of crawlspaces. One line of thinking is that ventilation reduces moisture, and for that reason building codes sometimes require it. The opposing point of view is that open vents might actually create moisture problems in homes that don’t have proper moisture control…

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What You Need To Know About Your Indoor Air Quality

Homes built in the last 30 years typically are wonders of technology. They’re sealed, insulated, wrapped and tightly fortified against the outside elements. This makes home comfort more affordable. Unfortunately, trapping our warm and cool air inside means we trap other things as well. Here’s a few facts you may not know about your indoor…

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Three Good Reasons To Consider Continuous Attic Ventilation

High attic temperatures in the middle of hot, humid August are unavoidable, but the difference between 100 degrees and 135 degrees is huge.  The lower temperature is possible only if you have proper continuous attic ventilation.  Here are three reasons why a lower temperature and greater air flow in your attic are desirable. Reduces cooling and…

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Whole-House Humidification Solves The Problems That Come With Dry Air

The humidity levels in your home can have a huge effect on the comfort of you and your family members. A whole-house humidification system can balance the moisture levels in your home, so that you are not left with dry air and the problems that result from it. If the air in your home lacks…

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