Posted: November 07, 2018|Tags: heating
Numerous options available to keep warm this winter
Every year, The NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment that is available for the upcoming winter season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands.
Like last year, this year’s Heating Showcase is split into two parts — residential and commercial. The residential/light commercial information is published in this issue, and the commercial products will be featured in the Oct. 1 issue. Included in the coverage is feature-specific information about each individual product that was submitted by the manufacturers.
Posted: October 15, 2018|Tags: thermostats
Consumers nowadays can't turn on the TV without seeing commercials for smart home products like Google Home or Amazon Echo. In turn, these trending voice-controlled digital assistants have helped raise consumer awareness of other home automation products, such as smart, connected thermostats. In fact, the global smart home automation market is expected to reach $130 billion by 2025, according to a report by Grand View Research Inc.
Who really wants to think about a hot water heater?! It’s best out of sight and out of mind. That is, until the hot water runs out.
When it’s time to replace a water heater, consider a product that is environmentally friendly and offers lower energy costs. An indirect water heater is one of the most energy-efficient, low-cost water heaters on the market.
ADP Indoor Cooling Products
Protection ADP manufactures the only indoor cooling equipment featuring Microban® antimicrobial product protection. Microban protection is a unique feature that inhibits the growth of mold and mildew on the drain pan within your evaporator coil. Why does it matter? Just like air filters provide protection against dust, pollen and allergens in your home, Microban technology provides added protection against the build-up of mold and mildew within your system. ADP is a system upgrade to help you breathe easy.
Posted: November 08, 2017|Tags: indoor air quality
Homes are designed to keep heat inside during the winter. In addition, most people make an extra effort to seal out the cold by adding extra insulation and filling any cracks that may cause drafts. By doing this, they are also sealing out fresh air. This lack of fresh air increases the concentration of both allergens and pollutants in the home and lowers the indoor air quality. According to the EPA, poor winter indoor air quality can contribute to respiratory conditions such as asthma.