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Air Handler

An air handler which is also known as an air handling unit (AHU) is used to assist in circulating air while it is being heated, ventilated, or as part of a HVAC system. The air handler is often made up of a large metal container which has a number of important components within it. Some [...]

Fresh Air Exchanger

Fresh air exchangers or heat recovery ventilators bring in fresh air outside of a room and replaces the stale sitting air inside. The air exchanger carries out this feat via a heat exchanger which is being warmed before released in to the room. As a result, fresh air exchangers not only freshens up the air [...]

Ozone Generator

Everybody has heard of the ozone layer, which is a layer of the Earth’s atmosphere that protects us from the sun’s ultraviolet light. However, not everybody is familiar with what ozone actually is. Ozone is a molecule made up of three parts oxygen that is actually harmful to most mammals in a high concentration. In [...]

Temperature Sensor

With the cost of electricity on the rise many people are trying to maintain a temperature in their home to keep their energy bills down. The problem with this is that a thermostat is usually in on area of the home and it may be difficult to determine what the actual room temperature is of [...]

Air Circulator Fans

What did you do in the time before air conditioning? Chances are you and your family found several innovative ways to keep cool. Perhaps this involved sitting under a shady tree and fanning yourself with a hand fan. Or perhaps you used box fans or ceiling fans inside your home in order to circulate air [...]

Air Conditioner

Choosing a new air conditioning unit can be a difficult decision because it requires an understanding of the various systems available. Most units are expensive and some require professional installation, so choosing the wrong one can be a costly mistake. Consumers are faced with decision such as whether to get a fixed or portable unit, [...]

Portable Dehumidifier

A portable dehumidifier can be very beneficial to your health and well-being, especially if you are an individual who suffers greatly from allergies. Mold and fungi are dangerous to live around and breathing continually. Damp and humid areas can cause mold and fungi to multiply rapidly. This all sets up a dangerous environment for other [...]

Humidity Sensor

If you care enough about your health, it is only natural that you monitor the level of humidity inside your home. Too much or too little of it can create a host of problems and there are some people who are not aware about this fact. For everyone’s information, when the level of humidity is [...]

Ductless Air Conditioner

With today’s warming weather, many people would like to stay at areas where there is a cold and comfortable temperature. That is why you would usually see them spending time at the mall or simply strolling around parks where there is enough breeze. Bu there are others who would opt to stay at their own [...]

Dehumidifier

Many people have heard of a humidifier but not as many people have heard or used a dehumidifier. A dehumidifier is an appliance whose job it is to remove the humidity in the air. This is usually done for health reasons. Humidity is linked to more growth of mold and mildew inside of homes, so [...]

HEPA Air Purifier

If you are like a lot of people today, you don’t mind saving a few bucks on something when you can. When you look at air purifiers you will find that those that have a HEPA filtration system are often a lot more expensive and the actual filter is a lot more when you go [...]

Air Purifier

There are many different kinds of air purifiers in the market today, each of them working with different principles. The concept of purifying air within homes has caught on in the aftermath of World War II when people were trying to devise techniques that could prevent the harmful radioactive dust that would enter their homes. [...]

Allergen Reducer

Allergen reducers are air purifiers that are specially designed to remove allergens from an indoor environment. They find a prominent place in homes of people who are prone to allergies and patients of asthma which can be triggered by particular allergies. The allergen reducers mainly target the removal of mold and mildew from the rooms [...]

HVAC System

The popularity of the HVAC system is still catching on in most parts of the world. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. A system designed for this purpose will basically keep the space it is fitted in at an optimum level of temperature and humidity at all times of the year. In the [...]