EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Archive for June, 2015

3 Important Steps to Ensuring a Successful Whole Home Generator Installation

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Poor initial installation can be a foundational problem for many home systems, including your whole home back-up generator. The electrical experts at Design Air, Inc., have many years of experience with the installation and service of whole house generators and have put together a list of five steps of which to be aware as you start in the installation process of your new backup generator:

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The Different Types of Circuit Breakers for Your Home

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

You may not realize this, but the electrical flow that comes into your home from the utility company is a little on the wild side. What we mean is that electricity doesn’t naturally flow in a steady stream; it tumbles, spikes and drops, which is why it’s so important to have an updated electrical system in your home that includes a current electrical panel. Inside your electrical panel are boxes called circuit breakers, and there are 4 main types that your licensed electrician from Design Air, Inc., may use on your home in New City, NY.

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What Is a Cooling Load Calculation and Why Is It Important?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Every home needs a specific amount of cooling to be comfortable, and achieving this level of comfort is totally dependent on having the right-sized whole home air conditioning unit. How do you make sure your air conditioner is correctly sized? You have a trained technician from Design Air, Inc., help you calculate your home’s cooling load. There are a number of factors that are part of calculating the cooling load for your home in New City, NY, including:

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3 Common Ductless Cooling Repairs

Monday, June 8th, 2015

No one likes having to deal with air conditioning repairs, but no system is impervious to needing repair at some point. If you have a ductless system, you may be wondering what some of the more common repairs are, as the system works differently from traditional split system ACs. The good news is that ductless cooling repairs aren’t any more complicated than traditional ACs, and in some ways, they may be considered easier because it’s much easier to access all the parts of a ductless system. Just remember that no matter the issue with your ductless AC, the experts at Design Air, Inc., are here to help with all of them.

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Active vs. Passive Solar Hot Water Heaters: What’s the Difference?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Using a solar hot water heater can help save you money, save energy, and decrease your carbon footprint. However, there are choices to be made, as there are some options where solar water heaters are concerned. The first item to determine for any homeowner who wants to install solar water heating is choosing an active solar hot water heater or a passive one. This doesn’t mean you’ll have a water heater that moves around versus one that doesn’t; rather, passive vs. active describes the way the unit provides hot water to your home. Let’s take a closer look.

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