EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2016

What to Do After You’ve Run Your Generator

Monday, January 25th, 2016

We’re all still digging out after the blizzard that socked the East Coast this weekend, and here in New City, NY, it means a number of households may have had to use a generator to maintain power after the lights have gone out. Hopefully, your home came through with flying colors and your generator performed exactly as you needed it to. Now is the time to take several additional steps to ensure that your generator continues to run well the next time a crisis hits.

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Forced-Air Heating vs. Radiant Heating

Monday, January 18th, 2016

When it comes to heating systems, you’re usually looking at one of two basic models to warm your New City, NY home. Forced-air systems – which include centralized furnaces and heat pumps – warm up the air and then circulate it through your home, while radiant systems – which include boilers and electric radiant systems – do so more directly, sending heat directly into the rooms of your home rather than venting it through fans and ducts. Both systems have their share of advantages and disadvantages. It pays to educate yourself about them.

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How Do UV Germicidal Lights Work?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

UV stands for ultra-violet, a wavelength of light that we can’t see, but which pervades our world regardless. At high enough levels, it’s what gives us sunburns when we spend too much time outside. At lower levels, it can cause our white clothes to glow in the dark, as you sometimes see at concerts and amusement parks. That same principle can be used to keep your New City, NY home free of germs and other biological contaminants. UV germicidal lights can be installed in your system by a trained technician, and the results are amazing. How do UV germicidal lights work? Read on for the answers.

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Considerations When Installing a New Generator

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Inclement weather is a way of life here in New City, NY, and while our electrical grid is sound and reliable, nothing is guaranteed when storms or blizzards hit. The same goes double for rural residents who might not have reliable access to the electrical grid, and need a whole-house generator to power their household appliances. If you’ve made the decision to install a new generator or replace an old one, congratulations! A generator can be a huge asset to your home. But before you schedule an installation, it pays to consult with a trained expert who can help you select the best make and model for you. Here are some considerations for you to think about when planning for your new system.

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