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Old 01-05-2006, 09:28 AM  
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What can I do to reduce the need for mechanical cooling in my home ?
Select compact fluorescent lamps and energy-efficient appliances, since they produce less waste heat than conventional products. The electricity consumed by a less efficient refrigerator, for example, is converted to heat, which is released into your kitchen.


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Old 01-16-2006, 05:25 AM  
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How can I select a good contractor from whom to purchase a central air conditioner?



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Old 01-16-2006, 08:07 AM  
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The contractor should calculate the cooling load for the house and be prepared to explain this to you.

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Old 01-16-2006, 09:14 AM  
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He should ensure that the ductwork system is designed to provide adequate airflow and distribution to all areas of the house. When the existing fan and ductwork are used, they should be examined to see if they are adequate, since an air-conditioning system may require greater airflow than the system was designed to handle.

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Old 03-28-2006, 06:58 PM  
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wow you guys know your stuff..the only one thing i havent seen by reading theese post was people load...



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