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World’s Whitest Paint Could Eliminate Need for Air Conditioning

Will this game-changing new paint really change the way we cool down buildings?

Boost Your Furnace Output With This Simple Trick

If you have a room that’s always a little colder in the winter or warmer in the summer, try this...


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Central Air Installation Guide

Wondering how central air installation works? We'll explain key phases, what's involved at each step and best practices for working...


Is Summer 2021 America’s Hottest Summer Yet?

This summer has seen some intense heat waves. But have they been historic?


8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning

If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...

8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...


Central Air Filter Guide

Central air filters help keep your central air conditioner running at peak performance. If you're unsure about these filters, this...

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Room Air Conditioner Guide: What to Know Before You Buy

A room air conditioner can be a lifesaver when temperatures soar. Do your research before you buy so you get...


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5 Best Ductless Air Conditioners of 2021

A ductless air conditioner, AKA a mini-split, is a hardworking, energy-efficient way to cool down your indoor spaces. Here are...


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What to Know About Wall Air Conditioners

Want to cool your home in an efficient and cost effective way? Through-the-wall air conditioners can be a good choice...


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This Simple Trick Can Refresh Your Entire Home

Sprays, hanging products, plug-ins, devices masked as home décor — there are hundreds of products geared toward freshening your home....

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What to Know About Ductless Air Conditioners

Sleek, efficient and relatively easy to install, a ductless air conditioner or mini-split can quickly cool (or heat) your rooms.


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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How to Size Your HVAC and Water Heater to Fit Your Home

Building a home? Here are some tips to help you figure out what kind of HVAC system and water heater...


5 Best Window Fans of 2021

Beat the heat with one of these great window fans!


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5 Best Central Air Conditioners for Your Home

Considering a central air conditioner purchase? Here are five brands that are known for excellence.

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Window Air Conditioners: What to Know Before You Buy

In the market for a window air conditioner? Here are a few key considerations for successfully selecting, installing and maintaining...


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A Guide To Evaporative Coolers

More environmentally friendly and affordable than central air conditioning, evaporative coolers may be a better way to beat the heat...


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Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


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Best Portable Air Conditioners for Your Home

Learn all about portable air conditioners — features, efficiency and more — plus a few of our top picks for...


10 Silent Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Failing

Worried your A/C unit is nearing its final rest? Here are some telltale signs your air conditioner is failing.


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Calling all HVAC pros! Join this free seminar to boost your business or career.


Year-Round Home Maintenance Checklist

Don't be caught off-guard! Maintaining your home is much easier than paying for big repairs. Look through this home maintenance...


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Fact or Fiction: Does Driving Without AC Actually Save Gas?

Sure, you can sweat it out without turning on a vehicle's air conditioning. But is it worth the sacrifice?

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21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


How to Be a Good HVAC System Owner

So, you bought — or perhaps inherited — an...


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Covering Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit

Add a simple plywood cover for winter protection.


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Why Isn’t My Central Air Conditioner Blowing Cold Air?

Has your central AC stopped blowing cold air? Here are some simple troubleshooting steps to take before you make a...


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Why Won’t My Window AC Unit Turn On?

Window air conditioners are rather simple appliances that cool you off. If yours isn't working, there is usually an easy...


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Why Isn’t My Window AC Unit Blowing Cold Air?

Window AC not blowing cold air? Here are some simple steps to troubleshoot the issue, and possibly get up and...