Don’t Make These Server Room Cooling Mistakes!

Monday, November 27th, 2017

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This is NOT how you do it!

Most commercial offices today rely on a server room or computer room as the data hub for the computers and phones. It’s an essential space in the building, but one people rarely have to enter. Because of the large amount of heat the equipment in server rooms generate, special cooling is necessary to prevent overheating. Improper server room cooling can lead to massive data loss and expensive equipment failures that will bring a business to a halt.

How do you correctly provide server room cooling? You can start by avoiding these common mistakes.

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Does Turning My Thermostat Down Lower Cool the House Faster?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

The simple answer to this question: No, turning the thermostat as low as possible won’t speed up cooling your home.

This is a common misunderstanding people have about both thermostats and air conditioning systems, and it results in an unfortunate waste of energy and additional strain on ACs that can shorten their lifespan and make repair needs more frequent. We could just tell you to maintain a higher thermostat setting in the 70s (78°F is recommended for general comfort) and leave it at that, but we believe that informing our customers helps both them and us. So below we’ll explain in greater depth why setting the thermostat too low is unhelpful and can backfire on you.

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A Few Details about Your AC’s Air Filter

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Two weeks ago, we wrote a blog post to address one of the questions we hear frequently from our customers: “How often do I need to change my air conditioning system’s air filter?” The answer ranges between 1 to 6 months, depending both on your household and the type of filter in the HVAC system.

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