I recently moved onto this most amazing mountain farm! It doesn’t have all the perks of a regular house for sure, but they way they are so resourceful with outdoor solar showers, bathrooms and living off the land, it is pretty amazing. They put these heavy quilts on the windows to keep the house cool in the hot summers. It really works for the most part, but come night time, I am just praying for a traditional HVAC cooling system in order to sleep just a bit. We have ceiling fans, stationary fans and my son’s room even has a window box regular fan which impresses me how cool it keeps it. But in the end I am dying for nice cool air. I asked the landlord if he would be open to a window box air conditioning unit for just my bedroom. He agreed, but I would have to pay for it and pay extra rent for the energy it took. I was desperate and did all the research on HVAC websites as well calling in a local HVAC provider to come in and explain to me how it work and if it would work for me. He had a lot of good insight to air conditioning, filters and the pros and cons of the box unit. He said I could rent a unit from him on a month to month basis to see first if it really helped before purchasing my own, which I thought was really nice! So I tried it out and sure enough, while it was a lovely relief, the cost efficiency was extremely dear and I didn’t see how I could justify the extra cost. I was going to have to just settle on my ceiling and stationary fans to keep me cool and pray I survive.
So, I have a group of friends that I have known since grammar school, if you could believe that?! Not many people can say that they have stayed in touch with their friends for as long. We made a pact that no matter where we were in our lives that were would get together for a camping trip every three years. It seemed reasonable, not too frequently, but not too far either. We all agree that we love nature and everything about. We love to cook breakfast over the fire as the sun comes up and we love to drink endless wine around the fire at evening sunset. It’s the sleeping hours where you lose each and everyone of us. None of us like sleeping in tents on the hard ground and freezing our butts off for most of the night getting no sleep! So, as we learned over the years, we found this great little house camp where the cabins were just for sleeping and everything else you did outside. The best part, it was heated with an actual HVAC heating unit! The only problem was trying to please six people with a balance in the temperatures. Without a doubt, someone was always too hot or too cold and sneaking to fiddle with the thermostat in the middle of the night. One problem was for those on the top bunks, they had the rising heat and were sweltering hot. I am pretty sure they are the one’s constantly turning down the temperature and then those in the bottom bunks would be freezing. Our cabin idea didn’t seem to be working out as we planned, for there was no way to please everyone in the setting of the temperature on the thermostat. We gave our HVAC unit a run for its money!
The house I live in is in need of a lot of replacements. I have tried my best to keep it clean and new furniture plus decor. Now, I need to start remodeling a few areas of the house because I am getting sick of particular places not looking the way I imagined. The first thing I need to do is knock down a wall to expand our kitchen. This will supply us an open concept on the first floor plus will open up the kitchen space to our livingroom. In the living, I want to install a fireplace. I just assume having a fireplace visible from the kitchen would add a bit to the ambiance of our home. After looking through several catalogs plus online at unusual fireplace setups, I made the decision to go with a gas fireplace. I couldn’t wait to have the fireplace running in the wintertime to create a warm plus cozy environment inside. My only problem was, I had no idea when I should hire an Heating, Ventilation, plus A/C corporation to install it. Springtime would be ideal for installing the current heating unit because I already would have to clean out the house from the Wintertime so the mess wouldn’t be a bother. Although I am tied up in the Springtime with our outdoor gardening, I assume installing a fireplace would be more beneficial at that time rather than in the fall. That way, I could test out the plan throughout the Springtime to make sure it is ready to thoroughly heat our house when the cool weather comes.
The house I live in is in need of some updates. I have tried my best to keep it clean and up to date on furniture and decor. Now, I need to start remodeling a few areas of the house because I am getting sick of certain places not looking the way I imagined. The first thing I need to do is knock down a wall to expand our kitchen. This will give us an open concept on the first floor and will open up the kitchen area to our family room. In the family room, I want to install a fireplace. I just think having a fireplace visible from the kitchen and family room would add a bit to the ambiance of my home. After looking through several catalogs and online at different fireplace setups, I made the decision to go with a gas fireplace. I couldn’t wait to have the fireplace running in the wintertime to create a warm and cozy environment inside. My only problem was, I had no idea when I should hire an HVAC company to install it. Spring would be ideal for installing the new heating system because I already would have to clean out the house from the winter time so the mess wouldn’t be a bother. Although I am busy in the spring with my outdoor gardening, I think installing a fireplace would be more beneficial at that time rather than in the fall. That way, I could test out the system throughout the spring and summer to make sure it is ready to thoroughly heat our home when the cool weather comes.
It’s crazy to me that people still just don’t understand how some things have everything to do with your health. I’m specifically talking about heating and cooling. While it may seem like a total luxury in other people in other countries, it is certainly a necessity and essential and most every establishment and then you in the country of the U.S. When it comes to schooling, I see not having an efficient HVAC system in the building a huge problem, especially when it comes to the education of our children. I live in the south and have family and the southeast where the weather can get really hot and sticky during the spring and early fall seasons. The truth of the matter is, when it comes to school and HVAC systems, having a unit working at maximum capacity whether it’s heating or cooling is not good. I say this because the body of children have different constitutions and tolerances so for example, in a hot room some will define while others will slowly suffer and wilt. I think this is important especially for children who have asthma like my own the little boy Kevin. If the heat is too high in his classroom, it can augment his breathing issues depending on the severity of the indoor conditions. It can also lead to a devastating and regretful trip to the hospital as a parent. This is exactly why I have to make sure as a parent, that every year and in every class has sufficient heating and cooling and that Kevin won’t ever experience an asthma attack because of the heat.
I’ve never been one to invest in post-purchase warranties, insurance policies, or maintenance plans. I just assume that for the duration of the contract there will be no issues, but as soon as the policy expires I can count on something catastrophic to go wrong. Maybe this is a doom and gloom outlook, but it’s based on all my prior life experiences. That’s why I never thought to invest in a maintenance policy for my HVAC system. The heating and cooling unit was already several years old when I acquired my house, and it operated efficiently for many years thereafter. During that time I had to consult a heating and cooling company perhaps once or twice for minor fixes, but otherwise it was smooth sailing with my furnace and air conditioner. Every once in a while the filters would get changed out when a helpful neighbor took it upon himself to inspect my furnace, but otherwise the system went untouched. Then out of nowhere it felt like I was calling an HVAC repairman out every few days. There were repeated strange sounds that erupted from my ventilation system, weird smells, and outright failures of my AC and central heat. I asked the HVAC technician what could possibly be going on, and he finally explained to me that I should have had a maintenance program drawn up long ago. They do routine inspections, mild repairs, and filter changes on a set schedule so that bigger problems don’t develop. I signed up for one that very day, and my HVAC has been uneventful ever since.
Working on a college campus, there are a large number of individual units that operate out of each building. Some of these establishments are well over one hundred years old, and the buildings are well past their prime. They require quite a bit of upkeep to get them up to current standards, and there is constantly major construction going on across the quads. I’m pretty lucky to work in a brand new building, so our facilities and ventilation systems are modernized and don’t require much work. However, the buildings all around us are in the process of becoming more energy efficient, which includes retrofitting them with new HVAC systems. As such, they’re tearing out big portions of their current ventilation systems to replace them with new air ducts and vents, as well as large heating and cooling units to keep up with the sizable institutions. There are street closures for massive cranes to lift these ventilation components in and out of the buildings, and apparently many of them are borderline unacceptable for human occupation at this point. I’ve heard that there is absolutely no air conditioning in the building across the street, and it feels like a rainforest inside due the current 95 degree hot streak. Some of the workers are refusing to go in, because they’re getting sick without adequate AC within hours of arriving at work. I feel terrible for them and hope they have reasonable air quality again soon, but I’m also increasingly grateful for the modern heating and cooling system we have in my institute.
I wish summer was almost over and winter was almost here. I know you don’t hear people say this often, but I’m ready for cool weather! The summer heat is killing me! I live downtown in a small apartment. It’s a pretty old place, and there’s one thing I can’t stand. There’s no AC inside the entire building! There’s plenty of heat during the winter, but not a trace of cool AC in the summertime. I’m more than comfortable in the winter though. The heating plus cooling plan is really old, so it’s constantly being examined by a Heating as well as A/C worker. My landlord keeps telling me that the Heating as well as A/C plan never had any AC with it, but I never know what to believe. She’s always giving me excuses as to why the building has no AC. Either way, I have to suffer through the heat of the summer in this small apartment without any crisp air. I have several box fans that are set up throughout the apartment, however they do nothing but move the warm air around. I wish I could work out a deal with my landlord to see if she could install some AC for next Summer. If she can’t, then I’ll have to find a new place to live. Until then, I’ll just sit inside my apartment with my cheap box fans plus nonexistent cooling system.
I wish that summer was over and winter was here. This is really odd to say, but the summer heat is extreme and killing me! I live in an older apartment, which I rent downtown. I normally enjoy living here, however I have one concern with living here. There is no trace of AC inside my apartment. My furnace works perfectly fine, so I’m always comfortable during the winter. However, HVAC system never came equipped with AC. The system is fairly old, so it needs to be examined by a Heating plus A/C technician bimonthly. My landlord says that the Heating plus A/C equipment never came with any AC, plus he doesn’t want to spend the time or money to add one. My landlord has used every excuse in the book as to why my apartment doesn’t have any AC. Either way, I feel stuck each summertime in the extreme heat without an air. I went out and bought some box fans to set up throughout the apartment, but they never do much more than move the hot air around. think that I’ll have to try and work out some kind of special deal with my landlord. I want him to install AC before next summer, or I’ll have to move! Until he agrees, I’ll have to stay inside an apartment with multiple box fans and insufficient cooling. Winter needs to hurry up and get here!
I have to admit, I’m ready for summer to be over and winter to be here. I know this isn’t what most people wish for, but the summer heat is melting me! I live in a super old home downtown, which I’ve always loved. However, recently I dread being inside my house. I don’t have any air conditioning installed. The gas furnace seems to work just fine during the wintertime, so I’m always nice and toasty. The heating in addition to cooling system is old just like the house, so I need to have it serviced by a Heating, Ventilation and A/C specialist every other month. My landlord always tells me that the Heating, Ventilation and A/C system never came with an air conditioning component, plus he never had any time to install one. I don’t believe him and all his excuses though. I’m grateful for the furnace, but I really need some AC during the summer. Until then, I’m stuck suffering through the intense heat that summer brings without any AC. I purchased some of those annoying box fans, which I set up throughout the house. However, these fans do nothing but blow around the sticky air. Although I love the house, I need to find another place to live because I don’t think my landlord will install AC anytime soon. Until I find something new, I’ll have to suck it up and melt inside my home. I’ll keep sitting in front of my box fans, hoping to feel a little bit of cool air. I need winter to hurry up and get here!