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This confuses me

If you are anything like me and my friends then you like being outdoors and doing all the fun Summer activities there are. My favorite thing is sitting on the beach enjoying the sunshine. I spend so much time outside that I always have a nice deep tan and my friends know if I don’t have one something must have been going on. Besides spending time on the beach I also spend a lot of time on the water either jet skiing or kayaking. I normally rent these from the mariena because I don’t have to worry about storing them in the winter. Even though I love spending time in the sun I always look forward to coming home to my HVAC system and relaxing in the cool air. It was a different story a few years ago and I really struggled. All I had was a few box fans sited strategically throughout the home and most days I was fine. I realized that having an air conditioner would help a lot on those excessively humid days. Luckily it was an easy install to add to my current system. Even though I love the heat of summer when winter starts is a completely different situation. I will put a furnace on my back if I have to in order to keep from getting too cold. I find it very hard to tolerate the frigid cold weather and always take full advantage of my HVAC system! Even though I love living where I can experience all the seasons, summer will always be my absolute favorite.

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I don’t want to freeze

Many of my friends can’t understand why I enjoy spending so much time in the sun. If you are anything like me then you like being outdoors and doing all the fun Summer activities there are to do. I really like being on the beach, sitting on my towel with the sun’s beams shining down on me. If I am not completely tanned by the end of Summer then something went wrong because I do not miss a moment of being out there soaking up the warmth. One of my favorite water activities during the summer is riding jet skis. We usually rent a few of them from the local marina and head out for the day. It’s really a much more exciting way to stay cool in the Summer heat than resting in front of an air conditioner all day. I don’t understand how people can stay cooped up in the house with the air conditioner running when there is so much to do outside. I personally, don’t even own an air conditioner. All I need is a few box fans throughout the house to keep it cool enough for my liking. Of course most of my friends would disagree and will sit in front of their HVAC vents trying to soak up as much cool air from the air conditioner as they can on the sweltering hot afternoons, however not me; give me all that heat and I’m a cheerful camper.  My goal is to enjoy the heat because I know that before long winter will be back.  I hate the cold and if I could bottle the warmth from the sun I would for sure.

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A very hot afternoon

I have always been a fan of Summer, and if you are anything like me you will appreciate the fact that I live in a beach town where I can spend my days lying on the sand. I really love being on the beach, laying on my towel with the sun’s beams shining down on me. If I am not completely tanned by the end of summertime then something went wrong with me because I do not miss a moment of being out there soaking up the warmth. My favorite way to enjoy the water during the summer is by riding on jet ski. We usually rent a few of them from the local marina and head out for the day. It’s a much more exciting way to stay cool in the summertime than laying in front of an air conditioner all day. I don’t even have one in my house. All I need is a few box fans strategically throughout the house to keep it cool enough for my liking. Of course most of my friends would disagree and will sit in front of their HVAC vents with arms outstretched trying to soak up as much cold air as they can on the sweltering hot afternoons. As for me, I will soak up as much of the summertime warmth as I can because I know once winter hits I will be miserable.  I hate being cold and even plan vacations during the winter to escape the snow and ice whenever I can. I think when it comes time for me to retire I will definitely be moving to a much warmer climate so that I can enjoy the sun year round.

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Speaking of a new house. .

If you are anything like me and my friends then you love being outdoors and doing all the fun summer activities there are to do. I absolutely love being on the beach, laying on my towel with the sun’s beams shining down on me. If I am not completely tanned by the end of summer then something went wrong with me because I do not miss a moment of being out there soaking up the hotness. One of my favorite summer activities is to go jet skiing. We usually rent a few of them from the local marina and head out for the day. It’s really a much more exciting way to stay cool in the summer heat than sitting in front of an air conditioner all day. Speaking of air conditioners, I don’t even have one in my house. All I need is a few box fans placed strategically throughout the house to keep it cool enough for my liking. Of course most of my friends would disagree and will sit in front of their HVAC vents with arms outstretched trying to soak up as much air conditioning as they can on the sweltering hot days, but not me; give me all that heat and I’m a happy camper.  The winter on the other hand is a completely different situation. I will put a furnace on my back if I have to in order to keep from freezing. I do not like the cold weather at all! I actually grew up in the north but moved as soon as I could to have year round summer.

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Working on my heating system

Once again, last night, we had to thaw out the pipes in our basement.  We have had a cold streak that has lasted for two weeks with sub zero temperatures. My husband is really tired of dealing with the pipes and we can’t figure out why this year is worse that others. All I know is that if the pipes decide to burst we will have a huge problem on our hands.  What if we are work and we don’t have the ability to fix the problem when it is happening.  After having to do deal with this in the middle of the night so many times we were exhausted and we just needed the problem to me fixed. At first, we tried just turning up the heat in the house and seeing if the problem would be fixed.  I cannot sleep in a room that is too hot, so that wasn’t going to work. There had to be a better solution to the problem.  We contacted a local contractor at first to see if there was a problem with the foundation.  My husand felt that there may be a draft that had developed in the basement causing the pipes to be exposed to cold wind that would be freezing them. When all of that checked out, the next person we needed to talk to was an HVAC specialist.  We felt that if we could keep the basement at a warmer temperature and the upstairs still cooler for sleeping, it would eliminate the problem. Sure enough, adding a separate zone is the answer to everything.  He said that if we heat the basement to at least 60 degrees it will be warm enough to keep everything safe.  He said that because we were keeping the upstairs cooler, the warm air was rising and making the basement too cold.

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what is going on with the heater

We are having the worst Winter season ever.  Late October, we experienced our first snowfall and it has been frigid ever since.  Last week, the two of us got over many feet of snow in a single evening.  There have been many school closings, weather advisories, plus travel bans.  The outside temperature has always been in the single digits, plus now it is expected to drop below zero.  Although I have done my best to seal my house and eliminate energy waste, I recognize frigid drafts coming inside.  I’ve noticed cold air sneaking in the windows, under the doors, around electrical boxes plus plumbing pipes.  Although these leaks are really minor, they make a big difference in comfort when it is so bitter frigid outside.  Plus, my furnace seems to be running non stop plus struggling to keep up with demand.  I’ve continually needed to bump the control component setting a little higher.  My family bundles up in layers of blazers plus hot socks, plus we still shiver and complain.  I suppose that when it is so harshly frigid outside, it is nearly impossible to have a perfectly hot home.  I worry about the wear plus tear on the heating equipment.  The furnace never seems to shut off and my monthly heating bills are atrociously expensive.  I can’t wait for the weather to hot up enough to open some windows plus let in fresh air.  With the lake house sealed plus the furnace blasting, the indoor air has become overly dry plus stuffy.  Although I frequently vacuum, dust and clean, the air is unclean and stale in my lake house.

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I keep the air filter running all the time

When I first arrived on this human planet over sixty-five hundred decades ago, I felt as though I had found paradise at last. There were of course always some unfriendly species to avoid, as there are on any planet, however in the much larger scheme of things, these natives were a truly harmless people. The air was unquestionably what I found to be the most beautiful about this site in particular. It was so very clean and fresh. There were plants who would recycle it continually plus the most glorious wind currents that would wash over your green and yellow body. These were all great attributes for a planet to have, in my opinion, however over time the humans ruined everything with their dirty behavior. Nowadays, the air is so poor that I never even try to leave my climate controlled home. I am lucky that I do not have to go out and eat, so I can stay inside always. I worry that the air quality outside would be toxic to me at this point, potentially even killing myself and others within seconds of breathing it in. So now I run my Heating plus Air Conditioning system day plus night. Even whenever the temperature is just right, I can only still think like I must keep my media air purifier running at all times day and night. I actually think that humans have adapted to the awful air quality. They do not seem to be bothered by all the contamination. Unfortunately, I am unable to evolve along with the changing environment, so my climate control system is my only hope for continued survival here on this planet.

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The weather conditions

When I first arrived on this human planet three decades ago, I felt as though I had actualy found paradise. There were, as usual, always some unfriendly types to avoid, as there typically are on any planet, however in the much larger scheme of things, these natives were essentially a harmless people. The air on this planet was entirely what I found the most charming about this particular place. It was so scrub and fresh. There were plants everywhere who would recycle it always and then the most glorious wind currents would entirely ensure you never had to breathe in the same molecule twice. These were all completely fantastic attributes for a planet to have, however over a long period of time the humans ruined everything little by little. Nowadays, the air is so bad that I can never leave my weather conditions controlled home at all. I am lucky that I do not have to eat traditional “food”, so I can stay in. I worry that the air quality on the outside would be highly toxic to me, potentially even killing myself and others within minutes or hours. So now I continually run my Heating, Ventilation, and A/C system day and evening. Even when the environmental temperature is just right, I still think feel as if I must keep my UV air purifier running at all times. I really highly assume that humans have previously learned to adapt to the bad air quality. They do not seem to be bothered in the least by it. Unfortunately, I am unable to evolve on command, so my weather conditions control system is my only hope. I largely assume every single company of local Heating, Ventilation, and A/C service will work for me. They are legitimately nice people and regularly help myself and others stay alive.

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Air purifier information

When I first arrived on this human planet sixty-two decades ago, I felt as though I had found paradise. There were of course always some unfriendly types to avoid, as there are on any planet, but in the grand scheme of things, these natives were a harmless people. The air was probably what I found the most appealing about this place. It was so clean and fresh. There were plants who would recycle it constantly and the most glorious wind currents that would ensure you never had to breathe the same molecule twice. These were all great attributes for a planet to have, but over time the humans ruined everything. Nowadays, the air is so bad that I never leave my climate controlled home. I am lucky that I do not have to eat, so I can stay in. I worry that the air quality outside would be toxic to me, potentially even killing me within minutes. So now I run my HVAC system day and night. Even when the temperature is just right, I still feel like I must keep my air purifier running at all times. I really think that humans have learned to adapt to the awful air quality. They do not seem to be bothered by it. Unfortunately, I am unable to evolve, so my climate control system is my only hope. I know every single technician of every local HVAC maintenance service. They are very nice people and help me stay alive. Unfortunately it seems like my air purifier will be the key to me living out my whole life. I am after all only middle-aged.

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My electric bills are running up on me

As soon as I found out about using zone control for our apartment HVAC system, I was all for making the change. My husband was skeptical at first, although I did my best and explained that it would help us in the long run with electric bills. Zone control would allow us to omit heating or cooling areas of the huge home that the two of us aren’t using. The two of us have a multi-story home and it’s just our husband and I. The two of us actually almost never use our several extra bedrooms. Once in a while when a personal friend or family member comes into town they’ll stay in one of the bedrooms however that’s pretty sparse as most of the people we like live near us. The two of us end up heating or cooling those rooms all year long for no reason, when no 1 is even in there… It seems to be a waste of cash to me for sure. As an alternative, the two of us can update our existing HVAC plan to accommodate zone control. That way the two of us will be able to pinpoint exactly what settings for the temperature the two of us need those spare rooms to be, reducing the energy we’re using each month. My husband was sold when he understood how budget friendly over time it would be for us and our new living situation. The two of us have a recommendation for a local HVAC corporation that all of our neighbors use, and whenever he came over to consult with us about going ahead and adding the new plan to our new HVAC he was so knowledgeable and friendly, to boot. The two of us made an appointment that day for him to come back to install it, and the two of us are eagerly just waiting for the morning that the two of us can start saving some cash!