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John Ruskin - Quality and Price

John Ruskin - Quality and Price - October 25, 2013

John Ruskin (February 8, 1819-January 20, 1900) is best known for his work as an art critic and social critic, but is remembered as an author, poet and artist as well. He penned a famous quote on quality and price. Here it is. Use it with great success! "It's unwise to pay too much. But it's worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money, that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it ... Read More »


Meet Our Comfort Consultant

Meet Our Comfort Consultant - July 15, 2013

Ryan Cyr was born in Yakima Washington, where he attended Selah Schools until graduation. After graduating from High School, he attended YVCC for 2 years where he met his wife. Ryan has been married for 10 years and has two beautiful children. They are a very adventurous family and hobbies include fishing, hunting, camping, mountain climbing, snowboarding and many more as long as it is outdoors. Ryan has worked in the construction industry for 15 years and for Farwest Climate Control for 8 ... Read More »


Making Your Home Holiday Ready - December 13, 2012

Preparing your home for holiday guests can become a very tedious task. There is this need to create the perfect atmosphere in order for each person to enjoy their visit. That includes creating wonderful dishes and decorating the house with all the bells and whistles. When getting things ready you must not forget that being a good host or hostess must go beyond just your taste buds and what you can see. The air your guest will breathe in is also an important detail to remember. By getting your ... Read More »


Winter Kittehs - November 30, 2012

In the bitter cold of winter, we could all use a little pick-me-up every once in a while. And what better pick-me-up than cute cat pictures? Here are some of our favorite winter themed kittehs just trying to stay warm. Lucky for them they have built in fur coats, so what are they complaining about? Credit Credit Credit Credit Credit... Read More »


Holiday Heating - November 16, 2012

With the holiday season coming in full force, many businesses are trying to capitalize on the season and generate as much profit as they possibly can. But, there will always be expenses that you just can't dodge. Office spaces can be a tough thing to maintain throughout the winter season and can become pretty costly if they are not managed right. There are several ways that you can heat up your office efficiently without having to buy everybody in it a pair of wool socks and some sweaters. First... Read More »


Winterizing Your Home

Winterizing Your Home - October 10, 2012

With Fall comes the colder temperatures, so it's best to Winterize your house and furnace in preparation for the cold. You don't want to be caught in the middle of a snow storm and your furnace give up hope and leave you stuck in the cold, Winterize now! Starting off, inspect your furnace. Get the HVAC professionals into your home to inspect your furnace and clean your ducts. Also, be sure to stock up on furnace filters so that you can change them monthly. Remove all flammable material from the ... Read More »


The Differences in Air Filters - September 21, 2012

When it comes to your air conditioning and furnace unit, the single most important thing you can do to keep your system working efficiently is making sure the air filter is matched to the unit and is clean. Also, air filters can provide other benefits such as reduced allergy symptoms and cleaner air. So, what types of air filters are available and will fit your needs? You have the conventional 1 inch and 2 inch fiberglass throwaway filters. The one inch filters are found mostly in residential ... Read More »


How Ductwork Affects You

How Ductwork Affects You - September 07, 2012

The warm and cool air distributed through your homes is released through its ducting system. The ducts are usually made from sheet metal and are mainly found in the basement where they hang from the floor joists. The return air trunk is the larger rectangular duct along the basement ceiling that enters from the bottom of your furnace. The warm air ducting usually exits from the top of your furnace and starts with a trunk duct on the basement ceiling. Each supply duct is usually a round or small ... Read More »


Heat Pumps and How They Work

Heat Pumps and How They Work - August 31, 2012

A heat pump is a system that transfers thermal energy from a source to a sink that is at a higher temperature than the source. Meaning, heat pumps move thermal energy in the opposite directs of the spontaneous heat flow. The heat pump uses some form of low entropy energy to accomplish the desired transfer of thermal energy from source to sink. Heat pumps use a small amount of energy to move heat from one location to another. These devices are typically used to pull heat out of the air or ground ... Read More »


“Cool” Facts You May Not Have Known About Air Conditioning

“Cool” Facts You May Not Have Known About Air Conditioning - August 23, 2012

It's hard to think of a time that we lived without the luxury of air conditioning, however, most survived without. Think you know about air conditioning? We might just have a few things that will “blow” your mind. The first air conditioner wasn't made for the comfort of the people. Created by Willis Carrier in 1902, the machine was actually created for Carrier's publishing company to keep temperatures and humidity low so that his paper didn't expand and contract. He never had intentions of his ... Read More »



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