Brown's Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Palmer Lake’

Should You Go Ductless This Year?

Monday, January 24th, 2022
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Have you seen a ductless HVAC system before? Chances are that you probably have, even if you can’t pinpoint when it was. If you’ve noticed a unit up on the wall of a room that resembles a sleeker version of a window air conditioning unit that doesn’t go through the back of the wall too, then you’re looking at the air handler of a ductless system.

Also referred to as a ductless mini-split heat pump, ductless systems work through these wall-mounted air handlers, each of which is connected to a single outdoor unit. An outdoor unit can be connected to up to 4 indoor air handlers, which all work independently of one another with their own thermostats.

Ductless systems have become increasingly popular in the U.S. in the last decade or so, and for good reason. Read on as we uncover the various benefits of such a system.

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How to Increase Home Comfort When Your Heater Seems to Be Making Air Drier

Monday, January 3rd, 2022
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Home comfort can seem like quite the challe

nge in the winter–especially when temperatures are at their coldest. You run your heater, but you don’t feel as comfortable as you think you should. In fact, it only seems to make the dry air drier!

This is a bit of a strange phenomenon, but your heater isn’t actually making the dry air drier. What’s actually happening is the dryness is making the cold air colder, and this is why you’re feeling uncomfortable.

You see, the ideal relative humidity level in any given home is between 30-50%. Anything below 30%, which our humidity levels often are as the temperatures cool down, is considered too dry. Since humidity holds in heat, you’ll not only feel dry but you’ll feel like you can’t quite warm up either. Read on to learn what the solution is to this problem!

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Breathe Easier At Home: Here’s How

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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Have you ever wondered how you can breathe easier at home? The good news is, there is a way, with one simple installation.

These days, many homeowners are wondering how they can be healthier in their homes—in fact “indoor air quality” has become a bit of a buzzword. We want you to understand what your options are so that you can breathe easier.

One type of indoor air quality system to consider is the installation of a whole-house air purifier. Do keep in mind, an air purifier won’t guarantee that you’ll completely eliminate potentially harmful particles like bacteria, germs, and viruses. But it will certainly help mitigate the risks. Read on to learn more!

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