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The current coronavirus lockdown in Hawaii means that large segments of the population are spending more time indoors than ever before. One of the most important things to have while being locked inside is healthy indoor air quality, but that is often not the case. Healthy indoor air quality is especially important for people with pre-existing or chronic medical conditions.   This lockdown has brought attention to the importance of an efficient air conditioning system. Although
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There’s one thing many Hawaii homes have in common: The insulation isn’t so great.  Unfortunately, poor home and attic insulation can skyrocket your energy costs and overwork your HVAC system.  By following a few strategies, you can keep your home comfortable and your bills as low as possible. Here’s how. Why Should You Improve Your Home and Attic Insulation? Proper home and attic insulation are important for a few reasons.  It Lowers Your Energy Bills
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YouTube makes it easy for anyone to be a mechanic – to some extent.  Replacing your car battery, fixing your brakes, and changing your oil are all simple and safe jobs to do at home with the right tools and a little knowledge. At the same time, not every car repair is safe or smart to complete yourself. AC services are the same way. Opening your AC unit and attempting to repair yourself is extremely
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Hawaii has some of the best outdoor air quality in the country – but indoor air quality? Not so much. Honolulu boasts an Air Quality Index score of 21 and towns outside the city rank even lower – which is great! Unfortunately, most people don’t spend the bulk of their time hanging out on North Shore or hiking Makapu’u. We spend most of our time indoors working or taking care of our families where the
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You toss and turn all night, struggling to fall asleep. When you wake up in the morning, you’re covered in sweat and don’t feel well-rested in the slightest. The problem might not be stress, diet, or exercise. It could be your air conditioning – or lack thereof!  If you rely on the Trade Winds to drop your home’s temperature to comfortable levels at night, you may want to rethink your strategy. The Trade Winds might
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AC unit blowing hot air
Aren’t Hawaiian “winters” the best? We can save money on our electric bills by just popping open the windows to let those cool island trade winds blow through the house. When that first scorcher of the season hits, that AC unit needs to work and it needs to work well. No one wants an AC unit blowing hot air in their face! 6 Reasons an AC Unit is Blowing Hot Air 1. The Settings Got
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why is my house so humid
Hawaii is known for its ideal weather. Cool nights and sunny days. It isn’t always humid on the island, but when that humidity kicks in, it’s bad.  “But I’m running the AC non-stop. Why is my house so humid?” We recommend looking at the AC unit first to see if that’s the problem. What’s the Ideal Home Humidity Level? For humans, 40% to 50% is the perfect humidity level for homes. If the humidity level
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