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Before making any purchase, it’s a good idea to consider whether or not the purchase is really necessary.

As the holidays come ever closer, the days grown shorter and the nights grow colder. We start firing up our heaters and furnaces, keeping our homes nice and toasty, making sure that everyone in the family doesn’t end the day with a case of the shivers. But as you fire up the heaters this year, you sometimes can’t help but smell a foul guest in the background, making your otherwise warm and toasty retreat, a funky mix of funny odor.

This time around, even before the chills come crashing in, be ready and replace your home’s furnace air filter to prevent dirt, dust, allergens, and the accompanying funny odor from coming in as well. By replacing your home’s heater filter you can reduce the amount of airborne pollutants in your home by up to 95 percent, as many new filters come with high efficiency substrates to filter out even the smallest of contaminants, ensuring your air is fresh and clean as you run your home’s furnace. Many replacement filters now come with electrostatically charged media, making filtration efficiency even better than that of multi-layer filter media, without the reduced airflow and bulk of many multi-layer filters. Upgrading is as easy as measuring your filter, ordering a new filter in the same size (often as easy as picking one from a list of sizes) and dropping the new one in. With this one simple change, not only will you enjoy fresher smelling air, but you will also enjoy cleaner, pollution free air for the holidays!

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Article submitted by Your Filter Connection, your go-to supply for high quality replacement furnace filter refills.

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Benefits Of An Air Filter

12th June 2013

Air filters will help sanitize the air inside your home. It is a great equipment to have around as it will help you lower your risks of developing respiratory ailments and allergies. Nowadays, there are many popular brands for air filters out in the market like Filtrete, as well as reusable and disposable filter sheets like the 3M filter.

Every home is at risk of harmful airborne pollutants and allergens, with an air filter it can easily capture these particles as well as prevent odor build ups caused by molds and dust. Viruses and bacteria are afloat your home especially if you have pets, use an air filter to get rid of these unwanted particles most especially if you have children. To keep your air filter functioning well, conduct a monthly maintenance by cleaning the unit and replacing the filter. If you have purchased a reusable filter, pull it out and look through it, if you cannot see through then it is time to wash it. Though maintenance is pretty easy to do yourself, it is always advisable to have it checked by a professional from time to time to avoid equipment damages and breakdowns.

Article submitted by Your Filter Connection. Your Filter Connection is a leading online source where you can purchase furnace filters, air conditioning filters, electrostatic air filter and various related products. They carry well-known brands such as Bryant, Filtrete, American Standard, Carrier, Honeywell, White Rodgers, Aprilaire, Lennox and a lot more.

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There are hundreds of brand names of air conditioners on the market so be sure you find the right air conditioner filter. Be sure you know the brand name of your air conditioner and the style and size of filter it takes. You can easily find out this information by looking at your air conditioner and checking out the info that is on the filter. You can either search online or visit the store where you bought your air conditioner to buy a replacement filter. Once you find the right filter be sure to stock up so you always have them on hand.

 

There are a few different types of air conditioner filters and some you can even wash out and reuse. Be sure to check the filter at least once a month and even once a week during heavy use during the summer months. Having a clean filter ensures your air conditioner will always be running at peak condition. Dirty filters release dirty air into your home creating an unhealthy environment.

 

To find air conditioner filters at reasonable prices, check out your filter connection. They have a great inventory of all types of air conditioner filters. Browse the site to find the right size for your air conditioner. If you need a Filtrete air filter or a replacement furnace filter for your furnace check out the website of the manufacturer. This is the perfect place to find filters especially if you aren’t sure of the size or style. You can browse the site to find the right one for your furnace or air conditioner.

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How to Find Pool Fencing Sydney

15th December 2011

Finding pool fencing Sydney is something that can be gone about a variety of different ways. For example, since technology has advanced so much there is always the option of taking a quick look to see what the internet has to offer. When going the internet route you will be able to see how long the person or business has been in the business as well as see what their clients have said about them. However, if you see something bad written about them it is suggested to leave them alone yet ultimately the decision remains up to you.

Another way to go about finding semi frameless glass fencing is to go to the old fashion method of the phone book. You can call each of the individuals or businesses and speak with them so you can see what they sound like on the phone. When taking this route it sort of gives you a chance to be able to analyze their personalities which will let you feel as though you have some sort of personal connection with them. However, if they seem rude on the phone you may want to politely tell them you will give them a call back and move on to the next number in the phone book.

Lastly, when you are looking for frameless glass pool fence you can always ask your friends and family where did they get their product from as well as who installed it; this way you can look at their work and decide if the person is worth your time or not.

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When it comes to security systems such as cameras, wireless communication, intrusion alarms and access controls, you want to make sure that you have a reliable power source. SunWize offers solar power systems specifically designed for security equipment.

Surprisingly, solar power has proven to be not only reliable but also cost-effective. It is a durable power source with longevity. It is also very low maintenance. Solar power systems and solar inverters can be installed for data collection agencies, lighting and other security equipment, without having to worry about outages. SunWize offers complete integrated power systems for security equipment and can help bring reliable power to your business. Contact SunWize to learn more.

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There are four elements of architectural interior design when the issue of refurbishment, redevelopment or relocation of a business office area comes up. While getting those four elements to work together in harmony may be difficult, the rewards for success and productivity are great.

When creating a new office space, it is important to incorporate opinions of different types of employees. For example, the way an employee who has to sit at a desk all-day would want the office to look would be different to that of a busy administrator or manager. Corporate executives on the other hand would have a different perspective on the matter. With this example in mind, the four design aspects to consider are appearance, comfort, economy and efficiency.

Appearance: Ensure the office space looks attractive, not only to the visitors but also to the people working there. The right choice of colors, plenty of natural light, space in which to move will all lead to increased productivity and physical and mental well-being.

Comfort: While physical comfort of employees is obvious, ergonomic comfort is important too. Strong or poor lights, distracting reflections on screens, ineffective use of space, can all lead to problems with employees.

Economy: Design an office space, which will help reduce fuel costs, including heating and lighting, and does not sacrifice on the previous two design aspects of comfort and appearance.

Efficiency: Create a layout that increases efficiency. For example, ensure that key service areas are easily accessible and look at the overall shape of the office.

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Is your commercial building a good candidate for solar power? Many businesses can realize major savings in their energy bills if they switch from electrical power to solar. The only way to find out if it makes sense for you to switch to solar is to have a full feasibility assessment done. This involves having experts from a solar installer such as SunWize visit your business and review your current power needs and building set-up.

Businesses are looking for ways to save money and tighten their belts in the current economy. They can see significant return on their investment by adding solar panels, solar inverters and other equipment. Not only will their power bills be less but they will also be eligible for many federal, state and local tax credits. For more information on switching to solar power for your commercial buildings, visit SunWize at http://www.sunwize.com.

The Burj Dubai

21st January 2009

Human innovation has led to a wide variety of different building and structure designs, from the simplest prefabricated metal building to the most complex architectural wonder.   Falling into the latter category is an impressive new supertall skyscraper that is currently being constructed in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.  Known as the Burj Dubai, this building, despite not even being complete yet, is already the tallest manmade structure anywhere in the world.  It is expected that the Burj Dubai will be ready for occupation as of September of this year.

The construction of this concrete and steel building began back in 2004.  As of the end of 2008, the Burj Dubai was 2,559 ft (or 780 m) tall.  When finished, it will have over 3.5 million square feet of usable space on 160 habitable floors.  It is believed that the planned height of the structure has undergone several changes over time, and that it was originally going to be as short as 1,837 ft or as tall as 2,650 ft.

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