Top Paying Skilled Labor Jobs

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You may be surprised to learn the average income from these skilled labor jobs! With the completion of technical school training, you have the opportunity to work in these top fields. These are some high-paying skilled labor jobs in 2017. Aviation Maintenance US average hourly wage – $28 US average annual salary – $58,000 Job Description: Aviation maintenance includes the repair and maintenance of aircrafts. They perform inspections required by the Federal Aviation Administration. HVAC Technician US average hourly wage – $23 High-end hourly wage – more than $35 Job Description: HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. An … Continued

Should I get Ductless AC in my Home?

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Is Ductless AC Right For My Home? As the summer months fade away, we all know warm weather isn’t going anywhere. Living in Texas, we’re used to running the air conditioning year round. We’re always thankful for our air conditioning units, but which unit is best suited for you and your home? Should you consider using a ductless AC system? Advantages of Ductless AC The main advantage of installing and using a ductless AC system is the efficiency of it. It allows you to directly cool down (or heat up) a specific room, whereas a typical air conditioning system might … Continued

If Your AC Uses R-22, It’s Time to Update Your System

An air conditioning unit cools your home, we all know that. But do you know what actually makes these systems tick? AC units convert chemicals from gas to liquid and back again, which circulates the hot air from inside of the home to outside the home. This process cools your home by simply removing the unwanted hot air. There are two main types of AC refrigerant chemicals that are used in the process: R-22 and R-410A. R-22 The first chemical is R-22, known by its chemical name as hydro-chlorofluorocarbon (HCFC). People commonly know R-22 AC units as units that use … Continued

Why is One Room Hotter Than the Other?

Why is One Room Hotter Than the Other? Experiencing cold and hot spots in your house and high AC bills? There may be a problem with your air ducts that is creating air flow issues. There are a few reasons this annoyance could be occurring to your home, and luckily there are a few simple solutions. The first step is to determine the problem. Problems in the air duct One room may have a hot spot because of a blockage, tear or poor design with your air ducts. Cool air travels through air ducts to reach the rooms in your … Continued

Is it Time for a New Thermostat?

Is My Thermostat Working? Living in Texas, we know the importance of air conditioning – but we often overlook a key component of the air conditioning unit: the thermostat. As the summer months roll in, we need to ask ourselves two important questions: Does my thermostat display a different temperature than it is set to? And is my thermostat programmable? If you answered no to either of these questions, you may want to consider updating to a new thermostat to save you money and energy! There are a variety of reasons why your thermostat could stop working. Those reasons include: … Continued

How to Help Your Home Stay Cooler

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When the temperature climbs, the urge to lower your AC does, too. But there’s a problem: You don’t want your electricity bill to go up with it. When you’re trying to beat the heat, remember these tips and tricks to stay cool and keep your electricity bill down at the same time. First: Curtains. Yes, curtains. A nice set of curtains can be pulled shut on a hot or sunny day to block the heat from coming in through the windows and unnecessarily heating up your house. It puts less of a strain on your air conditioner, which will have … Continued

Summer Weather Forecast in San Antonio

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San Antonio Summer Weather Forecast Summer weather and extreme heat is on its way. For people who live in San Antonio, this can make for some long days and nights. Each year, the weather can be unpredictable – so you may be asking yourself, “How long do I have before it hits 100 degrees?” Usually in San Antonio, we hit 100 regularly in July and August. According to KSAT’s weather history records, the average temperatures in July 2016 was 97 and the max 100. In August 2016 the average was 92 with a max of 102 degrees. This year the … Continued

Now Offering the Carrier INFINITY System

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Texas is known for its weather, mainly because it has proven, time and time again, that it has no limits. For people who live in a state where the word “seasons” is arbitrary, a reliable air conditioning unit is a must. Now, Champion AC is offering the Carrier INFINITY System to keep your family comfortable, regardless of what Mother Nature throws your way. What makes the INFINITY System so awesome is that it uses two-stage compression. Two-stage compression allows cool air to be filtered through the system when it’s needed. For when you’re wanting to maintain the current temperature in … Continued

Get Your Home Ready for Hot Weather

Spring just started, but summer weather will be right around the corner. We all know brutal Texas heat doesn’t always wait for the change of a season. Drastic amounts of exposure to heat during summer can lead to exhaustion, fatigue, dizziness, extreme thirst, lack of vision, dry skin and even death. We are here to give you some tips on how to get your home ready for hot weather. Check your AC Having air conditioning that works during the summer time is absolutely essential in getting through the dog days of summer. Make sure your AC is fully functioning with a … Continued

The History of Air Conditioning

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Air conditioning has come a long way since the days of harvesting ice and saving it for summer. From evaporative cooling, to mechanical cooling, to electromechanical cooling and refrigerant cooling, the process of keeping humans cool when it’s sweltering hot has undergone significant development. The first form of air conditioning is thought to have been devised in Egypt, where reeds were hung in windows and moistened with water as a form of evaporative cooling. As the wind blew through the window, the water evaporated from the reeds, cooling the air. Ancient Rome used water from aqueducts to the same end, … Continued

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