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Chimney Fundamentals: The Science of Venting Flue Gases – Part 1

Established in 1926, The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration NEWS is the HVACR contractor’s weekly newsmagazine and is the industry’s most trusted and utilized direct communications link to the HVACR buyer. How to Keep Your Customers Safe as Well as Comfortable By Eric Kjelshus This multiple-part article series will discuss the basics, codes and standards,.. read more →

Whole House Humidifiers Installed & Serviced Kansas City, MO Metro Area

Eric Kjelshus Energy Heating and Cooling is the Kansas City, MO Metro Area home comfort experts. We service & install Honeywell whole house humidifiers to help you maintain a healthy and comfortable home. Protect your family and your Kansas City, MO Metro Area home from the unhealthy and damaging effects of over-dry air during winter months and the.. read more →

Kansas City’s Best Air Duct & Vent Cleaning Service

Eric Kjelshus Energy Heating and Cooling is Kansas City, MO’s top air duct and vent cleaning company. Our Kansas City, MO based air duct cleaning technicians are experts at getting your air ducts & vents cleaned and removing all the harmful particles that infiltrate your home’s breathing air. Don’t delay in calling Eric Kjelshus Energy Heating and Cooling to schedule air.. read more →

Do we need a Carbon Monoxide detector in our home?

Carbon Monoxide or CO is very dangerous. It can’t be seen or smelled and without a carbon monoxide detector. Eric Kjelshus Energy Heating and Cooling installs and services the National Safety Institute’s Low Level Carbon Monoxide Monitor to help our customers combat the silent killer – CO.   Consider these facts about Carbon Monoxide: Carbon Monoxide (CO) is.. read more →

What Are We Breathing?

Air pollution is a common contributor to lung disease. Diseases such as asthma, respiratory tract infections and lung cancer claim over a quarter of a million lives every year. While some forms of air pollution are uncontrollable. The indoor air quality of your home or office is something that can be controlled. Poor indoor air.. read more →

Mold- Construction & Remodeling

If you are building a new home, or just doing some remodeling, you may have concerns about mold and its possible health effects. Besides expensive damage to your property, mold growth can contribute to poor indoor air quality in your home, potentially resulting in dangerous health problems. Mold concerns have been getting a lot of.. read more →

Humidifier Health & Safety

Dry winter air, especially when combined with home heating, can contribute to uncomfortable dryness and irritation of the nose, throat, lips, and skin, as well as household nuisances such as peeling wallpaper, static electricity and cracking paint and wooden furniture. A simple and inexpensive remedy is to use a humidifier, which releases mist into the.. read more →

12 Steps to Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

1. Test your Indoor Air Quality If your family is sensitive to mold, you may conduct tests for mold only; or you can do a comprehensive test with a complete breakdown of your air makeup, helping you decide where problem areas lie. These tests are relatively inexpensive and readily available, and are a great starting.. read more →

How often should I have the system cleaned?

To most people’s surprise, airborne dirt and household lint cause the most problems with your system. Even if you change your filters every 30 days, 90% of the airborne particles go through your throwaway air filter. These particles will collect on your blower motor, blower wheel, and indoor coil. Air cleaners help but particles still.. read more →

How often should I change the Air Filter?

If you have a fiberglass throwaway filter, you should change it every 30 days. The filter helps keep your duct system, motors, and coils cleaner longer. Here’s a great tip for remembering to change the filter:  When you get your monthly electric bill… change the air filter. If you do not change your filter, your.. read more →