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Leaky Ducts

October 18, 2018
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Ductwork is a hidden element that is crucial to your home comfort. Ductwork is the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. It is essential to have well maintained and cared for ductwork in your home. Most of it is hidden behind walls or in places that are not as frequently…

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Zone Controls

October 2, 2018
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Do some areas of your home have inconsistent temperatures even as you adjust your thermostat? If you have a large home or a home with multiple stories and you are not using more than one thermostat you most likely have an uneven distribution of heating or cooling. A zone control system gives you control over…

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Signs That You May Need a Dehumidifier

September 24, 2018
portable dehumidifier

What is a dehumidifier? A dehumidifier is an appliance that removes moisture from the air.   What are the signs that I need a dehumidifier? There are a number of things that can indicate you need a dehumidifier:   You may have condensation on your windows or doors. You will see water beading or fog/vapor…

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Humidity in Your Home

September 7, 2018
Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity. Texture of water on a glass.

High indoor humidity can be hard to control. Often people use their air conditioners to remove moisture from their home since this happens as a by-product of cooling. However dehumidification is not the primary purpose of and air conditioner. An air conditioner runs off of a thermostat which only senses temperature not humidity levels. When…

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Air Conditioner Maintenance

August 27, 2018
Close up of Air Conditioning Repair, repairman on the floor fixing air conditioning system

An conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At M E Brown we recommend getting your AC unit serviced and cleaned once a year. You should do this in the Spring to ensure that your unit will run with the most efficiency during the hottest Summer months. We understand…

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Benefits of Ductless Systems

August 15, 2018
Red and orange living room with colorful sofa and air conditioner - 3D Rendering

Originally from Japan, ductless heating and cooling was introduced to the US about 30 years ago. Sales and popularity have been growing since then. Ductless units are an efficient and quiet alternative to traditional central AC and other traditional home heating and cooling options. Why Should I Install a Ductless System? 1. Saving Money and…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

July 30, 2018
Sweating Asian girl cooling herself with big fan

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Houston, TX. We want to keep you cool at M E Brown, so here are a few simple things that you…

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Common Problems with Air Conditioning in Houston

July 2, 2018
Air conditioning system installation embedded on wall of building.

Air conditioning problems aren’t always predictable, but there are a few common problems that we see over and over again here in Houston, TX. Recognizing what they are might help you to fix the problem, or might simply help you understand what your HVAC technician is referring to when they provide solutions. Open Windows One…

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How Does Air Conditioning Work?

June 13, 2018
Heating and air conditioning unit in back of a residence

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At M E Brown, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively you can…

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What is a Heat Pump?

June 4, 2018
HVAC technician talking to a woman about a heat pump.

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer, the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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