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Heat-Related Illness Prevention Best Practices for Construction Workers

There is no shortage of jobs for construction workers during the summer months. Unfortunately, this is also one of the most dangerous times of year to be a construction worker. As temperatures continue rising each year, the risk of heat-related illness becomes even more serious at construction sites. Unfortunately, heat-related illness can have serious consequences,…

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How Do I Keep My Patio Cool in the Summer?

Summer seems like the perfect time to get out on your patio and enjoy the long days stretching into slow, glorious sunsets. The only problem is that for many people, the weather can make your patio just unbearable most of the time. So how do you keep your patio comfortable? Here are six approaches that…

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5 Ways to Minimize Heat Stroke During Summer Football Practice

Summer football practice and training camps will be ramping up at all levels (youth, high school, college, and pro) later this month. While this is an exciting time for the athletes and coaches as preparation for the upcoming season beings, it is also important to remember that peak summer heat presents the most dangerous conditions…

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Will a Swamp Cooler Work Outside?

When you’re outside in the heat, it can be hard to work and even harder to enjoy yourself. If you’ve tried using a fan, you know there’s a point where fans just don’t do any good. You are sweating profusely, and the fan doesn’t make much of an impact on your comfort level. Is there…

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How Much Does It Cost to Install Air Conditioning?

Are you considering installing air conditioning in your home or workspace? Perhaps you have no cooling option, and you’re tired of relying on fans to try to make the space livable or workable. To make this decision, you want to have a good idea about how much it will cost to install air conditioning. The…

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Can Air Conditioning Cause a Sore Throat?

Air conditioning is supposed to make us more comfortable. Usually, it works. However, there are some times when air conditioning can lead to significant discomfort. Many people report that they experience a sore throat after spending time in an air-conditioned environment. Can air conditioning cause a sore throat? Yes. This is usually because the air…

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How Much Is an Air Conditioning Unit?

With rising heat around the country, including some excessive heat in unexpected parts of the country, more people than ever are considering getting an air conditioning unit. Of course, this means that people are asking many questions about air conditioners, including how much they cost. The problem is that it’s not a simple question to…

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Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Cooling My House?

Your air conditioner is supposed to protect you from the summer heat. Your air conditioner turns on, and it is blowing air, possibly hot air. So why isn’t it cooling your house? There are many potential reasons why your air conditioner isn’t cooling, which might require solutions that are either simple and inexpensive or might…

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Can Air Conditioning Make You Sick?

There’s no doubt that air conditioning can be a life-saver. The recent heat dome event over the Pacific Northwest shows how deadly high heat can be without air conditioning. While air conditioning might help you avoid heatstroke, it can also come with some risks of its own. People who spend much or all of their…

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What Is Better – Swamp Coolers or AC?

It’s spring, and across the country, temperatures are already spiking. It’s time to start thinking about cooling solutions to make it easier to work, play, and just live when the air gets hot outside. The two leading solutions for your home, work, or outdoor areas are evaporative coolers (sometimes referred to as swamp coolers) and…

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