Archive for June, 2018
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25 to 40 percent of the energy used for heating or cooling a home is wasted. In fact, the average spends nearly $2,000 on home utility bills. Heating and cooling account for the biggest portion of those high energy costs with 54 percent.
Another reason for the high energy costs is the buildup of contaminants in a home’s Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Contaminants and air pollutants such as dander, dust and chemicals are pulled into the HVAC system and are re-circulated five to seven times per day.
Over time, the constant re-circulation causes buildup in a house’s duct work and causes harm to your health. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 80 percent of Americans are exposed to dust mites on a daily basis and 60 percent are exposed to pet dander, which can cause health problems for people who suffer from asthma and allergies.
To ensure you and your family are breathing clean air
There are many workers within the construction industry. Statistics from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics found that employment for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers will reach an estimated total of 412,300 employed workers by the year 2024. In these industries, you’ll find that there are many pipe fitters. Pipe fitters utilize a wide range of equipment in order to install piping in multiple environments. With that in mind, pipe fitters can be exposed to a wide variety of hazards they must remain safe from. Considering that, here are three types of hazards that pipe fitters must avoid while working.
- Using the Wrong Type of Tools
It’s critically important that pipe fitters have the right tools for the job. With that in mind, pipe fitters often use non magnetic tools. Non magnetic tools enable workers to work in situations where contact with magnets must be avoided. Non magnetic tools are often made from titanium as it is 100% safe fo
Embarking on a home remodeling project that involves home remodeling renovations is certainly not uncommon in the United States – let alone in other places of the world. In fact, more than half of all current home owners (around two thirds of them, to be more exact) have plans to conduct a home remodeling project. And there is no mystery as to why such home renovations are popular. After all, who doesn’t like to make their home one hundred percent and uniquely there own? And aside from the importance of personal expression, remodeling your home can actually help to increase its overall value – which can be particularly important if you are looking to sell your home in the near future.
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