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Air conditioner plugged into outlet caused Brockton house fire, officials say - WCVB Boston

Air Conditioner - 22 July 2017 - 8:29am

WCVB Boston

Air conditioner plugged into outlet caused Brockton house fire, officials say
WCVB Boston
“The fire originated in an outlet where the air conditioner was plugged in,” he said. “It was plugged directly into the wall. There could have been a number of conditions that contributed to it – an overloaded circuit, a failure, there was bedding in ...

Lightning strike knocks Northshore Mining offline; repairs underway - Duluth News Tribune

Furnace Maintenance - 22 July 2017 - 8:06am

Duluth News Tribune

Lightning strike knocks Northshore Mining offline; repairs underway
Duluth News Tribune
Freshly made taconite pellets emerge from the 2,350-degree Furnace No. 5 at Northshore Mining in Silver Bay in this 2008 photo ... “Maintenance crews are in the process of restoring service. … We expect power to be restored by the end of today, and we ...

VERIFY: Can your air conditioner cause sinus congestion? | WTSP ... - WTSP 10 News

Air Conditioner - 22 July 2017 - 5:38am

WTSP 10 News

VERIFY: Can your air conditioner cause sinus congestion? | WTSP ...
WTSP 10 News
You typically don't associate summer and sniffles. Allergies, you think, come with the high pollen. So if you're feeling congested right now, what's to blame?

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Community rallies around victimized Boys and Girls Club | Hawaii ... - Hawaii Tribune Herald

Water Heater - 22 July 2017 - 4:01am

Hawaii Tribune Herald

Community rallies around victimized Boys and Girls Club | Hawaii ...
Hawaii Tribune Herald
The Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island received a giant hug of reassurance from the community this week after the dishwasher water heater at the Hilo ...

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Family escapes fire safely; window air conditioner cited as apparent cause - Northwest Georgia News

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 10:24pm

Northwest Georgia News

Family escapes fire safely; window air conditioner cited as apparent cause
Northwest Georgia News
A woman and three children were able to escape a mobile home fire without injury Friday evening; however, their home suffered heavy damages. Samantha Mitchell said the blaze started with a problem in a window air conditioning unit in the bedroom her ...

Easing the burden - Youngstown Vindicator

Furnace Maintenance - 21 July 2017 - 9:55pm

Easing the burden
Youngstown Vindicator
For the second year, the Youngstown City School District will buy school supplies for students. “This is a way that we can ease that burden on our families. We want all of the students to be prepared for the start of the school year, and we want to ...

Auto Parkit hopes to commemorate plant's Delphi roots with museum - WYTV

Boiler news - 21 July 2017 - 9:01pm

WYTV

Auto Parkit hopes to commemorate plant's Delphi roots with museum
WYTV
WARREN, Ohio (WYTV) – A boiler room inside the old Delphi plant on Dana Street in Warren may become a museum if Auto Parkit takes over the property. “We had thought about either making this more of a museum area or maybe just an area that we could ...

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Water woes: City says disabled woman's $5000 bill is result of one week of water use - Fox 4

Water Heater - 21 July 2017 - 8:23pm

Fox 4

Water woes: City says disabled woman's $5000 bill is result of one week of water use
Fox 4
City officials say Rogers reported having a toilet and water heater leak after receiving her bill, on July 13th. However, Rogers believes the issue is with her meter. City officials say her meter was evaluated on Thursday, but the city did not say what ...

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Heat wave fuels red hot demand for air conditioner repair - WDRB 41 Louisville News - WDRB

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 12:44pm

WDRB

Heat wave fuels red hot demand for air conditioner repair - WDRB 41 Louisville News
WDRB
(WDRB) -- The spike in heat also means a spike in business for companies that repair home air conditioners. Searing temperatures have made demand for the service red hot. When David Wolff started work Friday morning, he knew it was going to be at least ...

Global Commercial Air Conditioner Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 12:03pm

Global Commercial Air Conditioner Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The global commercial air conditioner market to grow at a CAGR of 4.93% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Global Commercial Air Conditioner Market ...
Global Air Conditioner Fan Market Outlook 2017-2022 – satPRnewssatPRnews (press release)

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This Is The One Gadget That Could Save Your Home From Disaster - Forbes

Water Heater - 21 July 2017 - 11:34am

Forbes

This Is The One Gadget That Could Save Your Home From Disaster
Forbes
Water giveth and water taketh away. There are few things scarier to a homeowner than the prospect of a flood—and the rot and mold it can leave behind. Even if you live in an apartment building far from a coastal floodplain, a faulty water heater (or ...

HOME explains role in RRHA housing issue | Richmond Free Press ... - Richmond Free Press

Home Inspection - 21 July 2017 - 11:13am

HOME explains role in RRHA housing issue | Richmond Free Press ...
Richmond Free Press
Re “Prospect of home ownership escapes 70-year-old Randolph resident,” Free Press June 29-July 1 edition: The role of Housing Opportunities Made Equal in ...

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How To Make A DIY Air Conditioner - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 10:23am

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

How To Make A DIY Air Conditioner
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Stick a large block of frozen ice or two gallons of frozen bottled water in the cooler, then set the lid with the PVC pipe and the fan on top. Take a look at these videos, give yourself a little afternoon project, and you are sure to have some nice air ...

Air conditioner plugged into outlet caused Brockton house fire - Wicked Local Brockton

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 8:42am

Wicked Local Brockton

Air conditioner plugged into outlet caused Brockton house fire
Wicked Local Brockton
Fire investigators believe the blaze started in a bedroom on the first floor of the home. BROCKTON – Seven people were displaced late Thursday night after a ...

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LG 14000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner (LP1417WSRSM) - PCMag

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 7:19am

PCMag

LG 14000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner (LP1417WSRSM)
PCMag
Some app issues in testing. Lacks usage reporting. Does not interact with other smart home devices. Bottom Line. The LG 14,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner LP1417WSRSM is powerful and easy to move from room to room, but it lacks a few key features ...

How to make your own air conditioner for under twenty bucks - Bangor Daily News (blog)

Air Conditioner - 21 July 2017 - 6:40am

Bangor Daily News (blog)

How to make your own air conditioner for under twenty bucks
Bangor Daily News (blog)
Maine gets sweltering hot in the summer, but having an AC can be expensive on the electricity bill, not to mention they are loud and heavy. For as little as $20 you can make your own AC unit and impress your friends with some sick MacGyver skills.

In the heat of summer, think winter: Now's the time to make sure your furnace is ready for cold weather - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Furnace Maintenance - 21 July 2017 - 5:09am

TheChronicleHerald.ca

In the heat of summer, think winter: Now's the time to make sure your furnace is ready for cold weather
TheChronicleHerald.ca
A furnace inspection and cleaning can typically cost $100 to more than $200 dollars per system, a fireplace and chimney inspection and cleaning can run from $150 and up and a duct system inspection and cleaning can cost between $250 to $500 ...

Choosing a Graphite or Metal Hot Zone – Advantages and Disadvantages of Metal Hot Zones - AZoM

Furnace Maintenance - 21 July 2017 - 4:25am

AZoM

Choosing a Graphite or Metal Hot Zone – Advantages and Disadvantages of Metal Hot Zones
AZoM
This article describes the vacuum furnaces hot zones, providing information for users so that they can make a conscious choice on the most cost effective and best performing hot zone based on overall power costs and losses. Here, the all-metal design ...

DIARY-US refinery operations-Motiva Port Arthur, Texas alky unit ops normal after work - Reuters

Furnace Maintenance - 20 July 2017 - 10:00pm

DIARY-US refinery operations-Motiva Port Arthur, Texas alky unit ops normal after work
Reuters
... LA 235 June 7 Ups output on ULSD hydrotreater June 7 Maintenance under way June 7 To restart hydrotreater furnace MOTIVA Port Arthur 603 June 7 HCU back to normal ops LYONDELL Houston, TX 263.8 June 5 Units back after malfunction Problems ...

Hat Tips: Air Conditioner - The Bowman Extra

Air Conditioner - 20 July 2017 - 9:40pm

The Bowman Extra

Hat Tips: Air Conditioner
The Bowman Extra
Being the mechanical guy that I am, I assured her I didn't need an air conditioner guy to fix it. I knew a guy that would fix it for a beer. He's good at electric stuff and plumbing stuff. And I figured air conditioners are a combination of electricity ...

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