What is COPD? The COPD Foundation gives this definition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis.” How is a person diagnosed with COPD? Here are a few of the major symptoms: Wheezing Frequent … [Read more...]
Indoor Air Quality
Learn more about issues that can impact the Indoor Air Quality in your home or commercial property. ABEL Heating and Cooling’s CIEC, or Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant, seeks to answer the puzzling questions you may have about why people feel sick or uncomfortable inside your buildings. Hidden hazards such as mold, CO2 or radon gas can be addressed by changes to your HVAC systems. Read our blog to learn more...
Feeling zapped? Can’t get anything done? Are the pets in your home showing signs of discomfort as well? What is the humidity index in your house? Your air conditioning may be set to keep you cool, but is it equipped to handle high periods of humidity? We all hate the feeling of being wet with perspiration, crabby and weary. According to LivingWithMyHome.com: A high … [Read more...]
Your church HVAC maintenance decision makers are no doubt aware of the importance of providing clean cool air for the congregation during the summer months. Is this part of your role? If so, let’s take a look at your air conditioning system. Questions to Ask What is the age of the system? Is it outdated and less efficient than today’s newer systems? Is the … [Read more...]
Here is a homeowner’s handy guide of HVAC To-Dos that can save you energy dollars and prevent an air conditioning breakdown. Your cooling system needs regular maintenance to keep up with the summer heat. Two things we at Abel Heating and Cooling stress most in our check list: Follow the six steps below you can do yourself to keep you’re A/C system in top performance. … [Read more...]
One child dead and others hospitalized after carbon monoxide found at indoor heated pool... Family cat warns family of leaking carbon monoxide… Two found dead after oven left on… How can these sad outcomes be prevented? Carbon Monoxide poisoning is indeed a silent killer. It’s odorless and invisible. But, it can be detected before illness or death occur, if alarms are … [Read more...]