Workshop Ventilation

Workshop Ventilation

Make sure that you have an adequate way to remove dust and fumes from your workshop. If your workshop has two windows that face each other, open one and put a fan that blows outward in the other. If not, an exhaust fan should be installed.
Workshop Ventilation

Ceiling Fan Benefits

Running a ceiling fan in the summer can make you feel 4 degrees cooler, even without air conditioning. Remember to run your ceiling fan counter-clockwise in the summer and clockwise in the winter.
Workshop Ventilation

Duct Leaks

Check your ducts for air leaks. First look for sections that should be joined but have separated and then look for obvious holes. Consult with a professional about repairing duct leaks. Safe duct repairs require a licensed heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning...
Workshop Ventilation

Chimney Safety

Most fires involving either masonry or prefabricated metal chimneys occur because of improper installation, use or maintenance. Here are a few of the most common causes: chimney installation too close to wood framing; thermal insulation too close to the chimney; and,...
Workshop Ventilation

AC Thermostat

Be sure the thermostat is set in the cooling mode. Just setting the dial below room temperature will not activate the air conditioning if it is set in the heat mode.