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  Hot and humid days can be unpleasant, it's true. But there's one thing worse: hot and humid nights. The sweat. The stickiness. The restless sleep. It's the dark side of an otherwise wonderful summer season.   Luckily, for most of us, an energy-efficient air conditioner that's in good working order can make the hottest […] Read More

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  While most of the country can expect a near normal or warmer July and August than usual, it may also mean higher risks for allergies or for sunburns, heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses.   That's why Reliance™ has put together a short Summer Survival Guide to help you play smart and experience the […] Read More

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  Canada may be the only country on earth where +30 C in Windsor and -30 C in Iqaluit – on the same day – are simply par for the thermometer. Which might explain why weather isn't just something we Canadians talk about in the elevator, it's a topic many of us are obsessed with […] Read More

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So your heating and cooling system needs to be repaired – or maybe even replaced entirely – but where do you turn? How do you know if the HVAC contractor is qualified and reliable? And is it someone you can trust? These are all $64,000 questions, especially when you don't want to spend $64,000 – […] Read More

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  If your home suffers from uneven cooling, you’re not alone. Many people find that the temperature of the air in their home differs from room to room, sometimes significantly. Your living room may be completely comfortable throughout the day, but you end up tossing and turning in the heat of your bedroom at night. […] Read More

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An air conditioner is a major purchase so it makes sense to do research before you buy. A free in-home consultation can also provide insight to help inform your decision.   Natural Resources Canada explains a number of factors affecting the operating cost of an air conditioner:   geographical location of the house variance of […] Read More

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Many Canadians have central air conditioners installed in their homes. Many large apartment buildings and commercial buildings also use central air. Before you get central air for the first time or have a new central air unit installed, it’s helpful to know how the installation works, and some things to consider. Professional cooling contractors should […] Read More

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Many Canadians have central air conditioning in their home, but not everyone understands how it works. Here’s a summary of how central air works and why some Canadians choose to install it in their homes. Unlike a standalone unit, such as a portable or window air conditioner, central air conditioning is a cooling system that […] Read More

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  For Canadians, air conditioning is usually an afterthought by this time of year, unless you’ve escaped to a warmer destination. But in order for your unit to function properly next spring and summer, it needs to survive the harsh winter elements first, which brings up the question of whether or not it should be […] Read More

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                          Is your cottage A/C not keeping its cool the way it used to? Or are minor repairs no longer quite so minor? If either scenario rings true, then it might be time to consider replacing your existing HVAC system. Not only does […] Read More

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