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Winter is here: Have you prepped your air conditioner?

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Prepping Your Air Conditioning Unit for Winter Brrrr! Winter has arrived. It’s the time of the year when we switch our air conditioning from cooling to heating to keep us warm and cosy in these cold and dormant months. As always, a little preventative maintenance can often save a lot of expense and inconvenience down […]

The Difference in Filtration

Filters are a really important element to keeping your indoor air quality at home super high and clean. Check out the video below to see just how important they are, and read our article below explaining the difference in material. Not loading? No worries, check our the Healthy Homes Australia episode here! Standard Electrostatic Filters […]

Heating and Cooling: An Essential Business

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During these tough times many Australians find themselves confused over what an “essential” business actually is, and are unsure as to who they can and cannot contact. Rapid Cold would like to confirm that an essential business is defined under the Building Regulations 1994 and includes Air Conditioning Systems, Heating Units and Mechanical Ventilation. Therefore, […]

Staying Healthy Indoors and Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

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How healthy is your home? Health and well being are increasingly hot topics in Australia – but while there’s plenty of talk about diet and exercise, there is one aspect that’s often overlooked: indoor air quality and the health of our home environments. When you consider that we spend as much as 90% of our […]

Using your Split System during Fire Season

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Many people have been concerned about the air quality of Melbourne during this fire season. With stores running out of face masks and air purifiers, many of you would be happy to hear that you already have something at home that can drastically improve your air quality. Your split system! Yes, your split system is […]

Benefits of Good Air Conditioning

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Good Air Conditioning is Literally a Life Saver A study by the Australia State of the Environment group of heat-related deaths found that more than 1,000 Australians died from the heat in 2007. A figure which does not even fully capture the magnitude of the problem when heat is a such common contributing factor to […]

Danger Signs & Symptoms of CO Poisoning

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Danger signs to look out for around gas and other fuel-burning appliances include: Sooting, yellow or brown staining on or around walls, ceiling or below the appliance. Excessive condensation in the room where the appliance is installed. Lazy yellow or orange coloured gas flame, rather than a sharp blue one Note: gas log fires have […]

Is it the Flu or Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

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As temperatures plunge, the risk rises for a persistent winter health hazard: carbon monoxide poisoning. Health officials are warning that the early symptoms can be mistaken for the flu. A mix up that could prove deadly. If you would like to have your gas heater tested, please check out our fees here. Carbon monoxide (CO) […]

Is It Time to Replace Your Glen Waverley Air Conditioner?

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If you recognise any of these signs in Glen Waverley, call in a pro from Rapid Cold Airconditioning to discuss your options! It may be time to replace your outdated system. 1. Unit is blowing hot or cold air which is inconsistent to temperature settings. One of the most common problems in an older air […]

Gas Heaters – Heritage

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All Victorians with a Vulcan Heritage or Pyrox Heritage gas heater need them checked by a qualified gasfitter immediately. In short, tests show when these gas heaters are not properly installed or maintained carbon monoxide is produced. Read more at ESV here. The combination of inadequate ventilation or operating bathroom or kitchen exhausts can draw […]

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