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how does humidity affect an hvac system

How Does Humidity Affect a HVAC System?

Humidity – the amount of moisture in the air – plays a big role in our comfort levels. For example, when it’s hot and humid, it feels even hotter than the temperature says it is. Sticky, muggy, and uncomfortable. And if it’s cold and dry, it can feel much colder than it actually is – plus you may experience dry

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5 job search tips every trade school student should know

5 Job Search Tips Every Trade School Student Should Know

If you’re currently enrolled in a trade/tech school and nearing graduation, you should start thinking about finding a job where you can put your newfound skills to work and start a rewarding career. Below are our top five tips to help you find the job of your dreams. 1. Check in with your school’s career services department Your school likely

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the difference between v engines, inline engines, and flat engines

The Difference Between V Engines, Inline Engines, and Flat Engines

Interested in learning about the different types of engines available and what makes them different? Well, you’re in the right place. Before we explore the main types of engines, let’s talk cylinders for a second. The cylinder is the power unit of the engine, where fuel is burned and converted into mechanical energy that powers the vehicle. This means the

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What Do All Those Lights on Your Dashboard Mean?

Don’t you hate it when you are driving along, you hear a “ding”, and notice a warning light on your dashboard? It’s tempting to just turn up the radio and ignore it, but those warning lights and symbols are very important for keeping your vehicle running safely and smoothly. Pay attention to them and perform maintenance when needed, so you

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trade schools vs community college 5 things to consider

Trade School vs. Community College: 5 Things to Consider

You know that you need more skills and education to get a good job that pays more than minimum wage, but you don’t want to invest the time or money into a four-year degree. We get it. That means you’ll probably have to decide between going to a trade school or a community college. Below, we’ll look at five things

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FF vs FR vs MR - what's the difference?

FF vs FR vs MR – what’s the difference

Do you know what FF, MR, and FR means? Do you know the difference between the 3? There are so many things to think about if you’re on the hunt for a new car. Cost, make, two-doors or four? Compact or SUV? New or used? But what most people don’t actually think about, is the drivetrain layout. And since there’s

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Vote for j tech for best local non-profit

Bold City’s Best

J-Tech has been nominated We are proud to announce that J-Tech has been nominated as 1 of 5 Bold City’s Best Local Non-Profit Organizations by the Times-Union. Wow! We are shooting for the ultimate title, but help us get to the next level, the Top 3, by voting today! This round of voting ends August 4th, so be sure to

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planning a road trip

Planning a Road Trip? Top Tips to Read Before Hitting the Road

With the rising cost of air travel and sometimes questionable customer service making headlines, a good old-fashioned road trip is making a comeback! After all, what’s a better way to explore the open road than actually being on the road itself. Before you head on down the highway, check out these top tips for making your next big adventure the

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best wiper fluid

The Best Kind of Wiper Fluid for Your Vehicle

It’s safe to say that keeping your line of sight clear when you’re driving is not just a good idea, it’s a necessity. That’s why it’s important to take ordinary maintenance tasks seriously, like choosing the right windshield wiper fluid. Getting to where you’re going requires more than just four wheels and an engine. If you’ve ever seen a windshield

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Confident Automotive technology student wearing safety glasses, stands, arms crossed, with the auto shop in the background

Why Technical Schools are Becoming the School of Choice

It’s safe to say that the world of higher education has changed. Yes, it’s a whole new world of online courses and virtual classrooms where students can get an education without ever leaving the house! But perhaps the biggest change, is the idea that a bachelor’s degree from a four-year university is your best option for a successful future. Instead,

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