Heat stress: Don’t underestimate the danger

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Heat is a leading weather-related killer, according to the National Weather Service, and Heat Awareness Day on May 23 is a good opportunity to think about strategies to avoid heat-related illnesses. Extremely hot and humid weather makes it difficult for the body to regulate itself, and those who expect to be outdoors for personal or business activities should take precautions to avoid heat stress. Heat-related illnesses can range from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, which is a serious health emergency.


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Don’t wait for hot weather to service AC

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The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system that brought your business through one of the harshest winters on record also will be required to operate reliably during the upcoming summer cooling season. Consider calling your service firm to arrange service and inspection of your HVAC equipment before the summer heat arrives. In my days as a boiler inspector, owners of older boilers would frequently ask: “So, how much longer do you think [the boiler] has to live?” To which I would respond: “I cannot tell you what day it[.....]


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