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The Thermal Expansion Valve: A Feature Worth Considering When You’re Shopping for an A/C
The Thermal Expansion Valve: A Feature Worth Considering When You’re Shopping for an A/C

Air conditioning is the largest single consumer of electricity in your home this summer, accounting for as much as half of your entire energy bill. A thermal expansion valve is a feature that helps keep these costs down. What is a thermal expansion valve? This type of valve ...

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