Money Saving HVAC Tips for the New Year

Monday, December 28th, 2015

The New Year’s festivities give you an opportunity to make decisions that can have a positive impact on your future. One common resolution homeowner’s make for the upcoming year is to save money, but it’s easy to let this goal slip through the cracks if you don’t have a plan in mind. Since HVAC systems typically consume more energy than any of the other systems in your home, we’ve put together a few recommendations so that you can start saving on heating and cooling costs today!

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A Guide to Keeping Your Air Conditioning System Clean

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Dirt affects your air conditioning system in more ways than you may expect. Your air conditioner cools down your home by removing heat through the process of refrigeration, in which refrigerant absorbs heat from the air in your home and releases this heat outdoors. Even a small layer of dust can be an impediment to this process, and can decrease efficiency and harm performance. Keeping the system clean is an important part of maintaining this large mechanical system, so here is our list of recommendations.

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How to Clean Your Air Filter: A Step-by-Step Guide

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

The air filter of your HVAC system plays a major role in your health and your comfort. The blower fan in your air conditioning unit sucks in air so that it can be conditioned and sent back to the home. It could also suck in particles that would reduce the quality of the indoor air or damage your air conditioning system. Most technicians recommend cleaning or replacing the air filter (depending on whether or not it is washable) every month (or up to 3 months, depending on use). Here’s our step-by-step guide for completing this task.

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How to Tell If Your Air Conditioner Needs Replacement

Monday, June 29th, 2015

When your air conditioning system stops functioning the way it once did, your biggest concern is often whether or not the system needs replacement. A new air conditioning system may not be in the budget quite yet, but if the older one is consuming too much energy or just not functioning at all, it may be your best bet. Thankfully, today’s systems are highly efficient, and you may notice that the new system performs even better than your old one did when you first purchased it.

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Don’t Forget to Change Your AC Filter!

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

A quality air conditioning technician will often remind you just how important it is to change your air filter. The air filter is a vital component in any air conditioning system, filtering out particles big and small so that they cannot move through the ducts. Keeping the filter clean is important for your well-being, but this reminder is not only for your health.

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