Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Efficiency and Your AC: What to Look for in a New Unit or AC Replacement

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Saving money on your monthly bills is important to you, which is why you try to keep lights turned off when you leave a room, keep the water heater and refrigerator at a reasonable temperature, and run the air conditioner sparingly, if possible. But in our area, turning off the air conditioner completely simply is not an option. The heat and humidity can reach intolerable levels, which is why purchasing an efficient air conditioner that won’t waste so much energy is a good idea.

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Don’t Wait Too Long to Repair Your AC: Call a Technician ASAP

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Your air conditioner is not working quite as well as it used to. Maybe temperatures are slowly deviating further away from the setting on the thermostat. Maybe the temperatures around your home are not quite even. Or perhaps you’re only bothered by a faint noise coming from the unit. But no matter how small the problem may appear, it’s not worth it to wait to call your local air conditioning technician.

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The Easiest Ways to Reduce Your AC Operating Costs

Monday, August 17th, 2015

For many, summer is a time for rest and relaxation. This is a time when people like to lounge about in the sun and forget the stresses of life. But when you get an energy bill that reflects high usage of your air conditioning system, you’ll want to do something about it. To help you relax and remain stress-free, we’ve gathered a collection of tips that can help you reduce your monthly AC operating costs with ease.

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Air Conditioning FAQ: What Does the Outside Condenser Unit Do?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

One of the major benefits of having central AC is the ability to keep it out of view from the living areas of your home. The indoor evaporator and blower fan as well as the duct system are all relatively hidden, and all that you can see are the vents that lead out to the room. But when you step outside, one part of the air conditioner is very tough to avoid—the outside condenser unit. This cabinet houses the condenser coils, the compressor, and a large fan, among other smaller electrical and mechanical elements. Let’s take a closer look.

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Is It Already Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

You may be juggling a lot of different things in your life—job, school, social life, family, pets, and running a home—so the last thing you want to make time for is an unexpected issue with your air conditioner. Your time is precious, and when an air conditioner fails, it can be tough to schedule in immediate services and keep your cool as everything else seems to be just as important. And finding out that the system needs to be replaced adds another layer to the stress of the situation.

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A Guide to Insulating Your Home in the Summertime

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Your air conditioner is not the only factor involved in keeping your home cool.  As you know, you have to shut all the doors and windows if you expect your home to cool down quickly. And when it’s not too hot outside, keeping the blinds closed and shading the home from the sun may be enough to stay comfortable. Your air conditioner removes heat from the home, but it’s up to you to help the heat stay out. And one significant way you can block the heat is with the proper insulation.

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