Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Archive for April, 2016

What Is the Best Setting for My Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

We get this question a lot, and we know it can be tough to figure out. You don’t want to set the temperature so high that you’re uncomfortable, but you don’t want to lower it so much that your monthly bills skyrocket. So what’s the best temperature for your home?

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What Should You Do When Water Leaks from the AC Unit?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Most people assume there’s an issue with their plumbing components when they notice a leak somewhere in the home. However, it’s actually quite common for an air conditioner to be the source of the problem. Learn why an AC leaks below and what you should do when your air conditioner puts your home at risk for water damage. 

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Install a Dehumidifier this Year

Monday, April 11th, 2016

In this part of the country, we’re all used to high humidity levels dragging us down in the summer. High humidity makes the air feel even warm, and makes you feel sticky and sluggish. This is because your body isn’t evaporating sweat the way it’s supposed to. The moisture cannot evaporate into the air the way it’s supposed to due to the excess moisture already in the air, so your body’s natural cooling process is inhibited.

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How a Heat Pump Helps You Save Year Round

Monday, April 11th, 2016

When homeowners ask us what type of air conditioner we recommend as a quality replacement system, we often recommend a heat pump. “But isn’t that a heating system?” you might ask. And while it does heat your home in the winter, it’s also primarily an air conditioner.

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How Can This Monthly HVAC Task Help Save You Money?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

It’s important that in order to maintain a properly functioning HVAC system, you have a professional inspect, service, and repair the unit when necessary. Regular maintenance is also essential to ensuring its efficiency over the course of its lifespan. There’s one monthly task that you can—and should—take on yourself, that will save you money in the long run: changing your air filter.

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