Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Archive for August, 2016

Why We Recommend Heat Pumps

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

If you have a whole-home heating and cooling system in your home, it most likely consists of two completely separate units: a furnace and an air conditioner. While they may both use the air ducts and perhaps even the same blower components, they have separate parts that work quite differently. A furnace uses gas or electricity to heat the home. And if yours is electric, it  probably uses quite a bit of energy every time it’s cold out.

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Don’t Neglect Filter Changes This Month

Monday, August 29th, 2016

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, changing the filter is one of the most important things you can do for your air conditioner. It’s something we recommend to our customers once a month. But we know that some people still aren’t clear about why this is. Here, we break down the reasons many people choose not to replace their filters, and why these excuses just don’t cut it.

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How a Cleaner Air Conditioner Helps to Conserve Energy

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Simply taking some steps to keep your air conditioning system a little cleaner can actually help to lower your bills, and can prevent AC system breakdowns in the middle of a hot, humid summer. Check out our tips below, and learn why it’s so important to have clean AC components.

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Easy Ways to Improve Home Efficiency

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

There are more ways to save money on home cooling than just turning off your AC. Often, you can make small adjustments that go a long way in improving your home efficiency, particularly in the summer time when energy costs seem to be their highest (in our service area). Take a look at a few of our tips, and call our experts to learn more.

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3 Ways to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We know that you want to cut down your air conditioning costs, but sometimes it seems like the only way to do so is to turn off the AC completely. But there are so many easier ways to save. Making a few small adjustments to your system and your habits can save you a whole lot of money over the years. Learn more in the list below!

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Are You Setting the Temperature Too Low in Your Home?

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

We know that the warmer weather might already have you dreaming about winter. So when you get home after a long period of time outdoors, you might rush home so that you can set the temperature to whatever you’d like.

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Upgrade to a Wi-Fi Thermostat Today

Monday, August 1st, 2016

It turns out that a very large number of people have a programmable thermostat they do not really know how to use. The Washington Post featured an article about this fact last year. Many people have a loose idea of how the thermostat works, but still use it the same way they would an old manual thermostat—adjusting the temperature when they get home from work and, if they remember, right before they leave the house.

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