Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Replacement’

Should You Replace the Condenser Unit of Your Air Conditioner?

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

The outside condenser unit of your air conditioner serves an essential purpose. An air conditioner does not necessarily “create” cool air. Rather, since cooling is not an energy that can be created, it must remove heat from a space first and foremost. Refrigerant is a chemical blend that can absorb heat from the air inside of your home, but it needs somewhere to release that heat.

That’s why the space around your outdoor unit, the condenser unit, is always so warm. It’s where heat dissipates into the air from the refrigerant circulating throughout the system. This part of the system also contains the compressor, the hardest-working component of your air conditioner.

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How Technicians Determine If an AC System Needs Replacement

Monday, June 27th, 2016

One of the primary concerns homeowners have when they call in technicians for AC service is that the air conditioner might need to be replaced. Air conditioners, as you know, are not cheap, and it’s understandable that you would want to delay the cost of replacement. But at some point, replacing the system becomes the most beneficial choice—financially and for your comfort.

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Common Problems with Older Air Conditioning Systems

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Older air conditioning systems can have a lot of wear and tear, which can reveal itself slowly as parts start to fail or all at once—with a complete system breakdown. We typically recommend that homeowners replace their air conditioning systems before they are about 15 years old, so that these problems don’t cause so much of a headache.

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