How Is an AC Unit Installed?

August 2, 2021

If you plan to have a new air conditioning system installed, you may be curious about the process and what will happen. There are many different steps that will need to be taken to install your new AC unit. You will be amazed at what goes into doing it and how quickly it is done by professionals who are well-experienced in AC removal and installation. Meeting Permitting Requirements The first step in getting a new AC unit installed is getting the necessary permits. In most cases, your contractor will be responsible for getting these permits

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 13, 2021

Your air conditioner has to stay working throughout the summer if you want to stay comfortably cool. But the reality is that your air conditioner could go out at any moment. Knowing some common ways that air conditioners go out makes it so you can be ready in the event yours does. Refrigerant Leak In order for your air conditioner to be able to cool the house, it needs evaporator coils that have refrigerant in them. Even a small refrigerant leak can reduce the efficiency of the air conditioner, and refrigerant that isn’t cleaned up can

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How To Prepare Your Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 15, 2021

It’s a good idea to prepare your air conditioner for the summer. It hasn’t been used in months, so it needs maintenance to ensure it will reliably keep your home cool through the summer. Some maintenance will also help you avoid repair bills. Change Air Filters The most important thing to do is change the air filter. The air filter prevents dust, dirt, allergens and other contaminants from invading your indoor air and the critical components of your AC system. Change the filter out every three months at most. Clean Coils Your

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How Many Watts Does an Air Conditioner Use?

May 21, 2021

When choosing an air conditioner, most people and HVAC contractors consider the unit’s BTUs and area to be cooled. This is done to ensure that you are getting an AC that will cool your home properly. However, this does not give you the full picture of what your energy costs will be. Here are a few things that will help you understand how many watts of electricity your air conditioner will use. Three Ways to Check How Many Watts Are Used There are three basic ways to determine how many watts an air conditioner will use.

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Should I Leave the AC on During the Day When I’m Out?

July 17, 2020

Coming home to a living room cooled by air conditioning is an amazing feeling. However, there are some reasons why this might not be a good idea. Let us take a close look at whether you should leave the air conditioner on during the day when you’re out. Cost Leaving your air conditioning system on racks up a huge cost. We all know how expensive it can be to run the AC, and hours of usage during the day really do add up over time. In particular, when it gets hot, your cooling system has to

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