Keeping Cool in Summer—While Giving Your AC a Vacation!

Monday, May 30th, 2016

The air conditioning system is a big hero around here during the summer months. There’s no better way to stay cool in your home than to have an AC humming away and sending out cooled-down air to the rooms.

But doesn’t your air conditioner deserve it’s own summer vacation now and then? True, it’s a machine and doesn’t have feelings about this—but when you give it short vacations, you’ll end up saving money not only on electrical bills, but on future repair bills for the AC.

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How Often Should I Change the Filter on My Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

When you arrange for professional maintenance for you air conditioning system (something you must have done every spring), one of the tasks that the technician does is replacing or cleaning the air filter. Make sure you watch how the technician does this job if you don’t know how to do it on your own, since you’ll need to do it yourself during the rest of the summer.

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The Dangers of Freon Leaks in an Air Conditioner

Monday, May 16th, 2016

The word Freon refers to a wide range of chemical refrigerants used in air conditioners (as well as other refrigeration equipment) to transfer heat. Freon is actually a trademarked name of DuPont, but it has come to stand for all different refrigerant blends in use today.

The Freon in your air conditioning system is vital for it to work: as it evaporates and condenses, switching between liquid and gaseous states, it absorbs heat from the inside of your house and the exhausts it to the outside. You AC doesn’t use up Freon as it runs; the level of Freon, which is known as the air conditioner’s charge, will remain the same through the life of the system…

…unless there are leaks.

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How a UV Air Purifier Can Help You Save Energy

Monday, May 9th, 2016

One of the many indoor air quality installations that we offer is the UV air purifier. This device is designed to target organic pollutants that often escape standard filters and electronic air purification systems. These harmful contaminants include bacteria, virus, germs, and mold spores. A UV air purifier destroys such health nuisances without using any chemicals, so you can enjoy the best air quality possible.

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Should You Replace Your AC or Continue with Repairs?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Air conditioning maintenance is an essential part of taking care of your home cooling system. However, it won’t keep an AC running indefinitely. At some point, your system may encounter a malfunction that will take the repair work of professionals to correct. And eventually the system will reach a point where it’s more cost-effective to have it replaced rather than to keep repairing it.

That leads to a big question: When is the right time to end repairs and go with a replacement instead?

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