Cool Tech Gives Back! We’re Looking for Deserving Homeowners for a Special Offer

Monday, November 30th, 2015

This winter, Cool Tech Mechanical wants to give back to the community by offering heating and cooling repairs to the people who need them the most. We will select two deserving individuals or families in the winter and in the summer and repair their broken air conditioning or heating systems for free!*

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How a Heat Pump Heats and Cools a Home

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

The development of the heat pump was an exciting time in the HVAC industry because this equipment allows homeowners to heat and cool their homes with a single system. The technology isn’t exactly new, as a heat pump uses refrigeration for both processes, which has been used to cool homes for a very long time. The key difference is the addition of a couple of components that essentially allow the heat pump to run in reverse, and to do so without exorbitant costs.

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How Often Should I Replace the Air Filter?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The simple answer to this question: every month! However, we know that new air filters are not free, and some homeowners are hesitant to go through the work of changing the filter each month if it’s not actually necessary. Learn why monthly filter changes are so important in today’s guide, and consider a reusable filter if you’re concerned about the monthly costs.

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Now Is an Excellent Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Finding energy efficient replacements for older lightbulbs and electronics is one of the best ways to save on your monthly bills. And one of the biggest energy hogs in your home is an older air conditioning system. Air conditioners that are over a decade old were not designed to be as energy efficient as those manufactured today. If you’ve been living with an inefficient air conditioner for too long, now is the perfect time to schedule an upgrade.

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Leaky Evaporator Coil: Should I Replace the Part or the Entire System?

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

We got a question recently from a customer trying to decide what to do about a leaky evaporator coil. The coil used R-22, a refrigerant that is no longer used for air conditioners and heat pumps in manufacturing. It is possible to replace just the coil and still have the system remain operational. And of course, the cost of replacing the entire system would be much higher than the cost of replacing only a single component.

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