Why Does My Air Conditioner Cost So Much to Run?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Do your cooling costs seem to be out of control this year? While summer cooling costs are usually high, you may be wondering why your bills have increased by such a significant amount this year. Over time, an air conditioner may wear down to the point that only a new system can really make an impact on your bills. But if your system is not that cold, it could be due to any of the following.

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How Does a Heat Pump Work?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Usually, your air conditioning system is completely separate from your heater. While they may fit one on top of another and use the same blower fan in some cases, the two system are purchased separately and operate independently from one another. But a heat pump is different; it’s both your heater and your air conditioner. So how exactly does this work?

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4 Ways to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner without Replacing It

Monday, June 29th, 2015

There comes a time when any air conditioning system will reach the end of its life. But you don’t have to wait until your AC system fails completely before improving the quality of your air conditioning. Here are four ways an expert AC technician can help you make improvements to your air conditioner long before it’s time to replace it.

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Have You Considered Ductless Air Conditioning Installation?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

If you don’t have any ducts throughout your entire house or even in a single room of the home, it may seem as though your options for cooling are limited. A lot of homeowners end up purchasing small, noisy window air conditioners to cool each room. But you’ll soon notice that these just don’t offer the same performance as a conventional air conditioner. The solution? Ductless air conditioning!

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Is It Time to Replace Your Thermostat?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

When a component of the air conditioning system is broken, you know it’s time to call in an expert for a professional parts replacement. This is true of the motors, the electrical components, and the thermostat, among other parts. For some people, replacing a part before it fails seems excessive. But when it comes to your thermostat, keeping an old model around for too long can mean trouble for your AC and your bills—even if it’s still working.

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Could Your Air Conditioner Be the Wrong Size for Your Home?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

When an HVAC technician installs a new air conditioning system, the process is generally somewhat lengthy. But this is necessary in order to ensure the quality of the equipment. The AC installation technician should thoroughly examine the system and make sure that it operates safely and effectively. And even before the installation, the technician should inspect your home and ask a number of questions in order to check that the AC is the proper size, or cooling capacity, for your home.

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How Can You Get Zone Control in Your Home?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Have you ever been in disagreement with a family member over the temperature in the home? In most homes, the thermostat must remain at a single temperature, even if the house is large and often even if it has multiple stories. This is problematic because it’s difficult for the air conditioner to cool the home evenly, and this often leads to arguments among members of the household.

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Is Your Air Conditioning System Due for a Replacement?

Monday, May 4th, 2015

When an air conditioning system breaks down, it can be a stressful time. Why not replace your air conditioner before it runs into a major issue such as this? It’s hard to get through the Texas summers without an air conditioning system in place for even a short while, so replacing the unit early helps to prevent a lot of hassle in the future. Look for the signs that your air conditioner is in distress, and call a professional to find out whether your unit can be repaired or if replacement is a better option.

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3 Reasons to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Today

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Most people don’t think to call an air conditioning technician until the unit runs into problems, but we believe that this is a mistake. Air conditioning maintenance is an important service that can benefit any homeowner, as it improves the state of your air conditioning system for better performance throughout the hotter months. Now that spring is here and we’re really starting to feel the heat, consider an air conditioning maintenance visit if you would like to see many, if not all, of the following benefits.

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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