Types Of Ductwork

15 December 2016
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Your home's ducts are an integral part of your heating and cooling system, and provide the pathway for forced air that is cooled or heated to move throughout your home. There are several different types of ductwork available, each of which possesses a distinctive set of characteristics. Whether you are constructing a new home or are looking to replace aging ductwork, understanding the differences between the available types of ductwork can help you choose the variant that best suits your heating and cooling needs. Read More 

3 Air Handler Problems That Can Cause Your AC To Lose Efficiency Suddenly

20 October 2016
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The air handler portion of your central air conditioner sits inside your house usually as part of your furnace. The air handler contains a few parts that work in conjunction to push refrigerant through the system to provide the cooling needed for your indoor air. If your HVAC system suddenly loses efficiency, a part in the air handler could need repair or replacement. Here are a few air handler problems that can cause your air conditioning system to lose efficiency suddenly. Read More 

2 Potential Causes Of A Poorly Or Nonfunctional Central AC Condenser Fan – Depending On What Sounds The Fan Makes

19 August 2016
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A central air conditioner's condenser unit is the part of the system that's outside your house. This is where the cooling process starts once the unit receives a signal from your thermostat. A compressor pumps out gas refrigerant into condenser coils, which change the gas into a liquid in a process that makes the surface of the coils hot. A nearby condenser fan blows onto the coils to prevent overheating to make sure the system doesn't shut down and there's no issues with the refrigerant phase change. Read More 

3 Tips For Making Your Air Conditioner Last Longer If You Live In The Desert Southwest

23 July 2016
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As any desert dweller in the southwest United States knows, air conditioning is essential for keeping a home cool during the relentless summer heat. Unfortunately, because air conditioning is often used both day and night during the hottest months of the year in the desert, the lifespan of an air conditioning unit can be shortened if it is not properly cared for. Use the following tips to keep your A/C running for as long as possible before it needs to be replaced: Read More 

How Window Coverings Can Help Improve Heating And Cooling Efficiency

13 May 2016
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Buying a highly efficient AC and furnace is a good start toward keeping your heating and cooling costs down. On the other hand, if your home does not create an effective separation between the air in your home and the outside world, you will never realize the full potential of your HVAC equipment. Windows are a weak spot in most homes' insulation envelope. Thus, by spending a little money to improve the insulation of your home, you can save a lot of money on utility costs. Read More