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Archive for June, 2016

Why Won’t My AC Keep Up with the Heat?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summer is now officially here… and so is the summer heat. The temperatures are rising into the high 80s now, and it will only grow hotter during July. Your house’s air conditioning system is going to be doing a great deal of work over the next few months. If it’s operating correctly (and it was properly sized when it was first installed) it shouldn’t experience any trouble delivering the household with comfortable temperatures.

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Is the Air Filter on My AC Enough for Good Air Quality?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

We write often about the importance of the air filter in your HVAC system. It protects both the air conditioner and the furnace from damage due to dust, dirt, and other debris that may flow through the return air ducts. Changing this filter regularly is an essential part of maintenance.

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How Often to Change Your HVAC System’s Air Filter

Monday, June 13th, 2016

This is a reminder that we cannot bring up often enough: you must change (or clean) the air filter in your HVAC system routinely during the year as part of regular maintenance. This filter protects the cabinet that houses your air conditioner and furnace—or heat pump, in some cases—and prevents dust and other debris entering via the return air vents from creating damage. But if the filter is left alone, it will become congested, resulting in a choke in the airflow and a system that’s inefficient and in danger of suffering crippling malfunctions.

“Okay, but how often do I have to do this?” you ask. It depends on the type of filter you use. Let’s look at some examples.

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How to Tell You Need Commercial Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, June 6th, 2016

As we move into the summer season, your business will start to rely on its air conditioning system more and more to keep employees and clientele comfortable and happy during business hours. The last thing you want to happen during one of the hottest days of the year—or even on a moderately hot day—is to have your AC give out on you and leave your business unpleasantly warm.

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