Maintenance for Your Window Air Conditioner

Window Air Conditioner

Before there was central air conditioning, many people had window air conditioners. To this day, window or room A/C is an effective means to cool homes, apartments and more. With this guide, you can maintain your window air conditioning units, to keep them running throughout the summer. Clean Air Filter The most fundamental part of any air conditioner maintenance is … Read More

What Does Central Air Cost?

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One of the first questions people ask about upgrading to central air conditioning is the cost. It is an investment in your comfort, as well as making your home more attractive to homebuyers if you ever want to sell it. Once you factor in the cost of installing ductwork (if you need it), the condenser and professional installation, you will … Read More

What is a Zoned Cooling System

Many people have homes where they need some rooms cooler (or warmer) than others. A zoned cooling system helps them to set individual rooms to the proper temperature, without taxing their HVAC systems. With a zoned system, all rooms of your house could maintain the perfect temperature for the people who use it most. Why Would I Need Zones in … Read More

Why is My Air Conditioner Leaking?

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At times, you go outside and notice that there is leaking, or even a puddle of water around your air conditioning condenser. You want your air conditioner to stay functional all summer, so this is the time to get it fixed. With this guide, you will know the common causes of air conditioner leaks, and how best to fix them. … Read More

Is Your Programmable Thermostat Increasing Your Energy Efficiency?

Many people are already aware that a programmable thermostat can increase their HVAC system’s energy efficiency. However, the way you use it makes a significant difference in your energy consumption. These tricks can save you even more on your energy bill, when you use your programmable thermostat effectively. Using Your Programmable Thermostat The biggest reason people do not get the … Read More

HVAC System Efficiency: Identifying Common Problems

HVAC experts say that your heating and air conditioning probably are not performing at peak efficiency. Even if you just bought a new air conditioner last year, you might not be getting everything you could. Here are the most common causes of inefficient HVAC function, and what can you do to fix it. Faulty Installation Quite a few problems with … Read More

Which Programmable Thermostat is Right for Me?

Even if you have a programmable thermostat, you may be shocked to discover how many options are out there. You can keep it simple with a basic model, or spend more to get improved functionality while you are online and mobile. Depending on your budget and your heating and cooling needs, you can find a programmable thermostat that will save … Read More

Identifying and Solving Duct Leak Problems

You may be surprised to learn that almost 40 percent of the air you have heated or cooled never makes it to the designated room. Duct leaks are the biggest cause. Even if you think that having the heated or cooled air in the house is enough, you should know that duct leaks could make certain rooms uncomfortable, and increase … Read More

Signs of Trouble with Your Condensate Drain Line

You may not think of condensation as part of your heating system, but many pieces of heating equipment rely on a condensate drain line to keep the system going. When this line gets too full, clogged or frozen, your entire HVAC system may stop working. With this information, you will know how to identify problems with your condensate drain line, … Read More

Surprising Ways to Save Money on Your Heating Bill

You rely on your heating system to keep you warm, but you know it can also cost you a lot. The U.S. Department of Energy claims that heating and cooling your home can take up as much as half of your energy expenses. With these tips, you can save money on your heating bill without having to spend big bucks … Read More