Once I purchased my first home, I realized that I needed to do my part in caring for my home appliances. In addition to reading the user manuals for my kitchen appliances and state-of-the-art plumbing system, I realized that I also needed to do a little research about HVAC. Because I had no experience with HVAC systems, I called out a professional to teach me a thing or two. It was fascinating to talk with him, and I was able to take notes about all kinds of important topics, such as maintenance, troubleshooting, and even shopping for a new system. This blog is all about understanding HVAC guidelines.
3 March 2017
Having your air conditioner inspected and tuned-up once a year is a good way to ensure it stays in working order. But if you've never had this done before, you may wonder what, exactly, your HVAC contractor will do during a tune-up. Services vary between companies and based on your brand of air conditioner, but in general, these are the services you can expect to get when you pay for an annual tune-up and inspection.
10 January 2017
Living in the American South, particularly during the last decade, can feel like living in a land of endless summers. Although these endless summers may seem great when the rest of the country is shoveling snow, they can create some unique cooling and heating challenges. Here are some tips to help you select the best heating and cooling systems for a home or business in the American South: Primary System
10 October 2016
If you have an air conditioner in your home, you probably already know how important it is to clean or replace the filter regularly. What you may not realize is that cleaning the evaporator and condenser coils is just as important. Follow these tips for locating and cleaning the evaporator and condenser coils in your air conditioner. What's the difference between evaporator and condenser coils? Both evaporator and condenser coils transfer heat, but they work in opposite ways.
17 August 2016
If your home's heating and air conditioning system seems inadequate to heat and cool your interior spaces, you may need to take a closer look at the air distribution network. The ductwork inside your home's walls, basement, or attic carries heated or cooled air to where it needs to be, but several potential obstacles can disrupt the airflow. Fortunately, some of these problems can easily be resolved by homeowners without much or any expense.
26 May 2016
Size matters when it comes to choosing a brand-new central air conditioner. Unfortunately, many homeowners tend to overestimate or underestimate how much cooling capacity their home actually needs. The end result is a central A/C solution that doesn't work as effectively as it could if it was sized correctly. Knowing how to estimate your home's true cooling needs can help you save money and headaches in the long run. What Happens When Your A/C Is Too Large