To save on energy costs, you can make several changes. For instance, you could opt to turn off your air conditioner and depend more on fans. However, there is one change to your home that you could possibly lower your energy bills and allow you to continue to use your air conditioner. If you have recessed lighting in your home, it could be to blame for rising energy costs. How Does Recessed Lighting Lead to Higher Energy Costs?
17 August 2017
Your air conditioning system should turn off once it reaches the temperature set on your thermostat. But if your AC stays on all day without rest, you may have a problem with the evaporator coil inside your indoor unit. Your thermostat or its batteries may also be faulty. Any of these problems can cause significant problems with your cooling system and home's energy expenses. You can find out why your AC stays on with the simple solutions below.
26 July 2017
Your heating and air conditioning is an important part of your comfort throughout the year. You need your air conditioning unit for those long, hot summer days and your heating system for the cold winter nights. Replacing a part of your heating and cooling system can be a very pricey project, and in most cases, the problem could have been fixed well before major damage was done. A little maintenance can go a very long way when it comes to your air conditioning unit.
26 July 2017
If your air conditioner isn't blowing cold air, the problem may actually be that your air conditioner unit has become too cold! Many people have been shocked when they open up their air conditioning units only to see a gigantic block of ice. The culprit, in this case, is that the evaporator coils are becoming much colder than they are designed to, which causes ice to form around them. The ice acts as an insulator, which exacerbates the problem since the warm air from your home can no longer heat the evaporator coils, and they're already too cold!
7 July 2017
Even for those who live in a temperate coastal climate like San Francisco or San Diego, indoor climate control can be key to year-round comfort. This means a malfunctioning heater or air conditioner can pose a major problem for both homeowners and business owners. Read on to learn more about how air conditioners work at a basic level and what you'll need to do to maintain your HVAC system and prevent the need for inconvenient and time consuming repairs.
6 June 2017
Does your air conditioning make a high-pitched whistling noise whenever it turns on? Such a noise can be quite irritating, leading to headaches and keeping you from getting restful sleep. The good news is that whistling is rarely a sign of a serious issue with your AC unit. Rather, there are three common causes, all of which are easy to address on your own. A Clogged Air Filter Your air conditioner has to blow air through the air filter before it enters your ducts.
6 June 2017
When deciding to upgrade or replace your HVAC system, it's a smart idea to investigate your various options, including those that veer away from conventional heating and air conditioning systems. One HVAC alternative that is steadily growing in popularity with homeowners is a ductless mini split, which involves an outdoor unit and small individual units placed inside your home. Here are five reasons to make the switch to ductless mini splits:
23 May 2017