How Dust and Dirt Can Affect Your Air Conditioning System
Your air conditioning system is one of the strongest and full-bodied appliances in your home. But amidst its robustness, there are still factors that can cause it to break down. Dust and dirt are the most common of all. Since A/C units are playing an important role this summer, it should operate at its optimal performance. You might be wondering how simple dust can cause your system to malfunction. Well, here is a list of potential effects when dust and dirt are all over your system: Clogged Air Filter We all know how important air filters are in keeping the efficiency of your unit as well as giving you a healthy indoor air to breath... Read More
What Goes Wrong When You Have Clogged Air Filters?
Did you know that when air filters are clogged with dirt, dust and other particles, the chance of system breakdown is high? If you have not known it yet, here is a list of dangerous possibilities when your system’s air filters are blocked: High Energy Bill Your system’s blower fan is essential for consistent recirculation of your heating and cooling system. With clogged air filters, however, the fan finds it too hard to draw air throughout your home. As it struggles to move air, the higher energy bill is consumed by your system which leads to higher costs. Cleaning air filters can help homeowners decrease their overall energy use by... Read More
What Do Commercial Air Conditioner Ratings Mean?
You probably run across different rating terminologies when buying a new commercial air conditioning system. These ratings can greatly affect one’s decision as to what type of air conditioning unit is the best fit for commercial spaces. Generally, almost 50% of energy usage in commercial buildings are accounted for heating and cooling units. Hence, it is important to understand what these ratings mean. If the letters and numbers in the ratings are all Greek to you, here is helpful information that can explain various A/C ratings you are likely to encounter when you buy a new commercial unit. Efficiency Rating How efficient your com... Read More
5 HVAC Repair Scams & How to Avoid Them
Just like any other trades in the industry, there are also deceitful technicians in HVAC businesses who give poor services, false deals and leave customers unsatisfied. With the growing numbers of HVAC repair scams, it is important to be wise in identifying and avoiding fraudsters before they bring great trouble in your home’s safety. Here are some of the most common HVAC scams and how to avoid them: Replacing Parts Which Do Not Need Replacement Fraud technicians would tell clients that the situation is pretty bad and there are faulty components that need to be replaced immediately. They even recommend a complete system replaceme... Read More