Summer Energy Savings: Pro Tips on How to Cut Costs

July 27th, 2015

Whoa! Is that the right number on your latest electrical bill? Does it seem higher than usual? Are you looking to cut down on your energy costs even further? We have a reputation for excessive heat in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, and this summer has been no exception. As a leading HVAC service provider in the Phoenix-Mesa area, it’s our job to inform our local community about such matters, and we’re happy to do it. (We also offer a wide range of air conditioning services!) Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Have a Ductless Air Conditioning System Installed

July 20th, 2015

The conventional central air conditioning system for a home uses a network of ducts to distribute cooled air. An outdoor cabinet is responsible for exhausting heat removed from the inside, and an indoor cabinet sends the cooled air into the ventilation system with a blower fan.

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Why Your Air Conditioning System Is Leaking Water

July 13th, 2015

If you’re reading this post, the reason is probably that you’ve noticed water drips or a pool of water around the indoor unit of your air conditioning system. You’re certain that it doesn’t look right, but you aren’t sure exactly why this is happening or if there is anything that you can do about it. Continue Reading

You May Be Driving Up Your Air Conditioning Costs and Not Realize It!

July 6th, 2015

Phoenix, AZ has warm weather around the year, but during the summer the temperatures can turn especially brutal. Air conditioning systems all over the city will work steadily to make sure people stay cool. All that electricity sent to the air conditioners will have a significant effect on utility bills. Continue Reading

Why Is My Air Conditioning System Making Grinding and Clicking Noises When It Starts?

June 29th, 2015

Odd noises coming from an air conditioner are a way that the system warns us that they have repair needs. There are many different sounds that can indicate you should call for professional air conditioning repairs: hissing (possibly escaping refrigerant), clanging (a bent fan blade), and screeching (worn down bearings in the motors). One of the most common set of warning noises are grinding and clicking sounds that occur whenever the air conditioner’s compressor tries to turn on. Continue Reading

Some Options for Thermostat Replacement for Your Home

June 22nd, 2015

Thermostats are a key part of how your HVAC system works: the thermostat communicates to the heater and the air conditioner, as well as the blower fan, when to come on and turn off. If the thermostat develops malfunctions, it will result in major problems, such as an air conditioner that won’t come on or a heating system that short-cycles (turning on and off rapidly and creating a large amount of stress on the system).

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3 Benefits of a Zone Control System for Your New AC Installation

June 15th, 2015

Are you in the market for the installation of a central air conditioning system, either for a new home or as a replacement for an older AC? Here is something you should consider including as part of the installation: zone control.

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Change Your Air Filter Each Month This Summer! Here’s Why

June 8th, 2015

The air filter is a simple component of your air conditioning system. Its mesh of fibers is designed to stop larger contaminants coming through the return air ducts (dirt, dust, fibers, dander, etc.) from entering the AC’s cabinet. Debris inside the air conditioner will cause a drop in efficiency and lead to repair issues, such as burnt out motors.

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What Are My Options for Better Indoor Air Quality?

June 1st, 2015

If you think that your home is suffering from low quality air, you’re probably right: numerous houses in the U.S. today are dealing with contaminant-filled air due to a lack of fresh-air circulation. Fortunately, there are many ways to clean the air in a home to make it a healthier and more comfortable environment. In fact, there are so many different options for indoor air quality installations that you will want to work with a professional in order to make the best selection. An IAQ professional will help you find the right solution for your home and then take care of the work necessary to install it.

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Why Poor Air Conditioning Installation Can Lead to Short-Cycling

May 25th, 2015

Attempting to install a central air conditioning system without the work of trained HVAC technicians is a serious mistake. Whether you try to do the job yourself or you hire inexperienced amateurs to do it, it can lead to numerous issues with efficiency and performance, and most likely a cooling system that won’t last more than a couple years before it needs a replacement.

Perhaps one of the biggest risks of a badly executed central AC installation is a system that short-cycles. Follow below the jump for more. Continue Reading