An HVAC maintenance contract is set between you and an HVAC contractor. It generally includes all the standard tuneups and maintenance services your HVAC system requires, as well as several other benefits. So what do you stand to gain from having such a contract in place? Read on to find out.
Whether you are extending your home, finishing a basement, or upgrading your HVAC system, a ductless mini-split system can be the perfect solution for heating and cooling your space. Many people dread the thought of the enormous investment and additional ductwork a traditional HVAC requires, so they often look for a more feasible solution to […]
When buying an air filter, you may find the various acronyms associated with them to be confusing. To simplify things, you mainly need to know about HEPA and MERV filters: HEPA meaning High Efficiency Particulate Air filter and MERV standing for Minimum Efficiency Rating Value. Read on to learn more about the differences between HEPA […]
As you shop for a new air-conditioning system, you’ll come across the letters BTU. Buying a new air conditioner without considering its BTU rating could lead to considerable home-comfort challenges. Here’s what you should know about BTU and AC performance.
Sometimes, when replacing an HVAC system, the consultant will recommend staying with the size of the previous system — but that old system may have been sized too large. When that happens, the system tends to short-cycle — that is, it runs for a while, cuts off, and then turns back on again and again […]
The AC condenser coil in your central air conditioner is a vital partner in the cooling process. If the condenser receives proper maintenance and other components that interact with it are operating up to standards, the result is optimum cooling performance as well as energy efficiency that meets specifications. Problems in the AC condenser, conversely, […]
Did you know that your air conditioner can be too cold even in the summer? Your air conditioner isn’t designed to cool your home to freezerlike levels. Too cold AC systems can suffer poor performance and lasting damage. Read on to find out how you can tell if your AC unit is getting too cold […]
Summer in Dayton is air-conditioning season, and it’s also the time of year to consider workable ways to conserve AC energy. During the summer months, Dayton’s average daily outdoor temperatures rise to 85 degrees, with relative humidity at or above 60%. Meanwhile, a central air conditioner with a cooling capacity of 2.5 tons — typical […]