How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

June 21, 2021

Central air conditioning has become a staple for many homeowners who enjoy the comfort that it brings during the hot summer months. While there are many appliances that you may never know the inner workings of, your air conditioning system shouldn’t be one of them. When you have a general understanding of how your air conditioning system works, you can better assess problems and perform necessary maintenance. A General Understanding Most people think of an air conditioning system as a cooling system. While it does help to reduce the temperature in your home, it doesn’t actually

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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

June 16, 2021

If your home requires HVAC repair or installation, you need to find ways to stay cool until your appointment with your HVAC professional. Some people also choose to cool their homes more naturally without increased utility bills. You can take action to keep your living quarters as cool as possible so that you feel more comfortable and deal with fewer complaints. Use this guide to learn how to keep your home cool without an air conditioner. 1. Turn on the Fans Fans take up significantly less energy than air conditioners while

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 9, 2021

During the hot summer months, most households run the AC for an extended period to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures. With time, dirt will begin to build up within your system, and your vents will start recirculating pollen, dust and other contaminants throughout the house. This can exacerbate allergies and other respiratory illnesses, especially for people with compromised immunity. If the dirt accumulates on the coils, your system will start to work harder, leading to a spike in utility bills. This also strains the unit and can result in unexpected repairs, frustrating breakdowns and a reduced equipment lifespan.

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How Candles Affect Indoor Air Quality

May 24, 2021

Most people use candles at home to create an intimate and relaxing mood. They bring color and warm fragrance inside a room, which improves the overall ambiance. Soaking in a steamy tub surrounded by candles might seem like the best way to unwind after a busy day. However, some of these candles may contribute to indoor air pollution, posing serious health issues to your loved ones. Read on to learn how. 1. How Candles Affect Indoor Air Quality Candles not only discolor your ceiling, walls, and surfaces, but they also generate indoor air pollutants. Most

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What Are Air Conditioning BTU’s?

May 14, 2021

Looking for a new air conditioning system for your home is exciting, but the amount of information that you need to make an informed decision can be overwhelming. One of the most common topics that stump homeowners in the San Antonio area is British thermal units (BTUs). You will see this measurement on every cooling system that you review, so you should have a basic understanding of the metric and how it should guide your buying decision. 1. What is a BTU? A BTU is a way of measuring the heat that may seem contradictory to

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

May 4, 2021

The air conditioning unit is one of the most-used appliances in many households, and it can make your home uncomfortable when it’s not functioning properly. However, it gives off various signals when it is malfunctioning. One of the most common signs is strange sounds coming from the unit, but awful smells are also a common signal, and they are pretty hard to ignore. If your air conditioning system begins to emit unpleasant smells, it means your unit is either too dirty or malfunctioning in a way. Some of these odors are harmless and only indicate your

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How Does the REME HALO Air Purification System Work?

April 20, 2021

The REME HALO Air Purifier is different from all other purifiers in the way it performs. This system purifies indoor air the same way nature purifies outdoor air. When outdoors, lightning activates hydrogen peroxide, which then cleans the atmosphere to leave a natural smell. The REME HALO purifier follows the same principle to leave a natural smell in homes. What Is the REME HALO Air Purifier, and How Does It Work? REME HALO is an air purification system by RGF. We install it in the supply plenum of the HVAC in a home. Instead of

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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

April 12, 2021

The modern air conditioner has become a common household item in today’s world, but there was a time when people struggled to deal with high temperature and humidity. They did not have any device that could offer them a convenient and cost-effective method to cool the air. What led to the invention of the air conditioner? Where was the first modern air conditioner installed? Who can we thank for this invaluable convenience of being able to just press a button to get the cool air flowing in our homes and offices? Read on to find out. What

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 6, 2021

If you have a problem with your air conditioner, you can help both your HVAC tech and yourself by taking a few minutes to learn how your system works. Add to that the major components, and how to know if they are bad, and you will experience a new level of peace. The Most Common Symptoms of Air Conditioner Problems Your air conditioner is a relatively simple system designed to cool your space. When a part of the system doesn’t work properly, you are likely to experience some common symptoms, regardless of what part it is.

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What Are Ways I Can Conserve Energy?

March 20, 2021

Reducing your household energy consumption can be beneficial on many fronts. Apart from saving you money, every little effort towards energy conservation contributes in a big way to environmental conservation when viewed cumulatively on a national level. According to the EPA, America can save up to $600 million in utility costs every year and cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 9 billion pounds annually if every American swapped one bulb with a more energy-efficient one. In most instances, energy conservation does not entail much. Changing old habits by making small adjustments to your daily routines

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