3 Ways Air Conditioning Causes Air Pollution

June 17, 2022

Heat can lead to the loss of lives. According to CDC, around 600 individuals die annually in the United States due to extreme heat conditions. Therefore, many rely on their air conditioning units to stay cool and cozy in their homes and offices. Not only are these systems comfortable, but for some people, it’s vital for their safety. Those with allergies, respiratory complications, and other health issues can suffer greatly without the mechanically conditioned air running throughout their houses. However, while keeping ourselves cool and comfortable in our homes and offices, the air conditioners endanger the

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What You Need to Know About HVAC Dampers

June 12, 2022

If you’re looking for a new space to live in, odds are you’re shopping around and making comparisons between various homes. One thing that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves but is nevertheless one of the aspects of your home that can significantly impact your day-to-day experience is the HVAC system. The HVAC system includes various parts that work together to keep your home comfortable, like ducts, vents, and electrical equipment. One aspect of an HVAC system that can easily overlook is dampers. They provide an essential role in your system, and when you’re shopping for

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11 Ways to Soundproof Your HVAC

June 2, 2022

For most people, HVAC systems play a critical role in staying comfortable year-round. While these systems keep you at the right temperature, they can also produce a lot of noise as they operate. In fact, HVAC systems produce noise that can be sent from the unit itself to the ducts and the vents located throughout your home. Fortunately, if the noise from your system is getting on your nerves, there are several things that you can do to remedy the issue. 1. Repair Your HVAC System Properly If excess noise is coming from your HVAC

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How Often Should You Service Your Air Conditioner?

May 18, 2022

There is no doubt about the benefits of having a functioning air conditioning system during San Antonio’s hot summer months. The last thing that you want is for your air conditioning unit not to function when you need it the most. Even if you purchase the best air conditioning unit, it will require service from time to time. If you don’t get regular maintenance for your AC unit, it will struggle to function properly. This means increased energy use, reduced efficiency, and reduced durability. When Should You Service Your AC? Your goal should

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Common Causes of Leaking in Ductless Air Conditioners

May 9, 2022

Ductless ACs are compact and energy-efficient alternatives to old-style air conditioners. Known as mini-split ACs, these units offer a convenient and affordable way to maintain comfortable home temperatures. Mini-split air conditioners are easy to install, require less maintenance, and last longer. However, ductless air conditioners can develop problems even with regular care and maintenance. One of the problems that shouldn’t be scheduled for a later date is leaking. Ductless AC leaking is mostly associated with the following issues. Clogged Condensate Drain Lines The main cause of ductless AC leaks is a clogged condensate drain line.

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How to Tell When You Need Duct Cleaning

May 2, 2022

Your home’s ductwork is an essential part of your HVAC system and, just like all other parts, requires regular maintenance to ensure the system functions properly. Duct cleaning is one of the best things you can do for both the air quality inside your home and the health of your heating and cooling equipment, but most people know little if anything about what the process is and how it works. With this in mind, here are the signs that can indicate you need to have your ducts cleaned and also how the process works. Your Home Is

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Does Opening Windows at Night Save Money?

April 18, 2022

If you’re like most homeowners, you’re tired of seeing skyrocketing energy bills throughout the summer months. There are many different methods prescribed on blogs around the internet to help homeowners save money on their energy expenses during the summer. Unfortunately, one of the most common misconceptions is that opening windows during overnight hours always helps to reduce energy costs. Reducing Overnight Energy Bills At first, it seems to make perfect sense to open your windows and turn off your air conditioning unit during the summer nights. Typically, during the overnight hours, it gets much

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Window AC Unit Versus HVAC System: Which Should You Choose?

April 11, 2022

Is your household prepared for the sweltering heat of the San Antonio, TX summer? Before you know it, it will be June, and if you don’t already have a reliable air conditioner in your home, you need to purchase one as soon as possible. However, before you pull the trigger on such a significant purchase, you should take the time to figure out which type of AC unit is the right fit for you. Although central air HVAC systems are the most popular choice, they aren’t necessarily ideal for every household. If you’re looking to save money, it’s possible that

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Is a Ductless Air Conditioner the Right Choice for Your Home?

April 2, 2022

Many homes in Texas weren’t built with central air conditioning systems. Others have rooms that are under-serviced or that aren’t serviced by their existing cooling equipment at all. Ductless air conditioners are designed to provide the same cooling power that central A/C systems do. Best of all, they don’t need built-in ductwork, and they’re zoned to provide superior levels of efficiency. It has become a popular choice for those who do not want to invest in central air conditioning systems. Read on to discover exactly how this equipment works and to determine whether it’s the right choice in residential cooling

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HVAC Spring Preparation Tips

March 17, 2022

When the cold winter weather finally decides to settle down, it’s time to think about preparing your HVAC system for the warmer months. You want to ensure that your system is operating in peak condition so that you don’t waste any of your hard-earned money on excessive energy. If you’re new to springtime HVAC maintenance, there are various tasks that you’ll want to ensure that you complete at the start of the season. Schedule Professional Maintenance Service The first task on your list should be to contact a licensed HVAC professional to perform maintenance on your

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