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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8 Tips on Fixing Hot Spots in Your Home

October 10, 2020

Have you recently noticed some areas in your home that seem to be hotter than others? Hot spots occur when there’s an imbalance in the indoor temperature. This can be extremely frustrating because no matter how much you try to crank up your AC, these areas will remain hotter than others. Uneven temperatures in your home can cause an uncomfortable living environment. Wondering how you can correct this issue? Try out one of the following proven methods to improve the evenness of your indoor temperatures. 1. Confirm the Size of Your Cooling System

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6 Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs A Good Cleaning

October 2, 2020

Texas homeowners often spend a lot of time making sure their properties are clean and sanitary. Anyone who moves furniture out of the way and notices dust and dirt likely realizes debris may collect anywhere. “Anywhere” also includes the inside of an air conditioner. To allow dirt, dander, dust, cobwebs, and more collect inside an air conditioner is not a good idea. You don’t want those impurities spreading through the ducts and into the home. Nor do you want the impurities to cause operational problems with the air conditioner. Furthermore, you should beware

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How to Maximize the Life of your AC System

September 20, 2020

Your air conditioner is probably the most valuable equipment you have in your home. It is critical for your home’s comfort, and if neglected, it can have a significant impact on your health and finances. You can get the most out of your AC by keeping it in impeccable condition. Here are ways you can boost your system’s efficiency and maximize its lifespan. Fix Air Leaks Air from outside can seep into your home or allow conditioned air to escape from the interior. The source of the leakages could be a disconnection, or there may be

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How Can Your AC Energy Efficiency Be Calculated?

July 20, 2020

When you turn on your AC, you expect that it is going to provide cooled air. So, as long as it is providing the desired output, you may not think too much about the unit’s efficiency until you receive the bill. The energy efficiency of a cooling unit is calculated before you purchase a new one in San Antonio, TX. You will see the rating on the box. If you have had your cooling unit for several years, there are ways to estimate its energy efficiency. At Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating, we can help you calculate the current rating. To give you an

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Signs You’re Overworking Your Air Conditioner

October 22, 2019

When summer rolls into the area, your air conditioner will be getting a workout. Your system works hard to cool down your home. However, an overworked air conditioning system can cause some problems. Here are a few signs that your air conditioner is struggling to keep up with the summer demand. Rising Energy Bills If your energy bills have suddenly spiked, you might have an overworked air conditioner. When the air conditioner becomes overwhelmed by the demand, it uses more energy to cool down your home. This increase can show up in the form of

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What Are Swamp Coolers?

October 17, 2019

Swamp coolers use evaporative cooling to keep rooms in your home comfortable. They are an ideal solution for buildings that don’t have a central air conditioning system. Because they are affordable, swamp coolers are accessible for many people. They’re ideal for climates that are hot but dry. Because of the way they work, they don’t function well in humid areas. There are several different types of swamp coolers you can choose from. Benefits of Evaporative Cooling The cooling technology employed by swamp coolers has been used by civilizations since ancient times. They

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Symptoms of a Broken AC Motor

October 17, 2019

Your air conditioner’s motor plays a big role in your home’s comfort. Over time, the motor can begin to suffer from issues and break down. Here are a few symptoms to look for if you think you may have a malfunctioning AC motor. 1. Rattling Noises Broken motors often cause rattling noises to develop. This usually comes from the condenser unit when the appliance is operating. Humming or buzzing noises may also be present due to malfunctioning motor blades, which requires the help of a professional from a company like Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating.

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Is It Time to Upgrade to a New Air Conditioner?

August 10, 2019

With the hot weather in the San Antonio area, a good air conditioner is a necessity for a comfortable home. At Beyer Heating & Air Conditioning, we specialize in making sure that the AC units of our customers keep running. However, even the best air conditioner will need to be replaced over time. There are several factors to consider as you think about replacing your AC system. Performance Most air conditioning units work great when first installed. After about 10 years, however, the air conditioner may not provide consistent cooling. It may have to work harder

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