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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

As we approach the end of summer—although certainly not the end of our warm weather—it’s time to think about how much work your cooling system has gone through in recent months. Hopefully, you did not run into any problems with your air conditioner this season.

A broken down cooling system is certainly not something you want to deal with in the middle of summer. But perhaps you have been considering a replacement or an upgrade. If you’re still on the fence, here are a few signs that indicate it really is time for you to do so.

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What Role Does Refrigerant Play in Your Heat Pump?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Heat pumps—which most people think are primarily for heating the home in the winter—are different from traditional heating systems in the way they are constructed. In fact, heat pumps are more similar to air conditioners than combustion based heating systems, and they are also used as a cooling system.

Their construction is what allows them to be so energy efficient, however it also opens them up to a couple of potential issues. To make sure that your heat pump remains in the best possible shape, you should be aware of how the system works. Below we’ve discussed one of the most vital components of a heat pump system: the refrigerant.

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Methods to Increase Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

Monday, April 25th, 2016

In our blog post last week, we discussed SEER ratings and their importance in choosing a high-efficiency air conditioning system. Achieving high-efficiency is essential to lowering your monthly cooling costs, a huge priority for Texas residents.

Since operating your HVAC system makes up approximately half of your total utility expenses, you likely want to do anything you can to save money. The good news is, even if you can’t upgrade your system right now—or if you already have—there are some simple steps you can take right now to increase your air conditioner’s efficiency. We’ve shared just a few methods below. 

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What Are the Benefits of High SEER Efficient AC Equipment?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

When it comes to cooling your home, residents of course want to do everything in their power to save as much money as possible given the workout we give our air conditioning systems. Our hot and humid summer days necessitate reliable AC systems. So if you are in the market for a new air conditioner, you’ll want to be well prepared for the purchase. This means looking at all factors, from the size unit you need to what the system’s SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating is.

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