Air Conditioner Efficiency: A Few Facts to Know!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

air-conditioner-money-saverWhat do you want the air conditioner in your house to do? That’s an easy question to answer—you want it to keep your house cool when it’s hot outside. But if your air conditioner drains a huge amount of energy doing that, much more than it should, it’s not doing its job the best way it can.

This is where efficiency comes in. An efficient air conditioner is one that maximizes how it converts electrical power into cooling power. You may have an AC that’s effective at giving you cooling but still be highly inefficient.

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Why Rooms Are Still Hot When the AC Is Running

Monday, April 15th, 2019

heat-waveThe modern central air conditioning system is designed to send cool air evenly around a house. If the ductwork in a house was properly installed and the right air conditioning system is hooked up to it, all the rooms in the house should enjoy similar levels of comfort.

It’s not always perfect, however. This summer, you may start to notice some rooms are warmer than you expect when the air conditioner is on. There are a few possible reasons for this uneven heating, and we’re going to look into a few of the more common ones. If the uneven heating persists and you can’t find a simple source for it, reach out to our AC repair experts. We offer 24-hour emergency service for your convenience.

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Your AC and Dry Summer Air—Some Facts

Monday, April 1st, 2019

woman-in-front-of-fan-hand-on-headAs you plan for the warmer weather of the middle of the year, you may not have considered dry conditions. But this is definitely something to think about, since humidity can drop down to “very dry” during midsummer. For example, during July the average morning relative humidity is 39% and the average afternoon humidity is 22%. When relative humidity drops below 30%, that’s considered too dry. (Too humid is when relative humidity is higher than 60%.)

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