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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Time to Ask Some Tough Questions About Your AC

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

old-air-conditioner-unitThe hot weather still has plans for us in Salt Lake City—even when the season officially clicks over to fall, we can expect our home cooling systems to continue to chug away providing relief from the blistering heat.

But this is still a good time of the year to stop and think about your home’s air conditioning system and its future. Maybe you don’t need to think about it as hard as your children’s future or your own career. The air conditioner, however, is a vital part of your home comfort and you spend hundreds of dollars a year operating it. It’s a significant investment, and you should know when the time has come to replace it with a new system.

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Considering Your Options for a New AC

Monday, June 11th, 2018

air-conditioning-systemBefore the major heat waves of another summer in Salt Lake City arrive, consider if you need a new air conditioning system installed in your house. We recommend replacing any AC that’s older than 15 years, even if it still seems to work fine. (A system that old is at high risk of an abrupt breakdown, and it’s probably costing you much more to run than it should.) If you have other reasons to suspect your AC isn’t going to make it through the coming season, get in touch with our team and they’ll help you make the choice to replace it—as well as the choice of what to replace it with.

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What’s the Best Brand of AC?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

residential-ac-cabinet-from-the-topIf you’re asking this question, it’s probably because you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, either as the first AC for a new home or a replacement for an old system. It also means you’re a careful consumer and want to make sure you receive the best possible new system—an air conditioner that will last for many years, operate at high energy efficiency, and experience few malfunctions.

The answer to the question is … well, there’s no simple answer. Homes have different cooling requirements, and finding the right AC to deliver a customer’s needs is more complex than recommending Brand X over Brand Z.

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How Air Conditioning Maintenance Pays for Itself

Monday, April 30th, 2018

service-marker-blueA few months ago, when the weather was still cold, we wrote a post about planning for warm weather with air conditioning maintenance. If you’ve delayed with arranging it, right now is the ideal time to pick up the phone and get on our schedule for your air conditioner’s annual tune-up and maintenance. The summer heat is much closer than you think, and you want a home cooling system that can handle whatever the weather throws at it.

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Is It Time for a New AC System?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

air-conditioning-system-outdoor-cabinetThere’s no such thing as “the last air conditioning system you’ll ever need to buy.” No air conditioner can last forever, and even the most effective and efficient model will one day start to decline from age to the point where it’s more economic to put in a new system.

Spring is a good time to ask yourself if your home’s air conditioner can make it through another summer. If you don’t think it will, or if the AC costs more to keep, then it’s best to have the new system in place before the serious heat arrives. We have some tips about air conditioning in Salt Lake City, UT that can help you know when your AC is ready to retire. Call us when you need an expert opinion: we’ll repair or replace the system—whatever is best for you.n We put customers first!

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