Your air conditioner (A/C) system consists of several main parts, including the air handler, condenser and ductwork. These components work together to keep your home comfortable and your energy costs low. So what do you do when problems arise with these components? Try these three A/C troubleshooting tips:
Examine the air handler
The components of the air handler cool the air, which travels to your rooms though ducts. Several air-handler issues can occur, including:
Inspect the condenser unit
The condenser unit transfers heat outdoors, and begins the refrigerant cooling process. A/C troubleshooting areas with respect to the condenser include:
Check the ductwork
Ductwork transfers the conditioned air to your rooms, and issues with it can include:
As a homeowner, you can perform A/C troubleshooting and minor maintenance on your air conditioner, but if you suspect the problem is beyond your capabilities, contact the professionals at Powers Heating & Air. We’ll conduct a thorough inspection of your air conditioner before minor problems become larger issues, and we proudly serve customers in the Peachtree City area.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Peachtree, GA and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about a/c troubleshooting tips and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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