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August 1, 2013

R-22 Refrigerant Is Getting Harder to Come by–Have You Considered an A/C Replacement?

Since a year ago when the rising cost of R-22 refrigerant was all over the news, the cost has only risen higher. At the time, homeowners with older A/Cs and heat pumps were encouraged to consider upgrading to new cooling systems that operate with the more available and environmentally benign R-410A. With refrigerant prices expected to continue rising for for older R-22 reliant cooling systems, this was just one more good reason to consider upgrading to a more energy-efficient A/C. […]
July 30, 2013

SEER Efficiency Ratings: Know How the Numbers Add Up?

This summer, you could be faced with the decision to replace your old air conditioning system. When it comes to picking a new A/C, you may have questions about what all the numbers associated with different cooling systems. Knowing what those numbers, in particular SEER efficiency ratings, mean can help you select the best A/C for your Georgia home. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, or SEER, measures how efficiently an air conditioner or heat pump converts electricity into cooling during […]
July 25, 2013

Finding the Best Contractor for Your A/C Installation

Is your Peachtree City area home in need of a new air conditioner for the summer months? Finding the perfect contractor for A/C installation might sound like a difficult endeavor, but not if you know what to look for. If you want to get ahead of the game, make sure your technician is addressing these points: Correct sizing – Many A/C units are either undersized or oversized. Either of these problems will cause undue stress on your equipment and reduce its […]
July 23, 2013

After Your Home Energy Audit: Deciding on Your Efficiency Improvements

Congratulations – you’ve had a home energy audit done for your house; you conducted it yourself, or else paid a professional HVAC specialist who knows all the important diagnostics tests. You now have a list of things that must be fixed, and you’re no doubt wondering where to start and how to prioritize your pending home improvements. With the heat and humidity of a Georgia summer upon us, here are some suggestions that will help you decide how to begin: […]