June 26, 2018

Best Ways to Bring Your Air Conditioner Out of Hibernation

Following these steps before turning on your air conditioner for the summer will prepare it for the long summer ahead. It will run more efficiently, cost less to cool your home and experience fewer breakdowns. An A/C works hard in this climate, and starting the season out with a clean and fully maintained system gets it off to a good start. Inspect the air filter. If it’s dirty, change it. Nothing is harder on your cooling system than a dirty […]
June 21, 2018

Reap the Benefits of a Portable A/C

Nearly all the homes in Peachtree City have central air conditioning systems, but that doesn’t rule out having a portable A/C on hand. These units are easy to roll around, set up and vent to the outdoors. They give you a way to increase spot cooling when necessary for a variety of reasons. Live by the rules. Many neighborhoods have restrictions regarding the exterior appearance of homes and they don’t allow window air conditioners. Portable air conditioners are a good […]
June 19, 2018

4 HVAC Parts Every Homeowner Should Be Aware Of

While HVAC parts are individual components, they’re also integral elements engineered to function together in a system that generates reliable, efficient cooling and heating. A shortfall or defect in a single part may affect operation and performance of the whole system. While a working knowledge of the complete HVAC parts inventory definitely isn’t necessary for the average homeowner, here are four major components to be aware of: Air Conditioner Compressor Located in the outside half of the system, the compressor […]
June 14, 2018

Ways Weather Affects Energy Bill

A lot of factors affect your energy bill. While the amount of energy you use in response to soaring or plummeting local temperatures is one of them, sometimes weather far away from us can also affect our costs. And, speaking of weather, it’s not just extreme temperatures that can nudge our energy costs upward. High Humidity and Your Energy Bill We Georgians know how miserable high humidity makes us feel, whether we’re outdoors for a power walk or indoors on […]