air conditioner

March 28, 2019

How Your Skin is Affected by Air Conditioning

It’s hard to argue with the comfort that your air conditioner provides, but there are some A/C effects that can irritate your skin as the A/C dries out the air. The ideal indoor humidity ranges between 30 and 50 percent. When it’s drier than 30 percent, the air starts to take a toll on your health. Since nature abhors a vacuum, it will start to take moisture from your skin to compensate. Air conditioners dry out the air by condensing […]
March 5, 2019

Schedule Your A/C Tune Up

As unpredictable as the weather is, it might be a good idea to schedule your A/C tune up early this year. Even if the weather doesn’t heat up ‘til May, getting ahead of the crowd gives you first choice for scheduling. Even better, the HVAC tech will probably have more time to devote to your questions and concerns. Servicing your air conditioner before the cooling season puts it into the best condition possible based on its age and overall quality. […]
October 30, 2018

New Air Conditioner? Sizing Guide

When you’re in the market for a new cooling system, nothing is quite as important as the air conditioner sizing process you’ll go through with your HVAC contractor. Cooling systems aren’t a one-size-fits all appliance. Much of how they’re sized depends on the energy efficiency of your home first, and its actual size second. The Process Reputable HVAC contractors use Manual J software to run the sizing calculation, also called a load calculation Manual J requires the following elements of […]
October 23, 2018

Buying an Air Conditioner: Should Reviews Sway You?

Today, there are scads of online reviews for every kind of product imaginable, so the internet seems like the logical place to do research when you’re buying a new air conditioner. While it’s helpful to learn what other homeowners think about different brands and models by reading air conditioner reviews online, you’ll get the greatest benefit from a new A/C purchase by taking these key factors into consideration: Contractor Reputation The quality of the installation plays a huge part in […]