air conditioning

September 13, 2016

A/C Condensate Drain Problems 101

Nothing will ruin your day faster than finding out your HVAC system has caused major water damage to your attic, ceiling, or other parts of your home. Luckily, understanding how this can happen makes prevention a simple task. Water damage from your HVAC system is usually the culprit of a clogged condensate drain. To understand the purpose of this drain, picture a glass of iced tea on a hot day. As warm air hits the cold glass, it cools slightly. […]
September 8, 2016

What You Should Know About Two-Stage Cooling

No matter what temperature you set your home to, a traditional air conditioner has only two settings: on, and off. A wide range of cooling temperatures is achieved by the thermostat simply turning the A/C off once the temperature is reached, and turning it back on when the house warms up a little. While this works, it can produce intermittent noise and some temperature swings, and it’s not the most efficient way to handle matters. Two-stage cooling is an improvement. […]
September 1, 2016

Understanding A/C Ratings

A central A/C is one the most expensive systems you’ll purchase for your home, and since it has a 10- to 15-year lifespan, replacing it represents a long-term commitment. When the time comes to upgrade your existing cooling equipment, it’s wise to thoroughly investigate air conditioner ratings for the models available that match your budget to make the best choice. Why You Need to Consider A/C Ratings In our Georgia climate, keeping a home comfortable during the cooling season uses […]
October 6, 2015

Repair or Replace Your HVAC System This Fall: You Decide

Fall is the time of year to prepare your home for the heating months. If your HVAC system barely made it through last winter or summer, or if you’re facing a repair-or-replace decision, now is the time to act. Keep reading for professional pointers. Cost of Repair vs. Replacement The repair or replace dilemma generally centers around costs. Repairing your HVAC system probably costs less than replacing it. If it’s an expensive repair, though, you may consider that replacing it […]