Refrigerant leak

July 16, 2019

Understanding the Signs of Low Refrigerant

Low refrigerant in your central air conditioner may begin with an assortment of initially insignificant symptoms. As the refrigerant charge drops, however, these minor issues can turn into major dysfunction, eventually shutting down the system completely. Refrigerant absorbs heat from the airflow inside your house at the system evaporator coil, then conveys it to the outside condenser coil where it’s released into the air. The level of circulating refrigerant is a very precise specification. If it declines below that amount, […]
July 17, 2014

Does Your A/C Still Use R-22? Reasons Why an Upgrade Is in Order

If your A/C still uses R-22, you’re going to be really upset at the price of a refrigerant top off service. As the federal government has been phasing out R-22 due to the Montreal Protocol International Environmental Agreement, prices of the gas have skyrocketed and they’re only going to go higher. Currently, production of R-22 has been slashed to 25% of the established national baseline cap and next year it will be cut another 15%. To avoid paying those exorbitant […]
April 30, 2013

Air Conditioners and Their Most Common Problems: What to Look For

Do you suspect that the air conditioner in your Georgia home isn’t operating as well as it should? With the hot summer weather quickly approaching, you’ll want to make sure that your air conditioner is operating at its peak efficiency. A checklist of common problems can help you find the problem. If your air conditioner isn’t working correctly, the first thing you’ll want to check for is user error; be sure that everyone in your family knows how to properly […]