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September 11, 2012

Need To Improve Heat Pump Efficiency? Try These 3 Tips

Due to the mild year-round climate of our area, your home can benefit greatly from the use of a heat pump. With the ability to cool your home in the summer and heat your home in the winter, this single unit does the work of two. There may be issues plaguing your equipment, however, that prevent it from achieving peak performance. If you find yourself needing to improve heat pump efficiency, try these three tips. Optimize refrigerant charge.  Units which […]
May 20, 2014

Tips to Evaluating Your Air Conditioner: It May be Time to Replace It

Nothing feels better during the warm, muggy Georgia summers than coming home to a cool, comfortable home. If your air conditioner isn’t working as it should, however, you may come home one day to find that your home is hot, humid and extremely uncomfortable. By evaluating your air conditioner using the tips below, you can learn when it’s time to replace your unit without the disappointment and frustration of an unexpected breakdown. Age of the Unit When evaluating your air […]
May 22, 2014

Common Air Conditioner Problems that You May Not Be Aware Of

Not every issue with your air conditioner (A/C) is an emergency and needs immediate attention. Some are small and easy to identify, and some problems can even be easily fixed. These are some common air conditioner problems that you should learn about: Poor or non-existent airflow. If you notice that air doesn’t really seem to be blowing throughout your ducts and home, check the air filter. A dirty air filter can block airflow in your ducts and put strain on […]
June 26, 2014

An HVAC System Retrofit Could Be What Your Home Needs

Just as you can have parts of your vehicle replaced with original equipment or remanufactured parts to save the expense of replacing it entirely, you can also see if an HVAC system retrofit might be more advantageous than replacing your entire system. Some parts of heating and cooling systems can be replaced to prolong the lifetime of the system or update it for better performance. Refrigerant In 2010, manufacturers could not use R-22 as a refrigerant any longer. R-22 is being […]