What Is A Good Seer Rating?

What Is Seer? SEER stands for “Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio” the standard measurement of air conditioning efficiency established by the U.S. Department of Energy. A SEER rating is the ratio of the cooling output of an air conditioner over a typical cooling season, divided by the energy it consumed in Watt-Hours. Most modern HVAC systems have a minimum rating of …

4 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Fall Maintenance

4 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Fall Maintenance 1. Extends The Life Of You Heater Our HVAC systems are built to last years and years, and aren’t necessarily high maintenance but should be inspected and cleaned bi-annually. The importance of your fall heating maintenance extends to all parts of your unit—bearings and all moving parts need to be regularly …

AC Blowing Hot Air? 5 Signs It’s Time for a Tune Up

This summer has been the hottest on record in Arizona. Hot weather can have serious health consequences, not to mention just make you miserable. If your AC blowing hot air is driving you nuts — and making you feel sick — you need to fix the situation fast. In this post, we’ll tell you five of the most common reasons for an AC …

What You Need to Know About Central Air Installation

  1. Understand Your Air Ducts The first thing to look into is your air duct system. Just because you have air ducts doesn’t mean that they are good. Old air ducts may have cracks or loose areas that allow air to escape. This means that even with a new central air conditioning system your house still may not cool …

The Best AC Temperature Setting for Efficiency & Comfort

Did you know air conditioning cost approximately $29 billion to homeowners each year, with your AC using 6% of all energy produced in the United States? That’s a lot of money. But there are ways you can cut this expense down. In addition to making sure your air conditioning is in tip-top shape, you can also choose a certain AC …

How to Find the Best Local HVAC Company in Arizona

People who live in Arizona understand just how important it is to have an air conditioning system that’s in tip-top condition. Every once in a while, however, your AC system will need maintenance, repair, or replacement. When that happens, how do you find the best local HVAC company in Arizona to meet your needs? Read on to find out! Quality AC Companies Will Have a …

5 Questions to Ask an HVAC Technician Before Hiring Them

Arizona is one of the hottest states in the country during summer, with temperatures hovering around the 80s and 90s almost year round. The hottest temperature ever recorded here peaked at a whopping 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Phoenix and the surrounding areas are also in a zone that’s considered an Urban Heat Island. Large buildings, bustling population, and transportation cause temperatures …

3 Warning Signs You Need A New HVAC Unit

An average new HVAC unit lasts between 15 25 years. If you do not take proper care of your system, there are a range of issues that could — and will arise. One major issue is that you will lose your heating/central air conditioning if your unit stops working. Luckily, there are warning signs that you can look out for that will help …

How to Prepare Your AC Unit for Monsoon Season

AC Storm Preparation Tips for Arizona Residence Regular Maintenance: How you prepare your AC unit for monsoon season starts well before the weather shift. First and foremost, get your AC units Spring/Summer maintenance out of the way. Don’t disregard  The Importance of regular maintenances. Having confidence in knowing your AC unit is going to make it through the worst of Arizona’s monsoon …

Is Now The Best Time for an AC Replacement?

R22 Phase Out: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set January 1, 2020, as the date when R22 is banned from production and importation in the United States, R22 has been phased out worldwide due to harmful effects on the ozone layer. What This Means For You: This means that older Air conditioning systems will be harder and much …