Archives: August 2015

Why Indoor and Outdoor A/C Units Should Be Replaced at the Same Time

Why Indoor and Outdoor A/C Units Should Be Replaced at the Same TimeEven if only one half of your central air conditioner needs replacement now, it’s always advisable to replace indoor and outdoor units together. The indoor evaporator coil and outdoor condenser coil are designed to be a matched set. There are good reasons to replace indoor and outdoor A/C units at the same time and bad things that can happen if you don’t. Continue reading “Why Indoor and Outdoor A/C Units Should Be Replaced at the Same Time” »

When Performing A/C Maintenance, Here’s What Your HVAC Pro Should Check

When Performing A/C Maintenance, Here's What Your HVAC Pro Should CheckA/C maintenance is an essential part of the spring home maintenance that keeps your Southwest Oklahoma home cool and your A/C operating efficiently. If you skipped A/C maintenance last season, there’s no better time than the present to bring in your HVAC pro for a system tune-up. The following steps outline what your HVAC pro should check. Continue reading “When Performing A/C Maintenance, Here’s What Your HVAC Pro Should Check” »

Learn What Causes a Wet Air Filter and Tips to Prevent It

Learn What Causes a Wet Air Filter and Tips to Prevent ItThe air filter is a vital part of the HVAC system. It protects components from dirt and debris that can cause damage. The filter also drives cooling and heating performance if it is regularly changed, fits properly and remains dry. If you notice that you have a wet air filter, it may actually be a sign of a more substantial problem in the HVAC system. Continue reading “Learn What Causes a Wet Air Filter and Tips to Prevent It” »

Great Reasons to Consider a Variable-Speed Air Handler for Your A/C Upgrade

Great Reasons to Consider a Variable-Speed Air Handler for Your A/C UpgradeWhen an aging A/C is seriously acting up, whether it’s condensate drain problems, failing electrical components or a grinding air handler motor, it’s time to shop around for a new system. New cooling systems deliver superior efficiency and comfort than older models, and variable-speed technology plays an essential role in the efficiency of newer A/Cs. If you’re shopping for an air conditioning replacement, make sure it has a variable-speed air handler. Continue reading “Great Reasons to Consider a Variable-Speed Air Handler for Your A/C Upgrade” »

Setting Your Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?

Setting Your Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?When setting your thermostat, you’ll have to decide between leaving your fan in the “on” position or setting it to “auto” mode. Most thermostats have separate controls for the air conditioner and fan. The air conditioner cools the air while the fan just moves it. You can set the temperature on the thermostat and then adjust the fan to “auto” or “on.” Continue reading “Setting Your Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?” »