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Fresh Air, L.P. Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Why Your Air Conditioner May Shut Down Prematurely

Monday, June 27th, 2016

When you live in a hot climate such as ours, you are very well aware of how important it is to have an effective air conditioning system installed in your home. Our summer season is nothing to contend with, and as a result you want to know that you can rely on your air conditioner to be there for you when you need it the most.

If your system begins to fail on you, chances are you are going to be stuck at a time that you need your AC system to work the hardest. But what if your air condition is starting up alright, but only running for a short time before shutting down? This process is known as short-cycling, and it’s a clear sign that it’s time for you to call for air conditioning repairs.

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Will a High Efficiency AC System Really Save You Money?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Most homeowners don’t realize that when it comes to their air conditioning system, efficiency really does matter. Sure, high-efficiency appliances may cost more upfront, but the money you save on monthly energy costs should more than make up for this.

Before you can decide what level of efficiency is best for your system and how much a high efficiency system will save you, it’s important to understand how this efficiency is determined. Modern air conditioners comes with a number called the seasonal energy efficiency rating (SEER). The higher the SEER ratio is on an AC system, the more efficient the model is.

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Do You Know the Role of Refrigerant in Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Your air conditioner’s refrigerant is probably the one component of your cooling system that you don’t give much thought to. However, it plays a very important role. Without the right amount of refrigerant, your air conditioner simply could not do its job.

In order to keep your air conditioner in the best shape possible and ensure it functions properly for years to come, you should understand the basics of how it works. Keep reading to learn more about the important role that refrigerant plays in your AC system, and possible issues that can crop up.

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The Importance of Hiring Licensed and Insured HVAC Professionals

Monday, June 6th, 2016

When you hire someone to install or service your HVAC system, chances are you want it to be someone you can trust to do the job right. You might be tempted to hire an amateur handyman or even an enthusiastic DIY-enthusiast who lives down the street. However, in order to truly ensure an effective installation, you will want to obtain services from a licensed and insured HVAC contractor.

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“Why Won’t My Heat Pump Switch Modes?”

December 3, 2018

So you tried switching to heating mode on your heat pump, but nothing happened. Now what?

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As the Heating Season Begins, Heed Any Furnace Repair Signs

November 19, 2018

In addition to professional maintenance, the other way to fend off the worst of heating repairs is to know the signs of smaller repair needs.

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