Why Heat Pumps Need Maintenance Twice a Year

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Regular maintenance is very important for keeping systems like air conditioners and heaters in good condition. Normally, one maintenance appointment every year is enough to make sure that any developing problems are dealt with before they have a chance to cause any serious issues. Heat pumps, however, need maintenance a bit more often. Read on to find out why heat pumps need maintenance twice a year in order to keep them in top condition.

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How Short-Cycling Affects Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Short-cycling is the bane of air conditioning systems. It is highly damaging, and extremely common. If your air conditioner starts short-cycling, it is to be considered an emergency. In the interests of preventing short-cycling from destroying your system, let’s go over why you need to call for repairs as soon as you notice it happening.

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Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs to Be Replaced

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We’re right in the middle of summer, and homeowners across the country are running their climate control systems on a daily basis to cope with the heat. Chances are, you’re one of those homeowners. If you’re using a heat pump to keep your home cool, you should know a couple of things. First, summer is one of the most stressful times of year for heat pumps, as they are used far more often on a day to day basis. Second, if your heat pump gives out in the middle of a hot day, you are going to be without air conditioning for a few days until you can replace it. In order to avoid that unhappy situation, it is best to take note of any signs that your heat pump needs replacing. Let’s examine those signs now.

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Steps Taken During Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Annual air conditioning maintenance is an important part of keeping your system working properly. There are many different steps and procedures that make up a comprehensive maintenance appointment, far too many to fit into a single blog post. However, we felt that it was important to outline some of the more common steps taken during a maintenance appointment. The more you know about air conditioner maintenance, the easier it is to understand its benefits. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some air conditioner maintenance procedures.

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Why You Need a Professional to Install Your Zone Control

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

A little while back, we talked about the ways that a zone control system can help improve your air conditioning and heating systems. This series of dampers and thermostats is great for directing air flow only where it is needed, cutting down on energy waste and increasing comfort levels. As great as zone control is, however, it is not easy to install. So, lest you be tempted to attempt it yourself, here are some reasons why you need a professional to install a zone control system for you.

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