Why do the thieves go to the trouble to steal HVAC systems? Copper prices have gone through the roof, at over $3 a pound in some places. A lot of people are seeing it as an easy way to make fast money. Since April 2005, the price of copper pipe and tubing has risen nearly … Read more
Reduction of tiny particles such as these can help prevent many illnesses, general lethargy, sneezing, sore throats, headaches and other symptoms triggered by pollution.
Freon is a refrigerant used for most home heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) units in America. While only a brand name of DuPont, the name “freon” often represents all HCFC refrigerants. The makeup of freon includes hydrogen, carbon, fluorine, and chlorine, or HCFC (hydro chlorofluorocarbons).
Common problems with existing air conditioners result from faulty installation, poor service procedures, and inadequate maintenance. Improper installation of your air conditioner can result in leaky ducts and low airflow. Many times, the refrigerant charge (the amount of refrigerant in the system) does not match the manufacturer’s specifications. If proper refrigerant charging is not performed … Read more
Below are some tips, advice and maintenance guidelines for your outdoor air conditioner and/or heat pump. These tips are for better efficiency, longer life, and easier service. Most of the information here applies to both air conditioners and heat pumps. But read carefully, some of the information is for one or the other. If you … Read more
If a room is not getting cooled or heated like the other rooms, it’s very likely there are some simple checks to do before calling your service company. Here are some checks: Check the air filters – both at the intake and return if any. They may be dirty or blocked. Check the air registers … Read more