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System Losing HVAC Refrigerant?

HVAC refrigerant is the chemical that performs the critical function of extracting heat from your house and dispersing it into outside air. What’s left behind indoors is simply cool comfort. Refrigerant can be a frigid vapor or a hot compressed liquid, depending on where it’s circulating in the air conditioning system. It’s also under pressure [...]

By |2019-05-01T16:01:08+00:00May 28th, 2019|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on System Losing HVAC Refrigerant?

No Cool Air? What Could be the Cause?

As spring weather continues to bring warmer temperatures, proper cooling in your home becomes essential. Anytime that your cooling system isn't blowing cool air, there's an underlying issue that should be addressed. Let's take a look at a few possible causes for this particular problem so that you can get your household back to normal [...]

By |2019-05-01T16:03:07+00:00May 16th, 2019|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on No Cool Air? What Could be the Cause?

Reasons to Maintain Your Evaporator Coil

The evaporator coil is a key component of a home or business HVAC system, because it's the one that actually cools the air. Learning more about this essential component can help you understand just one of the reasons why planned maintenance for your HVAC system is so important. How Your Evaporator Coil Functions The evaporator [...]

By |2019-04-02T14:36:25+00:00April 11th, 2019|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Reasons to Maintain Your Evaporator Coil

Second-Story Heating Up: Fix Uneven Cooling

If you have a two-story home and the second story is heating up too much, it can take a toll on your family's comfort and your energy bills. Fixing uneven cooling like this is challenging because heat naturally rises up to a second story. The issue can be amplified by: Incorrectly-sized or aging equipment. The [...]

By |2018-07-27T21:41:00+00:00August 21st, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Savings|Comments Off on Second-Story Heating Up: Fix Uneven Cooling

Best Cooling Options for Sunrooms and Screen Rooms

Sunrooms and screen rooms are popular with Eastern North Carolina homeowners for good reasons: they extend a home's living space while providing shelter from rain and protection from mosquitoes and other pests. Since these spaces are often a converted porch or addition, rather than part of a home's conditioned envelope, they can become unusable when [...]

By |2018-07-27T21:34:16+00:00August 14th, 2018|Air Conditioning, HVAC System|Comments Off on Best Cooling Options for Sunrooms and Screen Rooms

Surviving the Hottest Days of Summer

Summer has arrived and it is humid and hot, which leaves us all trying to stay cool whenever possible. The good news is that you can survive the sweltering heat by following these simple tips: Schedule Bi-Annual Maintenance Tune Ups All HVAC systems need regular maintenance tune ups regardless of the age of the unit [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:52:50+00:00July 26th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Savings|Comments Off on Surviving the Hottest Days of Summer

How to Adjust Your Thermostat While School’s Out

During the school year if there's no one home on weekdays, you likely have your thermostat programmed for energy-saving temperature setbacks in the daytime. When the children are home over the summer break, though, you'll have to make changes to your usual HVAC schedule. Here are some factors to consider to help you maximize your [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:45:40+00:00July 19th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Savings, Thermostats|Comments Off on How to Adjust Your Thermostat While School’s Out

Cool Ways to Celebrate National Air Conditioner Day

July 17 is National Air Conditioner Day, commemorating the invention of the modern air conditioner by an engineer named Willis Carrier in 1902. Interestingly, Carrier didn’t set out to cool the inside of buildings. He was hired to design a system to lower humidity inside a large printing plant in Brooklyn, New York. Carrier’s invention [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:41:33+00:00July 17th, 2018|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Cool Ways to Celebrate National Air Conditioner Day

Ways to Keep Your Guests Cool at Summer Parties

As temperatures rise and flowers are in full bloom, it's a great time to break out the patio furniture and barbecue grill. Before you make your guest list for summer parties, however, it pays to consider how you'll keep guests comfortable without straining your air conditioning system. Here are important tips for keeping guests cool [...]

By |2018-05-30T18:50:59+00:00June 28th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Savings|Comments Off on Ways to Keep Your Guests Cool at Summer Parties

Why Does Your A/C Freeze in Summer?

An A/C freeze on a hot summer day is not a sign that your unit is producing too much cold air. When the air conditioner’s indoor evaporator coil turns into a block of ice, that’s evidence of a maintenance issue or malfunction that may inflict serious damage to critical components like the system compressor. [...]

By |2018-08-06T18:55:34+00:00June 26th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Why Does Your A/C Freeze in Summer?
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