AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. Blog

Signing Up for a Maintenance Program Improves Home Efficiency Year Round

August 23rd, 2016

Take control of your home efficiency today! Wherever you are, there are likely local heating and AC technicians who offer maintenance packages that include many of the elements you need for better efficiency and a longer-lasting AC and heating system. Check out the details below, and get in touch with our team if you’re in our service area.

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Why a Heat Pump Is the Only Home Comfort Installation You Need

August 22nd, 2016

For a long time, the furnace was the only option available for people who wanted to keep the entire home warm via an air duct system. The standard setup for most homes with comfort systems involves a furnace and a separate air conditioner, but it’s no longer the only way to go. A heat pump is a single installation that can do the job of both a heater and an air conditioner.

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3 Easy Ways to Save Money on Cooling

August 15th, 2016

When you get home on a hot and humid day, the first thing you do is turn on your air conditioning system. It’s tough to save money on cooling costs when all you want is cold air filling up your home fast. But if you follow a few simple steps, you might be able to cut down costs without giving up on comfort.

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Most AC Systems Run at One Speed Only—But Not All

August 14th, 2016

Have you ever turned the air conditioner down to an extremely low setting, in the hopes that your home would cool down quickly? Well, it doesn’t really work like this. Your air conditioner is going to cycle at one speed—high—until it reaches the temperature setting on the thermostat.

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Can AC Replacement Be More Affordable than Repairs?

August 9th, 2016

Something is wrong with your air conditioner. We know that you hope that the system won’t need any costly work. Moreover, you really hope that your air conditioner does not need to be replaced completely.

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Why There Shouldn’t Be Ice on Your Air Conditioner

August 8th, 2016

We know it may sound like it’s not such a big deal. If you see ice on your air conditioner, you may believe it’s actually a good thing. After all, your air conditioner is supposed to keep your home cool, right? And when it’s hot and humid outdoors, you hope that your home will remain as cool as possible.

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Air Conditioners and Humidity Control

August 2nd, 2016

It’s not the heat—it’s the humidity! That’s something you’ve heard time and time again, undoubtedly. High moisture levels (humidity) in the air make us feel warmer because our bodies cannot cool off as easily. You want your air conditioning system to take some humidity out of the air as well as control the heat. And this should happen—as long as your air conditioner is well cared for and properly sized and installed.

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Can AC Replacement Be More Affordable than Repairs?

August 1st, 2016

When your air conditioning system stops working, you really hope that the problem isn’t so bad. At the very least, you hope that you can repair the air conditioner—not replace the entire system.

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Can I Replace Just the Compressor of My AC System?

July 25th, 2016

When your air conditioner stops working, you always hope that there is a simple solution to the issue. So when you find out that the compressor is broken, it can be somewhat of a letdown. The compressor is actually the most costly component of an air conditioner, in most cases, and a repair is not always possible.

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Find Out If You’re Spending Too Much on Home Cooling

July 24th, 2016

It seems like your air conditioning costs are out of control in the summertime. But what can you do besides shut off your AC system and stay uncomfortable throughout the day and night?

Chances are high that you’re spending more than you need to. Schedule an energy audit with a qualified technician today to find out if you’re spending too much on these common home and AC system issues.

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