AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Last Minute AC Repairs to Be Aware of

Monday, November 26th, 2018

air conditioner being repairedWinter weather is slowly but surely coming, with nighttime temperatures already pretty chilly! Chilly enough that you may even be using your heating system already. In fact, you probably aren’t going to be using your air conditioner at all as far as this year is concerned. But what if your air conditioner wasn’t exactly working perfectly the last time that you did need to use it? Can you just wait until next spring to have it repaired?

You could, and technically you could also drive a car around the block a few times on nothing but the rims. In other words, it’s a bad idea. It’s never wise to let your air conditioner sit in a state of disrepair all winter long, as much of a nuisance as it might be to schedule last minute AC repairs when you don’t really “need” them right away. Keep reading for some last minute AC repairs you may need and why it’s a good idea to manage them now.

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As the Weather Cools, Don’t Neglect Your AC

Monday, October 15th, 2018

High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solutionOkay, so the weather hasn’t quite started cooling down yet. With temperatures in the last couple weeks still hovering in the mid-80’s, you may still be using your air conditioner quite a bit. And if it does have operational problems, they’re probably hard to ignore.

Still though, as the weather does cool down in coming weeks, it can be tempting to set aside your AC problems for now and “just deal with them next spring.” This can end up being a big mistake, costing you in comfort, and potentially leading to a premature replacement for your air conditioning in Rincon, GA.

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Improve Your Cooling Efficiency with a Variable Speed AC System

Monday, May 14th, 2018

residential AC outside unitWe’ve seen a lot of advancements in air conditioning technology in recent years. The reason for this is mostly to improve the efficiency of these systems—helping them cool off your home better but cost less to run. Additionally, higher efficiency means your system doesn’t have to work as hard to do its job, and therefore lasts longer, too.

One such air conditioning advancement is the advent of variable speed cooling systems. Considered a pinnacle in Savannah, GA air conditioning systems, these are highly efficient and a great choice for many homeowners.

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How to Use Your Air Conditioner Most Efficiently This Summer

Monday, April 30th, 2018

A heating/cooling vent register on the wall of a home, with open/close leverWith temperatures already on a warming trend, there’s no denying that summer is right around the corner—less than two months away, in fact. As such, we hope you’ve scheduling your Savannah, GA air conditioning maintenance appointment already.

Maintenance, also known as a tune-up, allows our technicians to fully inspect, clean, and adjust your AC system so it will work as effectively and efficiently as it’s meant to all season long.

While maintenance is certainly important, it’s not the end-all when it comes to retaining or even improving your cooling system efficiency. There are a number of steps you can take this summer to make sure you get the most bang for your buck from your HVAC system, all without sacrificing any comfort at all.

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What Makes a Heat Pump the Best Choice for Home Comfort?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

dog-home-comfortEvery home has unique heating and cooling needs, requiring a different system for homes of different shapes and sizes. The biggest heating system or cooling system is not necessarily the best. In fact, choosing an air conditioner or heater that is too large for your home can result in short cycling—the system running too often and wearing down its parts. And of course, a system that is too small will not do a sufficient job of heating or cooling your home.

While homeowners will choose different efficiency ratings for their comfort systems based on what they can afford, and while sizing changes based on the size of the home, there is still one type of system we recommend time and time again. In our area, the heat pump is the way to go.

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Do You Need AC Repair or Replacement?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

AC-repair-technicianWe know that every time we show up to fix a home air conditioning system, residents are crossing their fingers, hoping that this problem will only require a quick repair. Of course, we’ll do our best to complete any AC repair in a timely manner, but our main focus is on an accurate diagnosis and a thorough repair. However, there is the possibility that your air conditioner will need replacement.

While you hope the time hasn’t come yet, this may be good news! A new air conditioner will run more reliably and more efficiently. With time, you may actually save money since you won’t have to worry about so many system breakdowns or such high energy bills. To help you decide whether you need an AC repair or a brand new system, we’ve provided some information. However, you should always call a technician to know for sure.

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Habits That Can Ruin Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 18th, 2017

dumped-destroyed-air-conditionersWhen it comes to the condition of the larger appliances and systems in your home—the electrical wiring, the plumbing, and the air conditioner, for example—it may seem as though caring for them is out of your control. For the most part, these systems are installed during construction and replaced or repaired once someone runs into trouble. But this is a costly way of thinking of many of these systems.

Let’s take your air conditioner, for example. It may seem as though your job when it comes to air conditioning is simple. You turn on the thermostat when you need it and turn it off when you don’t. But even this daily habit may be slowly destroying your air conditioner and costing you more!

Find out which daily habits may be ruining the condition of your AC system in today’s post.

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AC Short Cycling: What Does It Mean?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

AC-in-grassSome problems with an air conditioning system leave you rushing to call in a technician ASAP, like when it only blows out warm air or when it’s completely broken down. Others are more subtle, like when the temperature only drops slightly. Today, we want to focus on an AC problem that often doesn’t set off any alarms.

Short cycling is when an air conditioner runs in brief spurts over and over. It may run for long enough to cool off the home—somewhat. However, it’s going to cause some major problems for your air conditioner.

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5 Common AC Repairs

Monday, August 21st, 2017

technicians-assess-air-conditionerAs air conditioning technicians who specialize in protecting AC systems, we feel a duty to help you understand more about the types of problems air conditioners face. You don’t have to know how to fix it; in fact, that could end up making a problem a lot worse without the proper experience. We simply thing you should know about the complex situations that come up from day-to-day, in order to see the importance of fixing AC problems ASAP.

For more information, or to schedule your AC repair today, call our friendly team. We are happy to help.

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What You Should Know about Heat Pumps

Monday, July 24th, 2017

AC-units-heat-pumps-toolsAll air conditioners are not built alike. Today, central air conditioning systems far exceed the capabilities and efficiency ratings of bulky window units and room air conditioners. And even amongst central air conditioning systems, which may look quite similar, there can be great differences.

Some air conditioners are rated much better in terms of efficiency than others. They come in different sizes, which is necessary because every home has a unique need in terms of cooling capacity. And some air conditioners are actually heat pumps.

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