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

To Repair or To Replace?

Monday, January 21st, 2019

A new furnace can be a worthwhile investment, especially when the timing is just right. But, how do you know if now is the right time? Deciding whether to replace or repair your older furnace can be tricky. You want to receive the most from your system without jeopardizing your bank account.

The good news is that your local HVAC technician can help you make this decision. He or she will be able to inspect your system in order to fully assess its condition, making it much easier for you to decide whether you want to repair or replace. In the meantime, however, we have given you a quick guide to give you an idea about what to do with your furnace. Keep reading below to learn more. 

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“Does My Furnace Air Filter Really Need to be Changed?”

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Close-up of the elements of a clean car air filter; dynamic shot using diagonal lines.Well…yes. But we won’t stop there. We’re happy to explain why this is the case, and just what it is that you get from regularly cleaning (if you have a permanent filter) or changing your air filter every 1-3 months as needed.

First off, if you have a traditional HVAC setup, with a central air conditioner and a central furnace, then it’s very likely that your two units share an air filter. And this air filter isn’t there to protect your indoor air quality either (despite popular belief) but rather the inside components OF those HVAC systems. So true, it may seem a bit early to be talking about your heating system, but because of the shared importance of your air filter, we feel this is a pertinent topic no matter the time of year.

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What to Do with a Heat Pump Stuck in Cooling Mode

Monday, October 29th, 2018

heat pump floor unitTemperatures aren’t quite cool enough to start using our heaters regularly, yet, but soon enough you’ll be switching yours on. If you’re using a heat pump, this means switching the system from cooling mode to heating mode. But, what happens if your Savannah, GA heat pump is stuck in cooling mode?

Fortunately, you do have our team to call on when you have a problem like this, or any other sort of trouble with your HVAC system. In the meantime, however, read on for an explanation as to why this might be happening.

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Expert AC Tips from the Pros

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Service technician with a customer. Plumbers, electricians, cable repair, etc.While other parts of the country enjoy wearing their heavy scarves and drinking their pumpkin spice lattes, we still have some warm—really warm—days to contend with. With that said, we hope your air conditioner is ready to handle it. But what if you’re approaching the end of summer only to discover that your cooling system isn’t giving you the performance you deserve?

It may be due to something simple, such as a clogged air filter that needs replacing. On the other hand, it could mean it’s time for replacement, in which case you should give a HVAC contractor in Savannah, GA a call as soon as possible. We can help you make an educated decision about what type of air conditioner is best for your specific home and needs.

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“Is a Heat Pump Worth the Hype?”

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

white question mark on blue backgroundIt depends on what you’re looking to get out of your air conditioning system (or heater, which we’ll get to in a moment), but, yes, in most cases the professional installation of a Savannah, GA heat pump system is absolutely worth the hype.

With as warm and humid as our weather gets during summer, it goes without saying that a properly functioning and efficiently operating air conditioner is a must. Of course, preventive maintenance for any HVAC system will help ensure this is the case, but no cooling or heating system lasts forever—eventually you’ll need to replace yours. And yes, when that time comes, you’d do well to consider a heat pump.

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Are Heat Pumps More Efficient Than Traditional AC Systems?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

white question mark on blue backgroundIf your air conditioner had any trouble performing last year, then you may be in the midst of debating a newer one. Homeowners usually make this purchase in the spring, before the weather warms up too much, but it’s never too late to improve your comfort! It’s better to replace it now than to attempt getting through another summer season with a struggling cooling system.

When you are ready to replace your AC, you can reach out to our team for professional, and reliable, AC services in Savannah, GA. In the meantime, we’d like you to explore your options when it comes to choosing the best system for your home. You may have a traditional central air conditioner now, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that’s what will work best for you moving forward. You could do well to consider the installation of a high-efficiency heat pump system.

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How to Breathe Healthier Air in Your Home

Monday, June 25th, 2018

woman sitting comfortably in homeIf you’re worried about your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), you should be. Pollutant levels can be 100 times higher inside than outside. There are two reasons for this. First, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system typically recirculates the same air throughout your house with no fresh air being introduced. Second, new homes are being constructed with more airtight features to aid energy conservation. Given this, we’ll look at four different methods to help you breathe healthier air in your home.

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3 Common Causes of AC Repair

Monday, June 11th, 2018

technician working on air conditionerWith temperatures already approaching the 100° threshold, there is no denying that summer is well on its way, and when it gets here you’ll want an air conditioning system that functions as efficiently and effectively as it should, all season long. This means if your cooling system is struggling to do its job, it’s time to call in the pros and determine if you need AC repair in Savannah, GA.

But what can you expect when our service professionals come out? Well, it will depend on what exactly is wrong with your air conditioner. For instance, if it’s blowing out air but that air doesn’t actually feel cool, then you might have a refrigerant leak. Or, if it’s making strange and unfamiliar sounds, you might have a loose component in the system. Keep reading to learn more about these repair needs and more.

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4 Reasons to Change Your Air Conditioner’s Filter

Monday, May 28th, 2018

man holding air filterChanging your air filter is one of those small maintenance tasks that you can (and should) be doing on your own. But why do we say that? You may assume that a dirty air filter causes problems since it contaminates your indoor air and can make you sick. Perhaps that’s the reason technicians tell you to clean or replace it every 1-3 months? While a clogged air filter can have some impact on the quality of your indoor air, it is not the air filter’s intended purpose.

It’s there to do much more than prevent allergens from entering your home’s airstream. The air filter that comes standard with your HVAC systems is there to block particles from damaging the internal components OF those systems. But if an air filter is dirty and blocked, it can do just as much damage. Keep reading for 4 very real reasons we advise you to change your air conditioner’s filter. And when you need reliable Savannah, GA air conditioning services, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

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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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