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Repair or Replace: What To Do When Your AC Unit Stops Working

It is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. You’re sitting inside on a hot summer day, getting a nice reprieve from the heat thanks to your home air conditioner, when all of a sudden your AC unit stops working—and you are trapped in a sweltering, hot box. While no one ever wants to find themselves in this scenario, it is a situation that can happen to virtually anyone with an AC unit, at any time. So, when your AC unit stops working,...

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Why Do I Have Hot And Cold Rooms In My House? How Can I Balance My Residential HVAC System?

There are several possible solutions to increasing the efficiency of your HVAC system and making the air distribution system work the way it was intended. As with all problems the solution isn’t always black and white and different solutions may work for different people. Unfortunately in Las Vegas the builder or their HVAC contractor does not look at the best way to run each home’s air distribution system independently. They will engineer a track home one time and will ignore...

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Our NATE Certified And Licensed Technicians Can Handle Any AC Repair

“We are keenly aware that there is great value in having an educated consumer, which is why we have developed this page. It will hopefully help the customer to better understand the different parts of an HVAC system, why they go bad or are inefficient, and why they need to be replaced.  We encourage you to be your own Best Advocate. Never be afraid to ask your technician to demonstrate for you why the part they say is bad,...

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Things To Be Aware Of When Considering R 22 Replacement Refrigerants

The best replacement for R-22 Freon is usually R-407c. It has a very low loss in capacity (0 – 5%) relative to R-22 and is less expensive than many other R-22 replacement refrigerants. If a system has R22 in it already you cannot use a replacement refrigerant to simply add to the R22. For one, R 22 is its own refrigerant whereas the replacement refrigerants are made up of several different kinds of refrigerants designed to mimic operating pressures/temperatures of...

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The Origins of Air Conditioning – The History of the Air Conditioner

Although Willis Haviland Carrier created the first version of the modern day air conditioner, methods of artificially creating cool air existed long before he was born. To keep cool ancient Egyptians would dangle reeds in their windows and had a system where water would drip down the reeds.  As the wind blew across the reeds the water would evaporated and create cool air. You might recognize that this is the same concept behind today’s swamp coolers. Ancient Rome had a system of...

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Retrofitting A R-22 System With A Higher Efficiency R410A System

The big question for many homeowners about their HVAC system is whether or not you should choose to do this. I am going to try and convince you that one you decide to do this, the bigger issue is making sure it gets done right. Don’t think that we are the only ones facing these issues. Check out what the owner of “Cool Your Air” in Miami has to say to his customers by clicking HERE. From east coast to...

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