Professional Heating & Air Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Common Air Conditioning Misconceptions

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Hammond, LA is a hot city, and we’re not just referring to the gumbo. High temperatures and stifling humidity are par of the course, and a reliable air conditioner can often be your best friend in the summer months.

But even if you have the most efficient air conditioner on the market, you could be wasting a huge amount of energy simply because you adhere to certain myths and misconceptions about how the system works. Air conditioners are staples of our homes, but they can be complex pieces of equipment, and being able to run one isn’t the same as knowing how they work. By dispensing with those myths, you can save a great deal of money on cooling costs.

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Benefits of a Heat Pump

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Here in Covington, LA, we’re used to relying on traditional centralized air conditioners to keep us cool during our sultry summer months. They’re an efficient and reliable system, but they’re not the only kind of air conditioner out there, and in some cases, an alternative type can be a better fit for your home. In particular, consider the benefits of a heat pump, which acts as both a heater and an air conditioner in one. It works in a manner very similar to traditional air conditioners, but with a few twists that can provide significant advantages to your home. Here’s a quick primer on how.

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Easy Steps for Air Conditioning Efficiency

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Summer has arrived — in deed if not in word– and here in Walker, LA, that means making sure your air conditioner is working at its very best. Timely repairs are part of that, but there are other steps you can take to keep your system running, and running efficiently. That last part is just as important as the first, for while your system need to be ready to go every day, that doesn’t mean it should cost you an arm and a leg in the process. You can take a few easy steps for air conditioning efficiency and ensure that this summer’s cooling bills don’t break your budget in half.

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Replace Your Aging Air Conditioner Today

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Spring is here in Hammond, LA, and we can already feel the heat index rising. You’re going to need your air conditioner to function every day, and if yours is starting to look a little long in the tooth, now is the time to do so. We’ve talked a lot about determining when you old air conditioner needs to be replaced, and we haven’t talked about the specific benefits you can enjoy by replacing an old air conditioner with a new one. Mot people adopt the notion of running their existing air conditioning system into the ground before replacing it, but if your system is struggling and its warranty has expired, there’s really no reason to wait.

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