Your HVAC system’s evaporator coils are among the most important components for cooling and dehumidifying your home. They’re tucked out of sight, but they shouldn’t be forgotten when it comes to spring maintenance.
With the fall season upon the Dayton area, take advantage of the milder temperatures to prepare your HVAC system for the heating months. You’ll save energy and make your home safer and more comfortable. Use these five tips for fall HVAC maintenance as your guide.
Your air conditioning system has worked hard all summer. The components that affect indoor air quality (IAQ), comfort, and energy efficiency are sure to need cleaning, replacing, or sealing. Here are three ways and areas to check to prepare your air conditioner for the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
An air conditioning maintenance task you don’t want to ignore is regularly checking and cleaning the A/C condensate drain. This task is within the competence of most homeowners, though it also should be a routine part of annual professional A/C maintenance. If the drain is allowed to become clogged with algae or other materials, or the condensate […]
If the inside unit of your split-system air conditioner freezes up, it’s no time to panic. You might be able to troubleshoot the issue yourself before calling in a service professional. However, you’ll want to act fast either way since frozen evaporator coils can damage your central air conditioner.
An air conditioner that’s not delivering cool air is about as worthless as a comedian who can’t make people laugh, and can be just as uncomfortable. The difference is that you can actually fix the air conditioner. Find out why your A/C is blowing hot air and learn what you can do about it.
The air filter is one of the simplest devices in your HVAC system. Yet, it wields a double-edged sword in terms of HVAC performance and efficiency, affecting home furnace components, energy bills and even water leaks.
Your air conditioner works hard to keep you cool in the Dayton area’s summer heat, but if your A/C coils are dirty, your system may be using up to 37 percent more energy than it would if the coils were clean. Dirty coils interfere with heat exchange and can increase the pressure in your system, resulting […]
Air source heat pumps operate using three cycles to provide both a heating and cooling solution for your home. Whether you already own one or are looking to buy a heat pump, you should have an understanding of how these cycles work in the context of how your heat pump operates.
Your air conditioner works hard throughout the hot Southwest Ohio summer to keep you comfortable. Having your A/C coils cleaned as a part of your regular preventive air conditioning maintenance will help ensure your air conditioner works efficiently all summer long to save you money on cooling costs and extend the life of your system.