As we enter summer and the weather seems to get hotter each day, our air conditioners will become more necessary. To ensure that everything keeps running smoothly throughout the season, we’ve compiled some quick summer HVAC tips for you to follow.
The thermostatic expansion valve — also known as a TXV — is a precision air-conditioner component critical to efficient cooling. While refrigerant is the lifeblood of an air conditioner, the TXV is the device that ensures the system circulates the correct amount of refrigerant at all times to accommodate changing cooling demands in your house. […]
As unbelievable as it may sound, your air conditioner can freeze up during the height of summer. You may notice an ice buildup close to the outdoor unit or near other parts of your AC system. A frozen air conditioner may blow warm air or no air at all into your rooms. Read on to […]
Refrigerant is a wondrous substance that has made possible the miracle of modern air conditioning. That said, there are some things you should know about refrigerant than can make your home safer, more efficient and less likely to have an adverse impact on the environment. Read on for helpful tips on refrigerant.
It’s not every day that you think about what’s inside of your heat pump or air conditioning system, but it’s a good idea to know about the most vital part of your entire HVAC system. Refrigerant is the lifeblood of these systems. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to keep your home comfortable.
Regular A/C maintenance is a must if you expect your system to run reliably and efficiently in Dayton’s hot, muggy summers. Knowing what your technician should check during routine maintenance helps you make sure nothing is overlooked.
Like air conditioning cooling systems, air-source heat pumps transfer refrigerant that carries heat energy from one air source to another, such as the air inside and outside the home. If you’re shopping for a new cooling system for your Dayton-area home, consider the advantages a new heat pump system offers over the conventional A/C. Heat […]
One thing you really want to avoid is your air conditioner not cooling well – or not working at all – on a hot and humid summer day in Southwest Ohio. Your system may seem to be running non-stop, but your skin is still sticking to the furniture. When your air conditioner seems to be […]
With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of R410A, a new refrigerant that has proved less harmful to the environment in terms of ozone depletion, Dayton area residents may be wondering what’s next in terms of their older, R22 operated air conditioners. While the intention is to eventually phase out the R22 systems, for now, […]
With a little understanding, you can go a long way. That saying holds true with air-conditioning systems, too. If you understand how the parts work, you can make an educated, informed decision about your next upgrade.