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What Makes Good AC Compressors Go Bad?

Posted on Fri, 04/27/2012

So you’ve been told that your AC compressor’s “gone bad.” This will likely lead you to a series of questions. Questions like, how did this happen? How much is this going cost me? And what exactly is an AC compressor, anyway?

The Importance of Clean Air Filters in Your Home

Posted on Fri, 03/23/2012

With the spring season coming into full bloom, it’s worth spending some time discussing your home’s HVAC system, and specifically, talking about the air conditioning filters that keep your system running smoothly and the air you breathe clean.

Why is the R-22 Refrigerant in Your Air Conditioning Unit Suddenly so Expensive?

Posted on Tue, 03/06/2012

If you’re like many of homeowners who have faced steadily increasing bills for the regular service on your air conditioning unit, R-22 refrigerant could be the culprit.

R-22 is used more than any other refrigerant in the world. For more than 40 years R-22 has been the most prevalent refrigerant used in central air conditioning systems at home and at work across the US, allowing a revolution in food storage and transportation. It is non-toxic, efficient, and simple to use, and for decades we have relied on it.

Improve Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality During Your Next Home Upgrade Project

Posted on Fri, 02/24/2012

If you’ll be upgrading or remodeling your home in the coming year and seek to improve your home’s energy efficiency, you’ll want to assess how your improvements will impact the indoor air quality inside your home.

Don’t Let Your HVAC System Fall Victim to a Power Surge

Posted on Wed, 02/15/2012

Did you know your HVAC system can be harmed (even destroyed) by power surges? Thunder and lightning storms are common occurrences here on the East Coast, and along with all of that rain and noise, we frequently receive power surges. Most people purchase power surge protectors for computers and TVs, but not everyone realizes that power surges can damage your HVAC system, leaving your home without heat or air conditioning (not fun when temperatures are extreme!).


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