What’s the Difference Between R22 and R410a?

The HVAC industry is in the throes of a sea change, and it impacts your wallet and your comfort. This year put the final nail in the coffin of R22, the refrigerant that the industry has been phasing out over the past decade to comply with a federal mandate. That...

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What Goes Into a Spring HVAC Tune-Up?

Your HVAC system is a sophisticated machine, comprising an outside condenser, an indoor air handler and numerous moving parts that must work in concert to maintain your comfort. You can’t expect your central air system to operate at peak performance without a...

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When It Comes to Air Conditioning, Size Matters

Homeowners tend to keep their air conditioning units for a long time. Yet, if saving money is your goal, it could pay to weigh the operating and maintenance costs of your aging, less-efficient unit against the savings of upgrading to a new, efficient unit. When you...

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Why AC Sizing Matters

Don’t Fall into the Trap of Buying an Oversized Unit: Beware of Cut-Rate Contractors Pushing One Particular Model!Homeowners tend to keep their air conditioning units for a long time. Yet, if saving money is your goal, it could pay to weight the operating costs of...

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