How Do I Find My HVAC Intake?

November 18, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Your HVAC system contains numerous vents. The HVAC intake supplies fresh air to your furnace from outside your house. It delivers clean air and oxygen that enable the furnace to run efficiently and prevents the system from drawing air in from unconditioned areas, which can reduce air quality. You may wonder where your HVAC intake […]

Is R22 Colder than R410A Refrigerant?

November 11, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Newer air conditioners are designed to use R410A refrigerant. A phase-out of R22, or Freon, began in 2010 after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found it was contributing to ozone layer depletion and ecological damage. No more AC units that use R22 are being built, and the old refrigerant is no longer being manufactured or […]

Fresh Air Intake System Maintenance Tips

November 4, 2022 | Air ConditioningAir Quality

The intake pipe provides fresh air to a furnace so it works efficiently. It also helps keep pollutants out of your indoor air. Understandably, it’s important to properly maintain the fresh air intake system. Dirt and blockages can have a profound impact on your heating system and home. To avoid potentially hazardous situations, follow these […]

Pro’s and Con’s of a Ductless Air Conditioner

September 22, 2022 | Air Conditioning

A ductless air conditioner is similar to a central AC system in that it has an outdoor compressor unit and an indoor air handler. However, it requires only a small hole in the wall to link the power cord, refrigerant tubes, and drainage lines between them. Does ductless heating and cooling live up to the […]

Complete Guide to Central Air Conditioning Installation

September 16, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Central air conditioning installation requires many considerations. We do not recommend doing it yourself, as this risks serious injury. It can also result in costly damage to the system. Only a licensed HVAC installer should take on the job. They are trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of AC installation to ensure you get the […]

What’s the Purpose of a Fresh Air Intake?

August 23, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Your HVAC system, in addition to maintaining comfortable temperatures and controlling humidity, plays an important role in air quality. A fresh air intake allows the system to bring fresh air in from outside and deliver it to rooms via specialized vents. Your home is legally required to have a fresh air intake if a gas […]

How Much Should HVAC Ductwork Installation Cost?

August 2, 2022 | Air Conditioning

The cost of HVAC ductwork installation can vary considerably. According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost to install ducts and vents is $10 to $20 per square foot. The size of your ductwork is a major factor in the overall amount you’ll spend. But costs are also influenced by the materials used, type of ductwork, its purpose, […]

How to Apply Air Conditioner Foam

July 19, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Window air conditioners are convenient and easy to install. But when it gets colder, you’ll need to remove the unit or insulate the area with foam board or a weather seal. In this article, we’ll explain how to apply air conditioner foam, which most hardware and home improvement stores have available. When choosing foam insulation, […]

How to Turn Your A/C into a Smart Air Conditioner

June 20, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Nowadays, there are lots of new technologies for turning your A/C into a smart air conditioner. Many of them don’t require an investment in A/C replacement. In fact, you can use a smart controller to make your existing system more efficient and save money. Air conditioner efficiency is rated using its Season Energy Efficiency Ratio, […]

Where to Place a 4,000 BTU Air Conditioner?

June 1, 2022 | Air Conditioning

A British Thermal Unit, or BTU, is a standard unit of measurement to determine how much energy per hour an air conditioner uses to remove heat. You may need a 14,000 BTU, 20,000 BTU, 24,000 BTU, or larger air conditioner, depending on the size of your home. But a 4,000 BTU system is just fine […]