AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Increase Your AC Efficiency and Save Money

Monday, October 14th, 2019

AC efficiency doesn’t have to start and stop with a brand new system. You’d be surprised by how many homeowners neglect the small changes they can make to increase their long term air conditioning efficiency.

Yes, what we mean to tell you is that there are some easy things you can do, that are fairly inexpensive, to increase the cooling power and efficiency of your air conditioning system. So let’s make a deal. We’ll impart on you these tricks of the trade to keep yourself cool at the cheapest possible price, while you promise to pay close enough attention to your system to call for AC maintenance in Bluffton, GA at the first sight of something off.

Sound good? Great, let’s get into the specifics.

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The Problems with Humidity: Why You Need AC Maintenance

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Homeowners are keenly aware of the problems with excessive humidity, because dehumidifiers are quite popular appliances these days. When we think of humidity, we think of being uncomfortable, sweaty, and tired. However, humidity can be a big problem with your health as well, and a well-maintained air conditioner is essential in keeping your home comfortable and healthy. As we often like to tell our community, having no air conditioning in Bluffton, SC can be a major issue.

Humidity can cause a slew of problems if you’re not careful, since many of the issues we usually associate with heat can be associated with humidity as well. What might be a 90-degree day, can quickly feel like a 110-degree day with high humidity, and you’ll soon find yourself having some health problems.

So how can a quality AC maintenance plan help you avoid this? You’ll have to keep reading to find out.

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To Repair or Not to Repair, That is the Question

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to replace your malfunctioning air conditioner and suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous comfort.

Ahem, pardon our Shakespearean, but this question does deserve a soliloquy of its own. Where must the line be drawn, between an air conditioner that’s just having a bad time and an AC that needs an entire replacement?

Fortunately for you (and unfortunately for Hamlet), there’s a pretty well-established answer to this question. AC technicians who perform air conditioning service in Savannah, GA use a set of criteria to know when an AC unit is on its last legs, or when it just needs a couple of fixes to be at its best. Sometimes these criteria can be unknown to homeowners, and it comes as a surprise to them when it’s recommended that their old, faithful air conditioner should be replaced.

So, let’s help you get acquainted with that criteria.

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Let’s Face It, It’s Time for Central Air

Monday, August 19th, 2019

With our proximity to the ocean, humidity can be a major concern when it comes to the heat. Air conditioning in Savannah, GA is a must-have, and you shouldn’t have to compromise with a faulty window unit. If you’re finding yourself holding up in one room with your entire family while your window unit churns loudly, you might be ready for an upgrade to central air.

We all know those people who think they don’t need air conditioning, or that one window unit will cut it until the end of summer. With temperatures reaching a consistent 92 degrees, air conditioning stops being a luxury and starts becoming a necessity. You should be able to live comfortably in your own home, your whole home, while an outdoor system quietly and efficiently removes the heat and humidity.

Still on the fence? Let’s talk about what an upgrade could mean to you.

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Last Minute AC Repairs to Be Aware of

Monday, November 26th, 2018

air conditioner being repairedWinter weather is slowly but surely coming, with nighttime temperatures already pretty chilly! Chilly enough that you may even be using your heating system already. In fact, you probably aren’t going to be using your air conditioner at all as far as this year is concerned. But what if your air conditioner wasn’t exactly working perfectly the last time that you did need to use it? Can you just wait until next spring to have it repaired?

You could, and technically you could also drive a car around the block a few times on nothing but the rims. In other words, it’s a bad idea. It’s never wise to let your air conditioner sit in a state of disrepair all winter long, as much of a nuisance as it might be to schedule last minute AC repairs when you don’t really “need” them right away. Keep reading for some last minute AC repairs you may need and why it’s a good idea to manage them now.

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As the Weather Cools, Don’t Neglect Your AC

Monday, October 15th, 2018

High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solutionOkay, so the weather hasn’t quite started cooling down yet. With temperatures in the last couple weeks still hovering in the mid-80’s, you may still be using your air conditioner quite a bit. And if it does have operational problems, they’re probably hard to ignore.

Still though, as the weather does cool down in coming weeks, it can be tempting to set aside your AC problems for now and “just deal with them next spring.” This can end up being a big mistake, costing you in comfort, and potentially leading to a premature replacement for your air conditioning in Rincon, GA.

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Improve Your Cooling Efficiency with a Variable Speed AC System

Monday, May 14th, 2018

residential AC outside unitWe’ve seen a lot of advancements in air conditioning technology in recent years. The reason for this is mostly to improve the efficiency of these systems—helping them cool off your home better but cost less to run. Additionally, higher efficiency means your system doesn’t have to work as hard to do its job, and therefore lasts longer, too.

One such air conditioning advancement is the advent of variable speed cooling systems. Considered a pinnacle in Savannah, GA air conditioning systems, these are highly efficient and a great choice for many homeowners.

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How to Use Your Air Conditioner Most Efficiently This Summer

Monday, April 30th, 2018

A heating/cooling vent register on the wall of a home, with open/close leverWith temperatures already on a warming trend, there’s no denying that summer is right around the corner—less than two months away, in fact. As such, we hope you’ve scheduling your Savannah, GA air conditioning maintenance appointment already.

Maintenance, also known as a tune-up, allows our technicians to fully inspect, clean, and adjust your AC system so it will work as effectively and efficiently as it’s meant to all season long.

While maintenance is certainly important, it’s not the end-all when it comes to retaining or even improving your cooling system efficiency. There are a number of steps you can take this summer to make sure you get the most bang for your buck from your HVAC system, all without sacrificing any comfort at all.

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What Makes a Heat Pump the Best Choice for Home Comfort?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

dog-home-comfortEvery home has unique heating and cooling needs, requiring a different system for homes of different shapes and sizes. The biggest heating system or cooling system is not necessarily the best. In fact, choosing an air conditioner or heater that is too large for your home can result in short cycling—the system running too often and wearing down its parts. And of course, a system that is too small will not do a sufficient job of heating or cooling your home.

While homeowners will choose different efficiency ratings for their comfort systems based on what they can afford, and while sizing changes based on the size of the home, there is still one type of system we recommend time and time again. In our area, the heat pump is the way to go.

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Do You Need AC Repair or Replacement?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

AC-repair-technicianWe know that every time we show up to fix a home air conditioning system, residents are crossing their fingers, hoping that this problem will only require a quick repair. Of course, we’ll do our best to complete any AC repair in a timely manner, but our main focus is on an accurate diagnosis and a thorough repair. However, there is the possibility that your air conditioner will need replacement.

While you hope the time hasn’t come yet, this may be good news! A new air conditioner will run more reliably and more efficiently. With time, you may actually save money since you won’t have to worry about so many system breakdowns or such high energy bills. To help you decide whether you need an AC repair or a brand new system, we’ve provided some information. However, you should always call a technician to know for sure.

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