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

3 Ways to Beat the Heat

Monday, July 27th, 2020

We’ve got bad news for you. Temperatures are high almost everywhere in the United States—and summer is only halfway over. This is bad news for everyone that doesn’t have a quality air conditioner, or who might be struggling with high energy bills from the amount of cooling required. This is a battle that we know all too well.

Luckily, it doesn’t have to be a losing fight for homeowners in the area. If you’re in need of air conditioning services, or any type of HVAC in Savannah, GA this summer, be sure to give us a call. In the meantime, we’ll help by instilling some knowledge from our homes to yours.

Down below we’ve listed some helpful tips towards keeping your home cool and energy-efficient this summer. Pay close attention and make sure you give our team a call if you notice anything fishy about your AC’s functionality.

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How Exactly Does a Heat Pump Work?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Heat pumps are exceptional pieces of technology that work on moving heat from one location to another. While this might remind you of how an air conditioner works, you’d be right, except with one small correction—heat pumps work in the wintertime as well as in the summertime. If you’re asking yourself how that’s possible, then you’re starting to ask the right questions!

Heat pump technology is no secret, and in an effort to inform you, we’re going to talk about how these systems work. We don’t want to provide HVAC service in Savannah, GA to homeowners that think we’re selling them a system that doesn’t work. We want to explain the process behind heat pump technology, how it can be incredibly efficient, and how homeowners are learning to take advantage of these systems today.

Call our team if you think after reading this blog post that a heat pump is right for you!

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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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