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

3 Things That Can Go Wrong with a Commercial AC

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Commercial air conditioning can be complex, but as long as your building’s system is working, then you’re in the clear—right? Well, not exactly. Sometimes a cooling system can technically work, but it’s not doing you any favors as it sucks up too much energy and is still drawing in complaints from customers and employees.

We want our commercial HVAC in Hilton Head, SC to work well, not just work. Your business can only be successful if the people working and making purchases are comfortable. The HVAC system of a building is one of the most important aspects, but it’s very commonly overlooked!

Today, we’re going to make things simple. We’ll discuss three things that commonly go wrong with commercial AC units. We’ll talk about the proposed diagnosis, what’s really going on under the hood, and why ten times out of ten you’ll want to call us.

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The Difference with an Inverter AC

Monday, September 27th, 2021

You’ve probably heard the term “inverter” air conditioner before, but you passed it over. After all, you know about heat pumps and central air conditioners, this is probably just some more obscure HVAC lingo that you don’t really need to know, right? Well, not necessarily. If you’re in the market for better air conditioning in Hilton Head, SC, then you might actually be the perfect type of customer to learn about inverter technology.

Central air conditioners come in two forms. One is a standard central AC system that either turns on to cool your home, or off to let it be. An inverter central air conditioner provides cooling to your home at multiple different levels to maximize efficiency and keep your home comfortable for less energy consumption. If you’d like to learn how this is done, then keep reading! We’ll go over all the details of an inverter AC.

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Do Geothermal Systems Work in the Summer?

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

When homeowners hear the word geothermal, they often think of heat. Obviously, this makes sense as the word thermal is right there in the name! And indeed, geothermal heat pumps are an excellent way to keep your home warm all winter long. But, what about the summer?

Geothermal heat pumps, like all heat pumps, offer cooling as well! So, if you are currently in the market for a new way to keep your home cool this summer, don’t count out geothermal systems as an option! Below, we will explain how geothermal systems work and some of the reasons why you should consider installing this type of system. Keep reading to find out more! 

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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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Who Should You Choose for Your AC Installation?

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

technician installing outside unit of an air conditionerWith the official end of summer just a little over a month away, we hope that your air conditioner served you very well. But, what if yours was on its last leg? Or has already broken down? Whether this is because it wasn’t maintained at the beginning of the year or it’s simply an aging system ready for retirement one thing is for sure—if you need a new air conditioner you want a trusted Hilton Head HVAC company for the job.

Why is it so important to turn to a professional for this type of work? And what contractor should you choose for such a job?

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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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5 Options for Your New AC System

Monday, March 13th, 2017


A ductless unit in a home.

Ready to purchase a new air conditioning system for the summer season? You may not be too sure of what your options are. Searching around for the lowest price online is not something we recommend, but we also wouldn’t suggest you go for the most expensive efficient room air conditioner you can find. Professional sizing and installation is the only way to ensure your system works smoothly and doesn’t just fail in a couple of years.

Before you try to go it alone, check out our list of 5 air conditioning options that can really help you save. Then call our experts to make sure you get just the right choice for your home.

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Why Fall Is the Perfect Time to Upgrade an AC

Monday, October 31st, 2016

We tell many of our customers looking for a new air conditioner in the fall that there’s no better time than the present! Your air conditioning system has an expiration date, and if it’s clear that your AC won’t be around for much longer, it’s an excellent time of year to find your perfect replacement AC system.

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How Variable Speed Technology Makes You More Comfortable

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

The typical forced-air heating and air conditioning system uses a fan that works in a manner that is fairly standard. The fan motor is off when temperatures are near the thermostat settings, and when air or heat is called for, it runs at full capacity to push air into the spaces of your home.

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Most AC Systems Run at One Speed Only—But Not All

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Have you ever turned the air conditioner down to an extremely low setting, in the hopes that your home would cool down quickly? Well, it doesn’t really work like this. Your air conditioner is going to cycle at one speed—high—until it reaches the temperature setting on the thermostat.

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