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

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
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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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Can I Replace Just the Compressor of My AC System?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

When your air conditioner stops working, you always hope that there is a simple solution to the issue. So when you find out that the compressor is broken, it can be somewhat of a letdown. The compressor is actually the most costly component of an air conditioner, in most cases, and a repair is not always possible.

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Don’t Ignore a Failing Heater

Monday, March 7th, 2016

At the end of the season, you need your heating system less and less. But that doesn’t mean you should simply ignore the signs that your heater is failing and wait until the next cold season to deal with it. A heater that is nearing the end of its life deserves prompt attention, and you deserve the safety and comfort of a working unit. Here’s why you should seek service for a loud or inefficient heater ASAP.

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