Air Conditioning

Portable Air Conditioners Usage Tips & Tricks

Portable Air Conditioners

Portable air conditioners are console units that can be moved from one room to another or to a different location such a storage shed or a pool house. The problems with portable air conditioners are that they are a bit more expensive than regular window units A\C’s and they consume more energy to keep a place cool during the cooling seasons.

Portable Air Conditioner Maintenance

As with all regular air conditioning systems, portable air conditioning systems also require repairs and/or maintenance from time to time. To keep your portable A\C running as smooth and efficient as possible, I recommend you check out Air-Conditioning Maintenance and Efficiency.

How to Maintain Your HVAC System

How to Maintain Your HVAC System

Maintaining HVAC Systems not only protects the equipment, but also protects your home from discomfort and protects you from costly repairs. Your HVAC system includes your heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Generally, HVAC refers to the entire system including air ducts, vents, and the equipment used to heat a home or building. The equipment in your HVAC system is essential in keeping your home or building comfortable, and thus, it is important to keep a regular maintenance schedule for your HVAC system.

Here is a list of maintenance tips and measures to take in order to keep your HVAC system running efficiently and reliably.

Tips To Clean Duct AC Units

Tips To Clean Duct AC Units

You may be surprised to discover that you are ultimately contributing to indoor air pollution simply by running your air conditioner regularly. This is simply because over time, the air ducts on your air-conditioner can become clogged with dust and other debris. When this happens, it's best to recruit the help of a professional to give you advice about how to best clean your air ducts.

Tip #1: Cleaning The Components

As a starting point, make sure your service provider is fully qualified to clean all the components of your air conditioner correctly. Normally, your professional will first use special tools meant to loosen dirt within the ducts themselves.

How Heat Pump Works

How Heat Pump Works

A heat pump is an air conditioning and heating option that many homeowners take advantage of. A heat pump received its name because it moves the heat from one place in the home to another. This option takes heat from the outside and pumps it indoors and because it uses less energy, homeowners save money on their utility bill. For cooling, this unit will reverse the above cycle and make the home cool by taking the heat from inside the home and push it outdoors.

The heat pump option is a great choice if you are installing a new unit or are in need of a new unit for new construction. A heat pump is very efficient and can have an efficiency rating of 300%. It is important to understand how this system works and below we will list each part of a heat pump system.

Split AC Diagnose And Repair Guide For Amateurs

Split AC Diagnose And Repair

Although a split system air conditioner can be very convenient, it’s helpful to know how to diagnose problems when they occur. In this article, we’ll attempt to cover a few of the most common problems that you might encounter and let you know how to cope with them.

Reduced Airflow

If you notice that your split system air-conditioner seems to be operating with a very low airflow, first check to make sure that the unit has not been switched into a very quiet operation mode. For example, some models have automatic modes that may operate with very little air flow normally if the unit senses that a higher-speed operation is not necessary.

Types of Central Air Conditioning Systems

Central Air Conditioning Systems

This guest post was written by David Kiss

David has been in the heating and cooling business for many years, he is the owner of Precision HVAC, a New Jersey heating and cooling company that specializes in the installation of air conditioning systems in Northern NJ.

There are very few modern houses built which do not include central heating and cooling systems. New construction almost always includes both of these units. Some older houses include only heat upon construction; but it is rather simple process to hire a professional who can perform a proper air conditioner installation. NJ heating and cooling systems are very important because of the extreme regional temperatures. It is important that these types of units are installed so that our families can be comfortable throughout the year no matter what the weather does. For cooling your home, you will want to have a qualified professional who can install a unit properly so that you can have energy efficient cooling in NJ and be comfortable all year long. There are basically two types of air conditioning systems: a packaged unit or a split-system unit.

How to Lower Summer Energy Costs

Air Conditioning Maintenance

This guest post was written by David Kiss

David has been in the heating and cooling business for many years, he is the owner of Precision HVAC, a New Jersey heating and cooling company that specializes in the installation of air conditioning systems in Northern NJ.

As the summer months approach many are already dreading the energy bills. Typically in the summer most people have the highest utility costs of the year. There are many different practical steps that can be taken which can help to reduce energy costs.

How to Connect Exhaust Hose to Portable Air Conditioner

connect portable a/c exhaust hose

A portable air conditioners should be connected to an "exhaust hose" or "vent hose" to remove the the hot air they eject. Most portable air conditioners extract hot from the room in which it is located, that hot air is then discharged out the of the a/c unit. An exhaust hose can be connected to the portable ac unit to lead the warm air out of the window.

Home Cooling Systems

Home Cooling Systems

Normally our first thought for home cooling will be air conditioning, but there are many alternatives that provide home cooling while using less or no energy. With a combination of proper insulation, energy-efficient windows and doors, shading, and ventilation you will usually be able to keep a home cool with a low energy usage.

Air Conditioning Maintenance and Efficiency

Air-Conditioning Maintenance

The following information should help you to assure that your Air-conditioning is keeping your home as cool as possible without wasting too much valuable energy. The information in this article can help you decide if you need a professional to service your Air-conditioning, to assure that the A/C keeps on working and cooling as efficiently as possible, saving you money.

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