Air Conditioning Articles

Ductless AC Unit

August 13, 2018

Ductless A/C Ductless air-conditioning (A/C) systems can be the perfect answer for that room that’s never quite cool enough or for that new addition you’re building. It’s a low-maintenance and affordable option to upgrading to a newer A/C unit when more cooling is needed inside your home. The ductless system works, obviously, with no ducts,…

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How to Choose Between Quotes for Your New Air Conditioner

July 31, 2018

When you’re faced with replacing your air conditioner, it can be daunting. It seems there’s so much to know. And even when you have your standard three quotes from contractors, how do you know which one to pick? You may be tempted to simply choose the lowest bid, but don’t do it––at least until you’ve…

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Common Air Conditioning Problems

June 27, 2018

Air conditioning problems aren’t always predictable, but there are a few common problems that we see over and over again here in Hendersonville, TN. Recognizing what they are might help you to fix the problem, or might simply help you understand what your HVAC technician is referring to when they provide solutions. Open Windows One…

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Preventing Heat Gain

May 25, 2018

One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build up, or heat gain, in your Hendersonville, TN, home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside. This trapped heat can cause your AC to work harder and less efficiently. Here are…

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Common Air Conditioning Purchasing Mistakes

April 26, 2018

A new air conditioner is a big purchase for anyone to make. Please make sure you avoid these common mistakes when investing in your home comfort. The Wrong Sized Unit It is easy to buy a unit too large or too small for your space. A larger unit does not necessarily mean more cooling power.…

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Can My Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

April 20, 2018

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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Air Conditioner vs. Heat Pump

March 30, 2018

Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. What is the Difference Between a Heat Pump and an Air Conditioner? In warm weather, the function of an…

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies?

August 21, 2017

Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world. It’s estimated there are now 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in America. Properly maintaining your HVAC system is the difference between your air conditioner helping with those allergies and it aggravating them. Kimbro…

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Is it Normal For My Air Conditioner to Turn On and Off?

July 24, 2017

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs, usually indicate a larger problem,…

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What Is Ductless and What Are the Benefits?

July 14, 2017

Originally from Japan, ductless heating and cooling was introduced to the US about 30 years ago. Sales and popularity have been growing since then. It is an efficient and quiet alternative to traditional central AC and other traditional home heating and cooling options. Saving Money and Energy Often called split systems or mini-split systems, ductless…

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