American Comfort Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Tips For Better Energy Efficiency

Monday, June 27th, 2022

This is the season when you’ll be relying on your air conditioner more heavily than most of the other systems in your home. When the heat and humidity outside get to be too much to handle, this system is meant to keep your home as comfortable as possible. But the comfort level shouldn’t come at an excessively high cost.

Summer is when people use their air conditioners the most and it is also when they see some of the worst energy bills they may have ever experienced. While a high energy bill can be a warning sign that you need to reach out for an air conditioning repair in Buford, it can also be an indicator that you need to adopt some more energy-efficient habits.

Here are some tips that we would advise taking note of to optimize and minimize your home energy efficiency without increasing your monthly bills.

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Low Refrigerant? You Need Repairs

Monday, May 16th, 2022

If you have a leak in your car engine, you’ll want to have it addressed quickly. The same should apply to a leak in your air conditioner. But there is a chance that you may be surprised to find a leak in your air conditioner at all. What can be leaking from your system?

The biggest issue that a leak can indicate is a leak in your refrigerant line. This is more than an inconvenience, this is a big problem for your AC that will only get worse the longer it goes on.

Here is what you need to know about refrigerant leaks so you know when to schedule AC repair in Lawrenceville, GA.

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Ducted or Ductless: Which AC Is Right For You?

Monday, April 18th, 2022

Choosing a system for your AC installation in Norcross, GA is no small deal. You want to make sure that the system is set up and connected correctly along with being sized properly. But before all of the actual technical parts of getting a new air conditioner in your home occur, you have to choose which system to install.

One part of this selection process is figuring out whether you would be better of using a ducted or a ductless system. And no we aren’t comparing a central AC to a window unit. We are talking about choosing between a ductless heat pump system or a central AC or ducted heat pump.

Let’s look at some of the factors to consider when choosing your next AC.

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Why Get AC Maintenance Now

Monday, March 21st, 2022
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We are all about planning ahead. It helps to prevent a lot of trouble, whether that means planning ahead on car maintenance to prepare for a road trip or looking ahead on a schedule to plan work around several other tasks you have to take care of.

Getting things taken care of early is going to help you avoid stress and get the results you want more easily. Getting maintenance “ahead of time” is going to actually provide this result too.

If you aren’t sure about getting maintenance done this early in the year, we’d like to give you some reasons why it is actually a great idea. Read on to learn more and then reach out to book an appointment.

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Should You Add a Ductless AC To Your Home?

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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Perhaps you need a little help keeping your home fully cool. Or perhaps you need assistance in getting one part of the home or room properly comfortable. If you have a ducted central AC, you can’t exactly move around the ductwork to better address these underserved areas. Likewise, if you don’t have a good ducted system in your home, there may not be an option to cool the home down. Or is there?

No, you can’t rearrange your ductwork BUT there is a solution to your cooling needs. This can be found with a ductless air conditioner. Learn more about these systems below.

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Does Sizing Matter For Your AC Unit?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

The short answer is that yes, sizing absolutely matters in regards to your air conditioner. But before you take off, we want you to understand that this is not about the physical square footage that your system takes up. Air conditioner sizing is in reference to the square footage of space that your system can cool.

This is more than just choosing a small, medium, or large air conditioner. Sizing your AC unit is a somewhat complicated process that is best performed by an expert during your initial AC installation in Buford, GA. Here are some of the things you should know about sizing your next cooling system.

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New To AC Systems? 7 Ways to Tell Yours Is in Trouble

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
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You deserve to enjoy your new home. You worked hard to get it and you are looking forward to making the most of it, especially during the heatwave.
If you came from a place with a window AC or no AC unit at all, a central AC system can feel like an incredible luxury. It’s your first home with a legit central air conditioner!

But you can’t rely on a malfunctioning air conditioner. When you need your AC fixed, where do you start? You can start right here. We’ve created a brief beginner’s guide to help you determine if you have an AC in need of repairs.

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5 Signs Your Air Conditioner Is On Its Way Out

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Now is not the time when you want to be without any source of cool air. That said, if your air conditioner isn’t working properly anymore, that is exactly what will happen, if it hasn’t already. A system that is old and outdated needs to be replaced before it gives out completely and takes your comfort level with it.

When you need a new system for your air conditioning in Suwanee, GA, you’ll want to work with a professional team to select and install the next unit.

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Is Your AC Getting Noisy? Here’s Why

Monday, July 26th, 2021

This time of the year is not when you want to discover that your air conditioner is in trouble. You want your system operating as optimally as possible. This is why, when your system starts to make concerning noises, we’d advise scheduling AC repair in Suwanee, GA.

The sooner you have a professional come by to examine your air conditioner and figure out why it is making the sounds it is making, the better it will be. Why? Because it gives them a chance to fix the core issue before it gets worse and destroys your ability to keep cool.

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It Isn’t Too Late For an AC Tune-Up

Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Now is the time of year when we’re all focused on staying as cool as possible in the face of high temperatures and humidity. With an efficient air conditioning system, this shouldn’t be too much of a struggle. Your air conditioner will need some extra help to make sure that it gets through the summer season, though. That is why, if you have not scheduled AC maintenance just yet, now is a great time to do so.

It might seem strange to think about getting a tune-up at this point. After all, maintenance is usually done before summer is in full swing. You may be glad to hear, however, that it is never too late to schedule a maintenance appointment as long as your air conditioner is still running. Our team is happy to provide you with maintenance and other services to help your air conditioning in Alpharetta, GA.

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