Air Conditioner That Doesn't Cool: 3 Signs That The Evaporator Is Failing

You turn on your air conditioning unit and notice that it simply doesn't provide any cooling effect anymore. While there are many different parts that may be the cause of this problem, there's a good chance that there is something wrong with the evaporator. The evaporator is responsible for removing heat from the air before it exits the air conditioning unit. Most of the time, a faulty evaporator is simply caused by dirt accumulating on its surface; however, if you've already cleaned the evaporator and still have no luck with getting cool air, here are 3 indicators that the evaporator is failing and needs to be replaced. [Read More]

How To Fix A Short-Cycling Air Conditioner

If you have recently moved into a home that has a central air conditioner, then you may not be entirely familiar with the way the system works. This means that you might not think that there is an issue if your AC turns on and off all throughout the day. However, this is a typical or common problem that often occurs with central air conditioners, called short cycling. This problem is not a serious one, but it should be investigated. [Read More]

6 Of Your Most Pressing Questions Answered About Off-Grid Air Conditioning

Relocating off-grid doesn't mean sacrificing modern amenities. In 2012, the amount of electricity that came from solar panels in U.S. homes increased by 76%, so going solar is definitely on the uptick. But if you've looked into the possibility of installing off-grid or solar air conditioning, you probably have a few questions. Here are the most pressing questions answered regarding these systems so you'll know whether they're right for you. How do they work? [Read More]

High Energy Bills? Consider Installing A Programmable Thermostat On Your HVAC System

You have a new heating and air conditioning unit humming away in your home. You've had the duct system cleaned, the window and door seals replaced, and you avoid setting your thermostat temperature too low or too high. But your energy bills are still on the high side. One answer to this frustrating scenario is to have a programmable thermostat installed. It will maximize your HVAC system's efficiency and keep you comfortable while helping decrease operating costs. [Read More]