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What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Overheats

A common issue with central air conditioners occurs when they are working too long and hard, and as a result, overheat. Eventually, overheating of an A/C either will cause an internal breakdown or will trip the circuit breaker. That's why it's important to understand why a central A/C will become overworked and overheated. There are three main reasons. [...]

Fall Maintenance Advice for Your HVAC System

Most experts recommend scheduling HVAC maintenance twice a year, once for your cooling system and once for your heating system. HVAC technician working on a residential heat pumpSource: istockphoto These two HVAC maintenance visits include the same processes to some extent, though they also will vary according to what sort of equipment is being [...]

Does Your Air Conditioner have Faulty Wiring?

If your home's central air conditioning system has been malfunctioning and the cause isn't immediately clear to you, it could be connected to faulty wiring in the A/C. This can result in unexplained stops and starts from the circuit breaker tripping, fuses being blown, or the system shutting down. Are you a novice in terms of home [...]

July 22nd, 2015|Blog, HVAC System|

Load Calculations: Rely on an Experienced HVAC Pro for Accurate Heating System Sizing

Since heating and cooling a home comprises its largest energy expenditure, and the HVAC system its most costly component, it's crucial to have a licensed HVAC professional do the load calculations before selecting a system. These calculations take into account the many characteristics of a structure that affect its heating and cooling requirements. Skipping the load [...]

January 27th, 2015|Blog, HVAC System|

Knowing When It’s Time to Upgrade an HVAC System

The HVAC system in your home is responsible for keeping you and your family comfortable throughout the year. Problems with heating or cooling may prompt you to consider if you need to upgrade an HVAC system to regain comfort and lower utility bills. It’s not always necessary to upgrade an HVAC system, so it’s important [...]

November 4th, 2014|Blog, HVAC System|

Problems With Your HVAC System? Could Be Your Thermostat

Is your heating and cooling system not turning on? Does it shut off before reaching the desired temperature? Does it continuously turn on and off in short cycles? Don’t immediately blame your heater or air conditioner. The true culprit could be your thermostat. Although small, your thermostat plays a significant role in your home’s comfort [...]

Green Options For Your Home HVAC System

We believe in being good stewards of the earth and our resources. That’s why we are committed to helping you reduce your carbon footprint and save money with our green air conditioning and heating options for your home. (And no, we are not talking about the color of your system.) We have broken down several [...]

Selecting Your Air Conditioner: Single Stage Versus Two Stage

Air conditioners come in a variety of brands, capacities, and sizes. And while there are a number of important choices to be made when selecting a new air conditioner for your home, deciding between single-stage and two-stage can be the most confusing. What are single-stage and two-stage air conditioners? Until recently, most all air conditioners [...]

March 16th, 2014|Blog, HVAC System|

What to Expect From a Professional Air Conditioning Tune-Up

In Southeast Texas summer is right around the corner, and that means heating and cooling companies are ramping up their advertising efforts for air conditioning tune-ups. You have likely seen advertisements showcasing specials for as low as $29 or $39, but are they worth it? Air conditioning tune-ups are important, but only when done correctly. [...]

February 1st, 2014|Blog, HVAC System|

What to Look for in a New Air Conditioning System

As we all know, Texas summers can be unbearable even when you have air conditioning. As this summer approaches and temperatures rise, you may be considering buying a new central air conditioning system for your home. When talking with your local comfort consultant, there are a few things you should keep in mind. All new [...]

September 20th, 2013|Blog, HVAC System|

The Value of Regular HVAC Maintenance

A heating and cooling system can be a little tricky when it comes to how well it’s performing. Most homeowners don’t realize there is a performance problem with their HVAC system until it finally stops working. If nothing else, for this reason alone, it is so important that you perform regular maintenance on your HVAC. [...]

July 8th, 2013|Blog, HVAC System|