Categories for Air Conditioner

How Much Electricity an AC Unit Uses, and What To Know

February 1, 2023

Air conditioners are essential home appliances that keep us cool and comfortable. However, knowing how much electricity they use is important, as this could significantly impact your energy bills. Let’s explore more about air conditioner electricity use. How Much Electricity Does an AC Use? To determine how much electricity an air conditioner uses, you will need to consider several factors, such as the type and size of the unit, as well as how often it is used. The first factor to consider is what type of air conditioner you have. A central air conditioner, which is used to cool an... View Article

How to Prevent Mold in Your AC Unit

May 11, 2022

When mold grows in your house, it releases spores that are easily inhaled. Molds can cause throat irritation, nasal stuffiness, eye irritation, coughing, or in some instances, skin irritation. People who are immunocompromised, with chronic lung illnesses, and allergic to mold may get seriously infected when exposed to mold. Mold growing in an air conditioning unit isn’t essentially more harmful than molds growing elsewhere in the house. Nevertheless, the function of an AV is to spread cool air in a room, while the HVAC ducts distribute air all over the house. If mold grows in these devices, they will certainly distribute mold spores... View Article

Key Steps to Take Before Turning on Your Air Conditioner This Year

April 19, 2022

Before that summer heat kicks in, you need to start thinking about what your AC system needs before you turn it on and let it loose for the season.  There are important maintenance tasks that need to be done to ensure that your system can keep up with the brutal heat of summertime. Keep reading to learn more about air conditioner startup tips.  Check the Indoor Equipment Your AC system is composed of both indoor and outdoor elements. You will want to make a thorough inspection of your indoor elements first. This will include the thermostat, ductwork, vents and drain line.... View Article

Four Rules to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer

June 3, 2021

When the weather heats up, we will all be trying to stay cool, even if we’re indoors. If you’re lucky enough to have air conditioning in your home, you will be able to lounge around the house and stay cool as a cucumber. But if you don’t have efficient air conditioning in New Orleans, LA, when you’re trying to stay cool inside by running the AC, you may as well just be spraying money out the window. The heat is one thing, but the humidity is something else entirely. Air conditioners are great for both because, in addition to cooling... View Article

Is Your New Orleans HVAC System Ready for Summer?

May 3, 2021

From June through September, high temperatures in New Orleans, LA typically hover at or above 85℉. Having a well-functioning HVAC system during those months is crucial. If you find yourself needing HVAC maintenance during that period, you might be stuck without air conditioning for days. This is why you should schedule an air conditioning tune-up in the spring, before the weather in New Orleans becomes sweltering. There are numerous benefits to scheduling preventative maintenance for your HVAC system, and we’ll cover some of them below. Catch any problems that may have cropped up over the winter It’s best to schedule... View Article

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