This all depends on where your AC is located. Beside a farmer’s field or in a sheltered corner of your backyard? Intervals differ – but the short answer is: Yes! The metal (preferably aluminum) ‘condenser’ coil on your air conditioner is there to get rid of heat. Aluminum is more resistant to corrosion than copper…

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There are so many options on the market when it comes to thermostats. Wi-fi is definitely recommended as it gives you remote control of the temperatures and air quality in your home. Some wi-fi stats (ie. Trane XL850) are ‘Communicating’; meaning that they can provide data to your hvac contractor in the event of a…

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The number one reason for service calls in the summertime: Dirty Filters! Make sure that your filter is clean. Some homes require a filter change every month while others only need a new filter every 6 months. Many filters are too restrictive and cause great strain on residential heating and cooling systems. If you hear…

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Variable speed cooling provides maximum comfort for your home. It is a technology that has been available for sometime, but in the last 5 years has been truly embraced by HVAC manufacturers. In time, all air conditioners will become variable speed, allowing them to match cooling loads precisely. Like a modulating furnace, or the inverter…

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