Maintain Your AC Unit's Energy Efficiency
17 October 2015
AC efficiency is far from being an immovable feature of your unit. Instead, many factors combine to effect the efficiency of your unit. If you want to boost your unit's energy efficiency, you need to keep your coils clean, improve your home's energy efficiency, and maintain your ducts.
Your AC unit has two sets of coils. The evaporator coils on the inside of your house are protected from the elements, so they stay cleaner than the condenser coils located on the outside of your home.
A Couple Of Keys To Cleaning Your AC Coils
15 October 2015
An AC machine is easy to neglect and forget. After all, it runs automatically, so you really don't have to worry about it until your utility bill comes in the mail. If you want to keep your system running at its optimal level of efficiency, you need to do more than simply change your filter from time to time. Coils are integral to the functioning of your system, so you need to make sure that you maintain them properly.
HVAC Duct Cleaning: How To Do A Simple Cleaning Job Yourself
13 October 2015
Your air conditioning ducts need to be cleaned at least once every few years. If your ducts are full of dirt and debris, that dirt and debris is going to be pumped through your house every time you turn on your air conditioning system. In order to protect your lungs from excess dust and in order to protect your house as well, you need to clean out your ducts. Here is how to quickly clean out your ducts yourself.
Air Conditioning: Why A Filter-Centric Cleaning Is A Must
12 October 2015
Air conditioner filters trap mold, dust and other air impurities. This usually goes a long way in improving the air quality in a home. But the benefit of a well-functioning filter usually extends beyond ensuring that the air that you and your family breathe is clean. It also helps to prevent the clogging of air conditioner coils, hence preventing a possible drop in your unit's performance levels.
However, in a bid to protect your air conditioner from the negative effects of dust and mold accumulation, the filters themselves can sometimes get clogged.