Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for May, 2015

How Duct Sealing Will Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency

Monday, May 25th, 2015

We’re just on the edge of summer, and more and more people are starting to run their air conditioners on a day-to-day basis. Most people probably made sure that their air conditioners were in good repair before the summer started. Maybe some even scheduled some preventive maintenance to make sure. What about the ducts, though? You probably haven’t thought about it, but the ducts in your home are just as important to keeping your air conditioner running efficiently as the system itself. Read on to find out more about how poor duct condition affects air conditioning, and how duct sealing can help improve it.

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What Are the Differences Between Central and Ductless Air Conditioning?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

For homeowners who are new to the market, it can be rather difficult to grasp how to differentiate between the various types of systems. For example, what are the differences between central and ductless air conditioning? Sure, ductless air conditioning doesn’t use ducts, but is that the only difference? And how does a ductless system cool a home if it doesn’t use ducts to transport air? Read on to find out the answers to all of these questions, and more besides.

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Signs That You Need to Replace Your Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners are not perfect systems. They age, they develop problems, they get worn out, and eventually they fail. When your ductless air conditioner starts to near the end of its life, it behooves you to recognize it as soon as possible. The sooner you recognize that you need to replace your ductless system, the smaller the chance of the system breaking down before you have the chance to get a new one. You don’t want to be caught without a working ductless A/C in the middle of a hot day, after all. So, take a look at these signs that you need to replace your system.

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Air Conditioning Problems to Be Aware Of

Monday, May 4th, 2015

With the days starting to warm up, it is important to keep an eye on your air conditioner. Problems with the system are more likely to develop during times of increased stress, like during summer. The better able you are to recognize signs of an issue, the faster you’ll be able to get the problem fixed and the better off your air conditioner will be. Let’s take a look at some of the common air conditioning problems that you need to be aware of this summer.

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