Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for August, 2016

What Happens During Routine Ductless System Maintenance?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

We can’t stress just how important it is that you have preventive maintenance conducted on your ductless heating and cooling system. In order to get the best performance that your system has to offer, it’s vital that you invest in maintenance.

Many homeowners accept this at face value and schedule maintenance. However many others fear it may be a waste of their money. We understand, so we’ve shared some information below that indicates just how important maintenance is.

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How Does a Zone Control System Work?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

When you are looking for an efficient way to heat and cool your home while still getting the most out of your HVAC system, then a zone control system is an excellent consideration. This allows you to separate your home into different “zones” in order to condition each room apart from the others. Keep reading to learn more about how this works and some of the benefits of installing a system such as this.

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Beware This End of Summer Air Conditioning Problem

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Summer may almost be over, but there are still plenty of warmer days ahead of us. Hopefully, you haven’t had any drastic problems with your air conditioning system this season… because one thing is for sure: It’s difficult to get through summer without a properly working cooling system.

AC systems are designed to stand up to high temperatures and many years of use. However, the end of summer is usually when these systems are most likely to suffer a breakdown—particularly if it’s aging and/or you haven’t scheduled professional maintenance within the last year.

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Why Is a Correctly Sized Air Conditioning System Important?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Are you looking to purchase a new air conditioner for your home? If so, you’re likely to approach the purchase like you would any other appliance. You’ll probably look for the biggest unit available within your budget. Unfortunately, this is one of the biggest mistakes homeowners make. A professionally installed and sized air conditioner is vital for your system’s efficiency and your home comfort.

When our HVAC technicians come to size your unit, they look at many factors, including the correct BTUs (British Thermal Units) needed. BTUs are a measurement of the cooling capacity of an AC system. This is just one of many factors our professionals look at: if any factors are missed then you could very well find yourself with a premature system replacement.

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Beware These Ominous Sounds Coming from Your AC

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Have you heard a strange sound coming from your air conditioner lately? Of course no air conditioner is ever going to be completely silent, but you know the typical sounds your system makes better than anyone else does. Therefore when something seems unusual or unfamiliar, chances are that something is wrong.

Odd air conditioning sounds usually mean that there is an issue that needs to be resolved right away. Keep reading to learn about just a couple of the most common air conditioning noises that indicate it’s time for you to call one of our HVAC professionals.

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