Apple Aire Blog: Posts Tagged ‘HVAC System’

Now Is the Time: Schedule an AC Tune-Up!

Monday, April 5th, 2021
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One of the easiest HVAC service needs for homeowners to dismiss is the need for routine air conditioner maintenance or a tune-up. Unless something is severely wrong with the system, after all—like a loss of cooling power—it can seem really tempting to put off an AC tune-up if the system is behaving “just fine.”

But what if your air conditioner could work more than “just fine”? What if it could operate more efficiently, and as a result cost you less to run? Also, what if it could prevent repair needs, meaning that over the lifetime of the system you could spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars less than you otherwise would? This is all possible, with a routine tune-up!

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Compressor Replacement vs. AC System Replacement

Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Air conditioning systems have a variety of components that work together toprovide you with your home comfort. The thermostat, for example, serves as the “brain” of the system, while the compressor serves as the “heart” of your cooling system.

The compressor is what causes the refrigerant to move through your air conditioner and transfer heat from the inside to the outside. When a compressor fails, the air conditioner essentially fails. This may sound automatically like it means you have to replace your entire air conditioner, but this isn’t always the case!

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How the Air Filter Impacts Your HVAC System

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Many homeowners believe that the only purpose of the air filter inside their HVAC system is to filter allergens and other potentially harmful particles from their indoor air. Here’s the thing—not only is this not its only purpose, it’s not its purpose at all.

The air filter that comes standard with your HVAC system upon manufacturing is there to protect the inside components of the HVAC system itself from dust, dirt, and other debris. Sure, it helps a bit with indoor air quality by drawing particles out of the air, but what you should be more concerned with is the state of your heating or air conditioner. Why? Read on!

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