Everything You Need to Know About the HCFC-22 Phase-Out

The government has known certain hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) contribute to the depletion of the ozone layer that protects Earth and its inhabitants from deadly solar radiation. As a result of decades of research and studies, the¬†Environmental Protection Agency¬†(EPA) has finally initiated a phase-out of HCFC-22 (also known as R-22), a refrigerant that’s frequently used in air […]

3 Ways to Safely Cover Your Outdoor Air Conditioner Unit

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According to some estimates, good landscaping boosts your home’s resale value by as much as 28%. When you strategically plant trees, add lighting, and install stone walkways, you not only attract the eye of potential buyers, but you also lower utility costs, increase security, and decrease liability. But to enjoy the most return on your […]

Does Your AC Need Refrigerant? Use Your Senses to Tell

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Your air conditioner relies on refrigerant in a similar way your body depends on blood. When blood flows through your body, the blood vessels will expand and allow you to keep cool. Similarly, when refrigerant properly flows through your unit, your air conditioner can maintain a stable core temperature. But too little refrigerant can spell […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Cooling Costs This Summer

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Most homeowners spend hundreds of dollars each summer to keep their homes cool. You can save money by being proactive about reducing cooling costs. Additionally, simple air conditioning maintenance can reduce your cooling costs and keep your HVAC system running more efficiently for years. Use these tips to help you cut cooling costs this summer. […]