Air Classic Blog : Archive for July, 2016

What Does Refrigerant Do for My Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

If you haven’t heard the term “refrigerant” used before, you’ve probably still heard a similar term—Freon. Freon is actually a mislabeling, a brand name no longer used universally. Refrigerant is a term used to describe the chemical blend in an air conditioner that is responsible for heat exchange, and there are a few different types in use.

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Set the Thermostat to Your Ideal Temperature—Not Any Lower

Monday, July 18th, 2016

We know that on a hot day, you look forward to walking into an air conditioned room. Many people walk straight to the thermostat when they get home, setting the temperature as low as it can go for fast relief. But this is problematic, for many reasons.

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Don’t Wait Too Long to Replace Your AC

Monday, July 11th, 2016

When an air conditioner ages, it can struggle more and more to sufficiently cool your home with each passing year. The parts are worn down and impaired, so the system must go through longer cycles in order to transfer heat from the air in your home to the outdoors.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Cooling this Summer

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Most homeowners in the area know that their energy bills are going to be at their highest in the summer months. Southern Californians don’t typically have high heating bills, but in the summer it’s a lot tougher to save. You don’t want to shut off your air conditioner completely. So how do you lower your cooling costs when more summer heat waves are ahead?

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