Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog : Archive for April, 2016

Why Does My Air Conditioner Freeze Up?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Given that the main function of your air conditioner is to send cool air through your home, improving your indoor comfort during the spring and summer, it’s natural to assume that a little bit of icing on the unit is normal.

However, on the contrary, a frozen air conditioner can signal a big problem. If you notice ice on your equipment, first turn your system off so it can defrost. Before turning it back on though, it’s important to understand what could have caused this to happen, and get it repaired by a professional if necessary.

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Help! My Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Our weather has been a bit up and down in recent weeks, but with this weekend bringing temperatures to the 80s, you may have turned on your air conditioner at least once. Ideally, when you turn on your AC for the first time during the cooling season, you won’t have any problems.

However, if you’ve noticed your air conditioner simply isn’t cooling, you’ll want to take care of this issue right away. Before you call for AC repairs, be sure to check out these common AC troubleshooting tips.

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Make These Energy Efficient Home Upgrades to Save Money

Monday, April 11th, 2016

How energy efficient is your home? There are so many methods you can use nowadays to help improve the efficiency of your home, and therefore save money. For example, you could install a high-efficiency HVAC system. These are designed to run as little energy as possible in order to cool your living space.

If the conditions of your home are right and your unit is regularly maintained, you’ll find that your cooling costs stay fairly low. Upgrading your HVAC system is not the only way to create a more energy efficient home environment, though. Keep reading for some more tips on how to save money by making energy efficient upgrades.

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The Importance of Indoor Air Filtration

Monday, April 4th, 2016

When homeowners consider their indoor comfort, they often think about the temperature of their home, and maybe even the efficiency of their HVAC system. These are important factors to consider. However, an often overlooked aspect of indoor comfort is the quality of the indoor air.

According to an article from WebMD, your indoor air quality could actually be worse than the outdoor air quality, especially in the spring. Without proper filtration, you are exposing yourself and your family to contaminants such as dirt, pollen, pet dander, and even pollutants like mold, bacteria, smoke, and car exhaust.

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