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HVAC Covers: Should You Invest?

Are HVAC covers really necessary for an air conditioner? Once the cooling season is over, your central air conditioner is generally inactive until the weather heats up again. Some homeowners wonder if leaving the outdoor half of the unit exposed to the elements during the off-season is detrimental to components and the overall service life of the system. Here are some pros and cons of HVAC covers to help you make your own decision: The outdoor A/C unit is designed…

How to Quiet Your Home’s A/C

Noisy air conditioner? The best option, whether yours makes noise from the indoor component or the outdoor compressor, is to upgrade with a modern HVAC system that features noise abatement technology. But if you’re not ready to go that far, there are some other things you can do for quieting A/C noises. The first step is to pinpoint the cause of the noise, which can derive from a whole range of issues. Why Is My A/C So Loud? Among the…

Find Out Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

If your central HVAC system quits working, it’s most likely due to a failure of either the outdoor compressor or indoor evaporator, but not both. Before you decide to save money by replacing the failed component instead of buying a whole system, it’s important to consider the following factors. Energy Efficiency The efficiency ratings for new central HVAC systems are based on two matched components that work in tandem. Your HVAC system might function if you replace only one component,…