HVAC Noise: What Is and Isn’t Normal

You should expect some sound from your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.  However, some types of HVAC noise are a sign that there is an issue which could require professional attention. Knowing the difference can help you determine if you need to schedule a visit from one of our technicians. Normal HVAC Noise … Continue reading “HVAC Noise: What Is and Isn’t Normal”

Reasons for an AC Not Blowing Cold Air

Air conditioning (AC) is an absolute necessity during hot Tucson summers. Any issues with your unit can make your home uncomfortable. One common problem is a lack of cool air from your air conditioner. Is your AC not blowing cold air? If so, we can help find the cause and get your system working properly … Continue reading “Reasons for an AC Not Blowing Cold Air”

Signs It’s Time for a New AC Unit

Air conditioning (AC) is essential to keeping your home at a comfortable temperature, especially during the hottest days of the Tucson summer. If your system is working the way it should, you probably don’t think about it very often. However, you should be aware of possible signs that it’s time to replace your AC unit. … Continue reading “Signs It’s Time for a New AC Unit”

How Your AC Compressor Works

There are many different components that make up your air conditioner (AC) and each one contributes to the process of cooling your home. Your AC compressor is a part of the outdoor portion of the unit and it is essential for your system as a whole to function. If the compressor fails, your AC will … Continue reading “How Your AC Compressor Works”

What is a HEPA Filter?

A high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter is a type of air filter that meets specific standards for the ability to remove particles from the air. True HEPA filters must remove a minimum of 99.97% of particles that are 0.3 microns in diameter. In the United States, the Department of Energy (DOE) defines whether or not … Continue reading “What is a HEPA Filter?”

The Importance of Pre-Summer AC Service

Tucson summers are extremely hot and air conditioning is essential if you want to stay comfortable. One way to make sure that your cooling system is ready for the heat is with pre-summer AC service. A preventive check-up before the temperature gets too high gives you peace of mind knowing your unit is working properly. … Continue reading “The Importance of Pre-Summer AC Service”

How a Germicidal UV Light Works

Lennox purification systems can help resolve a large number of air quality issues in your home. Their powerful filters remove up to 90% of germs and bacteria as small as 0.01 micron. In addition to air filtration, some of the available units use ultraviolet (UV) rays to further improve your air quality. A germicidal UV … Continue reading “How a Germicidal UV Light Works”

Air Quality Issues a Purifier Can Solve

Improving your indoor air quality can make a dramatic difference for the health of you and your family. Although you can find a variety of single-room air purifiers, the best option is a purifier that works with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. This keeps the air clean throughout your entire home. High-quality … Continue reading “Air Quality Issues a Purifier Can Solve”

Solutions for Common Thermostat Problems

During the hot Tucson summer we depend on our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to keep us comfortable. One vital part of this system is the thermostat, which is responsible for regulating the temperature. Thermostat problems or malfunctions can cause a drop in performance and leave your home too hot or too cold. … Continue reading “Solutions for Common Thermostat Problems”

When to Use a Ductless Air Conditioner

Keeping your house cool in Tucson uses a lot of energy. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system you choose can have a big impact on your utility bills and environment. While central air conditioning is common, a ductless air conditioner or mini-split system is a good fit for many households. These units are … Continue reading “When to Use a Ductless Air Conditioner”