Signature Heating & Cooling Blog

Finding the Best High-Efficiency Air Conditioner

Did you know that approximately one-quarter of the average Arizona home’s energy use goes toward heating and cooling? If your energy bills are higher than you would like, investing in a high-efficiency air conditioner could help. There are many options out there, so it’s helpful to do some research to find the one that’s best … Continue reading “Finding the Best High-Efficiency Air Conditioner”

Problems a Dirty AC Filter Can Cause

There are many different parts of your air conditioner (AC) and each one helps cool your home effectively. One element that can cause multiple issues for the unit as a whole is your filter. In fact, checking for a dirty AC filter is one of the first steps you should take when you notice a … Continue reading “Problems a Dirty AC Filter Can Cause”

Causes for an AC Leaking Water

If you notice your air conditioner (AC) is leaking, the first step is to turn the unit off to prevent further damage. You can then start troubleshooting to determine what may be causing the issue. Calling a professional is usually the best option, especially if the leak continues for longer than a day. However, it … Continue reading “Causes for an AC Leaking Water”

Why AC Coil Cleaning is Beneficial

There are many different parts of an air conditioner (AC) and each one plays an important role. There are two different types of coils within your system and both of these need to stay clean to keep the unit running efficiently and effectively. AC coil cleaning is an essential part of maintaining your heating, ventilation, … Continue reading “Why AC Coil Cleaning is Beneficial”

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”