Oaks Heat & Air Blog : Archive for July, 2016

What Should I Expect During an Air Conditioner Tune-Up?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

We’ve written in the past about the importance of routine, professional air conditioning maintenance, and we really cannot stress enough just how important this is. It’s the only way you can ensure that you get the very best performance from your home cooling system. To help you better understand the importance of this service, we’ve shared a brief list below of some of the tasks your HVAC professional will provide when they come to perform your AC maintenance.

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Why You Should Pay Attention to the Size of Your AC

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Are you in the market for a new air conditioning system this summer? If so, you’ll want to make sure that it’s the right size for your home. No, bigger does not always mean better. You can’t take just any system that physically fits your home and assume that it will work effectively and efficiently just like any other system.

Having an improperly sized air conditioner installed can cause a number of different issues down the road. Keep reading to learn more about sizing your air conditioner and what can happen if it’s either too small or too large.

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Understanding the Function of Your Air Conditioning System Compressor

Monday, July 11th, 2016

In order for your air conditioner to perform as it should, there needs to be a precise balance between each of its components. These components all work together to make your home feel cool and comfortable all summer long and beyond.

As a result, each component must remain in good working order. There are a few parts that require specialized attention: one of these being your air conditioner’s compressor. Essentially the “heart” of your system, the compressor is what allows you to receive cool air. But how does it work?

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Learn How a Dual Fuel System Functions

Monday, July 4th, 2016

When it comes to choosing a high efficiency HVAC system for your home, you have many options. Heat pumps are among these options and one of the best systems available on the market today. They have the capability to heat or cool a home, and rather than burning fuel like a furnace or a boiler does, they work through a process called heat exchange, moving heat form one place to another by using a small amount of electricity.

However, there is one small disadvantage to heat pumps. We’ll go more into that below, but what’s important to know is that there is a solution: the dual fuel system. Keep reading to learn more about this type of HVAC system and what it can do for you.

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