Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for March, 2016

3 Upgrades to Make Your Air Conditioner More Effective

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Your HVAC system makes up about half of your energy consumption, making it the most expensive appliance in your home. So naturally, you want to be able to save money where you can. The good news is that there are ways to help your air conditioner work more effectively. Doing so will help you cut the energy you use in cooling your home, and save money in the process. Keep reading for 3 upgrades that can improve the efficiency of your air conditioner, thus making it more effective.

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Why Use Rooftop Units for Commercial HVAC Systems?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

It’s no secret that commercial air conditioning units are not pretty to look at. Depending on the size of the building, you may not have the space that large HVAC units require. Plus, it’s unpleasant to see a huge AC unit in front of an office building. Rooftop units are packaged systems that are installed on rooftops and that tie directly into the building’s ductwork. We’ve highlighted a few of the main benefits of installing rooftop units for your business below.

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How to Get Your Heater Ready for the Off-Season

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

As spring approaches and warmer temperatures head our way, we’ll need our heaters less and less. Naturally, you may be thinking a lot more about preparing your air conditioner for summer than you are thinking about your heater. However, the end of winter is actually a perfect time to schedule a heater maintenance appointment and have your system checked for any potential problems that could be detrimental next year. This time of year, HVAC technicians will be less busy, making it easier for you to schedule their visit to your home.

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How to Spot a Refrigerant Leak in Your Air Conditioning

Monday, March 14th, 2016

The weather’s still pretty cold here in Brookline, MA, and likely to stay that way for at least a few weeks more. But before you know it, summer will be here, and we recommend that homeowners take a close look at their air conditioner in the next few weeks. If any problems arise, that gives you time to take care of them before you have need of your system. Among the things you should check for are refrigerant leaks, which are not uncommon at the end of a long winter, and which can severely disrupt the functioning of your system if you let it. Here’s a brief list of ways to spot a refrigerant leak in your air conditioning. If you do, turn the system off immediately and call a repair technician.

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Why Is Sizing a New Air Conditioner Important?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

The proper sizing of HVAC equipment is one of the most crucial aspects of designing a compatible system for your home. There’s a common misconception amongst homeowners that the bigger their AC is, the better. True, you don’t want your air conditioner to be too small. If it is, your AC may continuously run but offer little to no cooling effect.

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