Home Heating History

26th May 2016 Comments Off on Home Heating History

Home Heating History is an interesting subject! As in air conditioning, home heating history is interesting to review. It was not that long ago our forefathers chopped a lot of wood to heat the home and cook the meals. it is certainly much easier now, cleaner and safer as well as being much more comfortable. I have had to get up and get a fire going for heat on a frigid morning and can tell you it is bracing at […]

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Air Conditioning History

19th May 2016 Comments Off on Air Conditioning History

Air Conditioning is relatively new! Although this may comes as a shock to the younger generation, we have not always had house heating and cooling. I for one certainly remember not having air conditioning in houses and cars! It might be interesting to look at some historical facts about heating and air conditioning to provide some appreciation for what we have. Let’s look at air conditioning first. We used to not live as long. Of course life might have been […]

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The Ideal Air Conditioning Temperature Setting

12th May 2016 Comments Off on The Ideal Air Conditioning Temperature Setting

Is there an ideal air conditioning temperature? Over the last 40 years I have been servicing and installing new air conditioners, I get this question a lot. What is the “best” air conditioning temperature for air conditioning unit? Although there are as many answers as there are people asking the questions, there certainly are some guidelines. Over the years, the temperature you hear most is 78 degrees F. However, comfort is not only related to temperature. Relative humidity, airflow (including […]

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How to Choose the Best Air Conditioner Filters?

5th May 2016 Comments Off on How to Choose the Best Air Conditioner Filters?

Everything you wanted to know about Air Conditioner Filters. Who thinks they change their Air Conditioning Filters enough? How do you know? Hopefully this article will help you understand the differences between all those choices at the big box store – and to be sure your service company is doing you right! On a general basis, most of the one inch filters should be changed at least every 60-90 days. The nicer filters, with more pleats Generally, most 1” furnace […]

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All About Air Conditioners

30th Apr 2016 Comments Off on All About Air Conditioners

A Simple Primer on How Your Air Conditioner Works! In the simplest sense, and air conditioner takes heat out of the air inside your home or business, and transfers it to outside air. How this is accomplished is quite simple in theory, and has been in use for over 100 years. The equipment gets better – but the theory remains consistent. How Air Conditioners Work Air Conditioners have the capacity to change the temperature, humidity and/or quality of the air. […]

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Evaporative Coolers – Cool Facts

27th Apr 2016 Comments Off on Evaporative Coolers – Cool Facts

The pros and cons of evaporative coolers also known as swamp coolers. I don’t know about you but I thought my title was ‘cool’. Hehe Since we have been successfully installing and servicing these units in Albuquerque and surrounding areas for more than 40 years, we thought an article about the differences might help. We will also provide some tips on these systems to help you get the most cooling you can! Pros and Cons of Evaporative Coolers vs Air […]

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Swamp Cooler Midsummer Maintenance

20th Apr 2016 Comments Off on Swamp Cooler Midsummer Maintenance

Swamp Coolers Mid-Summer Checkup How to perform a mid-summer checkup on your swamp cooler. Evaporative cooler (Swamp cooler) basics. We have talked about these types of air cooling units in previous articles. Our goal here is to offer tips for summer maintenance and upkeep. First, we remember that these evaporative coolers are box-shaped appliances utilizing the action of air passing through water to cool.  This is as simple as it gets. Newer models incorporate a fan inside the unit to […]

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Let’s Service that Swamp Cooler

11th Apr 2016 Comments Off on Let’s Service that Swamp Cooler

Swamp Coolers Need Service Too Since you may be reading this post from New York, or somewhere like that, you might be wondering “What the heck is  swamp cooler”? It is not something we bring in from Louisiana that magically cools your house. At least we don’t bring it from LA – but it can be magic in the right circumstances! Have you ever held up a wet finger in the air and felt it cool? You just used  a […]

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Finding Great Air Conditioning Repair in Albuquerque

11th Apr 2016 Comments Off on Finding Great Air Conditioning Repair in Albuquerque

Use these do’s and don’t to find great air conditioning repairs and services in Albuquerque.  Almost everyone at some point will need repairs or service on their AC. Air conditioners are used hard and often put away wet! Fortunately most units are built to last reliably for years (as long as they are properly and regularly serviced!) When you do need repair – or service – how do you go about it? Most people in this day and age turn […]

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Differences Between Swamp Coolers and Refrigerated AC

8th Jul 2015 Comments Off on Differences Between Swamp Coolers and Refrigerated AC

Air conditioners are designed to keep us cool on hot summer days, so what exactly are the differences between swamp coolers and refrigerated AC? Swamp coolers and refrigerated air conditioners (AC for short) are two types of air conditioning. This simply means they condition the air by cooling it. But they work very differently from one another. Both serve the same important purpose: keeping us cool. Additionally, they each have benefits and downsides. So what exactly are the differences between […]

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