How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

30th Oct 2016 Comments Off on How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

Did you know that in general, the air in your home is 4-5 times as polluted as outside?  That is because we add particulates to our air, including dust, smoke and bacteria. Some of these are very small – less than .3 microns. To put that in perspective the average cross-section of a human hair is 50 microns and the human eye cannot see anything smaller than 40 microns in size! Let’s look at ways to improve the air quality in your home. […]

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Parts to A Heat Pump with Furnace Installation

24th Oct 2016 Comments Off on Parts to A Heat Pump with Furnace Installation

Here in New Mexico, we tend to utilize different parts of an air conditioning/heating system than say Maine for obvious reasons. However it does get cold enough here in the Albuquerque and surrounding areas to need heat in the winter cold – and a heat pump sometimes just does not generate as much heat as some would like. A solution is a heat pump with a furnace backup – or an A/C unit with furnace for heat. Let’s look at […]

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Explaining Air Conditioning Efficiency Ratings

16th Oct 2016 Comments Off on Explaining Air Conditioning Efficiency Ratings

As manufacturing standards, materials and production get better – so does the efficiency of the units that are produced. When considering the purchase of a new or replacement furnace, heat pump or air conditioner, be sure to ask about its Efficiency Ratings. In this article our goal is to do our best explaining air conditioning efficiency ratings so they help you make good buying decisions. #1. SEER.  The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio is the calculation for the amount of cooling your […]

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Emergency Heat Setting – Know Your AC

9th Oct 2016 Comments Off on Emergency Heat Setting – Know Your AC

The emergency heat setting switch on a heat pump thermostat confuses many people. Bottom line is this: emergency heat is simply a switch that turns on electric heaters that are installed in your unit to supply heat in an emergency only. And it will cost you tons when your electric bill comes in! A heat pump installed where the temperature can drop below 35 degrees need a supplemental heating source.  Most often this is electric resistance heating – at the […]

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Air Conditioning Replacement Costs

26th Sep 2016 Comments Off on Air Conditioning Replacement Costs

Most people don’t think about their air conditioning replacement costs until it breaks or becomes so old it is not worth repairing. Because the ac runs in the background, without our notice – we do not tend to budget for repair or replacement. So when the inevitable happens and it is time to pull out the wallet there is sometimes severe sticker shock. On the other hand if you look at air conditioning replacement costs versus the time they run […]

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Fall Jobs – Heat Pump Maintenance

23rd Sep 2016 Comments Off on Fall Jobs – Heat Pump Maintenance

If you invest just a little bit if time and effort in your heat pump maintenance, not only will you save energy but you will also potentially save yourself big headaches. Did you know that a well maintained heat pump can use up to 25% less energy? Get your utility bill out and figure that amount up every month!  Here are some ideas and tips for helping you save that money. We will be happy to come out and do […]

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How Long Do AC Units Last?

9th Sep 2016 Comments Off on How Long Do AC Units Last?

How Long Do A/C Units Last One of the questions we get here is “How Long Do AC Units Last?” Well that is easy to answer! It depends! Seriously though, how many times have you been told your unit is o its last legs and surely you will need a new one next time the repairman comes out. We all want to sell new units because we make money on the sale. So what can you really expect? First you […]

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Air Conditioning Repair Albuquerque

9th Sep 2016 Comments Off on Air Conditioning Repair Albuquerque

If you have to call for air conditioning repair in Albuquerque – who do you call? When it is 99 degrees outside, and your a/c is sitting there like a useless pile of rocks, it might be time to call for repair! You have lots of choices, and many are good, reliable and reputable companies. So are we! We do offer some differences you might like to know about. #1. Experience. We have been providing heating, air conditioning and refrigeration sales, […]

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Air Conditioning Mobile Homes – Some Recommendations

23rd Aug 2016 Comments Off on Air Conditioning Mobile Homes – Some Recommendations

Heating and air conditioning mobile homes are not always the same as standard homes due mostly to space requirements. Although there is not as much room inside the mobile home, usually an installer can get under the home which makes it easier to install, ductwork, refrigeration lines and anything else needed. Insulation is not installed as thick in a mobile home as in a stick built house, again due to space requirements so the air conditioning for mobile homes should […]

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Air Conditioning Leaking Water – How To Fix It

16th Aug 2016 Comments Off on Air Conditioning Leaking Water – How To Fix It

Nearly 90 percent of all central-air service calls are related to air conditioning leaking water. When your air conditioning is leaking water any time spent worrying about the cost and not solving the issue is directly related to damage the water is causing! Don’t wait to address it. And fixing water leaks is usually fairly simple. If your air conditioner is leaking from the ceiling and you don’t fix it – you could be replacing a ceiling. Usually there are […]

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