What Is Zoned Air Conditioning?

Anyone who has a larger home has probably wondered how much money they’re wasting to cool the whole house, and not just the rooms being used, every time the air conditioner turns on. After all, you may not need every empty guest bedroom to be as cool as the kitchen while you are cooking a


Air Conditioner vs. Heat Pump: Which Is Right for You?

Air conditioners, heat pumps and furnaces, oh my! It can be really difficult to separate out the functions of these appliances and figure out what options are best for your home. The versatility of the heat pump can be a great choice for many houses as the single unit offers both heating and cooling, but


Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

Every time you turn on your air conditioner during the summer, you hear some normal sounds: The clicking noise as the machine turns on, or the flow of air as the blower sends it through the ductwork. On occasion, you may notice that there are sounds, loud or soft, that seem entirely abnormal. If you


How Does an Energy Efficient Air Conditioner Work?

If you went back in time 150 years and tried to explain to people you met that you had a system in your home that took heat and humidity out of the air, they might think it was magic. Given how effortlessly your air conditioner functions, with minimal adjustment on your part, you can almost


Why Is My Air Conditioner Icing Over?

A cool air conditioner in the summer can be awesome. A frozen air conditioning system is another matter entirely, and one that could leave you screaming in frustration. If your air conditioning unit is freezing up, you may notice it through inefficient cooling, constant cycling or even leaking water. These tips help you figure out


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These Common Issues Are Behind Most AC Problems

As we brace for another hot summer, you want to make sure that your air conditioner is ready to keep your house cool without missing a beat. If you spot some trouble when you first turn it on this spring, you may not know what is causing it. Each of these common air conditioning problems