Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Replacement’

Taking a Close Look at Energy Efficiency for Air Conditioners

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

air-conditioner-money-saverSpring is the best time of year to install a new air conditioning system, something we talked about at the beginning of the season. But making the choice to replace an old air conditioner with a new system is only the start of the installation process. There are many more choices you must make when it comes to a new air conditioner in Staten Island, NY, and you’ll require the assistance of HVAC experts for each of them. These choices include deciding on the type of AC to have installed (perhaps you want to try out a ductless system) and how powerful the cooling system needs to be (under-powered or over-powered are equally bad).

In this post, we’re going to look at the question of efficiency: how well does an air conditioning system convert electrical power into cooling output?

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Planning an Air Conditioning Replacement This Spring?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

air-conditioning-system-with-catA working air conditioning system is your home’s best ally during another hot and humid summer in New York. This is one of the reasons that we urge all homeowners to arrange for AC maintenance in the spring. It preps an air conditioner with thorough inspections, tune-ups, and cleanings that will make its job easier—and therefore make it less likely it will drain energy or suffer major malfunctions over the summer. Maintenance offers a heads-up on any repair issues that need to be taken care of before the intense summer heat arrives.

But at certain point in the life of an air conditioner, repairs and maintenance will no longer be enough. If you suspect that your home’s AC has reached this point, then this is the spring to have an air conditioning replacement in Staten Island, NY.

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