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

What Are My Options for a New AC System?

Monday, July 8th, 2024
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When it comes to keeping your home comfortable during the hot summer months, choosing the right air conditioning system is crucial. With various options available, each offering unique benefits and considerations, making an informed decision about air conditioning installation in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn can seem overwhelming. 

As an experienced HVAC company that’s been serving Staten Island since 1955, we’re here to guide you through the main types of AC systems—central air conditioning, ductless mini-split systems, and ducted heat pumps. Let’s explore what each system has to offer and help you find the best solution for your home.

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SEER2 Ratings and Central AC: What to Know

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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When it comes to central air conditioning, homeowners often seek systems that provide the perfect balance of comfort, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. One critical factor to consider when it’s time for central AC replacement in Bath Beach, Brooklyn is the SEER2 rating. This blog post will delve into SEER2 ratings, explaining their significance and the benefits of opting for a central AC system with a higher SEER2 rating.

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What Type of Air Conditioner Should I Get?

Monday, April 15th, 2024
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When it comes to keeping your home cool and comfortable during the hot and humid summer months, choosing the right air conditioner is crucial. With various options available in the market, it can be overwhelming to decide which one best suits your needs.

In this guide, we’ll explore the different types of air conditioners available, including heat pumps, central AC systems, and mini splits, to help you make an informed decision when it comes to air conditioning installation in Staten Island, NY.

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Are a Heat Pump and a Mini Split the Same Thing?

Monday, August 21st, 2023
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You’ve probably heard of heat pumps and ductless mini split air conditioners. But you may be wondering if they are one and the same. Are these two terms interchangeable for the same type of air conditioning system? 

While a ductless mini split air conditioner does use a heat pump system, all heat pumps are not ductless. Whether you are interested in heat pump installation or ductless air conditioning installation in Staten Island, NY, our team is here to help. You can keep reading to learn more about these two unique systems, as well as their similarities and differences.

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Solve Your AC Issues With This System

Monday, June 28th, 2021

woman-in-front-of-fanAs the temperatures rise here in the Big Apple, you might find yourself relying on the air conditioning system a lot more to keep your home cool and comfortable. If you have an older-style air conditioner, you might begin facing many problems because the unit is not properly cooling your home.

Are you battling uneven temperatures in your house? Do you find the lack of zone control annoying? Is there a new room addition to your home under progress? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be wondering what you could do about your AC problem.

We suggest investing in a ductless AC unit for your home and coming to us for your air conditioning installation in Staten Island, NY.

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Know Your AC Options

Monday, May 18th, 2020

big-blue-question-markCooling season is here and you are going to be relying heavily on your air conditioning system if you aren’t doing so already. The problem here is that your A/C may not be able to properly do its job if it is too old or worn out. Modern air conditioners are built to last for a long time but not forever so if yours has gotten to the stage when it needs to be retired, the sooner that you get this done the better.

Choosing a new air conditioning system isn’t always easy but it can be made easier by learning what your options for a new one are. Knowing what you can choose from will help you to figure out what option will best suit your needs. Once you make a choice, just make sure to schedule your AC installation with a team of professionals to ensure that it will enjoy a full lifespan and optimal operation.

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When Does Putting in a Ductless AC Make Sense?

Monday, August 12th, 2019

ductless-system-with-technicianYou may already have some familiarity with ductless mini-split AC systems in Staten Island, NY. You can find them in businesses and in older apartment complexes. When you see what looks like a small-sized window AC up on the wall—and with no actual window behind it—that’s the air handler part of a ductless mini-split.

Instead of exhausting the heat from the room directly out the back of the unit the way a window AC does, the air handler of a ductless system connects through refrigerant and power lines to an outdoor condenser cabinet that looks the same as the condenser cabinet of a standard central air conditioner. This outdoor unit can connect to multiple indoor air handlers (from 4 to 8 depending on the capacity of the system) so cool air can be sent into rooms all around the house.

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Spring Is Almost Here: Time for an AC Tune-Up!

Monday, March 11th, 2019

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The time between winter and summer is when HVAC technicians help customers get their air conditioning systems ready for hot weather. Technicians are dealing with fewer emergency calls for heating repair, and that makes it much easier for customers to schedule an annual AC inspection and tune-up.

We strongly encourage you to arrange for your annual AC maintenance services early this spring. It’s okay if you do it a bit later, but please don’t skip it entirely!

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How to Cure the Mid-Season Air Conditioner Replacement Blues

Monday, August 13th, 2018

woman-in-front-of-fanThe second half of the summer is when the heat can get brutal. Unfortunately, this is also the time when you’re likely to have the blues with your air conditioner. Considering all the stress that the early summer months place on an older AC, now is the time when the cooling system might start to fall behind—or even crash completely and leave you without any cooling at all.

So, is it time to replace your home air conditioner? That may be the cure to your air conditioner blues—and we’d like to help make it as easy for you as possible.

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Doing the AC Replacement Shuffle: It Can Be Tough!

Monday, March 26th, 2018

big-blue-question-markIn our previous post, we talked about the importance of having routine air conditioning maintenance done in the spring. (Call us now if you haven’t done this yet! Don’t put it off.) Maintenance helps an air conditioner last for as many years as possible, and many ACs can serve a house effectively for 15 years. But an air conditioner is not a “forever” device. At some point in the future, you’ll need to have an air conditioning replacement in Staten Island, NY.

But what if the future is today? Looking ahead to the warm weather—and it will be here before we know it—do you have doubts about your air conditioner? Are you wondering if you should keep repairing it, or if it’s less expensive in the long-run to put in a new one?

If you’ve got these questions bouncing in your head, you’re caught doing the AC Replacement Shuffle. We have some answers for you that will help with making the choice—but eventually you’ll need our direct assistance.

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