Why Reverse Cycle ACs May Fail to Cool a Room


Like any other AC system, reverse cycling heating and cooling systems (heat pumps) can at times malfunction for a variety of reasons. This article discusses some of the factors that you should investigate in case the system fails to cool a room in your home. The Windows Were Left Open The reverse cycle system may fail to reduce the temperature of your home or room in case you left some windows or doors open after turning the AC on.

10 July 2017

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooling Your Home


The hot weather can lead some homeowners into making many mistakes as they try to keep their living spaces cool. Those mistakes can have several adverse effects, such as shortening AC component life or increasing energy costs. This article discusses some of those cooling mistakes that you should avoid. Turning the Temperature Down Abruptly Some people turn the temperature way down thinking that the home will cool down faster. This is a mistake for several reasons.

27 June 2017

Why Paying More for Central AC Is Worth It


If you don't currently have air conditioning in your home, you might be considering central air. While this is one of the most expensive forms of air conditioning, it is also one of the most beneficial. Here are some reasons to consider getting central air, even though it is more expensive to install. They Are Easy to Operate and Program Central air conditioners not only pack a lot of power to cool off your home quickly, but they are also very easy to operate.

25 May 2017

Types of Reverse-Cycle Air Conditioners


Reverse-cycle air conditioning systems are popular because they are very easy to maintain and they do not consume a lot of energy. They work using the heat pump principle, where a fan passes hot air over the refrigerant, which makes the air cooler. The cooler air is circulated in your home, while the refrigerant fluid goes through a process which cools it so that it can absorb heat from the air again, and the cycle goes on.

17 May 2017

What You Should Look For When Buying a New Air Conditioner


When you're in the market for a new air conditioner, you may look for something energy efficient and whisper quiet. It's good to think about the energy used to cool your home, and a quiet air conditioner is a good choice for any house, but there are some features that many homeowners still overlook, and which can make a difference in how well the air conditioner works and in its overall operating costs.

16 May 2017

Your Air Conditioner Won't Blow Cold Air? Find Out the Reason and How to Fix


Air conditioners are useful appliances to have in your home. They are usually designed to cool your home and make it more comfortable to live in especially in the warmer months. However, like any other appliances, air conditioners develop problems sometimes. For instance, your air conditioner may fail to blow the cold air that it's designed to. This won't only be frustrating but also costly because you will be using energy to run a faulty appliance.

15 May 2017

Why Regularly Changing Air Conditioner Filters Is So Crucial


A lot of Australians live in homes and work in offices located in areas that are hot for the most part of the year. For most of these people, air conditioning is not a luxury but a necessity, as it feels uncomfortably hot staying indoors during hot months without cooling service. In order to get reliable service from residential and commercial air conditioners, proper maintenance of the equipment is critical. One of the main maintenance requirements of air conditioners is changing filters.

10 May 2017

Three ways to keep your home's air conditioning unit in good condition


Home air conditioning systems are expensive to purchase. As such, it makes sense to do everything you can to keep yours in good condition. Here are three ways to do this. Perform routine maintenance Performing routine maintenance on your air conditioning system is one of the most effective ways to keep it in tip-top condition for as long as possible. Simple things, such as regularly washing or replacing the unit's filters, will not only improve the air quality in your home but could also prevent dust from accumulating inside the system itself and causing it to overheat and break down.

2 May 2017

Why you should consider copper over aluminium ducts for your air conditioning system


Air conditioning units are vital systems that make our homes comfortable during summer and winter seasons. Therefore, installation of such units should be taken serious. The nature of materials used during this process will determine whether you get a long lasting service or spend the rest of your time worrying about repairs. Piping is part of installation stages that contribute to its functionality and reliability. Modern technology is slowly drifting from aluminium and going the copper way.

28 April 2017