3 Best Tips for Servicing Your Central AC System: A Guide for Beginners


During the summer months, almost all homes in Australia need some variant of an air conditioning system for comfort. HVAC professionals argue that when you neglect the routine maintenance of an AC unit, you run the risk of losing its efficiency as the AC depreciates over time. With a well-maintained AC, you do not have to pay over the top when it comes to utility bills. Here are a few tips to keeping a residential central AC unit in the best shape in preparation for the hot summer months.

15 September 2017

4 Vital Factors That Determine Your Ducted Heating Capacity


Ducted heating, either through a reverse-cycle air conditioner or gas heater, enters your home through ducted vents. Getting ducted cooling or heating for your home certainly isn't as easy as stepping into a shop and picking out the best one. There's much to consider because all homes have different layouts and needs. Here are some vital factors that can determine your ducted heating capacity. The Size Of Your Home

19 July 2017

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