We had Tru Air replace our system’s blower motor years ago and it’s still running strong. They are very professional, dependable and their prices are very reasonable.
How often should I have my air conditioning serviced?
Depending on the type of system you have, every system should be serviced at least once a year with checkups in between.
Why does my system need more freon each year?
Usually, an a/c system that needs to be recharged with freon frequently either has a leak or needs repair. A leakage can make your unit lose cooling capacity and more energy. On top of this, leaks are not good for the environment.
What can I do to ensure that my air conditioning unit lasts as long as possible?
The best recommendation that will prolong your system is to have it serviced on a regular bases. Here are some simple tips you can do to help avoid costly repair:
Keep the area around the unit clean such as removing leaves and other debris.
Make sure grills and air ducts are not blocked with furniture or carpet.
In the summer time, try to keep windows facing west and east closed with blinds or shades.
Adjust temperature on thermostats to reduce a/c usage when not needed
How can I reduce my energy costs?
About 50% of your building’s energy is consumed by your HVAC system. Here are a few tips you can consider:
Upgrade to a newer high-efficiency air conditioning unit. A new system can save up to 28% of power, which could be up to $300 per year.
The installation of a programmable thermostat to decrease usage when it’s not needed tend to have more precise control
Have your system regularly cleaned and tuned. Dirty systems with worn parts work harder, thus consuming more energy