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To Repair, or Replace, That is the Question.

When your air conditioner isn’t functioning properly, it's hard to know when to repair or replace your air conditioning equipment, keeping in mind what's best for your wallet. Depending on the nature of the problem, you might even be able to DIY a repair and save yourself the cost of an unnecessary maintenance call. So make sure to do your research before making an investment.

The History of Air Conditioning

Until the 20th century, only individuals of wealth or those that were on their death bed in a hospital might have experienced the cooling of air indoors. Here are the key events throughout history that shaped air conditioning as we know it today...

What is Air Conditioning, And How Does it Work?

Ever heard the words, "condenser" or "evaporator," during a visit from your friendly HVAC technician? You nod in agreement and smile when he says he'll get you a quote to fix it, but what does it all mean? What is this guy actually talking about? Here's the low-down...

Why is my AC Making Strange Noises?

HVAC equipment issues seem to pop up when you least expect them. And one of the most common ways a homeowner can detect a problem is by listening. A properly operating AC system is designed to run fairly quietly, with only a slight humming sound. But when a problem begins to develop, you might hear some irregular noises...

Top 8 Reasons Your AC is Not Working

Are you noticing it's getting hotter in your house instead of cooler? But you turned the AC on a few hours ago?! There are several components to your HVAC system and all it takes is one small issue to keep the whole thing from operating as it was designed. Before you panic, here are eight common reasons your AC is not working:

National HVAC Tech Day is June 22nd!

Today, many of us take the comforts of central air conditioning for granted. But it’s the technicians who keep our HVAC systems running, day and night. Here's a look behind the scenes at what it takes to be an HVAC hero...

HVAC Tips: The First Day of Summer

June 21st means summer is finally here!  School is out, temperatures are rising and now is when we all start to feel that heat and HUMIDITY. Don't sweat it, here are a few tips to efficiently keep your home cool this summer...

Understanding MERV Ratings – an Air Filter Guide

So you decided it was time to replace that dirty air filter, and all the filters on the shelf have what's called a "MERV" rating. You're probably wondering what the acronym MERV stands for. Well, it stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. Not sure what that even means? This article explains that, and answers all the questions you never knew you would need the answers to when you became an adult...

Why Have an Air Conditioning Spring Check?

There's nothing worse than turning on your air conditioner on the first hot day of summer and nothing happens... Tap tap... is this thing on? This is your opportunity to be the perfect girl or boy scout and "be prepared!" Call Levco to schedule your AC Spring Check to save yourself from a potential nightmare... Because ain't nobody got time for that!