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10 Tips to Maximize Your Air Conditioning System’s Efficiency

Bring on the heat! Summer is here and with it the warm, sunny days we craved all winter. Chances are that as the outside temperature spikes so do the costs of your utility bills. Maximizing the efficiency of your air conditioning system can often result in lower costs, prolonging the life of the systems and keeping your home more comfortable. Here are 10 things you can do to keep your cooling system running efficiently:  Close windows and doors – Conditioned air escapes outside when windows and doors are open. Try to turn [...]

R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out

R-22 REFRIGERANT PHASE OUT If you are reading this, you’ve probably heard about the R-22 refrigerant phase out. Maybe it came up in conversation at a family gathering, or maybe you asked your neighbors why they were doing work on their air conditioning system and they mentioned that the refrigerant, would soon be illegal in the U.S. Those conversations might have triggered a lot of questions in your mind, such as “If my AC system uses R-22, do I need to replace it?” and “if I don’t do anything, will I [...]