How do you decide which system to purchase? What size should you need?What sort of features will you want? It can be hard to figure out each day.
If you have some problems with the HVAC system, tour your home before calling a technician. This will help the contractor determine what the problem is and how to fix it.
Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean off any leaves or debris from your external condenser unit regularly.
Clean any debris on an external condenser unit. You don’t know when things are going to pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can ruin your system. It can cause your system by overheating.
Your outdoor HVAC unit may suffer when trees start to lose their leaves. Make sure you clean out your fan grill is cleaned frequently when the leaves begin to fall. The fan must be unobstructed to work properly, and if debris is blocking this air flow, then your system could suffer.
Put outdoor units in places with shade.
Have the HVAC system checked twice a year. This should happen in the fall and again in the spring.
Turn off outdoor condenser units when it becomes cold out. This means that you should be done when the temperature drops below 60ºF to avoid damage. This can ensure your system remain in good working order.
It is always a good idea to swap out single pane windows with ones that have double panes. This same effect also helps keep it warm air in during the winter months.
Install a programmable thermostat to save money on cooling your home. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from a PC or other device.
During a maintenance visit, the contractor …