Premier Heating & Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

The “V” in HVAC: Ventilation and Why It Matters

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

When it comes to the efficiency of HVAC systems, there’s a component that’s not discussed nearly as often. Sure, you can buy a super-efficient central AC or heat pump, but if the ductwork in your home is in poor shape, you’re paying a lot for a system that doesn’t have a good support system to go along with it. 

That’s why it’s so important to think about the “V” in HVAC, which stands for ventilation. Your ventilation (or ductwork) is how your central AC or heat pump delivers cold air to your home. And when your ductwork is old, damaged, or improperly installed, it can cause a lot of issues when it comes to your home comfort. Let’s look at why the “V” in HVAC is so important.

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Benefits of Late Season AC Installation

Monday, September 25th, 2023

We’re officially into the fall season. However, there’s no sign that it’ll be cooling down any time soon. By now, you have a good idea of how well your AC performed over the summer. If your AC is outdated and didn’t do a great job of keeping you cool, now’s a good time to think about air conditioning installation.

You might be thinking that you can put this off until next spring. However, there are many advantages to getting a new air conditioner now. Not only will you save money, but you’ll be ready for unexpected hot weather. Let’s go over the benefits of late-season AC installation.

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5 Common Thermostat Problems

Monday, August 14th, 2023
HVAC technician testing voltage on a mercury thermostat.

When something’s amiss with the temperature in your home, most homeowners assume that something is wrong with their HVAC system. However, there are certain things that can go wrong that can be attributed to the system’s thermostat.

The thermostat is like the “brain” of your HVAC system, controlling the whole system. So it makes sense that when things go awry, the brain behind the system could be the cause. Even if you have a “smart” thermostat, sometimes things go wrong that cause them to be not-so-smart.

Let’s take a look at 5 things that can go wrong with your HVAC system’s thermostat and what that problem would look like in your home. That way, you can call us for thermostat repair in Dublin, GA when something’s up.

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These AC Noises Mean You Need AC Repair

Monday, June 19th, 2023

The official first day of summer is almost here and we’ve already experienced some summer-like temperatures that might’ve already taxed your AC system. It looks like it’s going to be a blazing hot summer, which means you need to get a jump on AC repair as soon as you’re aware of a problem. 

To do so, you need to know the signs that your AC is in trouble. Luckily, it’ll let you know by making a hoot and a holler when something’s up. Let’s go over the types of atypical noises you may hear from your AC that means it’s time to give us a call. 

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How to Choose Your Next AC System Installation

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Many homeowners who are in the market for a new air conditioner are overwhelmed by the available options for today’s modern cooling systems. Air conditioning systems aren’t nearly the same as they were a mere 15 years ago. Not only have the ever-popular central ACs become much more energy efficient, but the 2-in-1 heat pump has also surged in popularity.

So how do you know which system to choose when it’s time for air conditioning installation? There are many factors to consider such as your budget, how long you intend to own your home, how important an eco-friendly option is, and your household makeup. Let’s dive into the options considering each of these factors. 

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Central AC Vs Heat Pumps for Georgia’s Climate

Monday, April 10th, 2023

Central air conditioning systems are tried-and-true methods of cooling a home. When the temperatures and humidity levels climb, you can count on your central AC to keep your home nice and cool. 

When it’s time to choose a new cooling system for your home, you might be considering a heat pump instead of a central AC in Warner Robins, GA. You’ve undoubtedly heard about heat pumps since they’re a popular option now. But what you might not know is whether a heat pump can handle Georgia’s heat as well as a traditional AC system. 

Let’s look at both types of systems so you can be an informed consumer when it’s time to make the choice.

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Spring AC Maintenance Checklist

Friday, March 24th, 2023

You’ve probably heard the saying, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” This idiom is supposed to illustrate that the month of March usually starts off with cold, inclement weather but that by the end of the month, the weather is supposed to be mild, like a lamb.

Well, whoever made that up obviously didn’t live in Georgia. We’ve already had some hot, humid days that haven’t felt mild at all. You’ve undoubtedly made the abrupt switch to using your air conditioner already and have likely neglected AC maintenance in Dublin, GA. That’s why we’ve created this checklist of spring AC maintenance so you can be sure your air conditioner will see you through what looks to be a hot, sweltering summer ahead.

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The Benefits of Prompt AC Service

Monday, October 10th, 2022

When you have a good air conditioner in your home, you want to keep it running in a healthy manner for as long as possible. While AC maintenance helps, repairs will still pop up now and then.

Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that putting off fixing a faulty AC won’t cause problems. Even a well-maintained air conditioner needs prompt repairs if you want to be able to enjoy reliable performance for as long as possible.

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Why Short Cycling Is a Big Problem

Monday, September 26th, 2022

If your car turned itself off after just a few minutes of operation, you’d be very likely to reach out to the nearest car garage for repairs. After all, this can easily lead to a full-blown car breakdown or a car that ends up completely totaled if the cause isn’t figured out and fixed.

You’ll want to take the same type of action when your air conditioner begins to short cycle. The act of your AC turning on and off in short spurts is an indicator of trouble, but it will also create additional issues. Read on to learn more about why short cycling from your HVAC system should always prompt an expert AC repair in Perry, GA.

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How to Tell It Is Time for An AC Upgrade

Monday, August 15th, 2022

The summer can take its toll on an air conditioner, especially if it is an older system. Factor in maintenance—or lack of it—and you may realize that you have an air conditioner that is ready to retire after this summer ends.

We know that getting a replacement for your AC system can seem like a huge project, but our team is here to help. We can get this service taken care of in a timely manner and get it done right. But first, let’s figure out if you do in fact need to prepare for a replacement.

Here are the warning signs to watch for that will warn you that the time has come to upgrade your air conditioner.

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