Keeping Your Home Cool during the Sweltering, Summer Months

  • Why Is Your Air Conditioner Short Cycling?

    2 January 2019

    Your home's air conditioning helps make the hot weather of summer bearable once you are in your home. If your air conditioner doesn't seem to be able to keep up with the heat by turning on and off frequently, you have a problem with the unit short cycling. Here is what you need to know about this air conditioner problem. What's Short Cycling? And air conditioner is designed to run for a long period of time, get your home to the proper temperature, and then shut down and give the unit a break.

  • 4 Residential Heating Maintenance Tips For Radiant Heating Systems With Alternative Energy Designs

    23 November 2018

    If you wanted to improve the energy efficiency of the heating system in your home, you may have used features like solar collectors, geothermal exchangers or biomass when you updated your system. While these systems can do a lot to reduce energy costs, they have some unique maintenance needs. Here are some residential heating maintenance tips for radiant heating systems that use these alternative energy designs: 1. Bleeding Air from The Radiators and Lines of Your Heating System

  • Why Prompt Refrigeration Repair Is Important in Your School Cafeteria

    12 October 2018

    In your school cafeteria, there will occasionally be problems that have to be tended to by a professional. For example, your refrigeration and freezer systems could break down. If this happens, taking care of the problem promptly is very important. Refrigeration repair is not something to put off in a school cafeteria setting for these reasons. Fortunately, commercial refrigeration repair companies can help with refrigeration issues in your school cafeteria.

  • What Is Zoned Air Conditioning?

    13 August 2018

    Air conditioning is one of the highest consumers of energy in a standard home. This means that efficiency is important if you want to keep your energy costs as low as possible. One of the factors that cause inefficient air conditioning is cooling more space than you need to. The answer to this is zoned air conditioning. Zoned air conditioning is a way of cooling only specific rooms or areas. This helps to avoid cooling rooms that aren't occupied, as this wastes a lot of energy.

  • An AC May Help Or Worsen Your Allergies – Here Is How

    13 August 2018

    If you or one of your household members has an allergy problem, then you should be very careful with how you maintain your air conditioner (AC). This is because an AC system can either reduce or increase your risk of allergy depending on how well you take care of it. How It Can Reduce the Risk Filtering Out Contaminants A properly maintained air conditioner will have fully functional air filters. These are air filters that aren't dirty, aren't damaged, are properly placed, and are not clogged with dirt.

  • The Relationship Between Your Heating System And Indoor Dust

    11 July 2018

    Keeping a clean house is something that many homeowners take seriously. Few things can make your home appear dirty faster than dust that has settled on the surface of your furnishings. Some dust finds its way into your home through open doors or windows, but your furnace system could be contributing more dust to your environment that you realize. Learn more about the relationship between the health of your heating system and indoor dust.

  • How to Repair Your Condenser Hose

    4 June 2018

    HVAC services don't have to cost an arm and a leg. That is, if you do a few basic DIY jobs every year, you can make sure that you aren't always paying HVAC professionals to repair your system. Obviously, this doesn't mean that you won't need to occasionally rely on professional repairs, like those at Custom Heating &  Air Conditioning LLC, to fix serious problems. But if you do your best to invest your time in some frequent DIY maintenance, it will show when it comes to the efficiency of your system.