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Tips & FAQS
Air Conditioning & Heating Tips
Don’t Ignore Air Conditioning Problems. When you have a big air conditioning problem – like an air conditioner that quits during the hottest day of summer – it goes without saying that you’ll call for service. Smaller air conditioning problems are easier to ignore, but this is the last thing you should do. By calling for service as soon as you notice the symptoms of an ailing cooling system, you can prevent the expense and inconvenience of a big repair job. You’ll also avoid the higher utility bills that typically accompany a poorly functioning air conditioning system.
Air Conditioning & Heating FAQS
Why do I need a maintenance contract to service my air conditioner?
Maintenance contracts help us provide more efficiency to our regular customers. Customers who contract with us for regular service benefit from our experience with their home and its air conditioning unit. We can identify and correct potential problems before they happen, proactively.
Another benefit: we keep your air conditioner maintenance on the right schedule for its needs. So you don’t have to try to remember when you need service, we’ll remind you. Maintenance contracts include a thorough system check, full cleaning, coolant charge and important filter change. So your air conditioner unit is ready for the heat and humidity of summer, and works as it should when you need to use it.
What are some of advantages of having an furnace and air conditioning Service Contract?
You get more efficiency, and proactive maintenance of your HVAC equipment. And, you don’t have to remember to schedule your maintenance; Maintenance contracts help you to avoid surprises (both in your bill and from your system), and gain efficiencies.
Why do I need maintenance in the spring and fall time?
Here are just 6 good reasons:
1. Save energy
2. Increased performance
3. Peace of mind
4. Healthy indoor air
5. Extend the life of your system
6. Keeps your warranty valid
What is “Indoor Air Quality” or I.A.Q.?
The quality of the indoor air you breathe.
What can I do to improve my Indoor air quality?
Have your furnace and air conditioning systems regularly maintained at least twice a year. You can add components like high efficiency filtration systems & humidifiers.
What can I Do for Allergies and Asthma?
Allergies and asthma are two health problems that can be helped with clean indoor air. When airborne irritants are removed, allergy and asthma sufferers often find relief from their symptoms. Even healthy people who have never suffered from allergies can benefit from clean air. Dust, smoke and other particles float around in the air, causing your drapes and furniture to gather dust. By removing airborne dust particles, you reduce the amount of exposure your respiratory system has to allergens.
How to Know if your Indoor Air is Clean?
Consider that the average home generates 40 pounds of dust for every 1500 square feet of space. It is simply impossible to remove enough of the material by hand to make your home’s air as clean and free of allergens as possible. The right indoor air system can help!
What is a SEER rating and how does it impact my energy costs?
SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This ration is an indication of the performance efficiency of an air handling system.
Should I repair or just replace my old heating and cooling unit?
If the cost of energy and maintenance seems to be too high, it likely is. A new heating and cooling unit will be worry-free. You won’t have to consider whether the latest Band-Aid repair will get you through the next season. Just switching to a modern air conditioning unit with a SEER rating of 16 can save $50/year from the older models that typically have a rating of about 13 or less.
We provide experienced heating and cooling services in the Chicagoland western suburbs. Contact A Climate Services & Systems, Inc. for Air Conditioner and Furnace Service, Repair and Installation.