Premier Indoor Comfort Systems LLC Blog : Archive for July, 2015

New Home HVAC: Is Going Ductless Worth It?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Purchasing a home may be the end of a long search for that perfect match for you and your (future) family, but it’s really only the beginning. Customizing your indoor environment takes many forms, from minor appliance upgrades to extensive renovations. But you may also want to make certain that your indoor air space is properly cooled during the summer and heated during the winter. You’ll also want to consider your indoor air quality as well as the humidity balance. If you’re looking for a year-round HVAC system, then you may want to consider a ductless mini split.

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Here’s How You Clean the Air Filter in Your AC

Monday, July 20th, 2015

One of the important steps an HVAC technician does every year during a maintenance visit is to clean the air filter in the air conditioner. (If the AC uses a permanent filter, the technician will change it for a new one.) A clean air filter helps the system work efficiently without struggling against airflow obstructions, and it also prevents damage to the inside mechanisms.

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Why Maintenance Is Important for Your Investment in an Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When you have a new air conditioning system installed for your house, you are making an investment in your family’s long-term comfort. Like any investment, you want to receive the most return from it, and that means an air conditioner that will 1) work for many years, hopefully exceeding its estimated lifespan; 2) cost you as little in repairs as possible; and 3) keep up a high level of energy efficiency so that you don’t have to pay more than necessary to cool your home.

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Isn’t My Air Conditioner Enough to Control Indoor Humidity?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The principle job of a home air conditioning system is to absorb heat from the indoor air and transport it outside, lowering the temperature of the indoor air in the process. As the air conditioner draws thermal energy to its evaporator coil, it also draws moisture from the air. The moisture condenses along the coil and then drips down into a pan, where a pump removes it through a drain.

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