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May

Condenser

An air conditioner’s condenser is designed to take warm air from outside and cool it before delivering it to you via air ducts. There are many different types of condensers, but perhaps the most common one we tend to see in Arizona is an air cooled one. These units are stored outdoors and typically are made up of a condenser

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11
May

Condensation Drain Pan

The condensation drain is an important aspect of your air conditioning unit as it is designed to capture moisture that is created by condensation. The drain pan’s mission in life is to keep the water from leaking and damaging other parts of your home. Because of this reasoning, it’s important to keep the drain and pan clear of debris. The

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11
May

Condensation Drain

You HVAC unit’s condensation drain is more or less exactly what it sounds like. Its job is to remove excess water that is created through steam condensation. It’s important that steam production is reduced in order to avoid water knocking in pipes. Condensation should be removed without allowing steam to escape.

3
Apr

Compressor

Your HVAC system’s compressor is one of the most important components and without it, you won’t be enjoying cold or warm air during different times of year. The compressor pumps the unit’s refrigerant gas to a high pressure and temperature and uses the condensing coil, expansion valve, and evaporator coil to adjust air temperatures.

3
Apr

Composite Fan Blades

Composite fan blades are extremely reliable for starting and keeping your HVAC running. Fan blades are angled at specific degrees to improve how the air conditioning and heat pump units operate. Composite fan blades can running longer and more efficiently than standard HVAC fan blades, but at a higher cost to replace. [the_ad id=”4195″]

3
Apr

Combined Annual Efficiency (CAE)

Have you heard the term ‘combined annual efficiency’ but are unsure what exactly it’s in reference to? If so, CAE is a measurement of the amount of heat produced in regards to each dollar spent on fuel that is used to heat the air and water. CAE takes AFUE into consideration, which the federal minimum is 80 percent. [the_ad id=”4195″]

3
Apr

Central Air Conditioning

Central air is one of several popular types of air conditioning for your home. These types of systems move cold air through the supply and return vents. As the cold air is pushed throughout the house, it gets warmer and by sending it back to the air conditioner it can continuously be cooled.

3
Apr

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless, odorless gas that forms when fuels incompletely combust. Fuels include natural gas, diesel, wood, gas, and coal to name a few. A home’s heating system can represent as much as five percent of potential sources. CO can become deadly if exposed to it for extended periods of time. [the_ad id=”4195″]