February 1, 2020

HVAC Troubleshooting Tips

While your furnace and air conditioner should each be serviced by an HVAC technician once a year, there are things you can do throughout the year to keep these units operating as efficiently as possible. Here are some easy things you can do that will add to the efficiency and longevity of your HVAC System. Check Filters You should inspect the filter in your furnace and air conditioner once a month when they’re in use, replacing them as needed. A dirty air filter reduces the amount of air that blows into your house and increases the amount of dust and allergens in the air. A dirty air filter also causes your equipment to work harder, thus reducing its lifespan. Keep Your Air Conditioner in the Shade When you have an AC unit installed, make sure it is located in a shady part of your yard. Direct sunlight on an air conditioner causes it to work much harder than it otherwise needs to. in Palm Desert installs air conditioner units and can answer any questions you may have about your cooling system. Keep Heat Sources Away From the Thermostat If you notice your home is getting much cooler than what the...

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