SEER Rating: Why Homeowners Should Care

Buying a new air conditioning system can be a daunting task, you are often inundated with multiple options, tons of terms and numbers that it is not always clear what they mean. While all those numbers are important, there is one that sits above the rest in terms of the level of importance and that number is called SEER rating, or the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Your heating and cooling system uses more energy than any other system in your home, according to the U.S. Department of … [Read more...]

Why Is It Important To Replace The A/C Air Filter In Your Air Conditioning System?

If you own a home, then chances are you are familiar your A/C air filter, if for no other reason than you've had to change it from time to time. In the past, you had to kind of guess based on the rating of the filter when it was time to change it, but newer digital thermostats will actually give you a visual indicator that a filter needs to be replaced. The A/C air filter in your A/C system performs the extremely important job of removing particles from the air stream to keep the air … [Read more...]