Air Conditioning Maintenance

Written by Daniel Gipe

The average age of an air conditioner is 10 years; some units can run longer than that, some run with a much higher cost after 10 years. If not maintained correctly it can cost you doublerepparttar operating costs without reducing comfort. Today’s technology has allowed us to achieve better performance without sacrificing efficiency. In fact, today’s models are much cheaper to run than that 10-year-old model gulping up your hard earned money.

I recommend to solve this problem of high energy bills is to upgrade to a Coleman 14 Seer Air Conditioning System through Yours By Design Heating and Cooling.

If for some reason you want to spend more money (up to 40%) than necessary and not buyrepparttar 136150 upgrade do yourself a favor and

Clean your Air Conditioner beforerepparttar 136151 season begins.

Foreign material onrepparttar 136152 condenser coil reducesrepparttar 136153 system's capacity to remove heat fromrepparttar 136154 house so your air conditioning system must run longer, increasing energy (up to 2X) consumption.

Hydronic vs Forced Air Heating and Cooling

Written by Daniel Gipe

Hydronic, or hot water, heating has been standard for years in many parts ofrepparttar U.S. It is seeing a surge in popularity at present, mainly because ofrepparttar 136149 increasing use of radiant floor heating, which is known for providing even, comfortable heat. Yet contrary to popular belief, not every home inrepparttar 136150 free world needs hydronic heat to achieve this level of comfort.

Apples to Oranges

Hydronic heat is sometimes touted as more comfortable than forced-air heat. But sincerepparttar 136151 typical hydronic system is significantly more expensive thanrepparttar 136152 typical hot-air system, especially if cooling is included, this is an apples-to-oranges comparison. Customers willing to invest in a quality hot-air system, rather than a bare-bones package atrepparttar 136153 lowest price, will find that forced hot air can be as comfortable as hydronic heating. Unfortunately, ifrepparttar 136154 heating system is hot water andrepparttar 136155 home owner doesn’t spendrepparttar 136156 extra up front to cool their home, their finished home may be still too expensive to addrepparttar 136157 cooling system later and probably imposable to even install without doing even more expensive and inconvenient remodeling to accommodate such an install. Orrepparttar 136158 homeowner may have to add a window air conditioner instead to each ofrepparttar 136159 rooms inrepparttar 136160 home. Another system maybe a ductless system that is not as efficient asrepparttar 136161 central split system design on a standard forced air install.

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