Air On Demand Blog: Archive for March, 2016

3 Things You Should Know about Refrigerant

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Refrigerant is one of those air conditioning components that has a lot of misconceptions surrounding it.
For one thing, refrigerant is often known by the term “Freon™,” which is actually a trademarked name that may not describe the type of refrigerant already in your system. But some misconceptions could actually cost you, like the idea that a system needs to be recharged with refrigerant each year, which is first on our list of things we think customers should know about refrigerant.

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How to Keep Your AC System in Better Condition

Monday, March 21st, 2016

An air conditioning replacement is expensive, and it’s something you may want to delay for as long as possible. If you want some tips as to how to keep your air conditioner in the best condition possible for the longest period of time you can, read on!

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How Dirty Coils Affect Your Air Conditioner

Monday, March 14th, 2016

A lot of homeowners have heard something about the importance of having a clean air filter. Not only does a dirty filter make it harder to keep the air clean and prevent allergy symptoms from acting up—it’s also bad for the system when the filter is so clogged that the AC cannot draw in enough air.

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Should You Replace Only the Outside Unit or Your Entire AC?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

A conventional air conditioning system is composed of two parts: the condenser unit, which you’ll find outside, and the indoor blower and evaporator coil. When an air conditioning system fails, it may be that only one half of your air conditioning system really cannot go on—typically the outside unit. And it might seem like you could save money by replacing only the outdoor unit.

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