ACI Northwest Blog

Watch for These Signs of Air Conditioner Problems

May 28th, 2017

air-conditioner-problems-signsIf recent weather is any indication, we’ve begun entering into the warmed part of the year. Granted, it never gets too hot in our area, when you compare it other parts of the country. Still though, are warm weather certainly warrants the effectiveness and efficiency of a quality air conditioning system. This is why we strongly recommend keeping an eye out for any warning signs that your cooling system may be in trouble.

While the most obvious sign of an air conditioning problem is a broken down system, ideally you won’t ever need to let things get to that point before calling for professional Spokane, WA air conditioning repairs. Generally speaking, the problems that may impact an air conditioner do damage over a span of time, not in just one fell swoop. In other words, if you pay close attention, you’ll have plenty of time to schedule repairs without worrying about a system shutdown.

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How Old Is Too Old for an Air Conditioner?

May 15th, 2017

air-conditioner-too-oldSummer doesn’t quite impact us like it does other parts of the country—which is almost disappointing considering how chilly our winters can get. However there’s a benefit to easing into summer—it gives homeowners like you plenty of time to prepare, which includes ensuring that your cooling system is prepared for the warmer weather.

But what if your air conditioner isn’t in such great shape? Could it be that you need a Spokane Valley, ID air conditioner replacement? We get that purchasing a new AC system may not be the most ideal way to spend your money, but when your cooling system reaches a certain age, this purchase becomes inevitably. And waiting for it to just break down isn’t the best plan either—what if it completely shuts down in the middle of one of the hottest days of summer?

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How Much Will My New Air Conditioner Cost?

May 1st, 2017

new-air-conditioner-costAs springtime marches on and our weather begins to warm, it’s finally time to start enjoying the outdoor again. It has already become warm enough of some days to warrant the use of our air conditioning systems—but is yours operating as efficiently and effectively as it should be?

When it gets hot and we experience that all-too-familiar humidity, we understand that you want a peace of mind that your cooling system is prepared to handle whatever comes its way. If you found last year that yours was about to call it quits, then now is definitely the time to consider a new Hayden, ID air conditioner installation.

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Heed These Signs That Your Ductwork Is in Trouble

April 17th, 2017

ductwork-trouble-signsFew homeowners realize just how important their Liberty Lake, ID indoor air quality is to their overall home comfort. Sure, the temperature of your home has a lot to do with your comfort, but what about contaminants and allergens that may be present in the air, making you and your family sick?

Even fewer homeowners realize how much their ductwork impacts the quality of their indoor air. Breached air ducts can allow dust, dirt, debris, and allergens that would normally be filtered out into their living space. Not to mention, damaged ductwork also causes higher energy bills since your conditioned air will escape through the leaks into unoccupied spaces such as your attic or crawlspace.

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Is This the Summer for a New AC System?

April 3rd, 2017

new-air-conditioner-summerOur temperatures may still be on the chillier side, but with spring officially here, warmer weather is not far behind. When it hits in earnest, you’ll want to ensure that you are prepared with a fully functional and efficient air conditioning system in Coeur D’Alene, ID.

We know you have many options when it comes to choosing the right air conditioner for your home and family. You’ll want to consider the size of the system (going too big or too small can be detrimental to its performance) as well as other factors such as the SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating. And if you truly want an AC system built to last, we highly recommend choosing a TRANE® air conditioner.

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3 Useful and Aesthetic Electrical Upgrades to Consider for Your Home

March 20th, 2017

electrical-upgrades-3Throughout the country, we are placing higher demands on our home’s electrical grids that ever before. We’re purchasing high-efficiency electrical appliances such as HVAC systems, hooking up more new devices, and purchasing extra equipment.

There are a number of Spokane, WA electrical upgrades you can make, however, that not only provide you with needed appliances as well as entertainment, but can improve the visual appeal and even comfort of your home, too.

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Schedule Your Spring AC Tune-Up Now

March 6th, 2017

ac-tune-up-schedule-nowThough it may not feel like it quite yet, springtime is just a couple short weeks away. Before you know it, temperatures will begin to warm and you’ll once again be turning on your air conditioner to keep your living space comfortable. This makes right now the perfect time to start thinking about investing in a Couer d’Alene, ID AC tune-up.

There are a number of ways to ensure that your air conditioning system works efficiently all summer long, year after year. It starts with investing in an AC unit that is properly sized for your home, and has a high SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, which is a measurements of the system’s cooling output against the amount of energy it consumes.

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How to Save Money on Your Heating this Season

February 20th, 2017

save-money-on-heatingWinter may be nearly over in an official sense, but we still have plenty of cold weather to contend with. Hopefully you have a fully functional and efficiently working heater to get you through the rest of the season. Of course, if you are in need of Hayden, ID heating services, you don’t need to look any further—we are your team.

When it comes to heating your home, we understand you want to do so as efficiently and effectively as possible in order to save money without sacrificing comfort. There are many strategies to doing so that don’t involve using your heater any less than you want or need to.

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Determining if an Electric Heat Pump is Right for You

February 6th, 2017

determining-if-electric-heat-pump-is-right-for-youThe HVAC systems in your home account for a large majority of your energy consumption—about 50% of all energy costs, actually. Therefore, it’s understandably important to you that you find the most efficient way possible to heat and cool your home. If you are looking for an electric-powered heating and cooling system, then you’d do well to consider a heat pump. And when you’re looking for Spokane Valley, WA heat pump services, you needn’t look any further than our team.

Heat pump systems are a very efficient mean to both heat and cool your home. It functions much like a traditional air conditioning system in that it used the process of heat exchange to transfer heat from one area to another. What makes it different, however, is that not only can it use this process to cool your home in the summer, but also to heat your home in the winter. So instead of needing to rely on multiple systems for your home comfort needs, you have a 2-in-1 solution.

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Are You Increasing Your Energy Bills with These 4 Heating Mistakes?

January 23rd, 2017

dont-make-these-heating-mistakesThere’s no hiding the fact that winter is here and temperatures necessitate the regular use of a fully functional heating system. With snow expected a few days this week, this is even more pertinent. We understand, however, how important it is for you to save money wherever you can.

You may think that using your heating system less will help impact your high energy bills. But why should you sacrifice comfort when there’s an easier way? There are a few easier ways, actually, to keep your energy bills low without sacrificing the comforting warmth that a properly operating and high efficient heating system can bring you. Keep reading to learn more, and when you need heating services in Liberty Lake, WA, simply give our team a call.

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