ACI Northwest Blog : Archive for May, 2015

Could Your Air Conditioner Be the Wrong Size for Your Home?

Monday, May 25th, 2015

If you need a new air conditioning system, the size of the unit is more important than you may think. Sizing an air conditioner does not really refer to the amount of space it takes up. When we talk about sizing an air conditioner for new installation, we are referring to its cooling capacity.  The cooling capacity of your new AC system must be just right for your home or else it can require repairs early on and possibly fail prematurely. Professionals take special considerations when sizing an AC; take a look at why.

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Choose Specialists for Commercial Air Conditioning Services

Monday, May 18th, 2015

When is the last time a professional came to your commercial property to service your air conditioner? If it has been a year since your last air commercial HVAC service, now is the time to call a professional for air conditioning maintenance. And if you or the people in your building notice a problem, be sure to call commercial specialists only for any repairs or replacement right away. Commercial air conditioning services should not be left to amateurs or to a company that services only residential units. Here’s a look at why.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for You?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

You’ve probably heard of tankless water heaters, which heat up water a little differently than traditional storage tanks. While tank water heaters must keep hot water around at all times, tankless water heaters only heat up the water when you need it. This is beneficial for your wallet and for the system itself, but is a tankless system right for you? Let’s take a look at both storage tank water heaters and tankless water heaters to find out.

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3 Benefits of a Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Is your home one of many without a working duct system built in? Have you recently added on a room to your home that needs air conditioning, or are you using an unconditioned space like a garage or shed as a workshop? If so, a ductless air conditioner may be just right for your home. Ductless air conditioning systems contain all of the same components of a conventional air conditioning system, including an outdoor compressor unit and an indoor air handler. The difference is that indoor air handlers are fixed on the walls and blow air directly into that room. Here are just a few of the benefits of this system.

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