ACI Northwest Blog : Archive for July, 2015

The Benefits of Upgrading to High-Efficiency AC Equipment

Monday, July 27th, 2015

There comes a time when any air conditioning system has to be replaced. Often, homeowners don’t replace their AC systems until they break down completely. But replacing the system ahead of this circumstance can save you a lot of trouble and greatly reduce your energy bills. If your older air conditioner is on its last legs, we highly recommend calling for a replacement before it stops cooling entirely. Here’s why.

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AC FAQ: How Big Should My Air Conditioner Be?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Too many installers don’t take the time to truly consider a home’s needs before putting in an air conditioner. Experienced technicians know that the size of an air conditioner can have a major impact on its performance, the efficiency of the system, and its lifespan. So if you’re considering a new air conditioner, make sure that you find a qualified technician to take care of the work. Here’s why this is such an important question, and why it can only be answered after a visit from a technician.

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The Pros and Cons of Ductless AC Units

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners are manufactured just like conventional air conditioning systems but with one major benefit: no ducts! If you don’t have any ducts in your home, it can be difficult to keep cool. Window AC units are often inefficient and rarely do a sufficient job of keeping the whole area cool. That’s why we recommend durable ductless air conditioning systems: so you don’t have to settle for less than you deserve. Take a look at some of the many advantages to these systems (and when another solution may be a better choice).

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The Importance of Changing Your AC Filter Regularly

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The air conditioning filter is a vital component in your home air conditioning system. Many homeowners think of this piece as a component that mainly serves to filter contaminants out of the air they breathe. But this is not its only purpose; in fact, it’s not even necessarily the primary function of the filter.

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