Should I Have My Ducts Tested?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

When you think of your AC, you probably think of the large outdoor and indoor units, which contain all of the  major components of any air conditioning system: compressor, condenser, evaporator, and air handler, among numerous others. But let’s not forget about the ducts. Your sheet metal or flexible ductwork is responsible for transporting your cooled air throughout the home. If yours aren’t working properly, then neither is your air conditioner. 

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Will the Las Vegas Heat Cause My AC to Break Down?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Summers in Las Vegas are notoriously hot, and this summer will probably be one of our hottest. Even a standard summer means temperatures during the day hovering consistently above 100°F. Any air conditioning system handles a huge workload during that type of heat.

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AC Myth: Shutting Room Vents Won’t Help You Save Energy!

Monday, July 11th, 2016

This is one of the more common misunderstandings that we run into in our work. People notice that the louvers behind the grills of room vents are adjustable. This helps to control the direction that air flows into a room. But it also makes people believe they can close off the vent entirely to prevent cool air from reaching the room. This, they imagine, is a way to save energy by keeping the air conditioner from cooling down a room that’s currently empty.

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How Old Is Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, July 4th, 2016

No mechanical device can last forever—unless it’s mounted in a museum and never used again. The air conditioning system in your home is a mechanical device that you definitely need to use often. During a Las Vegas summer, there will probably never be a day when you don’t use it!

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