Air Conditioning Articles

5 Common AC Problems

July 15, 2024
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When you change out a dirty filter for a clean one, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment use up to 15 percent less energy monthly, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Plus, it’s able to properly catch dust and debris, boosting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

June 14, 2024
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In fact, you can save between 5 and 15 percent of the energy used for your air conditioning by changing your filter in combination with other energy-saving actions.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 15, 2024
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Low refrigerant levels could be the reason your air conditioner is blowing out warm air. If you have a refrigerant leak, your system will run low on refrigerant, causing your air conditioner to struggle to keep your home at the temperature set on the thermostat.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 16, 2023
3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping. Senior couple sleeping together in bed in bedroom.

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 19, 2023
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Courtenay home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Heartland Heating and Cooling wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Does an AC Help With Allergies?

June 21, 2023
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Heartland Heating & Cooling specializes in air conditioners. Contact us with any questions you may have or assistance you may need.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 17, 2023
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Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Heartland Heating and Cooling, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

July 12, 2022
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Air conditioner loads must be calculated carefully, so you can match the unit to your cooling needs. Our professionals at Heartland Heating & Cooling would be happy to help you select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular North Dakota home.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

May 20, 2022
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We all look to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? At Heartland Heating & Cooling, we can help!

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Top Causes of AC Failure

April 30, 2022
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It’s the first really hot day of summer when open windows, sun-blocking shades, and the ceiling fans just can’t cut it anymore. You resign yourself to finally turning on your air conditioner (AC)—only to find it blowing warm air, making funny noises, or simply not cooperating at all. It’s a scenario we all dread, and one that our professionals at Heartland Heating & Cooling want to prevent.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 31, 2022
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Why do you need maintenance on your ac now? Our team in suggest having your unit maintained now so it work efficiently in the summer.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 17, 2021
Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? A pair of adult male hands feeling the flow of air coming out of an air vent on a wall near a ceiling. Man with hands in front of an air vent feeling for air flow.

It’s the first really hot day of summer in Courtenay when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

July 14, 2021
How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

We at Heartland Heating & Cooling want to help you understand the basic components of your AC. This will help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

May 16, 2021
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Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 15, 2021
Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up? Portrait Of Young Male Technician Repairing Air Conditioner

Home ownership comes with a great deal of responsibilities and an ever-growing to-do list. Add to that the responsibilities of a career and a family, and you see why modern life runs at a constant, fast pace here Courtenay. It’s easy to bump things like an air conditioner tune-up down the priority list, both in terms of time and money. It’s very likely you have higher priorities requiring more urgent attention than an air conditioner that seems to be working just fine.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

August 17, 2020
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When you think of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you probably think of the furnace and air conditioner (AC) equipment inside, an air conditioner component outside, and a network of ducts running throughout your Courtenay home.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

July 20, 2020
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Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Jamestown can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Heartland Heating & Cooling professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

June 12, 2020
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Interested in a new air conditioner, but want to avoid any purchasing mistakes? Our team wants to share common mistakes you should elude.

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