Category Archives: Air Conditioning

Price increase on refrigerant

If your air conditioner is over 10 years old there is a good chance that it uses R-22 refrigerant. We have experienced a large price increase this spring after¬†petitions filed with the United States Department of Commerce and the United … Continue reading

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Aluminum Coils and Air Filters

Some of you have had to replace your air conditioner’s or heat pump’s cooling coil in the past few years. If your new coil is constructed of aluminum there are some changes you may be interested in.¬†The changes are for … Continue reading

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IAQ – Allergies and Asthma – Odors in your home

A visitor to your home will sense them more quickly than you. Prolonged exposure makes them invisible to you. You will often notice them when you first arrive home. Odors are part your body’s self-defense warning system. Dogs, cats, hamsters, … Continue reading

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IAQ – Allergies and asthma – Ductwork

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IAQ – Allergies and asthma – Indoor AC Equipment

Indoor Air Quality In the previous article on Indoor Air Quality, the section of your air conditioning system from the wall filter to the indoor equipment was covered. This installment covers the indoor machinery. Two types of equipment are used … Continue reading

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IAQ – Allergies and asthma – Return Air Duct

Indoor Air Quality Allergies and asthma are triggered by the body’s reaction to substances in the environment. Sometimes the cause is: known from experience told to you by your physician unknown I am starting a series of short articles on … Continue reading

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Good news about freon leaks

In preparing our annual refrigerant purchase in light of the upcoming refrigerant phase-out I made a surprising discovery. Refrigerant usage analysis Click on the link above and you will see the result of American Standard’s all-aluminum coils sold by Swinson … Continue reading

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