The 5 most common myths
Turning Down the AC Helps Cool Your Home Quicker
False. If you want to cool your home, turning down the AC to the lowest temperature won’t help any. Your AC Unit can only blow so much air at a time. Instead, try changing the filters or performing an air conditioning tune-up to improve cooling performance.
Ceiling Fans Help Cool Your Home’s Air
False. Contrary to popular belief, ceiling fans do absolutely nothing to cool the air inside your home. In fact, a ceiling fan won’t do anything for you unless you’re in the room while it’s on. That’s because it creates a wind-chill effect, but that has nothing to do with your home’s actual air temperature.
Keeping the AC OFF Helps You Save Money
False. It’s a common misconception to think that keeping your system off is cheaper than turning it up when you’re away and turning it back down when you’re there. Unfortunately, this is right. Cooling an hot and humid home involves more energy than bringing the temperature down a couple degrees after you arrive. A WIFI or programable thermostat can help with this by being able to control your homes temperature remotely or by programming time schedules for when your away or home. We have a 25$ rebate coupon for any programmable or WIFI thermostat.
Installing Your Thermostat in a Certain Spot Doesn’t Matter
False. Thermostat location matters a great deal because your AC operates according to the temperature of where it’s placed and not the entirety of your home. Make sure your thermostat is away from drafty areas or any other area where the temperature can drastically change according to external variables. Also, remember to place your thermostat on an interior wall and not an exterior one.
Investing in AC Service is Only Worth it for a Repair
False. Air conditioning maintenance is an important part of ensuring your HVAC system not only last longer but operates more efficiently. If the only time you call for air conditioning service is for a repair, you can expect to have some major ac repairs during your air conditioner’s lifetime.
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