Premier Heating and Air Blog for ‘Nashville’ Category

Is a Ductless HVAC System a Good Fit for My Home?

Monday, July 8th, 2024
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One of the major innovations in heating and air conditioning in homes and commercial buildings is the ductless mini split heat pump. This isn’t a new innovation: ductless units have been popular for decades in Japan. Now they’ve spread through Europe and are making an impact in the US. 

If you’re looking into HVAC systems for a home, then you may wish to think about ductless systems in Nashville, TN. The best way to find out if going ductless is right for your situation is to work with our professionals. We can give you some of the basics below that will get you started thinking about whether you can make use of a ductless HVAC system.

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Troubles You May Run Into With Your Thermostat

Monday, June 24th, 2024
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Although the thermostat is physically one of the smallest components of your home’s HVAC system, it wields a great deal of power. It’s the point where you communicate with your comfort system and set programming, and it’s also the temperature sensor the HVAC system uses to analyze temperature levels in the home so it will activate heating, cooling, and the fan at the appropriate times. 

Thermostat can malfunction or be poorly installed, creating troubles like discomfort and larger energy bills. We’ll take a look at several of the most common thermostat problems you may encounter. We’re here to help with any thermostat problems you may have, and we can install the newest Wi-Fi and smart thermostats in Nashville for your house.

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Why Isn’t My AC Cooling the Whole House?

Monday, June 10th, 2024
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A central AC has a straightforward job: distribute enough cooled air to the rooms of a house to create an even spread of comfort. There may be some minor temperature fluctuations, such as in rooms with lower levels of insulation or increased sun exposure. But overall, when you’re running your central AC, you can expect to enjoy comfortable conditions in all your living spaces.

If you start to notice uneven cooling in your house, with some rooms comfortably chill and others feeling far too hot, you might have a problem with the AC. The issue might be a basic one you can solve with troubleshooting, or it may require calling our technicians for air conditioning repair in Nashville, TN

Below, we’ll look closer at what may be causing your uneven cooling troubles.

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Summer’s Almost Here! Is Your AC Ready?

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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The official start of summer is now less than a month away. You probably have fun plans for the season, but you want to make sure you can enjoy the comfort of your own home when the temperatures rise. Do you have an AC system that’s ready to go to work when you need it during the long, hot days?

If you don’t know how to answer that question, don’t worry. We’re here to help. There is one critical step you need to take to ensure you’ve got an AC that will work the way you need it to, when you need it to, without wasting energy: schedule air conditioning maintenance in Nashville, TN.

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Can I Install My Own Air Conditioning System?

Monday, May 13th, 2024
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If you’re asking about installing a window air conditioner, then the answer is “yes.” You’ll probably need another person to help with balancing it, but it’s basically a DIY job.

But we don’t think this is what you’re asking. After all, window ACs aren’t great solutions for comfort in a house, and there are many reasons to prefer central air conditioners in Nashville, TN homes. Is it possible for you to install a central air conditioning system on your own (or with help from a few pals)? 

The simple answer: no. We’re pros when it comes to central ACs and HVAC systems in general, and we can explain why installing your own central air conditioning system is a bad idea for multiple reasons.

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Tips for Saving on Cooling Costs This Year

Monday, April 15th, 2024
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Whenever you start to regularly use your air conditioner this year, you’ll see an increase in your electricity costs. This is normal: central air conditioners are one the biggest users of electricity in homes. However, you might be paying more for cooling than you need to, and we have some advice on ways you can lower those electric costs. Below are various tips, from essential air conditioning maintenance in Nashville, TN to ideas for HVAC and comfort upgrades, that can put some money back in your pocket.

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A Failing AC? How to Know Before Summer Arrives

Monday, April 1st, 2024
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If you’ve lived through a summer in Nashville before, you know how hot it can get. Try to imagine living here if you didn’t have an air conditioning system to cool your home. Not a pleasant thought!

But you do have a central AC for your house. Good so far! Now ask yourself if you think that AC is coming to the end of its service life. You don’t want to head into the heat of summer with a failing air conditioner—you’ll end up trapped on a hot day with no cooling, scrambling to arrange for an air conditioning replacement in Nashville, TN.

We don’t want you to go through that, so we’re going to look at some of the ways to tell you’ve got an air conditioner that’s ready to retire. 

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Why You Need to Schedule AC Maintenance Each Spring

Monday, March 18th, 2024
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It’s that time of year again—the season for scheduling air conditioning maintenance in Nashville, TN. The spring weather may not force you to turn your AC on just yet, but you know that another hot summer is on its way, and the heat waves could arrive early. You want to have an air conditioner you can count on to run reliably and without draining your bank account unnecessarily.

Unfortunately, many homeowners forget to have professional air conditioning maintenance in spring, or they don’t think it’s important enough to do each year. We want to convince you that regular AC maintenance is an essential task if you want the best from your cooling system. 

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Why We Recommend Air Duct Testing Before Spring

Monday, March 4th, 2024
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When you’re preparing your house for the change in seasons from winter to spring, one of the biggest priorities is scheduling air conditioning maintenance. This isn’t the only important service for your HVAC system, however. We recommend you have air duct testing done every few years to check on the integrity of the ductwork in your HVAC system.

Homeowners are often unaware of how trouble with their ductwork can lead to serious consequences for energy efficiency, air conditioning performance, and indoor air quality. We offer duct services in Nashville, TN, including air duct testing and air duct sealing, and we want to explain why regular air duct testing is enormously beneficial.

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Don’t Leave a Faulty Heater Without Repairs at the End of Winter

Monday, February 19th, 2024
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When you can see the end of the winter weather just over the horizon, the excitement may cause you to neglect your heating system. Yes, you’ll still run it when you need it, and keep running it until the warm spring weather finally settles in. You may, however, ignore indications that the heater is malfunctioning and neglect to arrange for the proper heating repair in Nashville, TN to address the problem.

Procrastinating on a faulty heater at the end of winter is a natural reaction—but it’s not a good one! Repair for a heating system is always a priority, as we’ll explain below.

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