Climate Control Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for May, 2018

How The R-22 Refrigerant Phase-Out Might Affect Your AC

Monday, May 28th, 2018

air-conditioner-techAre you using an older air conditioning system? Like, older than a decade? If so, now might be a pretty good time to get around to replacing it. Summer is not far off at all, and with certain changes coming for refrigerant used in older air conditioners you may end up paying through the nose for repairs later on if you’re not careful.

Let’s take a look at the phase-out of R-22 refrigerant, what it means for air conditioners that still use the fluid, and why you should consider installing a new system.

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3 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, May 14th, 2018

air-conditioner-techSpring is almost at an end, and summer is on the horizon. If your home isn’t already prepared to deal with the summer heat, now is a pretty good time to get it ready. That might mean scheduling preventive maintenance for your air conditioner to get it in top operating condition, or it could mean replacing it entirely. You don’t want to go into summer with a system you can’t rely on to keep you cool, after all. If you’re not certain whether or not your current air conditioner has the chops to get you through another hot season, read on for some signs that might help you decide.

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