Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Bad AC Capacitor Symptoms

How to Tell If Capacitor Is Bad on AC Unit

Homeowners can resolve some air conditioning problems with a quick DIY fix or repair. However, when it comes to a failed AC capacitor, your home’s HVAC system will need professional attention. How can you tell if your air conditioner’s capacitor is bad or experiencing failure? Here are four common symptoms of a bad AC capacitor. Read more…

The Complete Guide to Refrigerants

The Complete Guide to Refrigerants

Refrigerants 101 While you may not understand exactly what refrigerants are, you should know they are an essential component to the function of your home or office’s HVAC system. So, what is a refrigerant? It is a chemical fluid that allows efficient heat exchange in a refrigerator or HVAC system. In short, it is what is Read more…

When Did The White House Get Air Conditioning?

A History of Air Conditioning in the White House

Like everyone else, presidents enjoy a controlled environment where they can monitor the temperature. However, for most of its history, the White House did not have an air conditioning system. Even after receiving one right before the onset of the Great Depression, American presidents have had vastly different cooling habits and thermostat preferences. Here is Read more…