Air Conditioning

Tales of Air Conditioner Malfunction

Your air conditioning unit can be a temperamental beast, but when handled with care, it will purr like a loveable kitten! We’re flexing our HVAC expertise to bring you a dose of unusual tips (in no particular order) for a maintaining happy, healthy air conditioning unit: Change your filters. Late summer is the perfect time [...]

Programmed to Save: Thermostat Regulation

Cool air and money-savings. Two luxuries gained when your home is equipped with a programmable thermostat. These gadgets help make it easy to save with four pre-programmable settings to regulate your home's temperature in both summer and winter, when you’re home, away or even fast asleep. In summer, if you shut off the air conditioner [...]

By |2018-08-01T17:38:32+00:00August 1st, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Air Conditioners and Dedicated Circuit Breakers: A Match Made in Summer

Faulty breakers know how to make you sweat. And if your air conditioner isn’t paired with a reliable breaker, you’re bound to experience indoor perspiration on a sultry day. To temper the annoyance, at Sensible Heating & Cooling, we suggest air conditioners be matched with dedicated circuit breakers. The devotion ensures adequate amperage – the [...]

By |2018-07-25T17:04:55+00:00July 25th, 2018|Air Conditioning|0 Comments

Loaded Opportunities for Cool-Savings

Money in your pocket and cool air on your face…it’s not a cheesy TV commercial. It’s your reality when you enlist Sensible Heating & Cooling to inspect sizes and load-bearing HVAC equipment in your home. Accurate size and load of equipment ensures optimal functioning and minimal energy consumption – something of importance when local energy [...]

Size Matters: Air Conditioners and Load Calculation

An air conditioner keeps your home cool and comfy. Easy as that, right? Well, not exactly. When it comes to accurate and optimal air conditioner performance the size of the unit is something you simply cannot ignore. Size doesn’t account for the dimensions of the unit, but rather the measure of power for making the [...]

By |2018-07-11T18:51:09+00:00July 11th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Navigating the Lifeline of Your Air Conditioner

Wondering if it’s time to purchase a new air conditioner for your home? Sensible Heating & Cooling breaks down “all things air conditioner” in this edition of our blog. Rate of Use. Generally, HVAC experts suggest the lifespan of an air conditioner is 12-15 years, although it’s hard to assign a specific number. Frequency of [...]

By |2018-06-27T13:38:56+00:00June 27th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency, R-22|0 Comments

How R-22 Will Nickel and Dime You

Last month, Sensible Heating & Cooling devoted an entire blog to the Federal Government’s fast-approaching 2020 deadline to eliminate the production of R-22 refrigerant. In this edition we’re shedding more light on what production limitations mean for your wallet, if you continue to rely upon R-22 for cool air within your home. While this 2015 [...]

By |2018-06-20T16:29:13+00:00June 20th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Airing Sensible Heating & Cooling’s Social Responsibility

If you’re anything like the average homeowner, “recharging an air conditioner” has you searching Google for a basic understanding of the terminology. What your research might reveal is “recharging” means to add more or refill refrigerant – the agent responsible for producing cool air within an air conditioner. What the basic Google search might not [...]

By |2018-06-05T20:28:31+00:00June 5th, 2018|Air Conditioning|0 Comments

Ensuring Your A/C Runs All Summer

True or False: The average lifespan of a residential air conditioner is 12-15 years. As a general rule of thumb, most HVAC experts agree this to be true, but it’s actually quite difficult to put a specific number on the number of years your AC will last. Run time and proper maintenance both play a [...]

By |2018-05-30T18:09:15+00:00May 30th, 2018|Air Conditioning|0 Comments

Allergies Be Gone With Sensible Heating & Cooling

Allergies! ‘Tis the season for runny noses, itchy eyeballs and sore throats – all the typical symptoms of environmental allergies. If you’re one of the 40 million Americans who suffer this time of year, you’ll be glad to know Sensible Heating & Cooling has a few suggestions for making your nights and days a little [...]

By |2018-05-23T16:56:17+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Air Conditioning, Air Quality & Filters|0 Comments