HVAC Product Availability and Pricing

Do you need a new air conditioning system for your home or business? If so, the universe is against that happening. Availability of equipment and material, and multiple price increases have complicated this process for both the customer and contractor. Why is this happening? Our opinion…no one seems to have a good answer. Here is … Read more

How Much Does A Coil Replacement Cost?

Over the life of an AC system, you may have to add refrigerant to it once.  However, adding refrigerant a second time, especially in a short span of time, could mean you have a leak.  The refrigerant circuit of an air conditioning system is a closed circuit which means refrigerant should not be lost or … Read more

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

The air conditioning unit is one of the most useful and constantly used appliances at home or in the office. Often, we neglect the importance of maintaining it until dirt build up starts to affect its performance. In order for the air conditioning unit to function well, regular maintenance should be done. There are different … Read more

How To Extend The Life Of Your AC System

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When it comes to home upkeep costs, replacing your AC system is a major investment.  Therefore, you should make an effort to extend the useful life of your system by following the recommendations below.  The phrase useful life is important because trying to salvage a 15 year old system that uses an obsolete refrigerant is … Read more

Can Fireplaces Affect Your Heating Bill?

Traditional fireplaces are one of the most popular home heating sources around the world. It creates one of the best cozy ambiances on a cold winter day. It is something about the warmth, the glow, and the flames’ crackling as it burns down the wood has a relaxing effect on everyone, providing comfort as much … Read more

How To Choose An Air Filter

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Air filters are an essential part of your air conditioning system.  It serves two purposes: keep the air in your home clean AND keep your air handler or furnace clean.  The latter is vital to prolonging the service life of your system. So it’s in the best interest of both your health and wallet to … Read more

What to Do If Your Heater is Not Working

Man fixes heating unit in San Antonio, TX

When the winter weather arrives, the chill can certainly be felt throughout the house. In many cases, this scenario shouldn’t be too stressful—unless, of course, your heater isn’t working. In San Antonio, the cold always comes as a shock when it hits, and Air Authority is here to make sure your heater is ready for … Read more

How Your HVAC System Can Help Prevent the Transmission of Airborne Viruses

Transmission of Airborne Viruses

When someone sneezes, coughs, or even talks, micro-sized respiratory droplets are released into the air. These droplets come with all sorts of germs attached, including highly contagious and infectious viruses. They settle on things people use every day like a cell phone, doorknobs, light switches, and the computer. According to scientific studies, these droplets and … Read more