What Size AC Do I Need for My Home?

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Whether you’re living in a tiny home or a large ranch, figuring out the right size AC unit can be a challenge. If you’re not familiar with AC jargon, words like BTU and ton can get confusing. To figure out how to cool your space effectively and with efficiency, let’s dive into a bit of … Read more

Why Does Ice form on AC units?

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Whether you live in a warmer or cooler climate, ice on your AC unit can happen to anyone. Dealing with ice on your air conditioner doesn’t quite classify as fun — but it’s certainly one of those things that’s better to deal with early on. Ice on your unit can happen for a variety of … Read more

Importance of AC Maintenance with an ACCA Contractor in San Antonio

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The ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) is a trade organization with more than 60,000 members that helps promote professionalism by establishing best practices and standards for the Air Conditioning industry. Based on their following statement, it is safe to say they recommend routine maintenance for your AC system: “For the public good, it is … Read more

How are New AC Units Rated?

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Before most people buy something new, they will look at the ratings and measurements of the product.  For a car, someone might look at MPG, or the resolution if they are buying a new television. But how do you compare new air conditioning systems with so many different manufacturers and models? After the type of … Read more

St Jude Dream Home Giveaway

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We are excited about helping Evolutionary Homes build the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house.  This will be a beautiful home built in Cresta Bella in northwest San Antonio, TX.  Tickets to win the home will be available this summer with proceeds going to St. Jude’s Hospital.  We are humbled to do our small part … Read more

The Value of Variable Speed AC Systems

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What is the Value of Owning a Variable Speed AC System? Like most other products for your home, the technology for air conditioning systems has vastly improved over the last 10 years. The efficiency of systems have improved, thermostats have become smarter, and even the refrigerant has been updated to be more environmentally friendly.  One … Read more

AC System Warranty Plans VS. Maintenance Plans

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What Does an AC System Warranty Cover? Warranties can fall under a lot of descriptions but as a rule of thumb, a warranty of your new HVAC system covers all the parts, and in some cases labor and refrigerant and even service fees if the correct extended warranty is bought in conjunction with your new … Read more

Not All Ductwork Systems Are Created Equal

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What Does a Ductwork System do? The ductwork system (also called an air duct system) is responsible for distributing the conditioned and filtered air throughout your home and returning it back to your heating and cooling equipment. Properly installed ductwork will maintain an even temperature throughout the home, have minimal air leakage, and produce a … Read more