4 Things to Do When Your Air-Conditioner Isn’t Cooling

Summer temperatures will have your HVAC unit working overtime. Here are 4 things to do when your Air-Conditioner isn’t cooling

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A malfunctioning air-conditioner can become the equivalent of Satan for most people, especially when it is hot enough to bake brownies on your porch outside. All hell breaks loose when your air-conditioner is not giving you the kind of relief that it ideally should, and the problem could be anything.Air-Conditioner Cooling system Edmonton

Here are a few things you can do when your air-conditioner is not cooling the room like it used to:

1. Check the Thermostat:

Sometimes, the issue could be something as simple as incorrect thermostat settings. Check your thermostat to make sure that it is set properly and that it is reading the correct temperature. The thermostat must be in the ‘cool’ mode for the compressor of the air-conditioner to turn on. Another thing you can do, in the case of a compressor problem, is check to ensure that the outside unit is not covered or blocked.

2. Change the…

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7 Tips to keep your electric bill low this summer.

Summer is here, bringing extreme temperatures and working your A/C overtime. Keep your electric bill down with a few simple tips…

  1. Change your air filter – Under extreme weather, your A/C will work harder.  Changing the filter every 30 days helps your unit work more efficiently and consume less energy
  2. Schedule a check-up – Have a professional inspect your unit and point out any inefficiencies
  3. Aim for comfort – When home, set your thermostat between 70 and 75 degrees to balance energy and cost savings without sacrificing your comfort. Keep in mind that a single degree change can represent a 1 to 2% increase to your electric bill.
  4. Don’t waste energy – if you are gone during the day, keep your unit on but raise the setting to about 80 degrees. It will reduce energy consumption but keep moisture from building
  5. Keep it closed – Make sure windows are closed and curtains drawn to keep the heat out
  6. Use ceiling fans – Fans help circulate cool air and can make it feel 3 to 8 degrees cooler
  7. Unplug it – Computers and other home electronics generate heat. Unplug electronics when not in use

Stay tuned for more helpful tips and information or visit our site at Air Filters Delivered.