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Mistakes Homeowners Make When Maintaining Their HVAC System

Is your home not staying as cool as you’d like? The answer could lie in costly mistakes with your AC system. We’ve outlined the top 6 mistakes people encounter when it comes to operating and maintaining their HVAC system: 1. Not cleaning or changing the air filter frequently enough Dirty air filters slow down the

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What Is “Freon”?

What is “Freon”? Freon is actually DuPont’s name brand for R-22. R-22 is the short name for the halocarbon compound CHClF2 (monochlorodifluoromethane), which is used as the refrigerant. R stands for the refrigerant. In the number “22” second “2” denotes the number of the fluorine atoms in the compound. The DuPont name, Freon, became so

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When Does My Air Conditioning Unit Need Freon?

Answer: No Refrigerant circuits are fully sealed systems. If you need to add, you have a leak. We can add refrigerant to just get you by temporarily, but we do not consider that a repair. No warranty will be given on simply adding Freon to a leaky system. The first step towards fixing the leak

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Why Is Summer the Season for Freon Leaks?

This is a great question and we are excited to let our inner geek out to answer it! It all has to do with the relationship between temperature and pressure, or thermal dynamics. You see, when an air conditioner is running in the summer, pressures are lower, for longer periods of time. Let’s use an

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