How to Deal with a Broken Air Conditioner

When the hot, muggy weather arrives in Indianapolis, a fully-functional air conditioner is essential for your home comfort. Excessively warm, humid periods are when your A/C is under extra strain and more likely to break down unexpectedly. If you're suddenly faced with a broken air conditioner this … [Read more...]

Zoning Systems: What to Know

A zoning system is an upgrade for a forced-air cooling and heating system that takes it from a one-size-fits-all appliance to an adjustable system that responds to each place in your home. Although they add to the complexity of an HVAC system, they provide significant comfort and energy … [Read more...]

Getting an A/C Replacement in Winter

With winter closing in fast, there’s a good chance you’re thinking more about your furnace’s performance than having your air conditioning system replaced. However, the winter season offers one of the best times to get an A/C replacement for your home. No Worries Over Warm Weather Installing a … [Read more...]

Fall Parties: HVAC Considerations for Hosts

Ah, fall! It's the time when the heat and humidity of summer should abate and be replaced by crisp, cool breezes and a freshening of the air. It's also a time when many homeowners plan fall parties, be it informal football-watching gatherings or some Halloween fun for the kids. Whatever type of fall … [Read more...]

What Should You Consider When Buying a Portable Air Conditioner?

A portable air conditioner (PAC) offers an ideal way to cool a single room, the flexibility to cool a different room when necessary, and the ability to cool a seldom-used space or one where a window unit isn't feasible. If you're thinking of buying a PAC, here are some factors worth … [Read more...]

Why Your Air Conditioner Unit Isn’t Turning On

When it's hot outside and you go to use your air conditioner, only to find that it won't turn on, you have an emergency on your hand. Here are some common reasons why this may happen, and what you can do about them. Air Conditioner Won't Turn On? Try This First If your air conditioner will not … [Read more...]

Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Air Conditioner

Buying a new air conditioner should deliver improved efficiency and enhanced indoor comfort. If your existing unit has been on the job for years, you should immediately notice upgrades in cooling performance as well as lower operating costs when the new system is installed. A new central air … [Read more...]

Is Your Thermostat Needing to Be Replaced?

There are plenty of reasons why your heating or cooling system might not work properly. However, a surprisingly common — and commonly overlooked — culprit could be your thermostat. It's not unusual for the thermostat to be at the root of your HVAC system problems and these problems can often be … [Read more...]

How You Can Ready the Air Conditioner for the Off Season

As the fall season and cooler weather arrive in the Indianapolis area, you may be ready to shut down your air conditioner for the off season. However, your A/C needs to be prepped for winter hibernation with a few cleaning tasks, which may also help boost heating efficiency in the coming … [Read more...]

The Scoop on A/C Ratings

When you buy a new air conditioner, you want to make sure you get the best quality system you can. How much energy does it use? How loud is the unit? These are important questions to ask before investing in an A/C. But how do you find the answers? Just look at the air conditioner ratings. SEER. … [Read more...]