Hiring and How to Avoid Scams

Salt Lake City Air Conditioner Scammer

Blog Summary:

  • Some contractors will take advantage of unsuspecting home and business owners to get more money
  • Any respectable contractor should be able to provide you with a list of recent clients
  • Once you find a contractor that you trust, build a relationship with him

Measuring Air Conditioner Efficiency

Salt Lake City Air Conditioner

Blog Summary:

  • If you are thinking about installing or updating an air conditioner, it is important to understand how to measure the efficiency of a unit
  • We call this mathematical measuring expression the “seasonal energy efficiency ratio” (SEER)
  • Air conditioners with higher SEER numbers are more efficient than those with low SEER numbers

Types of Air Conditioning Systems

Salt Lake City Air Conditioner

Blog Highlights:

  • There are several different types of air conditioning systems on the market today
  • Forced-air is the most common air conditioning system for residential properties
  • If you find that you only need cool air sporadically throughout the warm months, you may be interested in the air-source heat pump system

How Air Conditioners Work

How Air Conditioning Works Diagram

Blog Summary:

  • How air conditioners work is not as complicated as you may think
  • Air conditioners harness the phenomenon of evaporation
  • An evaporator coil, housed in the main air handler unit, turns the refrigerant into a gas which strips heat from the surrounding air

Buying a New Water Heater?

Salt Lake City Water Heater

Blog Highlights:

  • There are two main models of water heaters
  • The tank storage water heater is the most common heater, but the tankless heater is considered the most energy-efficient
  • In addition to efficiency, there are other factors you should consider, such as size and maintenance