Maintaining your AC for Proper Heating and Cooling
Which AC machine are you using for heating and cooling? It should be an energy saver with SEER ratings of 13 or greater. Whether you are using a split air-conditioner or a packaged AC, it must be environment friendly otherwise you are going to pay dearly for using a low quality HVAC system.
When buying a new AC, what should you look for? The first thing to look for is the price of the machine. The product should be pocket friendly and also maintenance free. Being maintenance free doesn’t mean that it won’t require cleaning or change of parts. It means that the machine can work perfectly without requiring frequent maintenance.
When should you get a new air-conditioner? The average life cycle of an HVAC machine is 15 years but you shouldn’t wait for your AC to complete its life cycle. One should buy a new machine as soon as one’s present machine starts malfunctioning. If an HVAC machine requires frequent maintenance and change of parts then one should take it as an indication that the machine has started malfunctioning.
Should one keep using AC round the year? People need heating and cooling according to the weather conditions. Global warming has increased the length of summer and made winter short and uncomfortable. Today one can’t think of living without an HVAC machine. But fall and spring is the time when AC is not required. Ideally one should use AC only when necessary.
What is the ideal time for servicing air-conditioners? Fall and spring are the most favorable time for AC service. You don’t require air conditioning during these two months.
AC machine requires proper servicing at the hands of an experienced technician. If you are not taking care of your air conditioner then it may stop working abruptly for want of service and you many have to spend huge sum to get your AC repaired in short period.
To get proper heating and cooling, you need to maintain your AC. It is not a difficult task if you are following the user’s guidelines provided with the AC machine. If the machine is taking longer than usual time in reaching the temperature, you need then it is an indication that the machine requires servicing. If you are paying a heavy electricity bill then it is an indication that your heating and cooling system has become redundant and you need a new HVAC machine.