Air Creations, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Mountainside’

Some Reasons to Consider a Packaged HVAC Unit

Monday, August 20th, 2018

technician-checks-ac-unit“Wait,” you’re saying, “what’s a packaged HVAC unit? Is that like a window AC?”

Well, sort of. A packaged HVAC unit is a cooling system or heat pump where all the components are contained in a single cabinet. The compressor, the evaporator coil, the condensing coil, the fans and motors—the works. The opposite of a packaged unit is a split system or a mini split system, where there are separate indoor and outdoor units. For example, the most common type of central AC found in homes is a split system with an outdoor condenser and an indoor evaporator with an air handler that sends the cooled air into the ducts.

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How Duct Leaks Give Your AC a Hard Time (And You As Well)

Monday, July 24th, 2017

money-going-up-chimneySo here’s a quick quiz: imagine something has gone wrong with the cooling system in your house. What comes to mind right away? Is it…

  1. One of the fans broke down
  2. An electric circuit broke
  3. The thermostat is on the fritz
  4. The system is just getting too old to handle the heat
  5. The ducts of the ventilation system are leaking

We would guess that your answer was probably… well, probably not “5.” Unless you read the title of this post carefully. But if you didn’t already know the subject of this post, be honest: would you have picked “5”?

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Ways to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer

Monday, May 29th, 2017

air-conditioner-money-saverNobody likes paying high bills for running their air conditioning system during the hot summer months. But homeowners assume that there’s no way to avoid it: if they want comfort during a New Jersey summer, they’ll have to pay for it.

While this is technically true—electricity doesn’t come for free!—the chances are high that you have been paying more to run your AC than you should. There are a number of steps you can take to lower those costs for air conditioning in Mountainside, NJ, and we want to share some of the best with you. When you require professional service for air conditioning repair or to arrange for regular maintenance, simply get in contact with us and we’ll be glad to help.

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A Closer Look at Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, March 20th, 2017

air-conditioning-plastic-grillEarlier this month, we looked at spring maintenance tasks to take care of as March gets underway. One of those jobs was maintaining the air conditioning system so that it’s ready to handle the hot weather when it arrives. This is the most important of all spring maintenance jobs, and we want to examine it in more detail: why it needs to be done and what it involves.

But before we get those topics, we must stress that—aside from changing the air filter in the HVAC system—air conditioning maintenance is a job for trained professionals. To find the right HVAC technicians for your air conditioning maintenance in Mountainside, NJ, contact our offices. We have a long history, stretching back to 1987, providing quality AC and heating services to the area. Our Comfort Plan makes it easy to have regular maintenance for both your AC and heater.

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Should I Upgrade to a Higher Efficiency Heater?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

This is a dilemma that many homeowners encounter when it comes to planning for long-term comfort. With furnaces, heat pumps, and boilers on the market that have incredibly high energy efficiency ratings (thanks to huge advances in HVAC technology over the last decade), it’s tempting to make an upgrade to benefit from the energy savings. But is this always the best choice, and will these systems save money in the long run?

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Starting a Small Business? Consider Ductless Heating and Cooling!

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Starting up a small business is a big deal. There are many decisions to make that the company’s future success may hinge upon. One of those choices is what type of heating and air conditioning system your new location will use. The most common heating and cooling system for businesses is the packaged unit, which is usually housed up on the roof. But if you are looking for something different for a smaller space, heating and cooling that will save you money and give you more room, then you should consider a ductless mini split heat pump.

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