Air conditioning manufacturers are going to great lengths to build ACS air conditioning systems that are quieter than ever, so odd noises coming from your heating and cooling system could mean trouble. That’s why it’s important to familiarize yourself with some of these common sounds and what they mean so you can determine the correct steps to […]
High levels of humidity can make already hot summer days feel 10 degrees warmer. This prompts homeowners to set their thermostats even lower, increasing the stress on their air conditioning systems and causing their power bills to skyrocket. Many people even make the mistake of contacting HVAC professionals to try and resolve their cooling issues […]
In the United States, 12% of the energy expenditures of most households go to air conditioning. In hot, humid climates, the number goes up to 27%. Even in a cold country, air conditioning accounts for 5% of overall energy expenses.
Mold is a notorious health hazard. It’s linked to various respiratory illnesses and can trigger allergic attacks. Although this harmful microorganism threatens only individuals sensitive to this particular allergen, mold is also an eyesore. To make matters worse, HVAC equipment can help spread it to different parts of the house. In addition, furnace and AC systems can […]
For many people, spring is allergy season, which means they’ll soon have to start dealing with unpleasant allergy symptoms: runny nose, irritated eyes, sneezing and congestion. ACS, one of the leading HVAC companies in the Bay area, takes an in-depth look at the common causes of spring allergies.