Four Facts You Need to Know About the Capacitor in Your Air Conditioner


Most air conditioners have a capacitor. This is a small electrical part that helps to start the motor of the air conditioner, and it also stores some energy. While it's rare for this part to break down, it is possible. Here's what you need to know. 1. A Capacitor Jump Starts the Fan Motor In an air conditioner, the capacitor starts the fan's motor. Basically, it takes its stored energy and gives the fan a burst of energy.

11 December 2017

5 Reasons to Install a New Air Conditioner


Air conditioning units are an important appliance for many homes and businesses. They provide cool air and a comfortable environment during those hot summer days. In business premises, they also contribute towards a more productive office space. At some point in time, you are likely to need air conditioning installation. A new air conditioner may be required to replace an older model that is damaged, doesn't function efficiently or is outdated.

26 October 2017

Three Actionable Steps to Reducing the Moisture in Your Home


Moisture in the air is critical for improving indoor air quality. However, there needs to be a proper balance of moisture to avoid problems in the air. Very little moisture can cause the air to feel dry, and this may trigger respiratory problems. On the other hand, too much moisture can lead to the growth of mold and mildew which are harmful when inhaled. There is a need to maintain proper moisture balance to create a comfortable and healthy indoor environment.

13 September 2017

Busting Myths Surrounding Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning


When looking for air conditioning units, you will find a myriad of choices available to you. Although cost tends to be a primary deciding factor, some homeowners may avoid ducted reverse cycle air conditioning units as they have fed into the myths surrounding these systems, particularly if they are comparing them to ducted alternatives. In truth, ducted systems can be just as efficient, if not even more beneficial, than their ductless counterparts can.

6 September 2017

What You Should Do If Your Air Conditioner Is Leaking


Among the various problems an air conditioning unit encounters, few are as annoying and stressful as a leaking air conditioner. The likelihood is that your house is now boiling hot and you are also grappling with possible water damage. When faced with a leaky air conditioner, contact professional air conditioner services immediately. The leaking water is not part of the air conditioner system but a spin-off of the cooling process that happens inside the air conditioner.

5 September 2017

Reduce Your Energy Bills by Using Solar Energy at Your Home


Throughout any given year the amount of sunlight that beams down onto the roof of a typical residential home can provide heat and electricity for that home (and likely a few of its neighbours) over the same time period. Developments in solar energy collection are, at a minimum, allowing home owners to significantly reduce their reliance on local electricity and natural gas providers, and in turn greatly reducing their energy bills.

30 August 2017

The Link Between Commercial Air Conditioning and Workplace Productivity


If you run your own company or have the duties of top management in a big corporate setting, you recognise the significance of employee satisfaction and productivity. With the scorching days of summer and biting cold of winter, what does this mean for commercial enterprises? Do the weather fluctuations equate to employee discomfort and thus a plummet in their overall productivity? The installation and regular maintenance of commercial air conditioning units can go a long way.

30 August 2017

When You Can Expand Old Electrical Systems


Have you just bought an older home whose electrical system may not be sufficient for your needs? Read on and discover some of the circumstances under which you may simply expand that system without incurring the cost of replacing the entire electrical system. Extra Space in the Panel Fuse boxes or service panels normally have some extra space for additional circuits at the time they are installed. That extra space is intended to cater for any future needs when the electrical requirements of the building occupants change.

29 August 2017

What Not to Do When You Are Winterizing Your Home


Getting your home ready for the winter usually involves a few strategies, including caulking, covering air conditioners, insulating and cleaning out the gutters. It might also involve an inspection of your heating unit, getting out a few extra blankets and buying a box of cocoa. However, there are some things you should never do when you are preparing your home for the cold months of winter. Service your HVAC

16 August 2017

What Building Owners Should Do to Enjoy Cost-Efficient Service from Their Air Conditioner


Long gone are the days when air conditioning service used to be considered a luxury feature in a building. These days, almost every home and commercial building in Australia is equipped with an air conditioning system to help cool indoor temperatures during hot sunny days. And, for those who require both cooling and heating service, there are reverse-cycle air conditioners. But air conditioning service does not come free of charge. Aside from the initial cost incurred when installing air conditioning equipment, users of air conditioners also have to pay for electricity bills incurred monthly due to operation of the equipment.

15 August 2017