AC Thermostat Wiring (Diagram Explained For HVAC)

HVAC systems need control points and those come in the form of thermostats. That control can be digital or analog, but it all ends up going through the thermostat wires. When you need to wire a new thermostat or install a new thermostat from scratch, it can get confusing. Whether you have a simple 2-wire system … Read more

How Cold Should Air From AC Be? (Temperature Differential)

Worried about your AC performance? Check the blowing temperature! It’s a simple way to check your air conditioner’s efficiency and performance at home without professional help. However, to do this properly, you must know the temperature at which it should be blowing and how to measure it accurately. In this guide, I’ll answer the question ‘What temperature should … Read more

What Is Dry Mode On An AC? (Dry Vs Cool Explained)

The dry mode on air conditioners, often overshadowed by the cooling function, is essential for controlling indoor humidity. Today, I’ll explain the dry mode function, how it works, and its importance in maintaining a comfortable, moisture-balanced indoor atmosphere. Key TakeawaysDry mode is a dedicated dehumidifier AC feature.Dry mode is more energy-efficient than cooling mode.You shouldn’t run … Read more

10 Reasons Why Your AC Won’t Turn On (How To Fix)

Key TakeawaysExampleExampleExample The moment I notice an AC stopped cooling and won’t turn on is always gut-wrenching.  There are many reasons for an AC not turning on, and I never know if it is a minor sensor tripping or a complete compressor failure. Living in the South, I know nothing is worse than a broken air … Read more

2 Vs 2.5 Vs 3 Ton AC Units – Compared for Price & Performance

Most experts in the HVAC industry understand that a ton of cooling capacity is roughly equivalent to the heat absorbed by one ton of ice melting over a 24-hour period.However, that information doesn’t even remotely help you decide whether to get a 2-ton, 2-and-a-half-ton, or 3-ton AC unit for your home.Having installed these myself, I … Read more

Dehumidifier Vs Air Conditioner – Which Is Better To Buy?

Over the past decade, I have installed countless air conditioners and dehumidifiers. They have a lot of similar components (fans, condenser coils, vents), but they are designed to do very different jobs, and they aren’t interchangeable. So, which do you need in your home? In this guide, I will answer that question and give you the full dehumidifier versus … Read more

AC Keeps Tripping Breaker (Why & How to Fix)

When the AC is tripping your electricity, it’s important to pay attention and quickly diagnose the problem. As an experienced HVAC professional, I know all the common issues that can cause your AC system to trip the breaker. I’ll share my knowledge and help you get your air conditioner running again quickly. 13 Common Reasons Why Your … Read more

Comfortmaker Air Conditioner Review – A Value For Money?

Comfortmaker is another brand in a long line of names under the United Technologies Corporation group, alongside Carrier, Heil, Bryant, and Tempstar. If you are looking for a new air conditioner and want to know more about Comfortmaker, this is the place for you. We plan to look at everything Comfortmaker offers, from the types ... Read more

Daikin Air Conditioners Reviewed: AC Buying Guide 2022

Every manufacturer offers a range of options when it comes to air conditioners. With the different series and a large number of units, they try to cater to as much of the market as they can regardless of the users’ preferences. Whether you’re interested in efficiency or affordability, you are sure to find a unit ... Read more

American Standard Air Conditioner Reviews: 2022 AC Prices

Buying a good air conditioner is more than just an upgrade to your standard of living. It is a long term investment that keeps you comfortable during both, summer and winter. There are a number of different air conditioning brands available in the market, each boasting of its own offerings; be it efficiency, reliability, extended ... Read more

12 Best Central Air Conditioners (May 2023 Reviews)

There are numerous central air conditioner brands in the market, each looking to outdo the competition in its own way. This array of options can be confusing for customers, leading to the question; which brand of central air conditioners is the best? Our team of professional contractors say that the decisive factor for any central ... Read more

Grandaire Air Conditioner Reviews: AC Buying Guide 2022

GrandAire offers a limited selection of air conditioners and only provides some of the features you can get from other HVAC companies. However, what they do well is offer customers a good product for a bargain. An uninformed decision can cost hundreds of dollars, and you might wind up with a system ill-suited for your home. I’m here … Read more

Rheem Air Conditioner Reviews: (AC Price Guide 2022)

With temperatures rising each year, an air conditioner has become more of a necessity than a luxury. As a result, the number of air conditioning units being shipped out has also seen a steady rise. If you’re looking to buy a new air conditioner, you need to consider how much you’re willing to spend and ... Read more

Goodman Air Conditioner Reviews – Is It a Reliable Brand?

Differentiating among the models of Goodman ACs can be overwhelming. Making the wrong choice for your needs could mean spending thousands of dollars on a unit unsuitable for your home. That’s where I come in. My team and I have tested central AC models in every price range. My Goodman HVAC review provides a complete buying guide, comparisons, … Read more

Trane Air Conditioner Reviews: AC Comparison & Price Guide

For decades, Trane has done a great job of selling its brand. It’s the one company everybody’s heard of, and they back their sterling reputation with a quality product. If you’re leaning toward a Trane central air conditioner for your next HVAC product, you’re in luck. I’ll cover air conditioners from Trane, including the good and not-so-good. There is … Read more

Lennox Air Conditioner Review – Is This Brand Any Good?

If you’re interested in buying a Lennox central air conditioner, you’ve come to the right place. Spending thousands of dollars on an AC that doesn’t suit your home’s needs will hurt you in the short run – you’ll get less comfort – and higher energy bills than necessary in the long run. It doesn’t have to happen … Read more

Carrier Air Conditioner Reviews: AC Price Guide & Comparisons

Purchasing an air conditioner might be one of the costlier investments you’d ever make, but it is a necessary one, to say the least. The demand for air conditioners is on the rise due to rising temperatures and increasing focus on efficiency on behalf of HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) manufacturers. When looking for ... Read more

What Is Seer Rating (Plus How to Buy for Your Next AC)

Buying a new air conditioner can be a challenge. There are a lot of top AC brands out there to choose from. On top of that, you also have to get the right model for your climate, region, and size factors. If you are looking for tax rebates, savings, and performance, that is another set … Read more

AC Coil Cleaner: Best Methods For Cleaning An Air Conditioner

Air conditioner coils are an integral part of your HVAC system. Without the coils, you wouldn’t get the cold air from the air conditioner or the reduction in humidity from the system. Your central AC and Split AC will have two sets of coils, the evaporator coils, and the condenser coils. This article will explain ... Read more

How to Save Energy when Air Conditioning is a Must

There are some areas of the country where air conditioning isn’t just a convenience. When hot temperatures arise to triple digits, especially when such temperatures are combined with high humidity, public health can be affected. It’s always a good idea to have an air conditioner in the home for such times. Air conditioning can be … Read more

How to Find the Best Air Conditioner Repair Service

Summer can turn out to be one of the most difficult seasons sometimes because of the scorching heat that it brings. During these moments, your air conditioner becomes literally your best friend. Your unit breaking down, therefore, is something that you should take care of immediately. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to ask … Read more