DB Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog

Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Cooling?

July 27th, 2015

Many homeowners with heat pump systems will sing the praises of the unit, and it’s understandable why. They are very energy efficient and can supply your home with both heating and cooling.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Doesn’t Run Out of Refrigerant

July 20th, 2015

Many, if not most, electro-mechanical systems consume a fuel to work. Cars use gas while many heating systems use oil, propane or natural gas.

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What Are Some Benefits of Rooftop Units?

July 13th, 2015

As a business owner, you know how important it is to have a comfortable atmosphere in your work environment. We are in the heat of summer, and if it’s time to replace your aging commercial AC, you may want to consider a rooftop unit.

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How a Whole Home Dehumidifier Can Help You Beat the Heat This Summer

July 6th, 2015

It’s no secret that our summers can be hot and humid. While your air conditioning system dehumidifies as part of the cooling process, we can have stretches of humid weather that goes on for days.

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How Does a Ductless Mini-Split AC Work?

June 29th, 2015

It can seem counter-intuitive to have an air conditioning system that doesn’t need ductwork, but that’s exactly what a ductless mini-split air conditioner is. The system isn’t wildly different from a traditional split system AC – in fact, the outdoor unit of a ductless system is almost the same as one from a traditional split system AC.

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Does Your AC Need Replacement Instead of Another Costly Repair?

June 22nd, 2015

Air conditioning systems are made to be durable, but no system lasts forever. But sometimes it can be hard to determine whether or not it’s worth repairing your system instead of replacing it.

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Is That Ice on My Air Conditioner?

June 15th, 2015

Your air conditioner does a good job of keeping your home cool and comfortable, but ice on your AC is not indicative of it working hard, it’s indicative of a problem. Scraping the ice off doesn’t fix the problem and you’ll just see it re-build a few hours after you’ve removed it.

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Looking for an Easy Way to Better Control Your Cooling? Try Upgrading Your Thermostat!

June 8th, 2015

When most people think of getting better performance out of their air conditioners, a simple upgrade is often overlooked: your thermostat. What do we mean? If you are using a slide or dial thermostat, or one that doesn’t offer programming, you are losing out on some excellent ways to reduce your energy use and control your temperature.

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Want Better Cooling This Summer? Try Sealing Your Ductwork

June 1st, 2015

While there are several different types of air conditioning systems that provide whole home cooling, the most common is still a traditional air conditioning system that uses ductwork to deliver the cool air. Ductwork is made to be durable, and last an average of 30+ years, but that doesn’t mean it won’t sustain damage or suffer from holes, cracks and/or disconnections.

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Signs Your Air Conditioner May Be Low on Refrigerant

May 25th, 2015

Your air conditioner works by removing heat and humidity from your indoor spaces and transferring it to the outside. The chemical that facilitates this transfer is refrigerant. Unbeknownst to a lot of homeowners is the fact that every single air conditioner has to have an exact amount of refrigerant to operate correctly.

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