DB Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Services’

How Your Indoor Air Can Impact Your AC Performance

Monday, April 29th, 2019

top-view-of-an-outdoor-air-conditioning-unitDid you know that the quality of your indoor air can actually be worse than the outdoor air? This is especially true for humidity. Humidity is something we’re all too familiar with here in the summertime. It’s when there is excessive moisture in the air that it’s harder for us to cool off, since we can’t sweat. High humidity can even cause health problems.

The relative humidity in your home can quickly climb above 50% at this time of year, when it actually should be between 30%–50%. We’re going to talk about this more below, in addition to what it means for you and your health, as well as the health of your air conditioner. Remember, your air conditioner does have some dehumidification properties, but it’s not designed to effectively reduce your relative humidity level to where it should be.

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Here’s One Way You Can Improve AC Efficiency

Monday, June 26th, 2017

improve-ac-efficiency-one-wayWhen it comes to professional air conditioning services in Mahwah, NJ, our HVAC professionals know their stuff. We’re always happy to answer any questions you may have, and provide advice that can help you save money, stay safe, and feel more comfortable in your household. One way we like to do that is by helping you understand how to most efficiently use your air conditioner. And one method of doing so is by utilizing a ceiling fan!

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Yes, Your Air Conditioner Has an Indoor Unit!

Monday, July 4th, 2016

One of the most common misconceptions we hear of amongst homeowners is the belief that their central air conditioning system is merely an outdoor unit connected to some ducts that bring conditioned air inside. Many individuals might not even realize when they move into a new home that they do in fact have an indoor unit.

The indoor unit works seamlessly—or at least when it’s functioning properly it does—with your outdoor unit to keep your home comfortable all summer long. This component of your air conditioner is typically located in an attic, basement, closet, or garage and is near where your furnace is located.

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These Thermostat Practices Could Be Costing You

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Weather has been relatively mild as of lately, so you probably haven’t turned on your AC yet this season. When temperatures do warm up though—and they will—you’ll want to ensure you are using your air conditioning system as efficiently as possible, to save energy and money. You may not be aware that how you use your thermostat plays a significant role in how efficiently you are cooling your home. Below we’ve highlighted a few thermostat practices that may actually be costing you money every time you use your AC.

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