What Are the Pros and Cons of a Ductless Air Conditioner?

July 18th, 2022
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Ductless air conditioners, also referred to as ductless mini-splits or simply ductless systems, have become increasingly popular for residents and business owners throughout Acworth and beyond. You may be one of many homeowners considering having a ductless system installed in your home. But, you may also be wondering what the pros and cons are.

We’re happy to go over this with you! The best way to do this is to compare and contrast a ductless system with a central air conditioner. Read on to learn more!

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AC Repair vs Replacement – What to Know

July 18th, 2022
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We’re in the midst of summertime, and if you’re currently experiencing air conditioning problems, it can be a little panic-inducing, right? You might be wondering if it’s worth calling for AC repair in Canton, GA or if you should just buy a new air conditioner altogether. If you do decide on the latter, then it’s important that you do not rush into this decision. Rushing into an air conditioner purchase could leave you with a system that’s not matched with your home correctly.

It will take talking to an HVAC professional on our team, but we can help you determine which is best–an AC repair or a new AC installation in Canton, GA, and if it’s the latter we’ll do everything necessary to make sure you’re set up with the right unit. In the meantime, read on to learn the difference between when repairs are best and when replacement is best.

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Dayco’s Guide to Energy and Heat Recovery

July 11th, 2022
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If you’ve ever read one of our blog posts related to indoor air quality, then you’ve seen us say that it can actually be worse than the quality of the air outside. This is especially true if you don’t have the right indoor air quality solutions in place. One of those solutions is the ERV or HRV system–that is, energy recovery and heat recovery.

What problem do these systems solve? Well, they are what allow you to bring fresh air into your home, no matter the time of year, without opening a single door or window and without turning off your HVAC system first to protect efficiency. In fact, they actually make your HVAC systems more efficient.

Curious? Read on to learn more!

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Can My Air Conditioning Efficiency Decline?

July 4th, 2022
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When you get a new air conditioner, it automatically comes with an efficiency rating called SEER- Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This is the measurement of how much power your air conditioner outputs versus how much energy it uses. The higher the SEER rating, the more efficient your air conditioner!

A common question that homeowners have about this, then, is “is it possible for that number to decline?” The answer is yes, it can! But you actually have control over how much it does so. Read on to learn more!

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Dayco’s Guide to Commercial Air Conditioning

June 27th, 2022
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When it comes to the needs of a commercial air conditioning system, things are a little more complex than with a residential system.

They’re bigger, first off, and usually tasked with keeping dozens, if not hundreds, of people cool at once rather than just a family of 4 or 5. Because of these complex needs, you want to ensure you’re working with a qualified and experienced team whether your business or commercial property needs AC repair, maintenance, or even installation.

Read on as we provide some insight into what you need to know about your commercial air conditioner!

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4 Factors That Go Into AC Installation

June 20th, 2022
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If you’re shopping for a new air conditioner this time of the year, there’s a good chance you have an urgent need for it. We’re glad you found this blog post! While we are going to highlight several of the most important factors that go into an air conditioner installation, we also want to stress how important it is that you not rush into this purchase. Doing so could leave you with an inefficient and potentially ineffective cooling system.

Instead, you should work with a qualified HVAC professional, like a member of our team, to get matched with the perfect air conditioning system for your specific home and needs. Read on to learn more and when you’re ready to schedule your AC installation, give us a call!

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Humidifiers vs. Dehumidifiers

June 13th, 2022
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You may not hear a whole lot about humidifiers in Acworth, GA, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they aren’t needed in some homes! What you are more likely to hear about, are dehumidifiers in Acworth, GA. This is because of their functionality and the climate we tend to have in our area, almost year-round.

We’re going to dive into this more below, explaining the difference between a humidifier and a dehumidifier, and how to know if you need either one. The gist is, that the ideal relative humidity level in any given home is between 30-50%. Anything lower than 30% is considered too dry, and any over 50% is considered too humid. Both of these conditions cause problems to both your property and the health of your household occupants. Read on to learn more!

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Dayco’s Guide to AC Tune-Ups

June 6th, 2022
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If you’ve been following our blog for very long, you’ve seen us mention maintenance tune-ups before. These are an essential part of keeping your air conditioner operating as efficiently and effectively as possible, for as long as possible. A well-maintained air conditioner will last 10-15 years, have reduced repair needs, and work way more efficiently than it would have been able to without maintenance.

Of course, you might have some questions about this service, including what’s included and whether it’s really necessary. We’ll answer these questions below. Read on!

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What Is a Multi-Family HVAC System?

May 30th, 2022
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Are you a multi-family property developer or property manager? Then you need to know about multi-family HVAC systems! These systems provide centralized air to the renters and/or homeowners inside your building, without it impacting the other units in the building.

Read on to learn more!

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3 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing an AC System

May 23rd, 2022
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A lot of assumptions are made by Marietta area residents when it comes to purchasing a new air conditioner, or even their first air conditioner. For instance, many assume that “bigger is better” and will rush out to find the biggest air conditioner they can find within their budget. This can end up being a huge mistake, and we’ll explore why below.

The main thing we want our customers to know, is that an air conditioner purchase isn’t an investment you just want to rush into. There are so many factors to consider, and diving into them all will ensure that you make an educated decision on what’s best for your specific home and needs. So, how do you do that? Well for starters, it helps to work with a highly qualified team, such as ours!

Read on as we uncover the top 3 questions to ask when purchasing an air conditioner.

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