Dayco Systems Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

2 Story House Air Conditioning Tips

Monday, July 19th, 2021

It makes sense, if you have a large home in the Roswell area, that you want to keep your home as cool as possible, and do so efficiently. After all, not only do we have the high heat to contend with but also the sweltering humidity. This makes for a really uncomfortable environment, without the right systems in place.

And even when you do have the right systems in place, you want to ensure you’re using them well. We mean, using them in a way that doesn’t waste energy and leaves you spending way more than you should. Read on for our AC tips for 2-story homes!

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Ductless AC vs Window Unit – Which is Better?

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Perhaps for years now, you’ve been “getting by” with window AC units in each room of your home.  But what if you could do much more than just “get by”? You should be able to enjoy comfort in your home as affordably and effectively as possible, and that’s not always possible with a window unit.

More and more homeowners are discovering the benefits of going ductless—not only for their cooling needs but even their heating needs too. The real question, though, is ductless right for your specific home and needs? Or is sticking with window units the better option for you? Read on as we uncover the pros and cons of each option.

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How to Calculate Air Conditioning Load of a Room

Monday, March 1st, 2021
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With winter slowly, but surely, coming to an end soon, it’s time to focus our attention on our air conditioning systems. What kind of shape is yours in? Is it time for you to invest in a replacement?

If it is time for you to upgrade, you are likely tempted to just go ahead and buy the biggest and best system you can afford and get it installed quickly, right? We really want to encourage you to slow down and consider the implications of this, though. Rushing into an air conditioner purchase can lead you to not only getting the wrong model of air conditioner for your specific home, but the wrong size too, which will have serious implications to the efficiency of the equipment and the comfort of your home.

To properly size a system, our professionals must do what’s called a cooling load calculation. “Wait,” you might be wondering,” I thought you were going to tell me how to calculate the air conditioning load of a room?”

This is actually a pretty complex job, and it’s not just the room we have to calculate the load for, but your entire home. There are a number of factors that go into this calculation. They include:

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AC Tips for One of the Hottest Months of the Year!

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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August is almost upon us, and anyone who has lived here for at least a year can tell you this month is one of the hottest, right? Our air conditioners go through a lot of work, and it’s hard on the equipment! Energy bills rise and it can convince even the most extravagant homeowners to tighten up their belts a bit.

But does this mean you shouldn’t use your air conditioner? Absolutely not!

It just means that you might want to take some steps to ensure that you’re using your cooling system as efficiently as possible. The good news is, this is fairly easy to do. It doesn’t require much effort from you at all. Read on to learn what these efficiency tips are.

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Be sure to bookmark the Dayco Systems Heating & Cooling blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

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