Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions,
With 27 years of HVAC knowledge, Frank helps consumers figure out the best solutions for their HVAC problems in a clear and understandable way. He offers objective advice about HVAC comfort options that are both cost effective and environmentally responsible.
November is the traditional time of giving thanks for all the good things in our lives. For most of the country though, by the time the Thanksgiving holiday rolls around, we are usually only thankful for “winter things,” like “shelter from the cold” and warm “comfort food.”
Industry data indicates that 70 percent of consumers consistently purchase minimum efficiency and minimum featured HVAC systems and only 30 percent buy the higher featured and more efficient models. This is all true despite our sponsored research, which indicates that almost 70 percent of homeowners surveyed prefer systems that offer superior energy savings and comfort or created less impact on the environment.
Sometimes our cars, appliances, and even air conditioners make the strangest noises, but how do you know if they’re normal or if something might be wrong? The following are some tips about what sounds are normal and what indicates professional problem when it comes to your air conditioning unit.
Over the past few years we have all observed the U.S. HVAC industry’s fascination with ductless “mini-split” air conditioning systems in the U.S. Recent HVAC trade shows have been crowded with OEM’s promoting this “new” way of providing home comfort. National advertising and media/public relations tactics would make us think it is just a matter of time before we all say goodbye to our central AC systems and get with the rest of the world (i.e. Japan, China and Europe) in the way we keep our homes and businesses cool and comfortable.
Changing your air conditioning system’s air filter is a maintenance task that is easily forgotten. Though, this quick fix is an important part of keeping your system running smoothly and should be done regularly – every three months or at the beginning of each season.
What’s the Difference Between a Ducted and Ductless Air Conditioning System? Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning System, Concerns with Ductless Air Conditioning System, When to Consider Installing a Ductless Air Conditioning System and The bottom line on Ductless Air Conditioning Systems
The AC & Heating Connect staff did some research on the facts about ductless mini-split systems that might be of interest to contractors and distributors as they plan for the future growth of this segment.
There are many types of specialized HVAC technology used in commercial buildings and these are often much different from those terms used in common residential applications. We thought it would be helpful to provide a summary list of the various types of commercial air conditioning systems used in the US today.