Air Conditioning Articles

AC Maintenance Checklist

March 23, 2021

Can you imagine a hot Maryville summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days. Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year. According to the US Department of Energy (DOE), good maintenance can save you money and reduce your energy usage.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

August 31, 2020
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 13, 2020
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Environmental issues also play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face. Our team of experts at A & L Heating and Air wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 8, 2020
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Why should you get air conditioner maintenance now? Our team suggests having your Maryville home’s system maintained to be efficient for the hottest months.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

September 10, 2019
Bag of repairman's work tools, screwdriver on top of air conditioner unit outside brick home. Common AC Problems and Solutions.

When the weather gets really hot in Maryville, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at A&L Heating & Air wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay…

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

August 15, 2019
Top view of an air conditioner unit outdoors in hot summer season. No people.

As a homeowner here in Tennessee, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit. How It All Began…

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

July 15, 2019
Person's hand adjusting a wall mounted thermostat temperature.

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do? Don’t leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs,…

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Money Saving Tips for This Summer

July 7, 2019
Close-up Of A Pink Piggy Bank Wearing Sunglasses Relaxing On Deck Chair.

We at A & L Heating and Air wish you a happy summer here in Greenback, TN! We know you’ll probably have your air conditioner (AC) on for longer stretches of time. (We certainly will!) So we’ve provided this list of tried-and-true methods to reduce your energy consumption and save you money this season. 1.…

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How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat

June 10, 2019
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With all the options available for setting your programmable thermostat, it’s easy to get confused. Of course, this defeats the purpose of a programmable thermostat—it’s designed to for you to “set it and forget it,” making your life easier. It’s worth taking the minute or two it takes to read this to clear up anything…

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 28, 2019
HVAC technician fixing an air conditioner in Greenback, TN.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Maryville can be a…

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