HVAC

13
May

Should You Leave Your AC Unit Running When You Aren’t Home?

Should You Leave Your AC Unit Running When You Aren’t Home? Leaving your air conditioner on while you are away can actually save you money! Not only will this action keep your house at a comfortable temperature, but it can prevent potential problems from occurring in your home. All you have to do is increase the temperature on your thermostat

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29
Apr

Maintenance Tips For Your A/C

Maintenance Tips for Your A/C Performing regular maintenance service on your A/C is imperative to the health and lifespan of your HVAC system. Scheduling seasonal tune-ups helps ensure the performance of your unit, lower your energy costs, prevent costly breakdowns, extend the unit’s lifespan, and ultimately save you energy and money. We highly suggest you hire a certified and experienced

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25
Apr

How To Improve Your A/C Instead of Replacing It

How To Improve Your A/C Instead of Replacing It If you are looking to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your A/C, and the cost of an upgrade doesn’t work with your budget, then you may just want to consider improving your A/C instead. There are various options that enable you to get more out of your air conditioning system,

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22
Apr

Average Cost of a Central A/C Unit

Average Costs of a Central A/C If you are considering installing a new central air conditioning unit, then cost may be an important factor in your decision making process. Most homeowners in the Phoenix area spend anywhere from $4,539-$7,523, with an average reported cost of $6,031. At the very most, you can expect to pay $11,000. During the hot months

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18
Apr

3 A/C Problems That You Should Fix Immediately

 3 A/C Problems That You Should Fix Immediately If you notice an issue with your cooling system, or start hearing noises from your A/C, then you should take immediate action to avoid facing costly repairs or sudden breakdowns. The following are 3 common problems that occur with A/C systems. These problems signal that something with your system is wrong, and

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8
Apr

The Best Time to Tune-Up Your Air Conditioner in Phoenix

  THE BEST TIME TO TUNE-UP YOUR A/C IN PHOENIX Summers in Phoenix can be brutal! With daily temperatures reaching as high as 120°F, it’s imperative that your air conditioning is working effectively to keep your home cool and your family comfortable. ACE Home Services is here for you, offering seasonal tune-ups to help keep your unit in top condition!

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12
Jun

Freon

Simply put, freon is used to cool warm air. Freon itself is a chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and because of this it is being phased out of use in air conditioners. It cools the air through the HVAC unit’s compressor and system of coil by compressing R-22 gas until it is hot; at which point it moves through coils to cool it

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12
Jun

Evaporator Coil

Your air conditioner’s evaporator coil is a pivotal component of your HVAC system. In fact, it is the evaporator coil’s job to absorb warm air and transfer it into the cold air we need in during summer in Phoenix. Your HVAC evaporator coil is sometimes referred to as the evaporator core and it often is made with copper, aluminum, or

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12
Jun

Relay Switch

Your air conditioner’s relay is merely a switch that turns your HVAC equipment on and off. The reason why we need a relay switch with your air conditioner is that the thermostat operates on 24-volt power and it needs a mechanism to translate an open and close circuit to a higher voltage piece of equipment. The relay allows the thermostat

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19
May

Energy Star®

Energy Star® is an EPA program that focuses on energy efficiency – save money and protect the environment. It was introduced in 1992 and its goal is to promote the efficient energy use of everyday appliances in homes and businesses. Energy Star® has made a ton of accomplishments over the past several decades, including 85 percent public awareness that the

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