iAir Services Blog: Archive for April, 2016

Why You Should Use Modular Rooftop Commercial HVAC Units

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Businesses in Round Rock, TX need to consider their HVAC options very carefully. Commercial HVAC units have to support a larger space than most residential homes, and must remain eminently reliable in order to keep your employees and customers comfortable. Many businesses opt for modular rooftop units, placed at the top of their building. It may seem counter-intuitive—an HVAC system exposed to the punishing elements?—but the units are built to last and they provide a number of tangible benefits for your business.

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Add Insulation to Cut Down on Cooling Bills

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Lakeway, TX residents don’t think about home insulation. Our winters are fairly mild as winters go, and while we get our share of chilly nights, that doesn’t necessarily require the level of insulation you’d need in, say, Maine. But what most people don’t understand is that insulation could be just as important in the summer as it is in the winter. And as mild as our winters are, summers can be absolutely unbearable. Additional insulation in your home can cut down on your cooling bills and help your air conditioner function more effectively. Here’s how.

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How to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

Monday, April 11th, 2016

We take summer seriously here in Austin, TX, and that means our air conditioners need to be running at peak shape all of the time. But beyond simply making sure that your system can run, you want it to run as efficiently as possible. If you can cut down on those high monthly bills, it let’s you run the air conditioner with greater confidence, and ensures that your home stays cool no matter what the circumstances are. You can improve your air conditioner’s efficiency with little tricks you’re likely familiar with, such as setting the temperature to 78 instead of 75. Beyond that, there are some additional, more formal steps that can cut down on waste and help keep those monthly cooling bills in check a little more easily.

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What Is a SEER Rating?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

This is the season for air conditioning replacement, and if your system limped through last summer, now is the time to get a new one installed. Summers here in Manor, TX are long and hot. Getting a new system set up now will give you the time to make the selection at leisure instead of having to scramble in front of a stifling wall of incoming heat. A good technician can help you make a selection for a new unit, but you should pay careful attention to the SEER rating, and ensure that your new system has a rating higher than the old. What is a SEER rating and why does it matter? Simply put, it’s a means of measuring the air conditioner’s efficiency.

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