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Why Is a Short Cycling Air Conditioner a Problem?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

“Short cycling” is a term used to describe when an air conditioner turns on and off rapidly throughout the day. It could mean a system that shuts off before it has finished cooling your house, only to turn on again a few minutes later. It could also refer to a system that cools the air too quickly, turning off only to turn on again too soon. In either case, it spells trouble for your air conditioner. With another hot and humid summer on its way for residents of Austin, TX, trouble is the last thing you need. Why is a short cycling air conditioner a problem? Read on for the answers.

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