How to Prevent A/C Evaporator Coil From Leaking Freon

Refrigerant, commonly referred to as Freon, is essential to the functioning of your air conditioning system. Your air conditioner pumps refrigerant around, absorbs heat from inside your home, and releases it outside to produce cold air. If your refrigerant levels are even slightly low, your home may produce cold air, but the system will use…

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What Refrigerant is Used in Home A/C Units?

Refrigerant is the lifeblood of your home’s air conditioning system. It circulates between your A/C’s indoor evaporator coil and the outdoor condenser coil, transferring heat energy. We think of an air conditioner as pumping cool air into our homes, but in reality, the job of the air conditioning is to remove heat from a room.…

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Trane Aluminum Spine Fin Coils – Pros and Cons

Cutaway view of Trane heat pump air conditioner showing spine fin condenser coil

Trane All-Aluminum Spine Fin™ Coils The Trane Spine Fin™ condenser coil is a distinctive and patented technology used by Trane in their air conditioning and heat pump systems. This design is known for superior performance compared to traditional finned coils. Key features and benefits of the Spine Fin technology Enhanced Heat Transfer: The Spine Fin…

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Cracked Heat Exchangers

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Scam alert! Every heating season, we see heating contractors lying about cracked heat exchangers in an attempt to sell more furnaces. Learn about the causes of cracked heat exchangers and correct method to diagnose them.

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Understanding the TXV

Danfoss thermal expansion valve TXV

The HVAC TXV (Thermal Expansion Valve). How it works and why it fails. When it comes to a heating & cooling system, there are many parts that work together to keep our homes comfortable. One of those critical components is the TXV, or Thermal Expansion Valve. Let’s break down how a TXV works, why it’s…

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Top 10 Most Common HVAC Issues and How to Prevent Them

A well-functioning HVAC system is essential for maintaining a comfortable and healthy living environment in your home. However, HVAC systems are complex and can experience various issues, leading to decreased performance, discomfort, or even costly repairs. In this article, we will discuss the top 10 most common HVAC issues and provide tips on how to…

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Discovering Heat Pumps: Your Comprehensive Guide to Energy-Efficient Home Comfort

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Heat pumps offer an eco-friendly and energy-efficient heating and cooling solution for homeowners, with options such as air-source, ground-source, ductless, and hybrid systems. Even in northern climates like Ohio, they can lead to significant energy bill savings over time. Thorough research and a reputable contractor are essential for finding the ideal heat pump that meets your needs.. With the right system, you can enjoy a more energy-efficient, comfortable, and environmentally friendly home.

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