Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for July, 2017

What Temperature Should You Set the Thermostat At this Summer?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

thermostat-hand-78Hot, humid summer temperatures make you want to turn the thermostat down as far as it will go. Your monthly energy bills make you want to turn the air conditioner off altogether. There’s got to be a healthy balance, right?

Misconceptions about how a thermostat works, along with misinformation about air conditioners and home comfort, cause many people to mistakenly spend more on air conditioning than is necessary, to wear down the AC equipment, or to feel uncomfortable all summer long. Learn our expert recommendations for an ideal thermostat setting in the guide below.

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The Benefits of Retrofitting Central AC if You Have a Swamp Cooler

Monday, July 17th, 2017

dog-on-floorA swamp cooler is an excellent cooling solution if you live in a climate that’s as dry as it is hot. We service air conditioning systems in New Mexico, so a lot of our customers have swamp coolers, otherwise known as evaporative coolers. While we’re happy to provide services for any home, we’ve had a lot of customers ask us about upgrading to a conventional refrigerated central AC system.

Why would so many people choose to make an upgrade if a swamp cooler is ideal for dry climates? The fact is, an evaporative cooler does have its limitations. We want to help you understand these limitations and help you to decide whether upgrading to refrigerated AC is right for your home. Read on to find out more!

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What’s the Most Efficient Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

air-conditioning-condenser-flowerChoosing the best air conditioner for your home means choosing one with a high efficiency rating. We know it’s easy to choose the most cost-effective air conditioner you can find, but this won’t help you much in the long-term. It will likely use more energy and end up costing you more!

Today, we share our recommendations on how to pick out the most efficient air conditioner for your home. This means comparing efficiency ratings but also knowing the differences between the types of air conditioners available. Contact our team to learn more or start the process of AC installation in La Plata, NM.

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