Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

The Benefits of a Heat Pump

Monday, August 10th, 2020

woman-enjoying-heat-pumpHave you heard about heat pump mini splits? If you haven’t you may want to learn a bit more about them. These are incredible comfort systems that are a great option for any home, especially those in New Mexico. Not only are they great for creating an optimal indoor environment in your home, but they are also ideal for just about any kind of house in the area.

If you are interested in adding a heat pump mini split to your home you should reach out to our team to get the air conditioner installation you need. We will pair you with the best products on the market that are kept up with the best services too.

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Warning Signs That You Have a Refrigerant Leak

Monday, July 27th, 2020

fan-hot-office-manWhen you start to have trouble keeping cool in the summer it may be due to a problem with your air conditioning unit. This is never a pleasant realization to have, especially when you live out here. However, you aren’t alone–we provide prompt AC repairs in Farmington so you have a reliable resource to turn to whenever issues pop up.

Sometimes, you are specifically going to need help with your refrigerant levels. Believe it or not, your refrigerant is supposed to remain at the same level throughout the use of your system, it shouldn’t get “used up” the way fuel does. Low refrigerant levels spell trouble. Here’s how to tell you to need our help with addressing this problem.

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What Can Hinder Your Energy Efficiency?

Monday, July 13th, 2020

money-chimneyKeeping cool during the summer is pretty high on everyone’s list of priorities. After all it can get pretty darn hot around here and having a comfortable home to escape to is necessary–until it starts to cost you your life savings. Low energy efficiency is going to be a big bump in the road on your journey to get through the summertime heatwaves. Thankfully though, you aren’t alone on that journey because we are coming along to help.

We know what some of the biggest factors are that hinder your comfort and your home’s energy efficiency and we can help you identify and address those issues. All you have to do to get started is to keep reading and contact us for assistance in keeping your home comfort optimized this summer.

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You Need a Professional for Your AC Installation

Monday, June 29th, 2020

outdoor-ac-unitAre you ready to enjoy a reliable source of cooling comfort this summer? If so, you are going to need an AC installation in Aztec to get your new system set up and running right. The thing is that you should only get this job done by a professional HVAC technician.

We know that idea might make you cringe. A new air conditioning unit is already expensive, not to mention the cost of professional service! It is understandable that you would want to save money but we can promise you that opting for a professional installation is actually going to be the thing that saves you cash in the long run.

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The Role of Your AC Filter

Monday, June 15th, 2020

dirty-air-filtersWhat part of your air conditioner is highly important but all too often ignored? Not sure what the answer is? That’s okay, a lot of people get stumped by this question. It is your AC air filter. See this is a seemingly unimportant part of your cooling system that actually plays a huge part in keeping you comfortable.

There are many issues that can be avoided by taking care of your AC filter properly. If you aren’t sure where your filter is or what role it plays in your comfort, it is high time we told you more about this vital part of your air conditioner. If you need help with your AC filter or require air conditioner repair in Farmington, NM, you can reach out to us.

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Do You Need a New Thermostat?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

person-adjusting-thermostatHave you ever gone to get your car fixed convinced that your vehicle is struggling with one issue only to find the source of the problem is completely different? This is common in the HVAC industry too! No, not because we can diagnose issues with your car but because we often see homeowners convinced something is wrong with their AC system when the problem is actually with their thermostat.

Your thermostat is the system that tells your air conditioner what to do. Without a working thermostat, your cooling system is going to end up with the wrong marching orders, or no orders at all. That is why we want you to know that we can help you figure out if the issue lies with your thermostat and choose the best course of action to get things back on track.

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Why You Can’t Keep Cool

Monday, May 18th, 2020

The weather is getting warmer here in New Mexico which means that our air conditioning systems are going to be getting used more and more often in the coming weeks and months. As the temperatures go from warm and pleasant to sweltering though you might notice that you have a problem: you can’t get your home cool like it used to.

You could write this off as a byproduct of the high summertime temperatures but we urge you to take a moment and really check on your cooling system. If there is something wrong with your A/C, or if there is something else going on with your home that is hindering your comfort, the sooner you identify and address the problem, the better things will be.

Here are some reasons why you might not be able to get your home as cool and comfortable as you might like.

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Troublesome Air Conditioner Noises

Monday, May 4th, 2020

noisy-systemOn those days when the sky is clear and the sun is heating things up quite thoroughly it is nice to know that you have the option to just stay inside and enjoy the nice, even, crisp, cool air that your air conditioner is providing. That is, it is nice until you become aware of the fact that there is a fairly worrying noise coming from your system while it is doing its job.

While some air conditioners are going to make a little bit of noise when they operate (ie. a brief amount of clicking after a cooling cycle ends), this doesn’t mean that every noise coming from your unit should be written off. In fact, most sounds should prompt you to be concerned because in many cases they are going to be an indicator of trouble.

With that said, let’s review some of the noises your air conditioner may produce and what issues those noise may indicate.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Efficiency

Monday, April 20th, 2020

house-and-moneyIt is on everyone’s mind a lot more often in recent years: energy efficiency. Why? Well, because energy efficiency impacts how comfortable and efficient our homes are and how manageable our monthly bills are. Energy efficiency is important to our planet too–the less we use the better for all of us! Ensuring that our homes are as energy-efficient as they can be can sometimes be easier said than done.

Let’s say you’ve already s switched out all your old lightbulbs for LED ones—that is a great start on your journey towards being more energy-efficient, but the question is what should your next step be? We can help you figure out a few extra ways to improve your efficiency and reduce your energy use. Just keep reading to find out more.

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Have You Scheduled AC Tune-Up Yet?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

air-conditioner-condenser-wrenchSpringtime is usually when many of us are focused on giving our homes a breath of fresh air with spring cleaning, organization, and maintenance. This is great for your home and great for your mood in most cases. But while dusting and touching up chipped paint are a wonderful idea, they aren’t going to all too helpful in keeping you comfortable in more extreme weather. That is what an air conditioning maintenance service is for.

This service is going to allow a professional to look over your system and perform a tune-up to keep your AC running efficiently and effectively throughout summer. It may not be as fun as redecorating your home for spring, but AC maintenance should always be a part of your spring cleaning checklist.

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