Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Efficiency’

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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A Common AC Mistake: Setting the Temperature too Low

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Most people have a specific preference for the temperature in their home. While some homeowners are perfectly comfortable keeping the thermostat set to 77 or 78 degrees Fahrenheit, others believe that their air conditioner should keep their home feeling like an icebox. When they come home from being in the hot summer weather, they may immediately set the thermostat to the mid-sixties and hope to speed up the cooling process.

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The How and Why to Installing a High-Efficiency AC

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

As any homeowner in New Mexico knows, energy bills just seem to keep going up in the summertime. Air conditioners have a lot of work to do, and a whole lot of energy is necessary to move cool air into all of the rooms of your home. One way to conserve is by switching to a high-efficiency AC unit when your older system finally breaks down—or maybe even before your current unit fails completely. Here’s why.

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Switch from Evaporative Cooling to a Refrigerated AC System Today!

Monday, July 13th, 2015

“Swamp coolers” (otherwise known as evaporative cooling systems) wouldn’t really work well in a swampy area, despite the name. Evaporative coolers actually work best in hot and dry climates rather than areas of high humidity. That’s why so many homes are outfitted with evaporative cooling systems in our hometown of Farmington, NM…and why so many homeowners think about switching to refrigerated AC once monsoon season hits.

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The How and Why to Keeping Your Outdoor AC Coil Clean

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Chances are high that you pay little attention to any part of your air conditioning system except the thermostat—until something breaks down, that is. Handling preventive maintenance before a breakdown is the only way to keep the air conditioner running at maximum efficiency and potentially prevent the system from failing in the middle of a hot summer day. Cleaning the outside coils is a vital part of this regular maintenance, and our experts are here to tell you why.

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3 Tips for Saving Money on Air Conditioning

Monday, June 15th, 2015

In the summer, your air conditioning system can take up a significant portion of your bills, sometimes as much as 50%. In order to save money, some people believe they must keep the temperature at an uncomfortable setting or turn off the system entirely. Keeping cooling costs low is a lot easier and more comfortable when you follow these 3 tips for saving money on air conditioning—without compromise.

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6 Tips for Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Even if you have top-of-the-line air conditioning equipment installed in your home, it cannot run properly without the proper maintenance. A well-maintained air conditioner will run into fewer problems over time, keep energy bills low, and potentially last for longer. Here’s how you can make this happen.

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