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

How a Dirty Filter Raises Heating and Cooling Costs

Monday, October 9th, 2017

replace-filterYour home air filter is in place for a reason. Yes, it can filter out particulate that could otherwise make you sick or have an effect on your allergies or asthma symptoms. However, that’s more a feature of modern air filters. Filters have been engineered for furnaces and air conditioners since the beginning of the 20th century, since without them, the system could be pummeled by debris as the blower fan sucks in air.

An air filter is there to protect your health and your investment. But when it gets too dirty, it’s not really helping you at all. This isn’t just due to health concerns. (In fact, the lack of air circulation may help to stop even more particles from circulating!) Rather, it’s because a dirty filter raises the cost of heating and cooling.

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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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Get Your Season Start-Up AC Tune Up Today

Monday, March 13th, 2017

valued-customer-ac-tuneupAn air conditioner won’t run reliably forever. In an area like ours, where summers reach the triple digits, technicians get pretty busy in the summer as air conditioners are working their hardest and become more likely to break down. But often, the problems our techs are dealing with could have been detected earlier with less trouble—or even prevented entirely.

An air conditioning system tune-up in the early spring can save you a lot of trouble as temperatures start to spike. Get your AC tune-up before the season begins. Learn more about why this is so important in the guide below, and consider joining our maintenance program for the ultimate in savings.

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