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

How Do Heat Pumps Heat?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

money-chimneyThe word “heater” means different things to different people. Yes, you’re always talking about a system that is used to warm someone’s home up in the winter season. There are a lot of different kinds of heaters out there, though. They also heat homes in a lot of different ways. The heat pump is certainly one of the most unique heating systems out there, and it is also one of the most beneficial. If you’re not familiar with heat pumps, this is the post for you!

If you’re curious as to what makes the heat pump so unique, here’s a little tease. The heat pump does more than just heat your home. It can also:

  1. Make you breakfast.
  2. Drive the kids to school.
  3. Cool your home.

Wondering which is the correct answer? Well then, you’ll have to keep reading!

Okay, it’s 3. Cool your home. But keep reading anyway.

We have a lot of good information to share with you, and you may decide that a heat pump is just what you’ve been looking for.

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What Types of Air Purifiers Are out There?

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

family-timeDoes the air in your home smell stale? Does it smell outright bad? Are you concerned about increasingly aggravated allergy or asthma symptoms among residents in your home? If so, it sounds like it is probably time for you to start using an air purifier in Aztec, NM. Sounds simple enough,  right? Well,  once you start doing a bit of your own preliminary research,  you may start to realize that there is more to the equation than meets the eye!

What we mean is that there are a lot of different types of air cleaners and air purifiers out there. Finding the perfect one, or ones,  for your unique situation can be tricky. You certainly don’t want to be wasting your money on systems that are not going to successfully do the job that needs doing,  right? Today,  we’re going to give you a brief rundown of some systems to consider. Feel free to reach out with any questions that you may have.

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Why Your AC May Be Leaking Water

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Us: Well, you know, your air conditioner doesn’t actually use water when it cools your home. There is no supply line that brings it to the AC, either, nor is there a tank that holds—

Worried customer: You callin’ me a liar!?

Us: No, not at all. It’s very possible that there is water coming from your AC, it’s just that—

Worried customer: But you just said it doesn’t use water. Are you a liar!?angry-man

But the HVAC professionals on the Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. team are not liars, nor are they accusing this worried homeowner of lying. They just wanted to help—and they still do. So read on, and learn more about why you may notice water leaking from your air conditioning in Aztec, NM.

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Commercial Air Conditioners Need Commercial Technicians

Monday, June 18th, 2018

rooftop-commercial-unitYou may be the best automotive engine mechanic around, but that does not qualify you to work on an airplane engine, does it? Will there be some overlap and shared concepts between the two fields? Absolutely. Will you have more working knowledge of that airplane engine than the average Joe on the street thanks to your mechanical background? Absolutely. However, that does not mean that your skills are equatable or interchangeable with those of a qualified airplane mechanic.

The same basic concept rings true for commercial air conditioning systems. When you need commercial air conditioning service in Aztec, NM, you need to be working with technicians that are truly experts in the field. There are many great residential HVAC technicians around,  but the scope and complexity of commercial systems make them their own specialized field. Fortunately for you, we employ some of the finest commercial technicians around. Contact us to have your commercial systems serviced properly.

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What Can I Do About High Cooling Costs?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

relaxing-manAir conditioning efficiency is something to be taken very seriously in an area like ours, where running an air conditioner nonstop for a good chunk of the year is just a reality. Do you know what falls well outside the confines of reality, though? Cooling your home for free. Sure, there are homes utilizing solar power to do so, but even that comes at a cost in terms of equipment investment, installation, and so on. You need to pay to cool your home, but there are some simple ways in which you may be able to pay less.

We know what you’re thinking. Oh, here comes the sales pitch for expensive, high-efficiency systems that I just cannot afford right now. Not at all! If you are ready to make such an investment, then you can definitely count on us to get such a system set up for you. Today, however, we want to look at some very simple ways in which you can start enjoying more efficient air conditioning in Aztec, NM without replacing your whole system.

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Why Is the Furnace Putting Out Cool Air?

Monday, December 4th, 2017

shivering-woman-scarfIt’s important to pay attention to subtle problems with your heating system, no matter how small they may be. Even the smallest problems should not be ignored, as a furnace cannot fix itself and can only worsen.

Of course, there are those problems you couldn’t ignore if you tried, too. When your furnace puts out cold air instead of warm, you want to do something—fast. So what’s the deal? Could you repair it on your own? Will you have to replace the furnace?

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Picking Out the Right Heater for Your Home

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

warmth-woman-coffeeChoosing a new television requires you to discuss your needs with the entire family, evaluate your budget, and ultimately find a system with the clarity and definition you prefer. Selecting a new car means carefully reviewing the options, thinking about color preferences and special features, and choosing a style and brand you love that fits your budget. But purchasing a standard home appliance, like a heating system, works a bit differently.

Buying a heating system or an air conditioner is what’s known as a distress purchase. That means it is a purchase typically made out of necessity and often due to an emergency, which means many people don’t take the time to select a system they really love. We think it’s time for that to change.

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Don’t Skip Heating Maintenance This Year

Monday, September 25th, 2017

furnace-service-maintenance-repair-techYou maintain your car every few months or so. It’s an important investment, one that you couldn’t imagine being without for very long, so it’s something you want to take care of. Besides, without proper maintenance, it could become unsafe. Everything we’ve said here can and should also apply to your home’s heating system (furnace, boiler, or heat pump). But many people don’t quite see its importance.

Your heating system needs love and care too, and we’re here to tell you why. Make sure your heating system gets the maintenance it deserves, and find out why you shouldn’t skip it this year, in today’s guide.

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Electrical Costs of Running a Swamp Cooler vs. Refrigerated Air

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

AC-unit-and-moneySwamp coolers aren’t found in swamps; it’s quite the opposite. A swamp cooler can really only function in a place where the air is dry, which is why most people in our area of the country are somewhat familiar with them. Evaporative coolers are popular in New Mexico for a few different reasons.

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Humidify Your Whole Home for All-Around Comfort

Monday, February 13th, 2017

relaxing-sofaWe get our fair share of hot, humid months during the monsoon season. But for much of the year, New Mexico residents deal with dry weather that makes it difficult to stay comfortable. Levels of humidity–high or low–have a major effect on how comfortable we feel, no matter how well we set the temperature on the thermostat.

Sometimes, you need a little extra help getting your home to feel comfortable. That’s where our technicians come in. Don’t deal with the impact of low humidity levels on your home and family. Get a whole-house humidifier that may help improve your health and comfort. Learn more in the guide below. 

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