Summers in Wichita can get uncomfortably warm, which means that air conditioners get a good workout. You’ve probably been relying heavily on your own system. But are you familiar with how an air conditioner works? Having a basic understanding can help you spot issues if they develop.  

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If your summer air conditioning bills have been giving you the chills, you’re probably looking for new ways to keep those costs in line. Ceiling fans are one of the most cost-effective ways to trim those costs–without sacrificing any comfort. Here’s a quick guide to choosing and using fans for maximum efficiency.

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During Wichita’s hot, muggy summers, you want as much heat removed from your home as possible. That is largely the job of the evaporator coil in your air conditioner. The hot air passes over the coil. The heat is removed, and the cool air is delivered to the  various rooms in your home. This cooled air…

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Is your A/C compressor talking to you? If it’s making weird noises other than the routine start-up sounds and a soft hum, you need to pay attention. Those clicks, clanks or hisses are telling you to call your HVAC contractor. Here are some worrisome noises and their possible causes. 

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When it comes to fumes in a home, there are few odors more obnoxious than a sewer smell in the basement. Fortunately, the common causes are generally easy to remedy. Here’s a guide to finding the possible sources of the problem and fixes you can do yourself. 

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If you’ve been shopping for an air conditioner, you may have heard about exciting new features that make your system work more efficiently. These features are far superior to older, inefficient systems, and may allow the new A/C to pay for itself halfway through its lifetime.

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When it comes to home ownership, you can do yourself a big favor by controlling cooling costs. Keeping your home comfortable in the summer can be an expensive proposition. Rather than helplessly paying those high cooling bills, follow a few reasonable steps toward making your home more energy efficient without breaking the bank. 

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Air conditioning units may look similar, but they’re not all built to the same quality, and they do not all have the same SEER efficiency ratings. It’s important to understand the difference. SEER means Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, a measure of how well your A/C or heat pump converts electricity into cooling during a season.…

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