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We have finally made it through the long winter, and spring is upon on. Summer weather is coming, and with that it brings summer temperatures. Although the warmer weather right now is a nice break from the cold winter, the temperatures will soon rise to uncomfortable degrees, and people will begin complaining about the excessive heat. Now is the time to ensure that your home and your cooling system are ready for the summer temperatures that are upon us. Every season, the heating system and the air conditioning units should be prepared and tested to ensure they are working properly.

When an AC unit breaks during the summer months, it can quickly make the home very uncomfortable. The home is supposed to be the one place that you are able to relax and to get shelter from excessive temperatures. Without the shelter, the summer can become unbearable. Because summer brings heat, people are running their HVAC units for many hours a day at high cooling temperatures. This puts a lot of pressure on them, and can cause them to stop working if they are not properly prepared for the season.

When an air conditioning emergency occurs, homeowners may be left with long wait times because of the commonality of people not properly preparing their air conditioning units. When an air conditioning unit is properly prepared for the summer, it is less likely to break and is more likely to work more efficiently. Some HVAC experts say that up to 75% of no heat calls in the winter are related to a lack of maintenance. Left unserviced, a furnace or a cooling unit can stop working suddenly, leaving your family in the heat or the cold.

Air conditioner sales took off in the 1950?s. By 1953, more than one million air conditioner units had been sold. 35 years later, in 1998, more than 6.2 million air conditioners and heat pumps were shipped to homes and businesses. Air conditioning has quickly become a necessity in any home, regardless of whether or not is has a geothermal.

Having preventative maintenance done to your cooling unit will not only decrease the chances of it not working, it can also increase the efficiency at which it works. If an air conditioning unit is better able to keep up with the heat, it can reduce energy costs and make the home that much more comfortable. Homeowners can see an improvement in their energy bills when their air conditioning unit is working efficiently. There are other ways that a homeowner can reduce their energy costs when cooling their home, as well. For example, you can increase the efficiency of your home by up to 30% by investing in proper insulation and sealing air leaks around the windows and doors. The sealant helps to keep the cool air inside of the home. A geothermal can also help to keep the air conditioning cooler.

The summer is finally coming, and the temperatures are beginning to rise. Although the warm weather is welcomed now, it will quickly become very hot. People will resort to the shelter of their homes, with their air conditioning units running at full speed, some with the geothermal capabilities. An air conditioning unit that is serviced prior to use will run more efficiently and will have less of a chance of breaking down during the warm winter months. It is always best to had the preventative maintenance done to your heating and cooling units prior to the extreme temperatures of the summer and winter.

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