There are a lot of air conditioning myths circulating, some
of which are closer to the truth than others. But for those with little to no
experience with air conditioning, it can be hard to tell the truth from the
Thatís why weíve put together a short list of air
For efficiency, leave
it on Ė There are some out there that think leaving the AC unit running
through the day, rather than constantly turning it off and on is more
efficient. But this is rarely the case. More often than not turning it off is
the most sensible option.
Your ceiling fan will
cool the room Ė Many believe that by purchasing and installing a ceiling
fan, theyíre adding something thatíll help keep a room cool. Unfortunately
though, it isnít true. All a fan does is moves air around your room, which
produces a wind chill factor. This is
beneficial if someone is in the room. But if youíre just leaving it on thinking
itíll make it cooler while youíre out, youíre wrong. Itís just wasting energy.
Donít check it unless
thereís an issue Ė Itís easy to just leave your air conditioning to it and
neglect regular checkups. Why fix something that isnít broken? Well if youíre
looking for an efficient air conditioning system, you must make sure itís
regularly cleaned and serviced. Things like a clogged filter can impact performance.
They generate fresh
air Ė Despite the popular belief, air conditioning units donít generate
fresh air. They actually refrigerate the air within a room using a compound
called a refrigerant that is held within a coil. The air conditioning unit will
evaporate the compound making the room colder.
If you have a question about your AC unit, or suspect it
isnít working to the best of its abilities, you can contact us here. Weíre
always happy to help in any way we can!