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Debunking Common Air Conditioning Myths

Given our climate and our society’s need to stay comfortable, air conditioning is practically a necessity. Yet utility cost for air conditioning can be expensive even with today’s energy efficient systems if the units run frequently. Many homeowners suffer from misconceptions about how air conditioning operates, leading them to waste energy. Here are some common

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What Is A Smart Thermostat, Anyway?

The design of temperature control devices has come a long way over the last few decades, from bimetallic strips to thermostats and programmable thermostats. The end result is improved efficiency and accuracy in temperature control. Today, the most popular temperature controls in HVAC systems are smart thermostats.   What are Smart Thermostats? A thermostat is

Debunking Indoor Air Quality Myths

There are many elements that work against indoor air quality and one of them is gas. Gas leaks and contamination has become a major concern and that’s why people are constantly looking for effective gas detectors solutions. However, there are those common IAQ myths surrounding gaseous contaminants which have often times worked for and against

Freon Leaks And Health Issues

With its multiple uses in industrial production,Freon’s widespread use raises concerns on its exposure and human health. This chemical substance contains several chemicals known as chlorofluorocarbons, which means that it contains chlorine, fluorine, carbon and hydrogen. Generally, Freon is available as colorless and non-flammaable liquids and gases, mostly used in production of fluorocarbon resins and

How Does An Air Conditioner Work?

Air conditioners are one of the modern home appliances that we simply cannot do without, especially during the hot and sweltering summer months! While most of the people use ACs, not many are aware of how air conditioners work. The principle on which air conditioners work is exactly the same as the principle on which

The Importance Of Changing Your Air Filter

How clean is the air being drawn into your home by the HVAC system? If you want air that is good to breathe free of allergens, contaminants, dust and dirt you need to clean your air filters. Your air filter change should be done as instructed by the manufacturer, you will avoid illnesses caused by

Selecting The Correct HVAC System Size

It is important to install the correctly sized HVAC system for your home. If the system is too small, it will run constantly in an attempt to cool your home and will keep your energy costs high. If the system is too big, it will cool your home excessively and shut-off too early before cooling

Will An Air Conditioner With Higher BTU Cool My Room Faster?

  Some people say that big air conditioners are better than small ones because they can cool air faster. On the other hand, there are some who believe that small air coolers are better because they consume lesser power than big ones. To know how big or small your air conditioner should be, it is

The Beginning of Allison Air Conditioning & Heating

Allison Air Conditioning and Heating is starting a blog! We want our customers to not only get to know more about our business but to also get to know us outside of the HVAC world. How Allison Air Conditioning and Heating got started…. Steve Allison (President) was born in Highland Park, Michigan on April 7,

Does My House Need Surge Protection For The HVAC System?

Over the past few decades, the number of electronics in the average household has grown considerably. In the past, a surge protector was only really necessary for those with big-screen televisions. Today, there are many electronics which contain printed circuit boards. Such devices include the house phone and air conditioning systems. Power surges can result