Air Conditioners

How to Save Money On Your Air Conditioning Bill: 10 Strategies

Running an air conditioner can be expensive, to put it mildly. As we mentioned in this article, it’s not uncommon for electricity bills in Arizona to triple during the summer months as people run their air conditioners all day. This should come as no surprise; air conditioners are, after all, very power-hungry. Of course, you probably know all that. But do you know how to save money on your air conditioning bill? By the end of this post, you will! How to Save Money On Your Air Conditioning Bill: 10 Easy Strategies #1. Clean/Replace Your Air Conditioner Filters Monthly Dirty …

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Average Electric Bill in Phoenix During the Summer (Plus, How to Save)

If you live in Phoenix, you probably know that summers here can be very expensive. Temperatures can climb as high as 105°, which will send even the most seasoned Phoenicians running for the thermostat. In this post, we’ll take a look at the average electric bill in Phoenix during the summer. We’ll also give you some tips on how to reduce your energy expenditure this time of year. Average Electric Bill in Phoenix During the Summer According to Electricity Local, Phoenix residents pay an average of 11.96 cents per kWh of electricity. As you’ll recall from our post on air …

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How To Measure Room Size For Air Conditioning

Sizing an air conditioner is all about making sure your unit caters to your room size for air conditioning. It’s one of the best ways you can maximize your air conditioner’s efficiency.  “Undersized” and “Oversized” are some of the terms you’ll come across in this guide.  An undersized air conditioner: This is an air conditioner that is too small for the rooms or houses it’s supposed to operate in.  An oversized air conditioner: This is an air conditioner that is too large/powerful for the rooms or houses it’s supposed to operate in.  Why should I size my air conditioner? Efficiency …

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Do You Need An Air Conditioner Cover? Everything You Need To Know

The secret to owning an efficient air conditioner is ensuring you do thorough maintenance routines. That being said, there are some who are wondering whether or not they should cover their air conditioners. For more information on this, read How Long Does An Air Conditioner Last? Everything You Need To Know. Now, you need to be careful with outside air conditioner covers. Sure, they can protect your air conditioner, however, you can permanently damage yours if you use them wrongly.  So do you really need a central air conditioner cover? If so, when and how do you use one without damaging …

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What Is An Air Conditioner Pad & Do You Need One?

An air conditioner pad may not seem like it does much. I mean, a basic piece of rubber can’t possibly be all that important given all of the complex components in an air conditioner, right? Well, wrong. An air conditioner pad plays an important role in keeping your unit safe. This post will walk you through the basics of AC condenser pads, including installation and maintenance. What Is An Air Conditioner Pad? An air conditioner pad is a piece of material (usually concrete or recycled composite) that sits underneath your central air conditioner. It’s typically the first thing you’ll take …

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