Air Conditioning Articles

Do I Need Fall HVAC Maintenance?

October 8, 2019
Digitally generated warm, rustic and cozy home interior design with high quality models of stylish furniture and home props. Fall HVAC maintenance.

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Cedar Crest you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining…

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The R-22 Phaseout for Air Conditioners

September 1, 2019
Air conditioner refrigerant access ports, showing R-22 refrigerant.

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22).

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Video—Do I Need to Schedule AC Maintenance?

June 11, 2019
Air conditioning technician explains the importance of AC maintenance.

Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business. Catching symptoms of trouble early on can keep your units working efficiently and safely as long as possible.

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How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Energy Bill in the Summer

May 15, 2019
Girl standing in front of open window in spring.

Here is advice on cutting air conditioning energy costs as well as tips on how to stay cool and use your air conditioner less.

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Now Is the Time for Your Air Conditioner Maintenance

May 1, 2019
SmiIing technicial explaining Vietnamese senior woman how to use air conditioner remote control.

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Abel Plumbing and Heating, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 15, 2019
Mature man, with pillow covering entire face, cannot sleep at night from loud air conditioner.

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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How Do Air Conditioners Work?

April 5, 2019
Black couch in a yellow room with ductless air conditioner on the wall.

The modern air conditioner was invented in 1902 by Willis Havilard Carrier. It was invented to solve the humidity problem at a printing plant in Brooklyn.

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