FAQs About Ductless Air Conditioning

August 8, 2020

When you’re considering a new air conditioning system from Controlled Climate Services for your Kennesaw, GA, home, you’ll have a lot of choices. If you’re adding onto your home, planning new construction or upgrading an older home, ductless air conditioning is a wise choice. Read on for five frequently asked questions and answers about ductless air conditioning systems. 1. How Efficient Is a Ductless Air Conditioning System? Ductless air conditioning systems, like other central air conditioning systems, are rated with the seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) system. The newest ductless air conditioners average 19 SEER. Across

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Can Air Conditioning Cause Sinus Problems?

July 14, 2020

During the hottest seasons in Georgia, you simply must run your air conditioner all day. However, there are repercussions from using the AC too much. In some cases, air conditioning can actually cause sinus problems. Allergies Individuals with allergies are susceptible to sinus issues from air conditioning. In the spring, allergies are known to flare up at the first sign of foreign particles in the air. In the comfort of your home, a similar thing can happen if a layer of dust is on the ground. Your AC and fan can kick up this dust and

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Smart Thermostats vs Programmable Thermostats

March 26, 2020

It’s not hard to see why so many people are opting to swap out their old manual thermostats for a nicer, newer model that offers more precise and convenient control. But with several models on the market now available for homeowners to choose from, you may not be sure which of these new options is the right fit for your home. We wanted to take a closer look at two of the most popular types of thermostats currently available, smart and programmable thermostats, and point out some of the benefits for each of them. Programmable Thermostats

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Safety Checks and Why They’re Important

March 26, 2020

Now that the leaves are falling, it’s time for your annual furnace safety check. Every furnace manufacturer recommends regular inspections and safety checks, but are they really necessary? After all, your HVAC system isn’t like a car, with spark plugs to replace. In fact, annual safety checks are not only about safety, but they’re also important for preventative maintenance. Just like going to the dentist twice a year, having your HVAC inspected annually could prevent expensive major problems when you can least afford them. What Do Technicians Actually Check? Every company is different, and

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3 Tips for Furnace Efficiency

March 26, 2020

Although winters in Kennesaw are fairly mild, you’ll still probably be using your heat off and on throughout the winter months. If your furnace isn’t running at its best, it can result in big energy bills during the winter. The good news – you can take a few measures to improve furnace efficiency and lower those heating costs. 1. Take Time To Change Filters One of the simplest and least expensive tips for improved furnace efficiency is to take time to change your filters regularly. Old, dirty filters can result in blockages that overwork

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How Does Upgrading Your AC Unit Actually Save You Money?

March 26, 2020

If you looking are for a way to improve your home, there are many different home improvement projects and investments you could take on. One great option that you should consider would be upgrading your air conditioner. When you upgrade the air conditioner in your home, your AC unit could become more efficient and provide you with better outflow. Furthermore, this could actually end up saving you money over the long run as well. An upgraded air conditioner in your home could save you money a number of different ways: Lower Energy Bills One

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Five Reasons To Get AC Maintenance

March 26, 2020

If you’re like many Georgia homeowners, you don’t give much thought to your A/C until or unless it stops working during the peak of summer. But paying attention to regular maintenance can not only improve the overall air quality of your home, it may extend the life of your unit. Read on to learn more about the five reasons to love A/C maintenance. 1) It Keeps Your Home Healthy A poorly-maintained A/C unit can spew dust mites, pollen, pet dander, and other airborne allergens into your home. Even if you don’t have allergies or

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3 Energy Efficiency Tips

March 26, 2020

Heating and cooling your home efficiently are the best ways to save on your utility bill and do your part in conserving energy. Here in Kennesaw, Georgia, we definitely have long, hot summers where we constantly use our air conditioners daily. And although our winters may be mild compared to some areas of the country, we can still see some single-digit temperatures in our area. Here are some energy efficiency tips from the pros at Controlled Climate Services to help you reduce your energy consumption and help lower your utility bills. 1. Keep Your HVAC Running Efficiently

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Types of Commercial Refrigeration

March 26, 2020

Chances are, you are routinely in the presence of commercial refrigeration. Gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants — these are some of the establishments one can find examples of commercial refrigeration. Let’s dive a bit deeper to learn about some of these specific examples. Merchandsing Freezers Take a trip to your local grocery store. Head to the freezer section. What do you see? Pizza, ice cream, TV dinners — these are some of the food items one will find in the freezer section. And these food items are housed in what are called merchandising freezers.

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How Do Furnaces Work?

March 26, 2020

There are three major categories of furnaces which comprise of electric furnace, gas furnace and oil-burning furnace. And today, we’ll take a look at the three to distinguish how they operate individually. Gas Furnaces A pilot light kindles a variety of burners and also in the combustion compartment. The heat these burners make joins the heat exchanger where the heat is distributed to the atmosphere and increases it to the temperature fixed by the thermostat. The purpose of the thermostat is to adjust the air temperature by engaging the machine whenever the temperature falls

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