This is a question you may be asking yourself if you’re considering an upgrade to your current air conditioning system, or simply want to know more how ductless air conditioners operate. A ductless air conditioner works like a regular central air conditioner, but without the ducts. In a regular system, the indoor unit for the AC would be in an attic or closet, and the air would be … Continue reading How Do Ductless Air Conditioners Work?
Your air filter plays a crucial role in not only keeping the air that comes out of your air conditioner clean, but also making sure that your system runs smoothly and efficiently. When it doesn’t, one of the main culprits can be a dirty filter. There are many A/C problems caused by a dirty filter, which you can potentially avoid simply by changing or cleaning … Continue reading A/C Problems Caused by a Dirty Filter
It’s a common belief that turning off the AC when you are away will save you money. After all, if the AC isn’t running it can’t be costing you anything, right? While this is true, turning your air conditioner off completely is not the best way to save you money when you aren’t home. When … Continue reading Does Turning Off AC Save Money While I Am Not Home?
The last thing you want to deal with during the hottest months of the summer is your HVAC system malfunctioning. While many problems happen unexpectedly and can often be fixed with a simple solution without spending a ton of money, there are preventative maintenance tips you can start implementing now to help ensure that your … Continue reading Summer HVAC Maintenance Tips
There has been a rise in carbon monoxide poisonings in British Columbia over the last few days. According to Global News, 19 adults and 3 children were admitted to a BC hospital for treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning. One family was found unconscious in their home from the poisoning. The others were rushed out of … Continue reading Should You Be Worried About the Carbon Monoxide Poisonings in British Columbia?
Fall weather is here at Air Treatment ClimateCare. Yet, the temperature isn’t so cold that you need to crank up the furnace. On the other hand, you just never know when Old Man Winter will make his debut, even if the first day of winter doesn’t technically arrive for a while (Friday, December 21). When … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Need to Schedule Fall Furnace Maintenance from Air Treatment ClimateCare
The first day of summer (Thursday, June 21) is almost here. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, here’s what you can expect for the Air Treatment ClimateCare service area (Toronto, North York, and surrounding areas): SUMMER WILL BE HOTTER THAN NORMAL with rainfall below normal in Southwest Ontario. The hottest periods will be early and … Continue reading How to Save Money on Your AC This Summer
Even though autumn just started, it feels like winter is right around the corner here at Air Treatment ClimateCare. Over the years, the same winter furnace myths keep coming back to haunt us: Close vents to save energy Crank the furnace up high to heat your home faster Leave the thermostat at a single temperature … Continue reading The Myths and Facts About Your Furnace in Winter
If you want the best of the best, a good SEER rating for your AC is the highest on the market (at time of writing, 23 SEER). But the platinum package, highest efficiency air conditioner isn’t right for everybody. In fact, most families stay comfortable purchasing a mid-SEER unit with a better initial cost to … Continue reading Exactly How Much Will My New AC Cost to Run?
It’s mid-May and Toronto has already seen temperatures above 30 degrees. If your family is like so many others across the city, cutting back on energy use (and those horrendous monthly bills that came from running the air conditioner constantly) is a priority. We spend a lot of time thinking about home comfort (it’s kinda, … Continue reading 13 More Ways to Cool Down Your Home This Summer