Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog

3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner

August 22nd, 2016

We know you may be hoping to save money for a little longer. But it’s so helpful to replace your air conditioner before it completely breaks down. A broken-down air conditioning system is something no one wants to deal with, and you’ll spend more time and energy getting an emergency replacement system than if you have time to plan for your replacement.

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Consider Geothermal Heating and Cooling for Better Home Efficiency

August 15th, 2016

It’s a recent advancement in home cooling and heating technology, but it’s been around long enough for engineers and technicians to perfect the manufacturing and installation process. Geothermal heating and cooling allows you to have efficient heating and air conditioning that lasts for decades to come. If you’re in the market for a new home heating and cooling system, either for a new home or an existing one, consider geothermal!

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4 Reasons You’re Paying Too Much for Your Air Conditioning

August 8th, 2016

Do you dread your monthly bills in the summer? Have you recently learned that your air conditioning costs are much higher than those of your friends and neighbors? Cooling costs can be quite high in the summer, but if your bills are unreasonable, there are a few reasons your bills may be higher than they need to be.

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Could Your Thermostat Be Broken?

August 1st, 2016

The first step you take when your air conditioner isn’t working is to check the thermostat. It’s always possible that someone has changed the settings by accident, or even that the thermostat is out of batteries.

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Should I Buy a Bigger Air Conditioner?

July 25th, 2016

Does your air conditioner have trouble cooling down certain parts of the home? You may have been disappointed to learn after purchasing your AC or after moving into your new home that the air conditioner does a poor job of cooling your entire home. Air conditioners do, however, come in different sizes, so you might have come to the conclusion that your air conditioner just needs to be bigger.

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Have You Signed Up for a Money-Saving Maintenance Plan Yet?

July 18th, 2016

One of the most important things you can do for your air conditioner and for your heater is to schedule maintenance each and every year. When you sign up for a maintenance plan with a qualified HVAC contractor, this is taken care of! Learn more about HVAC maintenance and the benefits of joining a local maintenance program from the guide below.

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A Quality Air Conditioner Provides the Right Amount of Dehumidification

July 11th, 2016

Our summers are not only hot, but also very humid. This means there is an exceptionally high amount of water vapor in the air, which makes it feel warmer than it really is. When relative humidity levels are about 50% or higher, your body no longer has the means to dissipate sweat—as it cannot evaporate into the air around it so easily—and this is your body’s natural way of cooling off.

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How Air Leaks Around the Home Affect Energy Efficiency

July 4th, 2016

It’s tough to save money in the summer. Not only do you spend more time going outside and having fun (we hope), but your home energy bills can also be rather high. And often, it has little to do with the air conditioning system itself (especially if you schedule routine maintenance visits every year).

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Is Your Home Performing Efficiently This Summer?

June 27th, 2016

When temperatures are at their highest, it often feels like the only way to save money is to shut the air conditioner off. AC systems use a lot of energy. But sometimes, circumstances in a home contribute to bills that are much higher than they should be.

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The Hot Humid Air Makes Your AC Work at Maximum Capacity

June 20th, 2016

When temperatures reach their peak this summer, your air conditioner will be working at maximum capacity. Most air conditioners (those without variable speed settings) only run at one speed. They are on or they are off. So when it’s hot out, your air conditioner has to run for a lot longer to reach the temperature you’ve set on the thermostat.

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