Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Is Your Home Performing Efficiently This Summer?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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3 Tips for Summertime Efficiency in Your Home

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Your air conditioner is going to be on for much of the daytime for the rest of the summer. And it’s going to cost you—but the comfort you get even in the most extreme heat is certainly worth it. Luckily, there are things you can do to keep costs manageable without shutting off the system for the season.

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Is the Humidity Getting to You?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

In our area, humidity is sometimes worse than high temperatures. Temperatures outside might seem somewhat reasonable, but the presence of water vapor in the air adds to it. This isn’t to say that the temperature actually increases because of a high percentage of water vapor. It only means you feel like the temperature has increased.

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