Moody Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for May, 2018

Refrigerant Leaks Are a Big Issue

Monday, May 21st, 2018

working-on-ACAir conditioners require the right amount of refrigerant in order to function properly. It is just that simple. A low refrigerant charge is a relatively common problem with air conditioners. It is also one of the most serious problems that homeowners may encounter with their home cooling systems. Why? Because in addition to impeding the system’s operation, refrigerant leaks put the AC at serious risk of damage. It may even spell the end for the system if left unresolved.

Today we are talking all about the role refrigerant plays in your air conditioning system, why that role is so important, and how it is that you may notice a potential refrigerant leak with your system. Once you do notice any of the discussed symptoms, you absolutely must schedule professional air conditioning repair in Canton, GA as soon as possible. Your comfort and the future of your air conditioning system itself may depend on it.

 

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Why Your AC Installation Calls for Triple Evacuation

Monday, May 7th, 2018

working-on-ACCentral air conditioning systems, heat pumps, and ductless mini splits share a few key attributes in common. Chief among these similarities is the fact that all of these systems us refrigerant in order to facilitate the cooling process. Refrigerant is a heat transfer fluid that changes its physical state from liquid to gas and back again relatively easily. It evaporates in the indoor evaporator coil, removing heat from the air in the home, and is condensed outdoors to release that heat.

Now, low refrigerant levels due to an improper initial charge (a mistake that we simply do not make) or a leak is the first issue that most people would associate with refrigerant. It is not the only one, though. Quite often during new system installations, underqualified technicians will fail to properly clean out the AC line sets. This can leave behind a number of contaminants that can cause problems for your AC in Rome, GA. That is why triple evacuation cleaning is the way to go.

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