Action Air’s Home Comfort & Energy Blog

September 07, 2021

A typical air conditioning system uses heat transfer to cool an interior space. It draws in the heat from the air inside your space and carries it to the outdoor unit, called the condenser. The condenser dissipates the heat and sends the newly cooled refrigerant back inside, enabling the cycle to continue. But how exactly…

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September 07, 2021

The outdoor portion of a split system air conditioner or heat pump is called a condenser. As its name suggests, it's responsible for cooling down and condensing refrigerant vapor into liquid, before sending it back to the interior unit. A condenser is therefore an essential component of central air conditioners, heat pumps, and other split…

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August 05, 2021

An air conditioner condenser is the outdoor portion of a split system AC or heat pump. Both AC and heat pump condensers contain the same base parts (a fan, condenser coil, various controls, and a compressor) and serve to either collect or release heat, depending on the temperatures outside. If the condenser unit of your…

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August 05, 2021

Like most modern household appliances, air conditioners are available in many different types and sizes. From ductless mini-splits and central HVAC systems, to zoned and floor-mounted units, the large number of options can easily overwhelm a home or business owner who is looking to equip their property with a new cooling system. Luckily for you,…

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July 02, 2021

Do you feel like your air conditioner is unable to cool down your home as efficiently as before? You may have inspected and changed the filters, performed routine maintenance, and adjusted your thermostat settings, but the AC still isn’t performing optimally. In this case, you may be experiencing leaky ductwork in your home. Naturally, other…

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July 02, 2021

Your air conditioner is crucial to your indoor home comfort, especially during the warm season. It’s inconvenient to turn on your AC in the middle of a hot summer day only to realize your AC fan is not working. To keep the temperatures in your home from rising to uncomfortable or dangerous levels, you’ll need…

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May 26, 2021

Every homeowner struggles with this dilemma; how to find a balance between running the home's air conditioning to keep the house comfortable and keeping the electricity bills affordable. If homeowners choose not to use their AC at all times, the home becomes hot and uncomfortable. But if they don't limit their use of the home's…

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May 25, 2021

Have you noticed a water leak on the wall near your AC? Indoor AC leaks are a common problem for homeowners, unfortunately. Depending on the cause and type of leak, you may experience more severe AC issues if the problem at hand is not addressed. Luckily, you can rely on professional, insured, and certified air…

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May 25, 2021

A clogged drain line is a fairly common cause of air conditioner malfunction. Luckily, it tends to be an easy issue to remedy. But what is the AC condensate drain line and why does it get clogged? What are the signs of a clogged drain? Should you call expert AC installation and repair technicians as…

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May 07, 2021

Condenser coils in your air conditioner are one of the unit’s most vital components. They are essential in the cooling process itself. Unfortunately, air conditioner coils can become dirty, causing potentially serious issues with your air conditioner. To avoid preventable AC repair, it is necessary to clean the coils every once in a while. In…

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