Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Archive for October, 2016

How Exactly Do UV Lights Work?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

UV lights are those systems you see in many amusement parks, and may even see while trick-or-treating this Halloween, that make your white clothes glow in the dark. That’s not their only function though—the UV lights that we install and service in your HVAC system serve a purpose of eliminating scary and harmful biological contaminants from your home. Also referred to as UV air purifiers or UV germicidal lights, these systems function as air purifiers and rid your system—and thus your air—of mold, mildew, and other microorganisms.

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It’s Never Too Early to Schedule Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Our winters may be short, and recent temperatures may make it seem silly to already be thinking about the upcoming season, however now is the best time to start thinking about scheduling your heating system maintenance appointment—before you’ll need your heater on a daily basis.

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Why You Should Consider Zone Control for Your Heating

Monday, October 17th, 2016

With temperatures still soaring to the 90’s, it seems impossible to even think about the heating season. But there’s one system that will not only benefit your heating system, but also your air conditioner: the zone control system.

Learning about this system now leaves you plenty of time to schedule installation before the heating season comes, so that when it does you’re able to save money by efficiently heating your home: a huge priority for folks like us who spend the majority of the year trying to cut down our cooling costs.

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Does Your Ductwork Need Sealing?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The air ducts attached to your central HVAC system provide an integral path from your heating or cooling unit to the various rooms of your home. Unfortunately, air ducts are also one of the most commonly neglected parts of any heating and cooling system since they are mostly hidden from view.

Additionally, air ducts have no mechanical components. This might lead you to believe that they don’t run into many issues then. But the fact of the matter is that most ductwork leaks. These leaks might only be coming from small tears here and there, but they add up.

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How Can You Improve Air Conditioning Efficiency and Save?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Many parts of the country are getting ready to turn off their air conditioners for the season, and some homeowners throughout the country have even begun to use their heaters. Not us though—our air conditioning systems are still working hard to keep our homes cool all season long. And it’s not over yet! Naturally, we can assume that you would like a break in your energy bills.

If you follow some of the steps below, you may be able to improve your air conditioning efficiency enough that it will save you a considerable amount of money. Also, following these tips could help your air conditioner operate longer than it may have otherwise.

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