Moon's Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Replacement’

Short-Cycling: The Stop-and-Start AC Problem and What It Means

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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Today we’re going to discuss one of the most common air conditioning troubles: short-cycling. This is both an AC malfunction and a symptom of other malfunctions. It often requires the expertise of professionals to provide the AC repair in Shreveport, LA to diagnose the underlying issue and solve the problem. 

First, we have to talk about what short-cycling is so you can recognize it.

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Refrigerant Leaks in Your AC: Why They’re Bad News

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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Your air conditioning runs on electricity, but the key source of how an AC actually does its job is the chemical refrigerant that circulates through it. We want to mention this upfront because people often make the mistake of thinking refrigerant is an energy source for an AC that can potentially run out after enough use. Refrigerant isn’t the power source of the AC: it’s a heat transference medium, which is a fancy way of saying that it’s what allows an air conditioner to move heat from the indoor air (cooling it down) to the outside. 

Unfortunately, an AC’s copper refrigerant lines can develop leaks, and when that happens an air conditioner will be in all sorts of trouble, both short- and long-term. In this post we’re going to look at leaking refrigerant and why it’s a problem you’ll want fixed as soon as you notice it.

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Is It Time to Install a New AC for Your House?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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In our last post, we talked about the importance of having regular maintenance for your air conditioning system during spring and encouraged signing up for our maintenance program. There are many excellent reasons to have these annual inspections and tune-ups for your AC, and one of the most important is that it allows you to know if your air conditioning system is coming to the end of its service life. You’ll have enough time to arrange to have the old system replaced before the main heat of summer arrives.

Let’s talk in more detail about this: replacing an air conditioning system is a major step, and it’s one you want to make sure you do at the right time and that your new AC is the ideal one to meet your needs. How can you know that getting a new air conditioner is the right next step?

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