The Unfiltered Blog
It’s the dead of summer and your air conditioner breaks down or is limping along. You realize it’s time to look for a replacement for it and the whole system. You start researching your options and all of a sudden, the sticker shock hits you.
Here in Iowa, humidity and summer go hand in hand. During this time of year, humidity levels can range anywhere from 52 to 82 percent. The human body and your house are in a constant battle over what the humidity level should be.
When temperatures reach 95 degrees outside, your air conditioner is going to run about 22 to 23 hours each day. Plus, all air conditioner systems are designed to provide a 20-degree temperature difference. This means if it’s 95 degrees outside, your air conditioner system is designed to keep the indoor temperature at 75 degrees.
The hot and humid weather that accompanies summer has arrived and while its great to enjoy hiking, cycling, a farmer’s market and outdoor concerts, there are times when you want to just stay cool in the comfort of your home.
One of the questions we get all the time — why is furnace and AC maintenance so expensive? Chuck is here to explain why regular maintenance is important - just like changing the oil in your car - and how it might actually save you money in the end.