Raleigh Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘air conditioning tips’

Why Raising the Thermostat Settings in Summer Is a Smart Move

Monday, May 8th, 2017

temperature-gaugeOne of our goals at Raleigh Heating & Air, Inc. is to help our customers enjoy comfort without wasting energy. The two don’t have to be mutually exclusive! In fact, if you haven’t already arranged for your air conditioning maintenance in Wake Forest, NC to prepare for the hot weather, you already have an excellent way to start saving money as soon as the summer begins. A tuned-up air conditioning system won’t lose energy efficiency from wear and tear until extremely late in its service life.

There’s another way you can begin saving energy with your AC, and it doesn’t require much more than understanding the best way to set and program your cooling system using the thermostat. Unfortunately, many people misunderstand how the thermostat and AC operate, and this leads them to programming settings that waste energy without delivering ideal comfort levels.

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What Should I Do if My Air Conditioning System Won’t Turn On?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

We’ve been working in the heating and cooling business for a long time—over 20 years—and we can tell you that the one of the top reasons somebody scrambles to the phone to call us during the summer is because of an air conditioning system that won’t come on. No humming sound, no fans, no cool air… no nothing.

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Ways You Can Stay Cool While We Rush to Fix Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When an air conditioning system breaks down during a hot summer day, it’s a major comfort emergency. Our repair technicians are ready to race to your home as soon as we can to restore your AC to full working order. However, we can’t teleport instantly to your home (we’re working on it, but the science is a touch advanced), and that means you’ll have at least some time when you’ll be without the powerful cooling of an AC. How can you best keep cool until we arrive?

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