Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot light, newer furnaces use an electronic starter. With a pilot light, the regulator supplies a very small bit of…Continue Reading
A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…Continue Reading
Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Airco Mechanical is proud to help you here in Round Rock, TX, breathe…Continue Reading
At AiRCO Heating and Cooling, we pride ourselves in being great matchmakers. We want to set you up with an air conditioner that’s right for your home. For your convenience, we created a list of things to remember when purchasing an AC unit. We hope that with our help, you’ll find an air system that…Continue Reading
Are you looking for air conditioning that’s simple to install, silent, and costs 30-40% less per month than traditional systems to operate? Ductless air systems offer a simple but sophisticated alternative to HVAC systems. They currently require a larger up-front investment, but will save you money in the long run. At AiRCO Heating and Cooling,…Continue Reading
SEER is a term that gets thrown around a lot in reference to air conditioning products. You’re probably curious about what it means. SEER is an abbreviation for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Essentially, it’s a rating system that allows you to quickly determine an air conditioner’s energy efficiency. Its rating is determined by taking the…Continue Reading
Your air conditioning unit will always make some noise when running, and older units are louder than newer ones, so consider the age of your unit before getting too concerned about the noise that it is making. At AiRCO Mechanical, we recommend a maintenance inspection at least once a year to inspect the health of…Continue Reading
Nearly everyone who owns an air conditioning system has experienced a freeze up. A freeze up is when a thin film of ice forms on the outer part of your unit. This experience, while irritating, is not the end of the world. The AiRCO Mechanical team has plenty of familiarity with frozen air conditioners (ACs).…Continue Reading
When an air conditioner (AC) starts and stops in quick cycles, and doesn’t run for long periods, this is known as short cycling. While this is a relatively common issue, it should not go unchecked. It is indicative of something being wrong with your air conditioner. If you don’t do anything about it, you’ll end…Continue Reading
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