Don’t Ignore Your Heater This Holiday Season

April 16, 2018

The holiday season is a festive and busy time, but you don’t want the festivities to be spoiled by a broken heating system. Fortunately, preventing disaster is quite simple. Checking and replacing your filters as necessary and scheduling a tune-up are all that you will need to do to optimize your HVAC system for peak…

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Commercial HVAC Repair: So Your Employees Don’t "Freeze To Death"

April 16, 2018

Don’t want your employees to (act like they are going to) freeze to death this winter? Have Airco’s commercial HVAC repair specialists at the ready to keep them warm in case something goes wrong this Texas “winter.” Austin, and Texas in general, is a funny place when it comes to weather and temperature. We Texans…

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Heat Pump Advantages: Compared to Air Conditioners?

August 13, 2015

Many homeowners scratch their heads over the differences between central air conditioners and heat pumps. After all, they appear very similar and both provide cooling. So what’s the difference? Learn below about some heat pump advantages. How Heat Pumps Resemble Central A/Cs When it comes to household cooling, a heat pump and A/C are really…

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Tips to Get the Best Energy Savings Out of Your Programmable Thermostat

August 4, 2015

Studies show that you can increase savings on cooling and heating costs by correctly utilizing a programmable thermostat. Studies also show that many homeowners don’t use them properly. In one survey, half of installed programmable thermostats were operating in “hold” mode and weren’t programmed for automatic operation. A programmable thermostat enables you to automate temperatures…

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Tips for Protecting Your A/C Unit From Being Stolen

July 14, 2015

You’re A/C’s outdoor unit holds expensive copper in the coil, refrigerant lines and wiring. This makes it accessible to thieves who could destroy your most expensive A/C component to harvest its copper. Protecting you’re A/C unit from being stolen with some of our tips can help alleviate stress, inconvenience and costly equipment replacement. Ways to…

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The Comfort in Your Home isn’t Just Impacted by the Temperature

July 7, 2015

The Comfort in Your Home isn’t Just Impacted by the Temperature If you were questioned about the important factors that affect the comfort in your home, you would likely say that temperature has the principal impact. Regulating the ambient temperature plays a large role, however other factors such as indoor air quality as well as…

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The Advantages of Opting into an HVAC Inspection Before Purchasing a Home

July 2, 2015

If you’re considering buying a house in the Austin area, you should think about having an HVAC inspection performed as well as your regular home inspection prior to making an offer. An in-depth HVAC inspection is especially important for older houses, where the past of the cooling and heating systems can be questionable. It’s also…

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Why Your Air Conditioning System is Blowing Hot Air

June 23, 2015

When your A/C is blowing hot air into your Austin home, you’ll want to find the cause so the situation can be resolved fast. Review a list of common problems that can cause your A/C to blow hot air and decided if you can troubleshoot the issue or if it may be time to contact an…

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How to Upgrade Your HVAC Products by Utilizing the EnergyGuide Label

June 19, 2015

Chances are you’ve come across the EnergyGuide label shown on home appliances. In the case that you’re searching for a new heat pump, central air conditioner or other HVAC equipment that is associated with the EnergyGuide label program, the information shown on the label plays an essential role in maximizing your investment. Read on to…

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What You Need to Know to Maintain Your Geothermal System

June 12, 2015

Geothermal HVAC systems operate on ground loops buried in your soil, deep enough that the ground temperature is the same year-round. This provides a heat sink in the summer and an abundant source of energy in the winter, but it also puts the outdoor coils out of reach. Fortunately, geothermal systems are quite reliable, and…

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