HVAC air handlers can be easily mistaken for furnaces; but, they serve twice the function of one. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. They provide a simplified and convenient way to keep your home to the desired temperature. Your air handler teams up with your AC and heat pump to circulate consistent airflow…Continue Reading
On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for…Continue Reading
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
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