Why Does My AC Unit Keep Tripping the Breaker?

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We at Chills Air Conditioning know how annoying it can be when your AC unit starts tripping the circuit breaker, especially when it starts to happen over and over again. But not that many people know that this is actually a good thing. Usually, the main reason for this occurrence is that air conditioner is using more amps than the …

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Why Isn’t My HVAC Working?

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Whether it’s a malfunctioning central air conditioner or a furnace that just doesn’t seem to be doing its job, a broken down heater or air conditioner is cause for alarm in anyone’s book. A faulty unit could mean a costly repair—and of course, all those uncomfortable hours waiting for it to be fixed! Of course, heating and cooling failures can …

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What is an HVAC Zoning System?

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Ever notice how the second story of your home is always stifling, while the first floor is practically Arctic all year round? That’s not a coincidence. Homes often have hot and cold spots—places where the angle of the sun, the physics of heat, and the home design all sync up to cause temperature fluctuations from room to room. Inconsistencies like …

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Understand your car’s air conditioning system

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A car’s air conditioning system is one of those things that many people ignore until they actually need it. It is a big function of the car, even as it affects some people, many of whom have allergies which don’t allow them to use an AC. Here, we shall seek to understand, in a layman’s understanding, how the AC works. …

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How to Fix a Sinking Air Conditioner Pad

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Air conditioner and heat exchanger pumps sitting on concrete pads may settle and tip over time, putting strain on coolant lines. One of these fixes can correct the problem. Leveling a concrete pad The concrete pads under the air conditioner and heat exchanger units tend to settle over the years. As long as there’s no strain on the copper coolant …

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Covering Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit

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Cover your air conditioner condenser with plywood for the winter. If you wrap it in plastic, it’ll rust. Cover your air conditioner condenser with plywood Plywood cover Plywood weighted down with bricks does a good job of protecting your air conditioner condenser in winter. Don’t wrap it! Wrapping your condenser can cause rust. Many homeowners are tempted to wrap their …

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How Does Solar Air Conditioning Work

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Regular air conditioners get the job done, however, they can consume a lot of energy and when they are turned on for longer periods of time, especially during heat peaks each day, they have high power grid demands and can even cause numerous outages. Solar air conditioning units, on the other hand, don’t consume as much energy and are quite …