8 Tips to Extend the Life Expectancy of Your Air Conditioner

October 20, 2020

Most people who pay for a new air conditioning system will want that unit to perform well for as many years as possible. For this desire to become a reality, steps to promote the longevity of your air conditioner need to be taken as early as possible. The following tips will help you improve the lifespan of your AC unit as well as promote the optimal performance of your equipment. 1. Get Regular Tune-Ups An annual tune-up provides one of the best ways to ensure that your air conditioning system will work properly for a

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Is It Okay to Leave the Air Conditioner on All Day While You’re at Work?

October 10, 2020

Coming home to an interior that presents an optimal temperature proves beneficial throughout the year. In the harsh summer months, maintaining a 60-ish degree interior seems even more prudent. If running the air conditioner all day while you are at work would attain this result, why not let the HVAC system do so? Well, there are scores of issues associated with allowing any electrical system to run unattended for hours and hours. Ultimately, we can say it isn’t entirely wise to run the AC while you’re out because doing so is both wasteful and unnecessary. Here are

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A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Air Quality

September 16, 2020

Healthy indoor air quality is vital for your comfort and health. Poor indoor air quality can affect allergies, asthma, or other breathing issues. In the most extreme cases, poor air quality leads to long-term health problems. That’s why it’s important for everyone to learn the basics of indoor air quality. With this beginner’s guide, you can find ways to keep your air clean and healthy throughout your home. Indoor Air Quality and Your Health Indoor air quality is often abbreviated as “IAQ.” It refers to the quality of air within your home, office, or other structures.

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Identifying & Avoiding AC Repair Scams

September 6, 2020

Homeowners and tenants alike rely on air conditioners to keep them comfortable during hot weather. However, comfort isn’t the only thing that is worrisome about the temperature reaching distressing levels. Many have concerns about their health and safety. Exposure to excessive temperatures can bring forth ill-effects. So, when an air conditioner breaks down, calling a repair technician becomes a priority. Unfortunately, not everyone who claims to provide excellent service does so. Some air conditioner repair “professionals” engage in scams to take people’s money. Avoiding these underhanded scammers should also become a priority. Not everyone knows how to

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A Guide to Attic Insulation

August 8, 2020

Having an attic in your Las Vegas, NV, home is a bonus. However, an attic is notorious for allowing cooled air to escape. While it is great for storage, the attic can be more than that; it can be another usable room. Whether you want to finish the attic to use as an additional room or you just want to make your home more energy-efficient, you do want to insulate it. At The Cooling Company, we can provide helpful tips and expertise. Here is a guide to attic insulation to get you started. Inspect the Attic Before you

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Everyday Things That Decrease Your AC Efficiency

August 2, 2020

The intense heat in Las Vegas, NV, means that your air conditioner runs almost every day of the year. If your cooling system isn’t efficient, you’ll have to deal with sky-high utility bills. Instead of sacrificing your comfort to save money, you could evaluate potential ways you’re decreasing your air conditioner’s efficiency. Read on to learn more about eight everyday activities that could be lowering your AC’s energy efficiency. 1. Open Windows and Doors Opening your windows allows fresh outdoor air to circulate through your home. If your home doesn’t have exhaust fans in the kitchen

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Benefits of an Automated Thermostat

July 20, 2020

Your home likely has a thermostat that is your lifeline in the summer and winter. You may be looking to repair or replace this thermostat. More advanced tech is developing every year, and you’ll want to take advantage of the new products available. These items can make the climate of your home more pleasant. For 2020 and beyond, let us take a closer look at some benefits of an automated thermostat. Ideal Temperature To start things off, an automated thermostat is perfect for nailing that ideal temperature you have in mind. A traditional thermostat requires you

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What are VOCs and How do they Affect your Indoor Air?

July 10, 2020

If you’re concerned about the indoor air quality in your home in Las Vegas, you may be surprised to learn that many household products contain high amounts of VOCs. The first step to improving the indoor air quality in your home is to better understand what VOCs are and how they could be negatively affecting your home environment. What Are VOCs and Where Do They Come From? Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are gases that are emitted by a variety of sources. Common household products that contain high amounts of potentially harmful VOCs include:

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Rooftop Air Conditioner vs. A Side-Yard Air Conditioner

June 20, 2020

Most people think that all air conditioners are the same. In theory, a cooling system removes hot air from inside your home, chills it through a cooling process, and returns it to your rooms. However, there are two unique styles of AC units that can maximize your indoor comfort. Before you decide on a particular model, you will want to learn more about and compare the benefits of these units. Advantages of a Rooftop Air Conditioner In most cases, a rooftop air conditioner consists of a centralized cooling system that operates differently than a side-yard

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8 Tips To Keep Your AC System Running Optimally

June 12, 2020

Cooling and heating your home accounts for the highest percentage of your residential energy usage. Any reduction in energy usage will result in fewer costs on your utility bills and more money in your pocket. By being proactive and thinking purposefully about your air system, you can institute many changes to ensure that your system is working optimally and efficiently. Most of these steps are easy and just require you to implement them. You will be rewarded with a more efficient cooling system and less energy usage. 1. Keeping the Right Temperature You can reduce your

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