What Are The Benefits of A Zoning System?

January 22, 2021

A traditional HVAC system runs on a single thermostat. This is ineffective as different floors and rooms in your home have different factors that affect their temperature. A zoning system eliminates this challenge by having different thermostats for different areas within a home. This way, you will have cooled or heated air where you need it in your home. The zoning system interacts with the thermostats to open and close dampers in your home’s ductwork. Which Home Can Benefit From a Zoned HVAC System? If your home has different levels, basements, a finished attic, and newly

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Is an Outdoor HVAC Unit Cover Really Worth It?

December 9, 2020

With the cold winter months looming ahead, the last thing most Las Vegas residents have on their minds is running their air conditioner. Since most air conditioners utilize both an indoor and an outdoor unit to condition air, it makes sense to want to try and protect the outdoor unit while it’s not in use. After all, your indoor unit has full protection throughout the winter, so doesn’t your outdoor unit deserve the same level of care? The truth is that the answer to this question is somewhat complicated and is in many ways based on

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Understanding The Most Efficient Home Heating Methods

November 27, 2020

Although the winters in Las Vegas aren’t as cold as they are in other cities, that doesn’t mean there aren’t cool nights to deal with. When those cool nights come, it’s important that you’re heating your home in the most efficient way possible so you aren’t surprised by a high utility bill. Fortunately, there are multiple changes you can make to help make your home heating more efficient. Here are a few we at The Cooling Company suggest. Thermostat Settings The easiest way to improve the efficiency of your furnace is to change your thermostat settings. Some slight

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Your HVAC System Will Affect Your Home’s Value

November 10, 2020

Many things can affect the value of your home. If you have a newer HVAC system, it can raise your property value. However, HVAC systems don’t always provide that added boost to your resale value. There are some factors that can affect your home’s market price. Here are a few ways your house’s resale value can benefit from a new HVAC system. Home Values and HVAC Systems Many homeowners want to know if an HVAC system will affect the value of their homes. There is no clear-cut answer to this question. If you have a

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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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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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