Effective, efficient operation of your central air conditioner results from an interdependent chain of components and functions. A weak link large or small can lower the comfort level in the home and/or drive up utility costs. Two parameters are particularly critical: airflow and refrigerant charge. A cascade of malfunctions and poor performance may result from shortfalls in just those areas. Conversely, keeping those factors up to manufacturer’s specs with professional maintenance can avoid many problems and/or restore capacity.
Airflow problems can originate from a clogged air filter, undersized or leaky ducts, or a defective fan blower. Here’s why airflow’s so important:
Insufficient refrigerant usually only means one of two things: The system wasn’t properly charged at installation or there’s a leak somewhere. Low refrigerant charge usually shows up as these symptoms:
Climate Control Company is the Western Slope’s trusted source of air conditioning sales and service. Contact us for more information about keeping your A/C unit’s airflow and refrigerant charge up to manufacturer’s specs.
Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about airflow and refrigerant charge and other HVAC topics, please visit our website.
Climate Control Company services Aspen, Vail and the surrounding Western slope communities in Colorado.
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