10 Common Las Vegas Air Conditioning Questions Answered

1.How do I know if I have an existing warranty on my furnace, air conditioner or HVAC system?

The label on the equipment should specify the warranty period. Most air conditioning equipment come with a limited 5 year warranty and the terms and conditions vary from company to company. If the label doesn’t mention this information, Las Vegas service experts will determine through a basic system inspection.

2. Is sound an issue for heating and air conditioning?

Heating and cooling equipment make noise as they age. However, today’s technology has enabled HVAC equipment manufacturers to produce devices that are not only efficient but quieter compared to older versions. Although more noise doesn’t have any adverse effect on the equipment itself, it surely contributes to discomfort and sound pollution at home.

3. What is a Service Call fee?

This fee is associated with the time and travel for the technician to diagnose, inspect and repair the faulty equipment. These service call fees can range anywhere between $50 and $100.

4. What should I check for before calling for service?

Check to make sure the unit is plugged in; make sure the breakers are on and also make sure the thermostat is working correctly.

5. What should I know about changes in refrigerants?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has come forward with more environment friendly refrigerants to protect the environment. In this regard, Las Vegas service experts are offering choice in refrigerant selection. Nevertheless, consumers who already own the old versions need not worry as these models still continue to be produced until 2020.

6. Why is it important to have regular maintenance on my home comfort system?

Having a regular maintenance checkup by a service expert technician will assure more efficiency and better performance; it can also prevent costly repairs. It can help reduce your utility bills & prolong the life of your equipment.

7. How often should I change my air conditioning filters?

We recommend changing your filters every three months, if not every month during the busy summer season.

8. Why is my HVAC system freezing up?

Low refrigerant, dirt evaporator coil and defective blower motor relay are the three common reasons for a HVAC system to freeze.