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what is short cycling?

What Is Short Cycling?

November 17, 2021

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work. 

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 29, 2021

Here in Kentucky, we’ve reached the season that makes you say, “Gosh, it’s so dark out. Is it really only six in the evening?” Before the days get too short, remember to check off heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance from your autumn to-do list.

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fall indoor air quality

5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

September 16, 2021

Get ready for cooler weather here in Independence—fall is around the corner! When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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heat pump or traditional hvac

Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

August 23, 2021

We all take climate control for granted these days. In winter, we expect warmth from our heating system; in summer, we demand the cool comfort of air conditioning. Most Walton homeowners don’t give that a second thought—until the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system breaks down and replacement decisions need to be made. Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Phoenix Comfort Systems is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner May Be Leaking Water...

Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner May Be Leaking Water

July 16, 2021

If you listen closely to the sounds your central air conditioner makes as it is running, you might hear the sound of dripping water. While your AC doesn’t use water to cool, water is a byproduct of its operations.

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SEER Ratings 101 - Everything You Need to Know

SEER Ratings 101 – Everything You Need to Know

July 7, 2021

Homeowners don’t realize the difference installing an energy-efficient air conditioning system can make. Aside from saving you more money on your energy bill, today’s units are more powerful and effective than those installed 10 years ago.

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The 4 Most Common Symptoms of Air Conditioner Compressor Failure

The 4 Most Common Symptoms of Air Conditioner Compressor Failure

June 21, 2021

When AC compressor failure causes your system to break down, you have a major AC emergency service problem, and a big expense on your hands.

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How To Understand the Rating and Energy Star Certification of Your Air Conditioner

How To Understand the Rating and Energy Star Certification of Your Air Conditioner

June 9, 2021

When the weather heats up, thoughts turn to chilling out. If the time has come for you to replace your air conditioner you need to choose the right system.

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10 Ways to Hide Your Outdoor Air Conditioning Unit

10 Ways to Hide Your Outdoor Air Conditioning Unit

May 21, 2021

There’s nothing very pretty about an outdoor air conditioner unit. The big, bulky, appliance is always an eyesore, especially when it sits smack dab in your flower beds.

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HVAC Tips - Why You Don't Want To Fix Your Own Furnace or Air Conditioner

HVAC Tips – Why You Don’t Want To Fix Your Own Furnace or Air Conditioner

March 31, 2021

Most of the time when someone tries to fix a piece of modern HVAC equipment, they cause even more problems for their HVAC system.

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