Air Conditioning Articles

3 Signs It’s Time For a New AC

May 30, 2024
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Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC).

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

May 15, 2024
Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known. AC Unit.

Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.
Luckily, our team at Sun City Heating & Cooling is ready to spill the beans.
Air conditioners have come a long way since they were first invented.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

March 15, 2024
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Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Las Vegas without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.
Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional AC tune-up at least once a year.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

September 19, 2023
5 Ways to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill - Lady Sunbathing Inside.

When the temperature gets low, your energy bill gets high. That’s because you spend more time indoors during the winter. And we don’t blame you.

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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

August 18, 2023
Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner - Two AC Units Outside.

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

July 19, 2023
External air conditioning system in ice.

If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen. What exactly will that look like?

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

June 19, 2023
Image of heat pump. Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps.

In some ways, heat pumps have an edge over the traditional combination of a furnace and central air conditioning (AC) unit. However, no two households are the same, and each option has its pros and cons.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 31, 2023
Image of technician working on AC unit. Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

At Sun City Heating and Cooling, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 28, 2023
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Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past.

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

July 29, 2022
Heat Pump and AC

Which is best for your household, an air conditioner or a heat pump? Use these pros and cons for each system to decide what’s better.

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Air Conditioning Short Cycling Help

July 14, 2022
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Is your air conditioner cooling in short bursts? Here are a few tips and tricks to help solve this short cycling issue.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

June 30, 2022
5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

June 15, 2022
Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

May 23, 2022
New AC Unit

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make.

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5 Common AC Problems

May 9, 2022
AC Problems

When your air conditioner (AC) is running at peak efficiency, you win.

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Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo

April 11, 2022
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The air conditioning system in your Las Vegas home is one of your biggest investments and home assets. In order to take care of it properly, as well as to communicate effectively with air conditioning (AC) professionals when needed, it’s good to understand some common air conditioning terminology.

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Know Your AC System

September 8, 2021
Know Your AC System

Whether it’s people, appliances, or air conditioning (AC) systems, the better you know them, the better you are able to care for them. Our team at Sun City Heating & Cooling knows air conditioners because it’s our business. We want to share just a little of our knowledge with you so you can extend the life of your air conditioner, avoid costly repairs, and save energy and money

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How to Properly Size an AC System

August 10, 2021
How to Properly Size an AC System

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Las Vegas home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.

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What Is a Ductless AC?

July 15, 2021
What Is a Ductless AC?

Ductless air conditioning (AC) systems can be the perfect answer for that room which is never quite cool enough or for that new addition you are building. It’s a low-maintenance and affordable option to upgrading to a newer air conditioning unit when more cooling is needed inside your Las Vegas home.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 20, 2021
3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 16, 2021
ac maintenance checklist

Can you imagine a hot Las Vegas summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.

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What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

August 27, 2020
what maintenance is needed for a ductless system?, two hands repairing ductless ac system

A ductless heating and cooling system, or a mini split, is a splendid choice for your North Las Vegas home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis.

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Why is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 18, 2020
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It’s the first really hot day of summer in Las Vegas when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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Air Conditioning Basics—Did You Know?

July 30, 2020
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An American engineer named Willis Carrier built the first electrical air conditioner, or AC, unit at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

July 9, 2020
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When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed.Our professionals at Sun City Heating & Cooling, Inc. would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment. In the meantime, here are some top purchasing mistakes to avoid while you are doing your research.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

June 15, 2020
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Is Your AC Helping With Your Allergy Symptoms?

May 1, 2020
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Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

April 1, 2020
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The modern air conditioner is designed to transfer cool air throughout your home to keep you comfortable during the year’s hottest months.

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