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  • What is a SEER Rating & Why Is It Important?

    If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, you’ve likely found there’s a lot you need to take into consideration before making your ultimate purchase decision. How big does your system need to be? What features do you want? What’s your budget? Is a long-lasting warranty important to you? And, perhaps the most important, how efficient do you want your system to be? This last question is the ...
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  • Why It's Important to Get the Right Size Air Conditioner

    If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, you’ll have a lot to consider. What features do you want? How efficient do you want it? How much do you want to pay for your new system? Do you want a central air conditioning system or a single-room system like a mini-split? While each of these questions is important, arguably the most important question to ask is what size air conditioner you ...
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  • Why is Spring the Best Time for A/C Maintenance?

    As the calendar rounds into March, the frigid temperatures of winter are starting to fade away and turn into bright, sunny days. Before long, grass will be waking up, flowers will be blooming, and the warmth of spring will signal that now’s the ideal time to have your air conditioner maintained. Air conditioner maintenance is an extremely important part of not only making sure your system ...
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  • 7 Ways To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

    Millions of Americans suffer from allergies, and even most who don’t are concerned about the impact of bad air quality on their health. In reality, indoor air quality is often far worse than outdoor air quality, as chemicals and allergens can be trapped inside. In this blog, our Virginia air conditioning experts look at 7 ways to improve the quality of your home. For top-tier air conditioner ...
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  • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

    AC filters tend to get dirty quickly, forcing homeowners to replace them at a consistent level. As a result, it can be frustrating to find yourself changing your AC filter faster than you might expect. However, several factors can affect the quality and cleanliness of your filter, and learning these trigger points can help you prevent this from happening as often as it does. Here are just are four ...
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  • Five Tips to Save Money on Your A/C This Summer

    According to the Alliance to Save Energy, the average household in the United States spends over $2,000 per year on energy, between electricity and gas costs. If you break that down further, over half of it comes from just heating and cooling costs. Keeping your home comfortable is no small task, especially during the hot and humid temperatures of summer, when you’ll likely be firing up your air ...
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  • Five Summer Activities to Beat the Heat

    Summertime means loads of free time, enjoyable activities, and freedom from school for many kids. However, it also means sweltering heat and sticky humidity that can be difficult to avoid. In fact, this only gets worse when you can’t even stay cool in your own home because your air conditioner either can’t keep up or isn’t working properly! If this is the case, you might have to look elsewhere for ...
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  • Four Tips for Purchasing a New AC Unit

    The air conditioning unit in your home plays an important role in keeping you cool and reaching maximum comfort in your home. An average central AC system can last anywhere from 10 to 20 years, so most homeowners will have to purchase a new unit at some point in time. The following are four factors you must consider before buying a new central AC unit: Find an HVAC installer. Conduct research on ...
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  • Should I Fix My Thermostat Myself?

    The thermostat is an important part of running your HVAC systems in your home. However, when you discover that your air conditioning and heating units are no responding like they should, despite the adjustments you make to your home’s thermostat, it often means that repairs are necessary. While it is easy to assume that the thermostat may be to blame for the issue, perhaps the air conditioning and ...
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  • Why You Need to Check for Air Leaks

    Air conditioning and heating systems account for over half of the energy use in an average U.S. home, which makes it the biggest energy expense for most homes. Warm air leaking into your home during the summer months and out of your home during the winter season can result in your HVAC systems overworking and essentially wasting your money on increased energy bills. Air often escapes from the ...
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  • Donmar Company Heating & Cooling Unveils New Notification & Tech Tracking System

    At Donmar Company Heating & Cooling , we are always searching for ways to improve our services and find ways that can allow us to be more accessible to our customers. One of the ways we achieve this is by researching the latest technological advancements, particularly in how we can hope to communicate with our customers. Most of us rely on our cell phones on a daily basis. We do everything—check ...
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  • Signs Your Air Conditioner is Ready for Repair

    The summer months are here and that means temperatures are rising and countless households across the country are relying on air conditioners to cool their homes. Unfortunately, this is also the time when homeowners start to realize that their air conditioner systems aren't working like they should be. Are you suspicious your air conditioning system isn't working properly? Below, let's look at ...
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  • 5 Ways To Keep Your Air Conditioner Running Efficiently

    1. Change Your Filters Often Some people change their air filters annually, while others forget to replace them at all! However, your air conditioner filters should be changed on a monthly basis for optimal performance. Not only do dirty filters clog up your system and waste energy, they also create a large amount of indoor air pollution . 2. Keep Your Coils Clean! Air conditioners are installed ...
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