Older homes that have limited or no ductwork can still enjoy central air conditioning. “How?” you ask since there is little room for ductwork in the existing space. Where there’s a will, there’s a way…and closets may be the way.
Installing central air in a two-story home that has little ductwork can make use of attic and closet space to create new air flow portals. (more…)
There are plenty of myths about air conditioner usage and how to save money. While the intentions behind them are good, bad advice can cost you money. One such example is the recommendation to leave your air conditioner running all day vs. turning it off when your home is empty. Which is better?
It’s only June, so temperatures haven’t reached their hottest yet. There’s still time to get a new A/C system before the real heat sets in…but do you really need one?
Air filters are very important to the health of your home heating or cooling system. By keeping particles out of your furnace or from clogging A/C condenser coils, they can maintain optimal performance. However, if a filter works too well, it can actually do the same thing as a dirty air filter—choke air flow to your heating or cooling system. The HVAC professionals at R & R Heating & Air can help you select and change your HVAC system filters to maintain optimal efficiency and indoor comfort. (more…)
If tenants or employees in your building aren’t already complaining about the heat and/or stuffiness, they will soon. Before temperatures rise and you can no longer avoid turning on the AC or swamp cooler, call R & R Heating & Air to properly prepare your commercial cooling system.
What Cooling System Start Up Means
What service your commercial facility needs depends on the type of cooling system installed. For facilities with evaporative cooling systems (swamp coolers and/or chillers), start up service will likely entail: (more…)
With low temperatures rarely dipping below 50°, you’ve likely had your home heating system off for weeks. But spring’s arrival is not the time to forget about your furnace. On the contrary—spring is a great time for furnace maintenance or replacement.
Low Demand Can Mean Savings
Spring can be for furnace manufacturers like the (more…)
Owning a home is a big responsibility and comes with a lot of expenses. It is by far less expensive to maintain your home than to wait for major repairs. To avoid expensive plumbing work, keep your eye out for problems and have a professional plumber inspect your system, too. Here’s what we suggest: (more…)
In the greater Albuquerque area, temperatures can go from winter-cold to summer-hot in the space of a single day. That means you may need your AC sooner than you thought to keep your home comfortably cool. But what if that time comes before you’ve had seasonal maintenance? Can you turn on your AC before it’s been serviced for spring?
The short answer is: (more…)
You discovered a water leak. You called R & R Heating & Air for emergency service. Now what? What you do while you wait for a licensed plumber to arrive can help you prevent or lessen the severity of water damage.
Stop the Water Flow
If possible, you want to stop the flow of water. To do that, you need to (more…)