HVAC Glossary & Common HVAC Terms

Have you had an HVAC technician out to your home and it seemed like they were talking in another language? Or maybe you got a few quotes on a new heating or cooling system, but you weren’t sure what some of the terms meant. Well then this guide is for you. 

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Our goal here is to break down some of the most common words we use in the HVAC world but most people might not know. We’ll include some very basic terms, as well as more complicated ones.

When you know what a technician or sales person is talking about, rather than them talking above you, the power goes back to your hands. Our professional Simply the Best Heating & Cooling technicians are always eager and ready to answer any and all questions you may have, including breaking down everything they’re talking about to easy to understand terms.

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Common Causes of HVAC Failure

An older air conditioning unit that might be failing and in need of a repair.

As is the case with any complex mechanical system, your home’s HVAC system consists of a number of components which all have to be functioning well in order for this system as a whole to perform smoothly and efficiently.

When all these components are well-maintained and functioning properly, so will your HVAC unit be functioning properly. This is important to you because of the comfort and indoor air quality the system provides, as well as for its ability to keep energy bills lower.

When something goes wrong with your HVAC system in Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale, or Gilbert, your first call should be to Simply the Best Heating & Cooling, so service can be restored promptly and effectively.

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How To Improve Your AC Efficiency

Has your electricity bill recently shot up?

Your inefficient air conditioner could be to blame. As energy costs are on the rise, it certainly pays to maximize the efficiency of your unit. Not doing so can affect the value of your home, advises paramountpmr.com.

While replacing an old unit with a new one may be the quickest solution, there are low-cost or free alternatives for increasing a cooling system’s efficiency.

In this article, we’ll look at practical ways you can improve your AC efficiency. By following these tips, you’ll slash your electricity bills while making your home more energy-efficient as well.

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FAQs About Replacing Your HVAC System

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Purchasing or replacing an HVAC system is a huge decision. Working with the right HVAC Company may be your most important choice in the purchasing process. An experienced, licensed HVAC organization will manage you through the entire process with expert advice and guidance. 

These FAQs are questions that should be considered when you are thinking about replacing your HVAC system. Hopefully our answers will educate you on some of the important things to consider for both you, and your home or business.  

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Use A Programmable Thermostat To Save Money

Programmable Thermostat - Simply The Best AcIf your manual thermostat is proving too inconvenient for you, always forcing you to remember to turn down the heat when you step out of your home, then it is probably time you invested in a programmable thermostat.

A programmable thermostat not only makes your life easier, but also saves you money on utility bills.

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