Refrigerant is an essential compound responsible for air conditioning, refrigeration, and freezing. It serves a vital purpose within the air conditioning process, absorbing hot air from inside of your home, exhausting it outside, and then circulating back into your home as a fan blows the resulting cold air along with it. Consequently, your air conditioner will not work correctly if refrigerant levels are too low from either a leak or insufficient levels from an installation.
Your air conditioner’s outdoor unit houses the compressor fan and condenser, the two components responsible for releasing heat from the outgoing air. If your compressor breaks or is malfunctioning, not only could your compressor overheat, but your entire AC unit’s safety controls may shut it down entirely. Given this repair’s nature, it’s essential to have one of our qualified experts inspect your air conditioner for further damage.
A skilled Arthur’s AC expert needs to run a series of checks and tests to assess and determine whether or not to replace your air conditioner. First, they’ll inspect your ductwork to ensure there aren’t air-flow obstructions. After that, the technician will check your air filters and test to see that your home is adequately sealed. Leaks in your home’s building envelope can easily mislead you into thinking your air conditioning unit is underperforming. Here are a few other things that point to an AC replacement:
Are you aware of the easiest way to save your hard-earned money? It’s simple, save energy by using energy-efficient HVAC equipment like Heat Pumps and Ductless Mini-Splits. And if you don’t have that kind of HVAC equipment, not to worry. Here are a few other ways to save energy: