HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. HVAC is the common term used
to describe a complete heating and cooling system consisting of the duct work, air filters, humidification controls,
Look at the label on the outside of the equipment for a manufacture date. Equipment less than five years old may have a warranty, but also may not subject to the model. Warranty terms and conditions vary by manufacturer and the installing company. Peachtree Service Experts can verify the warranty status of your heating and cooling system via System Inspection. We also offer a Platinum PLUSTM Protection Plan for residential heating and air conditioning systems, regardless of the equipment age or manufacturer warranty status.
Loud heating and cooling
to sound pollution. Although no financial
savings are tied to a quieter home environment, the
sound rating of a cooling system can have a serious effect on
comfort and enjoyment of your Atlanta home. The sound level of an
air conditioner or heat pump depends on a variety of factors,
such as the
unit, and whether
the compressor is insulated or not can increase the
amount of noise it makes.
of heating and cooling systems made today are quieter now more than
ever, it's a good notion to compare sound
ratings when assessing a new
air conditioner or heat pump,
particularly if the equipment location is near bedrooms or living rooms.
A Service Call fee is a fee for the cost associated with the time and travel to diagnose, inspect and provide expert recommendations for a home's heating or air conditioning system by a certified professional technician. Coupons for the Service Call fee are often available on our web site, in the Yellow Pages, or by email when joining our Email Club at the bottom of this page.
A popping sound is a typically sign of an under-sized duct design. It
may be caused by greater air flow than the duct work is built for. Have a qualified company analyze your home's ventilation system
for proper design and recommend adjustments. Improper duct work layout can cause several ventilation and air quality problems, including:
- excessive noise
- higher energy usage
- lowered lifespan of the system
- uneven temperatures throughout your home
- damaged compressor in hotter months
- overheated unit in the cooler months
In addition, if your ductwork is incorrectly sized you may have other problems, such as leaky ducts and poor layout that restricts airflow. In humid climates this can promote mold growth within your ductwork.
answer is, most likely
yes. Here's why.
System Design: All air conditioner and heat pump outdoor units
are precisely constructed
to work with a matched indoor unit for the best
efficiency and performance. The effect of this matched equipment
is a coordinated,
top-performance team that ensures dependability and efficiency. Air conditioner
and heat pump outdoor units may "work" with indoor units other
than those for which they have been specially designed;
however, the consequence
would be a definite compromise in system performance.
Advances: Over time, indoor blower coil
units have undergone numerous design advances — especially in the areas of air handling
performance, filtering efficiency and operating sound levels. The latest outdoor unit will also comprise the latest
Cooling And Heating Efficiency: The cooling and/or heating
efficiency ratings that are presented
for an air conditioner or heat pump are based on their performance as matched
systems. While changing only the outdoor unit may provide improved efficiency compared
to the old system, but efficiency
will suffer from what it was designed to be, and your savings will
as much as with a matched system.
Age: If an air conditioner or heat pump is 10 years old or more
ready for replacement, the
indoor unit is likely just as old and has been subjected to the same amount of constant
operation over the years. Substituting both units
means you won't have to replace the indoor unit in just a
short time… you'll have many years of efficient
Warranty: A new set of equipment also gives you a new
product warranty. Substituting
the indoor unit at the same time as the outdoor unit results in peace of mind,
knowing that the new warranty covers the entire system for the same period of
Bargain: At first glance, substituting only the
outdoor air conditioner or heat pump may appear to be a savings. But, when you
consider the lower cooling and heating efficiencies, decreased reliability and
high cost of ownership that results, it's not such a bargain. Replacing an
entire system may cost more, but you get much more
efficiency, reliability and comfort for years into the future.
to a value menu at a local restaurant, charging a flat rate cost instead of an
hourly cost provides more
value for our customers because all costs are included,
the pricing is up-front, and it does not get
modified. Regardless of the cost of parts or amount of time it takes
the repairs, the price will not change. This
is just one reason
why Peachtree Service Experts
is the most trusted name in Atlanta.
You probably wouldn't buy a brand-new car and expect to never have to put air in the tires, change the oil and investigate any unfamiliar noises. Your home comfort system is like your car’s engine; it’s a mechanical device with a motor, electrical components... and even fuel. So it is essential to have routine maintenance of your home comfort system by a qualified technician. If not maintained properly and routinely, even the best heating and air conditioning equipment could cause problems and become less 'fuel' efficient over time.
are several things that can cause your HVAC system to
freeze up; most of
them usually need to be corrected by a professional technician. Ensuring
the air filter is clean or replaced and making
sure the airflow is not restricted are about the only things
a homeowner should safely identify
or handle themself.
some cases, freezing up is caused by a leak in the
refrigerant lines. Weak solder joints, friction from piping rubbing or
vibrating against an object, leaking valves or loose fittings can cause leaks. The length of time your system has been installed and the kind and location of the
leak govern the decision whether to have the system repaired or
evaporator coil: As
time passes, the evaporator coil will become dirty. When this happens,
the results are similar to those of having a dirty filter. Increasingly
you will lose airflow, slowly enough that you probably would not realize it
until it freezes up or is not cooling adequately. You will need to contact your local Service Experts
sales and service center to remedy
blower motor or relay: A blower motor operating at the wrong speed or not running at all
can cause freezing. It can also be discontinuous, starting at full
speed and slowing down after it heats up. Or a relay could cause it to start
one time and not the next. In
either case, you will need to contact your local Service Experts
sales and service center to correct the problem.
that your system was freezing due to a dirty air filter, after replacing or
cleaning the filter, you can hasten the thawing process by turning the system off and
then turning on only the fan. If you have a heat pump system, you can try
turning the system to heating mode until the ice has melted. After the ice has
the system settings back to normal. If the system refreezes, contact Peachtree Service Experts in
Atlanta to fix the problem.
you are replacing
your Atlanta area home air conditioner, furnace or heat pump, it is an excellent time to also install a new zoning system to address
hot and cold spots or special temperature needs in the home.
When your new comfort equipment is complimented by a zoning
system, you will gain customized temperature
control in each zone.
is also excellent for new homes since the system can
be installed during construction. If you are buying a new home,
check with your builder about a zoning system. It could make the difference
between just enjoying your new house and being truly comfortable in it.
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