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What’s All This Talk About Ductless AC Systems?

November 12, 2013

Anyone who has lived outside of the great state of Texas can tell you that not all air conditioning systems are created equal. The swamp coolers and attic fans that are staples in arid, cooler climates do not provide the constant temperature homeowners with central heating and air conditioning enjoy. Within the past 20 years…

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Carbon Monoxide Detector FAQs

November 7, 2013

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas that is created when a gas appliance is not properly burning fuel.  Carbon monoxide can come from any of the following common household appliances: Furnace Water heater Fireplace Blocked chimneys Gas dryers Charcoal grill Car exhaust Space heaters Generators Gas stoves When properly…

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Thermostat – the Little Device that Saves You Money

October 7, 2013

If you’ve ever driven with cruise control, you know it has three primary benefits. First of all, it helps you maintain a legal speed on the open road where you might otherwise be tempted to drive faster than you should. Secondly, on long trips it keeps your leg from becoming stiff from being in the…

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AC Noises – How to Know When it is not Working Properly

September 30, 2013

Air conditioners are designed to run with as little sound as possible. Unless you are sitting directly under a vent or the unit is directly outside your window, you shouldn’t notice when it comes on or shuts off. However, if you are hearing things go bump in the night or notice other unusual noises throughout…

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Check Your Heating Unit (HVAC) before the Cold Reaches Texas

September 23, 2013

Unlike the gradual seasonal transitions experienced in other parts of the country, Texas tends to move from hot to cold in the span of less than one week. The only thing predictable about Texas weather is its unpredictability. So, as every good Boy or Girl Scout knows, it’s best to be prepared. Goodness knows Texans…

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BlueAir Can Help Maintain Your Air Conditioning and Heating System

September 17, 2013

It is important to maintain your air conditioning and heating equipment to prevent future problems, maintain peak efficiency, and keep utility costs down.  BlueAir offers semiannual maintenance checks that can help extend the life of your HVAC system. It is best to check your cooling in the spring and your heating system in the fall…

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Minimize Office Expenses with these Eco-Conscious Tips

September 16, 2013

Despite having a relatively mild summer this year (by Texas standards), it’s still hot. When you stop and think about it you spend most of the hottest hours of the week at the office (unless you are fortunate enough to work from home). To keep you cool at work and to help keep costs down,…

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5 Tips for Having Quality Indoor Air

September 10, 2013

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_post_title admin_label=”Post Title” saved_tabs=”all” title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”off” featured_image=”off” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”on” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” module_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”||0px|” global_module=”369″] [/et_pb_post_title][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] You hear about ozone action days and air pollution on the news, but have you ever stopped to think about the…

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The Life of an AC Unit

August 8, 2013

The average life of an air conditioning unit is approximately 10 to 15 years, depending on usage, maintenance and when it was manufactured. As with any piece of equipment, it works best in the early years when all the parts are brand new and squeaky clean. As time, grime and wear and tear accumulate, the…

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How to Choose the Best AC Size for Your Home

August 2, 2013

Texans have a tendency to think bigger is better. While that may be true for steaks, cowboy hats and trucks, it’s not necessarily true of air conditioners. Here are some things to consider before you purchase a new air conditioning unit for your home or business. Square Footage How much area are you planning to…

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