As the temperatures rise and summer approaches, ensuring your home stays cool and comfortable becomes a top priority. One way to ensure the optimal functioning of your air conditioning system is by enrolling in a service plan offered by ECI Comfort. These plans offer a range of benefits that go beyond simple maintenance and can significantly enhance your overall air conditioning experience. In this post, we'll explore the key advantages of enrolling in one of our air conditioner service plans with us: Ductless Service Plan and Central AC Service Plan. A Ductless service plan is for homeowners with mini-split systems in their home. A Central AC Service plan is for homeowners who have Unico High Velocity or standard central air throughout their home.
A key component of maintaining a comfortable home is having an efficient and effective HVAC system. Unfortunately, many homeowners are unaware of the risks associated with mismatched furnaces and air conditioners. The reason why an HVAC system is called a “system” is because the heating and cooling systems work together as one unit.
The warm weather is coming, is your air conditioning system in tip-top shape? If your AC is not blowing cold enough air, that is a RED FLAG that needs to be addressed. If you notice a problem, do not wait until the heat becomes unbearable in your home. There are many reasons why your AC can be malfunctioning, ranging from an easy fix to expensive solutions. Below, we are going to discuss the top reasons why your AC unit may not be cool enough. If it is something that needs expert advice, ECI Comfort is available to come and assess the complications.
Do you remember the last time you cleaned your air conditioner? Keeping your air conditioner clean is vital to the comfort and indoor air quality of your home. Allergens, bacteria, or viruses can get find their way into a system that is not properly cleaned. When this happens, these particles and germs can be challenging to remove. Central air conditioning systems require heavy effort when it comes to cleaning. Taking the time to properly disinfect your AC is worth your family's health and peace of mind.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed by President Biden in August 2022 aims to build a new economy that helps working families. These actions will push to switch households and companies over to clean energy, save American households up to thousands of dollars a year, and tackle the climate crisis in the United States. Switching and installing certified energy-efficient systems can put money back in Americans' pockets through tax credits and rebates. These tax credits cover a wide range of home energy-efficiency improvements, including equipment like heat pumps, air conditioners, heat pump water heaters, doors, windows, insulation, and more.
During the coldest nights of the winter, a homeowner's worst nightmare is to run out of oil. There are many reasons to not let your oil tank get too low -- besides running out on the coldest night of the year. So, other than running the risk of no heat in the middle of a Delaware Valley winter, what happens when you get too low on oil?
If the HVAC system in your home is over 20 years old, the clock is ticking on its lifespan… especially on a less expensive, lower quality building grade brand. While different systems typically last anywhere from 15-25 years (give or take some), older almost always equals less efficient (AKA more costly). If you have had to do several repairs over the last year, now is a good time to make the investment in your home for the future. Remember that although this is an unwelcome expense, it is a wise investment.
Wondering if it's actually important to have your air conditioning system cleaned and checked annually? The answer is definitely!!
With spring upon us, it's prime time to make sure your HVAC system is ready to provide cool air by scheduling a professional tune up, getting filters changed, etc. Then, when winter comes around, it'll be time to seal up our houses and try to keep the heat in.
There are many reasons to do routine maintenance on your HVAC system: it will help your system run optimally and efficiently, it will help to preserve the unit’s lifespan and reduce maintenance costs, and it will help remove the harmful stuff from the air we breathe in our homes.
No matter what time of year it is, maintaining adequate indoor air quality is key to staying healthy. In fact, the air in our homes is approximately two to five times more polluted than the outside air.
Air pollution, breathing in smoke, and allergies due to dust and pollen are common concerns when spending time outside. But have you ever thought about what you're breathing in when inside?