Integrity Air Conditioning
Posted on January 15, 2020
This week, an unusually cold late August storm system brought chilly rain and high altitude snow to parts of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
Some colder air will filter into northern and northeast Colorado by Tuesday with highs dropping 20-30 degrees from Monday.
But even in Dallas 100+ degree heat – there are some steps to take that will reduce energy bills – and increase indoor comfort!
1.Keep the a/c thermostat at a steady temperature; 76 to 78 degrees indoors is a starting point.
Some think that turning the a/c off during the day saves money on energy bills: it does not. When turned off all day – the a/c has to work so hard to cool down a totally hot space that it actually uses more energy! And, you (and your house!) are hot for hours.
2.Close doors and vents in unused spaces: don’t cool what you don’t use.
3.Install shade or thermal curtains on sunny side windows of home or office; this also includes doors with glass panels.
Thermal insulating, energy-efficient curtains are available at reasonable prices at Walmart.com, BigLots.com, Amazon.com and more.
4.Do not use the oven for indoor cooking during heat of the day (just like the early pioneers!).
5.Do not run indoor clothes dryers during the heat of the day.
Or the dishwasher – or any appliance that generates heat.
6.Turn down the a/c thermostat a couple degrees at night.
You will sleep better – and the a/c has to work less to cool your home during evening hours.
7.Use a Digital Thermostat. (Don’t have one?! Call Integrity Air Conditioning and let us install one for you!)
Digital Thermostats are more accurate and can be programmed to set different temperatures for specific times of the day.
8.CHANGE YOUR A/C FILTER!
Changing the air conditioner filter really does have a HUGE effect. A totally clogged filter can result in a/c breakdown during extreme heat.
9.Maintain Your A/C! (See Integrity A/C Coupons).
Like running a car for 100,000 miles without an oil change – never maintaining your air conditioner could mean a total a/c breakdown at the worst time.
10.Shade the A/C outdoor unit, if possible.
In times of extreme heat – an unused beach (or patio) umbrella can be re-purposed to provide shade for the outdoor unit. (However be careful not to block or touch the coils.)
We hope a sudden a/c breakdown never happens to you! If you need Emergency A/C or HVAC Service 24/7 –
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Since 1999, Integrity Air Conditioning is a Dallas area family owned and family operated HVAC Services company providing air conditioning, heating, and indoor air quality services; residential ac and heating and commercial HVAC.
Founded by Ben Green in 1999, we have continuously provided professional HVAC repairs and services to improve the comfort and energy efficiency of our clients’ homes, offices, churches, and commercial facilities.
Serving residents of the Dallas area, we provide fast, efficient HVAC service and install with honesty and integrity. Our certified and experienced heating and air conditioning techs do not ‘work on commission’.
We will never try to sell you something you do not need. If a new air conditioning or heating system replacement is needed – we evaluate your home or commercial facility and recommend the best options for your space – and your budget.
Whether you need heating, air conditioning, healthy air quality or energy efficient insulation – Integrity Air Conditioning is here for you.
Air Conditioning Repair – We work on all brands.
Heating Repair – We work on all brands.
Commercial HVAC Services – We work on all brands.
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Air Conditioning Maintenance – Reduce your energy bills by scheduling maintenance service for your A/C system.
Heating Maintenance – Reduce your energy bills by scheduling maintenance service for your furnace.
Central Air Conditioning and Mini-Splits – We install central units and mini-split air conditioners, all brands.
Ductwork Repair and Sealing – Leaky ducts cause your money to escape as hot air, and can create hot and cold spots.
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