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Are you having some problems with you air conditioner? We are going to go over the common problems according to Kudzu and explain how you can fix them. It is always a good idea to remember that you should have your system serviced annually by a qualified HVAC technician, and you should use such a technician to resolve any home air conditioning problems where the cause and solution are not both obvious. Also, we recommend that you read through your HVAC manual, to familiarize yourself with your specific unit.


Your AC Unit is not Cooling:
This is the most obvious sign that something is not working properly. Make sure that your thermostat is properly set a few degrees cooler than room temperature and make sure it is switched to the “cool” setting. Once you’ve determined that it is not a simple switch error, turn off your system. It may need to be cleaned. Start by removing any debris, twigs, dirt etc on and around it. Sometimes dirt can be restricting the air flow. If these simple steps do not resolve the issue, it would be best to call an HVAC technician.

Clean Filters: Your air conditioning system needs clean filters in order to run properly and efficiently. A filter collects all the dust and allergens from incoming air in order to keep the air in your home clean. We recommend that you change these filters every couple of months. If you do not, the filter will no longer be able to collect dust, forcing your system to work extra hard, which could lead to a breakdown.

If you are facing air conditioning problems that do not have an obvious cause or solution, we highly recommended that you call an HVAC technician. It is always better to be safe then sorry! If you have any questions please feel free to ask in the comment box below or on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

So you may be asking yourself, what is a packaged heating and cooling system and why do I need one?  A packaged system contains the same components as a split-system namely the compressor, condenser, evaporator, and the expansion valve – all located in a single unit utilizing less space as opposed to a split-system.  Packaged units are usually installed on the ground or on the roof outside, allowing for both horizontal or down-flow designs.

Packaged heating and cooling systems have been designed to contain all of your heating and cooling equipment in an all-in-one system.  Depending on the weather and your energy needs, there are four types of packaged systems to choose from, each with different functions:

  • Packaged heat pumps that both heat and cool your home
  • Packaged air conditioners that offer cooling for warmer climates
  • Packaged gas-electric units that can switch from electric air conditioning to gas heating
  • Hybrid fuel packaged systems that work as a heat pump, but can also provide gas heating

Some benefits of a packaged heating and cooling system include:

  • Packaged units include all of the components of a heating and cooling system in a single location, saving more space.
  • Energy-efficient performance.

For more information, call Casteel Heating and Cooling at 770-565-5884 or visit us online!

Casteel Heating & Cooling has been an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau (or the “BBB”), since 2002 and we’re pleased with our ongoing ranking of A+.  To read the entire announcement or to learn more about Bob Casteel and Casteel Heating and Cooling, please visit our post on Facebook.