Goettl Air Conditioning Phoenix Blog : Archive for November, 2016

Have You Scheduled a Blower Door Test Recently?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

In Arizona, obviously, the heating season is a lot more mild than the summer months are. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t worry about an inefficient performance from your heater, though. You don’t want to be paying more than you should have to in order to heat your home, even if you aren’t doing so as much as you cool your home in the summer.

You should also keep in mind that heating inefficiency may be the result of problems that also affect your air conditioning system. If you have air leaks in your home’s thermal envelope, for instance, you are looking at year round inefficiency. Finding such leaks is the first step in resolving the problem, which is why you may want to schedule a blower door test in Phoenix, AZ.

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What Could Cause Cool Spots in My Home?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you think that our mild winter weather means that you don’t need a great performance from your home heating system, think again. Sure, we aren’t going to be facing heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures. However, there are plenty of cold nights ahead of us, and your heater should be able to heat your house successfully throughout the season.

As is the case with most heating problems, a heater that leaves cool spots in your home could be the result of a few different issues. We’ll discuss some of the most common causes below. If you are struggling to heat your home evenly, our technicians are sure to help.

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Do Not Leave a Dirty Air Filter in Your Heater

Monday, November 14th, 2016

In the next couple of weeks, nighttime temperatures are more likely to fall into the 50’s or even the 40’s than they are to remain hovering around in the 60’s. Mild as winter may be in this part of the country, there is no denying that it is making its way toward us. That is why you need to dust off the heater and schedule routine heating maintenance in Phoenix, AZ to get it in great working condition.

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How Does Short Cycling Affect My Heater?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

We don’t have to worry about subzero conditions and snowfall in our geographic region, but the hottest time of the year is definitely in the rear-view at this point. Daytime temperatures are falling from the 80’s into the 70’s and 60’s. Nighttime temperatures are cooler still. Long, hot summers aside, this is the time of year when we are reminded of how important our heaters in Phoenix, AZ really are.

If you notice any problems with your home heating system as we move into the cooler season, do not ignore them. Short cycling is one of the most obvious signs that trouble is brewing. Be vigilant, and let us know if your heater doesn’t seem to be running in full cycles.

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