Goettl Air Conditioning Phoenix Blog : Archive for the ‘Energy Efficiency’ Category

Common Problems with Insulation

Monday, January 30th, 2017

man-sits-in-front-of-fanThe heat of our summer seasons around here is legendary. Our winter weather is obviously far milder than the heat of summer, but we still have plenty of uncomfortably chilly nights during that time of the year. When you think of overcoming such discomfort in your home, your mind may immediately go to your heating and air conditioning systems. There is another important factor to consider, however, and that is your insulation in Phoenix, AZ.

Chances are that you don’t think about your insulation all that much. It’s not like it is going to suffer mechanical problems the way that a heater or an AC might, right? Well, this is true. That does not, however, mean that your insulation is always going to function properly or maintain its integrity indefinitely. Here are a few problems that you may encounter with the insulation in your home. If you suspect trouble with your insulation, be sure to give us a call right away.

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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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Are My Air Ducts Leaking? What Can I Do About It?

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Chances are that you’ve already had cause to run your air conditioning system this year. You may even have it in regular rotation already. Have you noticed, though, that your AC is just not functioning as well as you’re accustomed to? Have you noticed a big spike in your energy costs, well-outside what you’d expect even after turning on your home cooling system? Are your allergies aggravated due to plummeting indoor air quality? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, it is possible that your air ducts are leaking, which is a major source of energy loss and subpar cooling in many homes. 

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Signs of Poor Insulation

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Insulation is an important part of any home, tasked with preventing the unwanted transfer of heat into or out of one’s living space. In the summer, this means that the insulation helps to keep the heat from the air outside out of your home. In the winter, it means preventing the heat that you want in your home from transferring outdoors. If you have subpar insulation in Phoenix, AZ, you are going to wind up encountering a number of different problems. Fortunately for you, we can solve them all. Dial our number, and schedule your insulation services with the pros at Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning.

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What Is a Blower Door Test, and Why Should I Schedule One?

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Here in Arizona, we have very long, very hot summers. Winters are obviously much more mild, but we still need to use our heaters on occasion to take the chill out of the air. Regardless of whether you are actively heating or cooling your home, you want to be able to do so in the most effective, efficient manner possible. If your home is not well-sealed, and you have air leaks throughout, then there is really no way in which you can hope to achieve this goal. That is why you may want to consider scheduling a blower door test in Phoenix, AZ. Read on to learn more about blower door testing and its benefits, and remember to schedule this valuable service with the highly skilled technicians on the Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning team.

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3 Signs That You Need Professional Duct Sealing Services

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

When you heat and cool your home, you should be able to do so reliably and with great energy efficiency. If you use air ducts in order to distribute heated and cooled air throughout your home, then you must know for certain that those air ducts are in great working condition if you hope to do so. All too often, homeowners encounter problems when heating or cooling their homes, only to find that compromised air ducts are to blame. If you notice any of the following warning signs in your home, be sure to contact us to inquire about professional duct sealing in Phoenix, AZ. The technicians at Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning will help you to determine if you’d benefit from this service.

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Is Duct Testing a Worthwhile Service?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Some homeowners think that the fact that their air ducts are blowing heated or cooled air throughout the house means that those air ducts are in fine working condition. Well, we’re here to tell you that functional air ducts are not necessarily functioning properly, let alone as efficiently as they ought to. Because air ducts are not largely visible in the home, problems with those ducts may go undiagnosed—and unresolved—for a considerable stretch of time. Not so, though, when you schedule professional duct testing in Phoenix, AZ. Contact a member of our staff the moment that you suspect that your air ducts are compromised, so that a pro from Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning can complete your duct testing. 

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How Can I Make My Home More Energy Efficient?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

We run our air conditioning systems a lot throughout the cooling season. When you consider just how long our cooling season is around here, constituting much of the year, in fact, it becomes clear that cooling one’s home comes at a cost. You don’t want to sacrifice your comfort just to protect your budget, of course. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways in which one can make his or her home more energy efficient; you don’t even have to replace your air conditioning system to do so. Consider the following tips regarding ways in which to boost energy efficiency in Phoenix, AZ. If you see anything that you’d like to pursue, contact a member of the Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning staff to schedule service.

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Problems Related to Poor Insulation

Monday, August 10th, 2015

We know that, as a homeowner, you have a lot on your plate. Having the insulation in your home evaluated or replaced may not be at the top of your priority list, but this may be due to the fact that you do not fully understand just how vital it is that you have sufficient insulation installed throughout your home. If the insulation in your living space is subpar, then you will run into a few different problems that can have a wide range of negative impacts. This is why we recommend that you schedule your insulation services in Phoenix, AZ with a skilled professional on our staff. That way, you can count on your insulation benefiting you in all of the ways that it should. 

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3 Signs That It’s Time to Seal Your Ductwork

Monday, May 11th, 2015

If your air conditioner is cooling your home, then you may not really give it all that much thought. You must keep in mind the fact that just because your HVAC system is up and running, though, does not mean that it is operating at peak performance levels. There are many different problems that may negatively impact the performance quality of your HVAC system, as well as the efficiency with which it operates.

One of the most common in forced air distribution based systems is leaky ductwork. Having your air ducts sealed professionally is the only way in which to resolve such problems. Contact Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning today if you think that you may be in need of professional duct sealing in Phoenix, AZ.

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