Air Conditioning Articles

5 Common AC Problems

July 20, 2022
5 Common AC Problems. Window repair.

Albritton Heating & Air is always eager to educate our Rocky Point area customers on heating and cooling home care.

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Summer Savings Tips for AC

June 27, 2022
Summer Saving Tips for AC. Woman in her home lounging on the beach.

There are many quick, easy ways to manage your energy use during the hottest time of the year. Albritton Heating & Air are your HVAC experts!

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Air Conditioning Basic-Did You Know?

May 2, 2022
Air Conditioning Basic-Did You Know?

Today’s air conditioner (AC) is based on a prototype invented in 1902 by Willis Carrier, an engineer from Buffalo, New York. Unlike earlier forms of cooling, Carrier’s model controlled the temperature by removing heat and humidity from the air. 

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 19, 2022
When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well. You check the box and are shocked to find out you’ve had it for a decade. Where did the time go?

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

September 7, 2021
Central air conditioner in Wilmington, NC

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs. 

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When Is It Time for a Split-System AC Replacement?

August 23, 2021
young man electrician installer working on outdoor split-system AC at a client's home

Our Albritton Heating & Air team can help you learn more about current split-system models as well as help you evaluate whether your current system requires repair or replacement.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

August 3, 2021
Mature male peering inside an upper wall white grid air duct on a silver wall near a white ceiling. A guy inspecting a heating and cooling air register duct for maintenance.

If your air conditioner is producing an unusual sound, that could mean trouble. So instead of risking injury to you or your system by poking around the unit yourself, play it safe and call a professional to come inspect it for you.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

July 20, 2021
hand with change in it next to thermostat

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in North Carolina. At Albritton Heating & Air, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

July 6, 2021
Engineer adjusting thermostat

When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 22, 2021
Compressor fan of air condition.

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Wilmington home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.

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