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What Does AC SEER Mean?

August 10, 2020
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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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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 10, 2020
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Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

May 18, 2020
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Looking to save money on air conditioning this spring? Our team wants to share the following tips to help make some money-saving resolutions.

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How We’re Different and More Responsive to Your Needs

March 9, 2020
HVAC Technician Working on Furnace, How We’re Different and More Responsive to Your Needs | Old Coast

Imagine your air conditioner dies in the dog days of summer, and you call your local contractor. The person at the other end of the phone doesn’t bother to gather any information – they dispatch a technician to your home and then the call ends. The technician arrives a couple hours later (or maybe the next day), and meanwhile you’ve been suffering in the heat. Because the support representative didn’t ask any questions, the tech is completely unprepared to address your issue in a quick and efficient manner!

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Homeowners’ DIY HVAC Maintenance To Stay Cool All Summer

July 18, 2019
Close up colorful tulips in tulip field, Homeowners’ DIY HVAC Maintenance To Stay Cool All Summer

Your air conditioner plays the major role in ensuring your home stays cool all summer long. With long, hot summers in Savannah, Georgia, you should be able to rely on your cooling system no matter what. Preventive maintenance allows you to preserve your HVAC equipment, allowing it to last longer, while you avoid expensive repairs. These DIY HVAC maintenance tips will help you better care for your AC unit and save money.

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What We Do For Your AC Maintenance Tune-Up

June 10, 2019
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With 216 days of sunshine and summer highs averaging around 90 degrees, Savannah’s Southern ocean-influenced climate puts your air conditioner to the test season after season. Whether you’re a homeowner or a business owner, investing in AC maintenance is the best thing that you can do to enhance your comfort, lower your energy bills and prevent air…

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4 HVAC Habits That Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home’s Efficiency

April 23, 2019
Electric fan turned on sitting on a white table with a cup of coffee, 4 HVAC Habits That Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home’s Efficiency | AC

Keeping your Savannah, GA, home energy-efficient is crucial for reducing your carbon footprint and lowering your monthly utility bills. Unfortunately, there are common HVAC mistakes homeowners can make that reduce efficiency. Below are four bad HVAC habits you want to avoid.

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Do AC Coils Ever Go Bad?

November 10, 2018
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Warm temperatures in Hilton Head, South Carolina can last well into fall. This means a lot of people use their air conditioners for anywhere from six to seven-plus months a year. Extended use of an air conditioner, of course, adds additional wear and tear to it, including its evaporator coils. These AC coils can go…

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Does the HVAC System Pull In Air From Outside?

November 8, 2018
Home inspector, repairman uses digital tablet to check air conditioners, Does the HVAC System Pull In Air From Outside? | Hilton Head, SC

Have you ever wondered how your HVAC unit works? You know it produces heat and cooled air, but where does the air come from and how does the HVAC unit know to heat or cool it? Understanding how the HVAC system works can give you a better understanding of how to maintain optimal energy efficiency…

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