Air Conditioning Articles

Can My AC System Help with VOCs and Improve My Indoor Air Quality?

August 24, 2022
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If you want clean and healthy air to circulate throughout your home, you need to know about VOCs and the different actions you can take to reduce your exposure to them.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

August 11, 2022

Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Hilton Head can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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VIDEO – How Can I Make My Home More Comfortable?

July 21, 2022
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Is your home always uncomfortable either upstairs or down? You should consider zoning your home!

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Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

July 7, 2022
Technician spraying chemical water onto air conditioner coil to clean and disinfect for air conditioning maintenance

Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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VIDEO – Energy Saving Tip 3 

June 21, 2022
woman near her window inside her home appearing to close her blinds because it's so hot outside and she needs to save some money

Close your blinds on sun-facing windows during the day to keep the sun from heating up your home and causing your air conditioner to use more energy.

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

June 7, 2022
Man setting up split-system AC duct indoors.

Our Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning 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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Spring Money-Saving Tips

May 14, 2022
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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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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 7, 2022
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Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 8, 2022
Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

Our professionals at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning understand that line of thinking but want to be sure you realize the long-term benefits of regular maintenance and tune-ups for your air conditioning system.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

March 14, 2022
AC Maintenance Checklist

Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

September 8, 2021
Shot of a young woman sound asleep in her bedroom in Savannah, GA

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. At Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run efficiently is crucial to helping you get the good night’s sleep you deserve.

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Why You Should Get HVAC Maintenance Now to Avoid the Effects of Equipment Shortage

July 16, 2021
HVAC heating and air conditioning residential equipment

Our team at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning is working hard to maintain an inventory of products and equipment, but there is no guarantee we’ll have every component in stock if you wait for service.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

July 8, 2021
"High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solution on backyard"

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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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

May 3, 2021
Does an AC Kill Mold?

Your air conditioner (AC) can do several things––keep your Georgia home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it can’t do is kill mold.

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Quality Air Conditioning Is More Affordable Than You Think

March 23, 2021
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It’s no secret that Savannah, GA is one of the hottest cities in America. Unexpected air conditioning (AC) breakdowns are not uncommon during the summer—worry not, we offer 24/7 emergency repairs!

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 5, 2021
Air Conditioner outside

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Hilton Head.

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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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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
Happy family enjoying their recently maintained ac unit in their home

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

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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