Residential Heating and Air Conditioning Blog

How Many Amps Are Required for a Ductless Mini Split System?

August 2nd, 2021

air-conditioner-with-wrench-placed-on-topWe get quite a few questions surrounding ductless mini split systems. We hear questions like “How do they work?,” “How are they installed?,” and “How do these systems compare to ______?”

These are all great questions that are so common that you can find the answer almost anywhere online. A question that many homeowners have that is a little less common is the one in our title.

You don’t need too many amps to run your ductless mini split system. Each one of your air handlers needs about 15 to 45 amps. This means that, as a whole, you’ll need about 110 to 120 volts on the low end or 208 to 240 volts on the higher end. If you’re interested in one of these systems, we’ll help you figure out your AC installation in Bloomington, MN.

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What Those Weird AC Sounds Mean

July 26th, 2021

Today, we’d like to address some of the weird sounds that you might have noticed coming from your air conditioner. Most summers, you’re accustomed to the low hum that your air conditioner makes when it’s powered on. In fact, it’s likely welcomed background noise—it indicates that relief is on its way!

This summer though, your air conditioner seems to have found its voice. It’s making various noises that you’ve never heard before. If you’re starting to get concerned, then it means it’s time to call us about your air conditioning in Minneapolis, MN. We’re available to help you with everything that you need.

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Are You Getting the Best Efficiency Possible from Your AC?

July 19th, 2021

This is the time of year where we want you to reflect and ask yourself some vital questions. It’s all too easy to get lost in the daily shuffle of your home. The weather gets warm and you turn on your air conditioner. When was the last time you checked in with yourself and your comfort, though?

You should be getting the best possible efficiency from your air conditioning system. If you haven’t given your AC operation much thought in the past year, then it’s highly likely that you’re not. That’s where our experts can help. We understand air conditioning in Minneapolis, MN. We’re also local professionals so we understand what it’s like to live here under our weather conditions. We can give you sound advice along with professional expertise.

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Refrigerant 101—Everything You Need to Know

July 7th, 2021

blue-question-markRefrigerant is quite the topic when it comes to your air conditioner. Refrigerant is an important aspect of the system and it’s discussed often, but it’s not always understood. We’re here to change that today. This is your comprehensive crash course in everything air conditioning.

If you’re considering air conditioning system replacement in Minneapolis, MN, then you should come to our team. We’re knowledgeable. We don’t just leave this information in our blogs either. We make sure to relay the necessary information to you during our visits. We want you to be comfortable, informed, and assured throughout the entire process.

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We’ve Formed a New Relationship with The Humanity Alliance!

July 2nd, 2021

We’re excited to announce the new relationship that we’ve formed with The Humanity Alliance. The Humanity Alliance is a non-profit organization that started here in Victoria, Minnesota. Recently, we’ve aligned with their team to work for the community. We donated and installed Carrier furnaces and air conditioners to the alliance’s facility.

The Humanity Alliance is run by Greg and Heidi Pavett—a husband and wife duo. Their team works hard in their facility to provide for our community. They prepare food on-site and deliver it to families in need. They focus on working with communities with food insecurities and chronic diseases. Their work helps to balance inequities.

We understand the fantastic work they do for our community so we’ve donated and installed three Carrier furnaces and three air conditioners. These systems will work to keep the 6,000 square foot facility comfortable. We’d like to give a special shout out to our technicians George and Alex for completing the job! You can check out some photos of our team completing the job below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can learn more about our community involvement here. We’re always looking to help on the Residential Heating and Air team.

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What To Do If Your AC Coils are Frozen

June 28th, 2021

two-air-conditioning-techs-working-on-outdoor-unitYour air conditioner isn’t working properly. You’re not too sure what the source of this issue is, but you know that something has gone awry. You’re not as cool as you should be and it’s really starting to pose a problem now that the weather is getting warmer. If you’re having certain issues, then you might have a frozen air conditioning coil.

We’re prepared to provide you with fast AC repairs in Minneapolis, MN. We understand that summer is right on our tail now. Our air conditioning experts don’t sacrifice precision for speed. You can get the best of both worlds with our team members.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner and Furnace at the Same Time?

June 21st, 2021

blue-question-markWhen summer arrives, it’s common for people to realize that they need a new air conditioning unit. What happens when this realization coincides with that other realization you had about your heater this winter, though? We know that it’s easy to feel like you’re in over your head if you have to replace your air conditioner and heater in the same year. We’re here to tell you that you should do it at the same time.

Our team members specialize in heating and AC installation services in Eden Prairie. We’re going to get into everything you need to know below.

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We’re a Factory Authorized Carrier Dealer Offering AC Repairs in Minneapolis and St Paul

June 7th, 2021

Do you have a Carrier appliance in Minneapolis or St Paul? Is your Carrier appliance showing some signs of trouble? Our team is prepared to help with this. We are a factory authorized Carrier dealer. This means we’re approved by the brand to work with their products, and we’re trained in their products. When you work with one of our technicians, you’ll see that we know our way around a Carrier product whether that’s the Performance Series, Comfort Series, or an Infinity System.

We don’t stop here either. We specialize in fast AC repairs in Minneapolis, MN. We make sure that you’re taken care of in a quick fashion. We understand that your time is valuable, but we don’t want to sacrifice quality either.

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Top 10 Reasons for an Underperforming AC System

May 31st, 2021

The temperatures only continue to rise here. As the weather gets warmer, you might want to ask yourself what you’re doing to help your air conditioning system that seems to be underperforming. We don’t want you to ignore an issue like this. It’s something that’s going to worsen as time goes on.

Our team specializes in fast AC repair in Eden Prairie, MN. We understand that you want quality care that’s able to get your air conditioner back in shape quickly. We’re able to do this and we’re not going to sacrifice the quality of your home’s air conditioning services either. Now, let’s talk about what might be happening in your home to cause this.

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7 Things to Know About Ductless AC Systems

May 24th, 2021

If you’re thinking of switching from your current HVAC system to a ductless system, we support this decision. There are a lot of great perks to ductless air conditioners. The unfortunate reality of the situation is that not many homeowners realize just how great these systems are.

If you’re considering ductless AC installation in Minneapolis, MN, then you’ve found the right blog. You’re in the right place to find all the information that you need to about a ductless unit. We’re going to give you the most pertinent information today. We want you to know that we’re always here to lend a helping hand. If you have further questions, all you have to do is get in contact with us. Our friendly technicians are ready to answer your questions.

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