Troubleshooting your air conditioner system begins with a few common sense checks. It seems that air conditioning problems show up when the weather becomes very hot. If your air conditioning does not seem to be working, there are several things to rule out before you have to contact a professional. Checking these things first can save you a lot of aggravation and possibly money as well.
There are many pests which can inhabit your home. They often hide and set up home in and around your HVAC equipment. Pests invade your home by gaining entrance through cracks, crevices and tiny holes which may be anywhere around your home from rooftop to basements, doorways and windows.
The North American Technician Excellence is the largest, non profit organization which tests and certifies HVAC technicians have the knowledge and skills required in this industry. This third party certification offers HVAC consumers confidence in knowing these certified technicians are properly trained and proficient with the equipment they service
Energy Star is a voluntary Energy Efficiency program by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is now managed by the EPA and DOE (Department of Energy). It certifies various products which meet or exceed high energy efficient standards. These products are listed on their Energy Star Website. These rated products always carry the Energy Star Labeling, so look for Energy Star.
Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, tasteless, potentially toxic gas when found in high levels. Carbon Monoxide is naturally occurring and at low levels do not cause harm. At levels of 35ppm or greater, it becomes toxic. It can develop in homes from improperly operating HVAC equipment, cooking equipment, car exhaust, any equipment burning fuels. Poisoning from Carbon Monoxide is the most common cause of fatal gas poisoning globally.
HVAC Inspections are a benefit to Realtors when it comes to building a buyer’s confidence in home sales. There are many ways for these two industries to work together to develop, encourage and ensure potential buyers can rely on HVAC systems in homes they are considering.