Common Air Conditioning Questions

Common Air Conditioning Questions

Common Air Conditioning Questions

There are many questions asked when considering an air conditioning unit. Here are a few questions and answers that might assist you with questions you have about your air conditioner.

When do I need to replace my filter?

It is recommended to change your filters either once a month or once every other month. This is recommended because when the filters become dirty then it is not able to clean your air as effectively and could be leaving debris in your air. Also your air conditioner has to work harder to push the air through the dirty filter, which means more energy is being used and since more energy is being used it is costing you more. Save the money and replace your filters regularly.

What are electrostatic filters and should I use them?

Electrostatic filters are a collection tool that removes debris from the air by the use of forced air. It is a highly efficient filtration system. You should get this type of filter because it allows the air conditioner to have maximum efficiency and removes the highest percent of debris from the air. This is the recommended filter type.

Should I put my unit on fan mode or just use ceiling fans?

It is recommended to use ceiling fans to have circulating air verses fan mode on your air conditioner. It is suggested to usually just leave your air conditioner on “auto” and use the ceiling fans. However, if you have electrostatic filters it is suggested to leave your air conditioner on “fan” because this type of filter needs a continuous flow of air.

What is SEER rating and what is its importance?

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This is the standard measure of the air conditioning unit’s efficiency. The higher the SEER rating the more efficient the air conditioner is. Also the higher the SEER rating the more money it will save you annually on your utility bill. This is something extremely important that you should pay attention to when buying a new air conditioner.

Those are just a few questions about Fort Lauderdale air conditioner that could be of relevance to you. Hopefully, that answers the more important things you wanted to know about your air conditioning unit. But always remember if you have a problem or a question, Call Today!