Justice Incorporated Blog : Archive for May, 2016

Do I Need to Refill the Refrigerant in My AC This Summer?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

The question in the title is one that HVAC professionals often hear from customers. From the point of view of a homeowner who knows a little bit about the air conditioning system—mainly that it uses a chemical blend call refrigerant in order to operate—the question makes some sense. After all, won’t the AC eventually run out of its refrigerant?

However, this is a common misunderstanding about what refrigerant is and what it does. There may be times when an AC needs a refrigerant “refill” (it’s actually called “recharging”), but it’s 1) a repair, not routine maintenance job; and 2) something only professionals can do. (more…)

How a UV Air Purifier Helps Your Air Conditioner as Well as Your Air Quality

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

We install a number of excellent indoor air quality devices that remove harmful contaminants from circulating through homes. One of the most powerful is the UV air purifier, which specifically targets organic pollutants: mold spores, bacteria, viruses, germs, etc. The ultraviolet rays from the lamps in a UV air purifier disrupt the cellular functions of the cells, killing off microorganisms and preventing them from spreading. And it does so without slowing down airflow through the ventilation system or using chemicals.

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How to Tell You Need Commercial Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Summer heat in Corpus Christi is no joke: just like most parts of Texas, the average temperature during the middle of the summer hovers in the mid-90s. If you operate a business here, you can’t afford to head into the summer with a malfunctioning commercial air conditioning system. If the AC starts to fail, or it breaks down entirely, it will have a substantial negative effect on your business, with unhappy employees and a clientele that will clear out for cooler pastures.

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Yes, There Are Some AC Maintenance Tasks You Need to Do Yourself

Monday, May 9th, 2016

An HVAC service that we take special effort to emphasize during the spring is air conditioning maintenance. This spring inspection and tune-up for a residential AC is essential for making sure that the system will have a lengthy service life, work at high levels of energy efficiency, and have little chance of suffering malfunctions or breakdowns over the hot Texas summer. (more…)

Why Won’t My Air Conditioner Turn Off?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

An air conditioning system that won’t come on when it is supposed to is obviously a serious problem, one that will need to be remedied as soon as possible. But an air conditioner that won’t stop running is a major problem as well. It will lead to a house that’s too cold and skyrocketing bills—not to mention the massive wear and tear on the system.

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