Justice Incorporated Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Do I Need to Regularly Re-Fill the Refrigerant in My Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Refrigerant (sometimes called Freon, which is a brand name used for a number of different refrigerants) is one of the basic parts of how an air conditioner works. This chemical blend is able to easily change between gas and liquid state, which allows the refrigerant to serve as an effective heat transference medium. The refrigerant absorbs heat through an indoor coil by evaporating, and releases heat through the outdoor coil by condensing. (more…)

AC Tips for When You Have a Party

Monday, June 20th, 2016

There are a number of important differences between commercial and residential air conditioning systems, but the biggest difference is the number of people they’re designed to keep comfortable. Your home’s air conditioning system is built to provide comfort for the average amount of people in it; this is one of the important considerations professionals use when they size your air conditioner for installation. A system that’s too large will become massively wasteful of power and have a short system life.

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Different HVAC Air Filters—And How Often to Change/Clean Them

Monday, June 13th, 2016

During the long hot seasons in Texas, it’s especially important to regularly change the air filter on your home’s HVAC system. The air conditioner does a great deal of work during this time of year, and the filter will soon become congested with dust, lint, dander, and other debris. If the clogged filter remains in place, it will place strain on the AC and its components, leading to repair needs and inflated energy bills.

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What Causes an Air Conditioner to Short-Cycle?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Modern air conditioners are marvels of refrigeration engineering. If professionally installed and well-cared for, a residential air conditioning system can last for many years providing excellent cooling power for a home while experiencing few repair issues.

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