Justice Incorporated Blog : Archive for August, 2016

A Few Things to Consider about Zone Control Systems

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Zone control in an HVAC system means that certain “zones” in a house can be heated or cooled separately from the others. Unlike standard central heating and cooling, where all parts of a house receive conditioned air whenever the system is running, the addition of a zone control system permits a homeowner to close off certain zones so that only the ones that need cooling/heating receive it. (more…)

It’s Late Summer: Watch Out for These Air Conditioning Problems!

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The end of summer is not far off—October will be here before we know it—but we can’t expect the heat to just suddenly cease. We need our air conditioners working in late August as much as during the rest of the season.

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Problems with Your Air Conditioner’s Compressor

Monday, August 15th, 2016

The hardest-working component in the air conditioner that keeps your house cool through the harsh Texas summers is the compressor. The compressor is a pump that places the refrigerant in the system under pressure, turning it into a hot gas that will then circulate through the outdoor and indoor coils. If you don’t have a working compressor in your AC, you don’t have a working AC.

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How Does a Whole-House Dehumidifier Work?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We strongly recommend installing a whole-house dehumidifier to help your air conditioning system during the summer. Lowering the relative humidity in your home below 50% (but not lower than 30%) makes a significant difference on your comfort in warm weather. When the humidity is properly balanced, the air will feel 8° to 10° cooler. This not only means superior comfort, it means a reduction in how much your air conditioner will need to run during the season. (more…)

My AC Keeps Tripping the Circuit Breaker—What’s Wrong?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

During the hot Texas summers, the last thing you want to happen to your AC is for it to suddenly stop working. If your air conditioner does this, the first thing you should do before you let panic seize hold of you is to go to the electrical panel and check if the AC’s circuit breaker has tripped. This is a common occurrence, and most of the time resetting the breaker will bring the air conditioner back to life.

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