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Do I have a Heat Pump or a Normal HVAC Heating System?

Heat Pump Thermostat The easiest way to tell if you have a Heat Pump is to look at your thermostat and look at the options you have. If your thermostat  has a switch for Auxiallary Heat or Emergency (Back-up) Heat you more than likely have a Heat Pump installed in your home or business. The next way to determine if you a Heat Pump is to set your thermostat to Heat and walk to your outiside unit. If your outside unit is running with the thermostat set to Heat you have a Heat Pump. If you switch the thermostat to Aux or Emergency Heat the outdoor unit should power off and the back-up heat will begin to work and you should  feel warm air coming from your vents. Ruud AC Condensing Unit These are just some basic steps to review the type of HVAC system you may have and is not infallable, but it can steer you in the right direction. To be sure always contact an HVAC Contractor /Professional. Heat Pumps are very energy efficient and have proven to be a reliable piece of HVAC Equipment. If you understand the basic functions of your Heat Pump it will reduce the energy cost of heating your home or business and it will provide you with many years of service. Call A.I.R. at 405-618-2247 if you need assistance with any of your Heating System needs or need a Free estimate for replacing or repairing your Heating System.   Thank You for the Blessing of considering A.I.R. for your HVAC needs!

Restricted and Dirty Blower Motors and Blower Wheels Increase Energy Cost and Reduce your Comfort!

Dirty Blower Motor

This picture displays an actual blower motor and blower wheel removed from a furnace. The dirt and the build up on the blower wheel is obvious.  What you can’t see is the energy cost increasing everyday the furnace operates with out being cleaned and or serviced properly. The dirt build up on the blower decreases it’s designed capacity to provide sufficient air flow to your home. Which in turn does not allow the air temperature to be maintained at a comfortable and consistent level. Therefore the HVAC system runs longer and works harder to provide the desired set temperature on the thermostat. This is why the energy cost to operate it continues to climb year after year!

Another by product of a dirty blower motor and blower wheel is the reduced life of the HVAC equipment! The HVAC equipment will need to run and operate longer to meet it’s demands. HVAC equipment replacement cost are not going down, only up!

Lastly your lack of comfort is the end result! Financially and Physically!


Call 405-618-2247 today and speak to a comfort specialist at A.I.R. to discuss a semi-annual check-up of your HVAC System. It will be one of the best investments you can make in 2014.

Dirty Air Filters cause issues with Furnace/Heating Performance

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The example you see above is an extreme example, but a often seen issue in homes and businesses. A furnace will cycle on and off very rapidly if a dirty air filter is present. This leads to premature failure of equipment, increased energy use and decreases the level of comfort in your home or business. Air handlers with heat pumps or electric heat strips will experience similar issues if a dirty air filter is present.

An air filter must be changed based on it’s design and enviroment. The design and make of the air filter may call for a change every 30 days or in some cases every 90 days. If the environment is unusual in that a lot of dust or dirt is present then the air filter may need to be changed more frequently. i.e. weekly.

What ever the case may be for your hvac system and it’s air filteration system. Changing your air filters is always a positive way to save money and to improve your comfort!

Call A.I.R. at 405-618-2AIR for more information on hvac air filter services.

40% of the Air from your HVAC Ductwork System may be leaking out!

Pest dmaged Duct Work!

Pest damaged Duct Work!

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that as much as 40% of the air flow from your Heating and Cooling System could be leaking out of your ductwork and not making it to your vents! Leaky ducts from loose duct, improper installation, pets, pests,  dirt and improperly sized ductwork are some of the reasons!

Signals of potential ductwork issues include: cool and warm spots throughout the conditioned space, heating or cooling system runs all the time to keep the temperature consist in the structure, visible dirt on furniture just after being cleaned, mold around the vents, cool or warm air can be felt in the attice space or crawl space and or a moldy, damp smell is consistently present.

Your HVAC System is the biggest single energy consumer in a home.Which means you may be spending 40% too much in energy cost! 

 

Call 405-618-2247 today and have your duct system inspected immediately.

Furnace or Heating System Checkups are important and save energy!

Cracked Heat Exchanger Cracked Heat Exchanger in a gas furnace. A.I.R is committed to properly inspecting your heating system by using Oklahoma Natural Gas’s 26-point Heating System Checkup list. The checkup insures your system is operating safely and as designed with minimal energy waste. And A.I.R. will also conduct a video inspection of your heat exchanger for cracks and leaks to prevent carbon monoxide poison in your home – Free of Charge. ONG is offering a $30 rebate to all it’s customers for having the checkup performed by a licensed HVAC contractor. A.I.R. is a licensed and listed contractor for this service and will assist all customers in the preparation of the paperwork for a prompt rebate reimbursement. Call 405-618-2247 to schedule your 26-point checkup today for safety and savings! * ONG is offering the rebate $ until the allotted rebate funds are depleted. First come first serve basis will be used to determine who receives the rebate.

 

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Free Estimates for Repair and Replacement of Air Conditioning Equipment

A.I.R. is committed to providing our customers with all possible options to solve their HVAC needs and to improve their overall comfort in their homes.

With this in mind A.I.R. provides Free Estimates for major repairs and replacments of residential and light commercial air conditioning equipment for all of Central Oklahoma.

We also know that you may not need a complete system. So our estimates are tailored to your needs. i.e. Outdoor condensing unit, indoor furnace or air handler, evaporator coil or a major repair.

Call 405-618-2AIR for your Free Estimate today!

Lower Monthly Energy Bills with HVAC System Inpsection

Loose duct in a residence.

Loose duct in an attic space.

Air Leak in a business!

Air Leak in a business!

Have your electric bills been steadily going up? Has the level of comfort in your home gone down? If so you may have an issue with the air flow of your air conditioning unit that effects its overall perfromance.

Look at the attached pictures. The two examples you see were actual issues found on two different HVAC systems. One was in a resident and the other in a business.

If you suspect problems call 405-618-2247 for an inspection. A $49.95 end of the summer inspection uncovered these two issues and will now save the owners Big $ on their energy bills after repairs.

A.I.R. is ready and willing to serve the surrounding areas of Choctaw, Oklahoma. We proudly serve the Air Conditioning Installation and Repair needs of Harrah, Newalla, Mcloud, Jones, Nicoma Park, Luther, Midwest City, Del City, Oklahoma City, Luther, Moore and Edmond, Oklahoma. A 30 mile radius from Choctaw is normal for A.I.R. and there is no additonal cost or trip fees when you call for HVAC service.


Free Estimates for system replacement and major repairs are included in our extended service area.

Call 405-618-2AIR for your immediate HVAC service needs.

Thank You as always for considering A.I.R.!

Name Brand A/C Equipment you can Trust!

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A.I.R. just completed another air conditioning system installation with name brand product using the trusted name of Trane! When it comes to HVAC equipment the difference in the quality and comfort level of air conditioning and heating equipment you can purchase is obvious when being compared side by side. Give A.I.R. a call for a detailed review of the difference. Trane, Ruud, Carrier and Lennox are all neame brands you can trust and A.I.R. has access to all these brands and more. 10 year part warranties and 1 year labor warranties are standard on all these name brands.

A.I.R. can also set-up financing for new heating and cooling equipment as well. Good or Bad credit we have an option for everyone!

Call 405-618-2AIR (2247) today for a free estimate!

Thank You for considering A.I.R.

Cottonwood Trees and Your outdoor A/C Unit are not compatible!

Dirty and Clogged A/C unit by Cottonwood Trees!

Dirty and Clogged A/C unit by Cottonwood Trees!

Cottonwood trees shed cotton in the air and the air enters your air conditioning unit and can form a blanket around the coil. The blanket restricts the air flow in the unit and reduces its ability to perfrom as designed. This in turn causes your energy bills and the temperature in your home to go up and up! Take a look at the attached picture. This is what a cottonwood tree can do to your system and your comfort! Not Good! Call 618-2247 today to rectify this issue and save money by being proactive and prevent the Summer time issues of Cottonwood trees!

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A.I.R. Service Benefits Include:

> 10% Discount on all labor
> $25.00 Off any part order
  over $100.00
> Priority Customer Status
  for scheduling
> Free Estimates for
  Equipment Replacement
> Lifetime Warranty on all
  Duct System Work
> Free e-mail alerts and reminder
  calls for seasonal service

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