Central Air Conditioner Articles

What is Tonnage?

In this video we'll be discussing system tonnage. Tonnage is a term that describes how much heat the AC unit can remove from a home in one hour. Click "Read More" to watch our video!

3 days ago
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What are compressor stages?

Understanding the difference between single stage, two stage, and variable speed air conditioners and heat pumps. When purchasing a new air conditioner or heat pump it is important to know the different options you have and how they will affect your efficiency and comfort.

4 days ago
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What is a Furnace and Air Conditioning Split System?

This video takes a look at the most common home HVAC system: Furnace and air conditioning split systems, also known simply as split systems. We'll walk you through what these systems are and how they work. There's a good chance that your home has a split system, so it's important to understand how your ac unit and furnace work together to heat and cool your home. Click "Read More" to watch our video!
4 days ago
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What is SEER?

There are many different acronyms by which efficiency is labeled. You have probably heard of some like EER, HSPF, or SEER but what exactly do they mean and what process do they use to determine these numbers? Well I am here to explain and better help you with future purchases in the HVAC world.
1 month ago
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AirQuest Brand Comparison & Reviews | HVACDIRECT.COM

Willis Carrier is the father of air conditioning. In 1902, he unveiled two inventions regarded as the world's first mechanical air conditioners, and later co-founded the Carrier Engineering Corporation. You probably know the company simply as Carrier. AirQuest is an offspring of the great Carrier family tradition, providing superb quality at prices that put dependable, energy-efficient HVAC products in any homeowner's budget range. We carry only the brands that represent genuine value for buyers, and AirQuest absolutely meets our standards.

Why We Sell AirQuest

AirQuest is not content to relax in the shadow of their parent company. The AirQuest brand stands proudly on its own with a simple approach: provide air conditioning in basic, dependable and affordable ways. An AirQuest air conditioner does not pretend to be anything other than what it is - a remarkably efficient and tough unit that takes the worry out of climate control.
7 months ago
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What is a Packaged or Rooftop HVAC System | Video

In this video, we will explain the different features of a Packaged or Rooftop HVAC system and why you might need one, all available at HVACDirect.com.
3 years ago
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What Does a TXV Do?

TXV stands for Thermostatic Expansion Valve. Why do I need a TXV you might ask? Well let us first figure out what a piston does on a refrigerant line. The piston is a refrigerant metering device that the line set will attach to. The refrigerant liquid will pass through the small orifice with a fixed size in the piston.
3 years ago
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