Tag: A/C

Types of Home HVAC Systems

HVAC is short for heating ventilation and air conditioning, and while both the heating and cooling elements are grouped together as a system, they may employ vastly different methods for regulating your home’s temperature. For instance, in your live in a northern climate, you may have a full ducted heating system, but rely solely on…
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10 surprising air-conditioning facts from the book ‘Cool’

The easiest way to beat the heat this weekend may be to turn on your air conditioning. But the road to being able to flip a switch to cool down your house was not so simple. As author Salvatore Basile explains in his new book “Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything,” the path to easy,…
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How to maintain A/C units during hurricane season

During Hurricane Harvey, many units were destroyed. Residents are now just replacing them. With hurricane season almost here, KHOU spoke with an expert about how to keep your AC unit up and running. HOUSTON — We all know how critical our air conditioning units are in Houston. Experts say on average, people run their units…
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