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4 Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

September 21, 2018

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are, you may not have considered that your own home is full of air pollution. According to the EPA, you may be exposed to 2-5 times more airborne pollutants by staying indoors than…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 17, 2018

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool…

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3 Signs You May Need a New AC Unit

August 2, 2018

Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Albuquerque. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? 1. Age How old…

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5 Common Air Conditioner Purchase Mistakes

July 26, 2018

1. Buying The Wrong Sized Unit It is easy to buy a unit too large or too small for your space. A larger unit does not necessarily mean more cooling power. Each AC system is designed for certain sized spaces, different cooling needs, household age, etc. A unit that is too large or too small…

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How Can I Save Money on Air Conditioning this Summer?

July 24, 2018

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for up to 47% of your utility bill. At Williams Mechanical, we take energy efficiency seriously. Here in Albuquerque, NM we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and our advice may help you save money on your monthly…

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Is it Normal For My Air Conditioner to Turn On and Off?

May 31, 2018

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs, usually indicate a larger problem,…

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

May 31, 2018

Change your Albuquerque HVAC filters regularly, as recommended which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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What Does SEER Mean?

April 28, 2018

When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the…

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Air Conditioning Components

April 15, 2018

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Williams Mechanical, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Albuquerque home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Well, air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like…

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

January 1, 1970

When the weather gets really hot in Albuquerque, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Williams Mechanical wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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