Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Can I Buy Used AC Equipment for Cheaper?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Operating your air conditioner in the hottest months is already costly at times, so we know you want to save money wherever you can on your cooling costs. Some people attempt to do this by shopping around for the cheapest AC system, something that we strongly recommend against. This can result in a greater cost overall—especially if the air conditioning equipment is already used.

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Efficiency Matters with a New Air Conditioning Installation

Monday, June 20th, 2016

When you’re shopping around for a new AC installation, you may feel tempted to look for the cheapest system you can find. Unfortunately, this may mean you have to pay more to operate your air conditioner later on, at a higher cost to you overall.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, June 13th, 2016

It turns out that the quality of the air inside of buildings is often worse than the outside air—sometimes about 3-5 times worse. You may have started to notice the signs of poor air quality, whether people are coughing and sneezing, or you just feel like the air is stuffy and stale.

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Why Does My New AC Cost So Much to Run?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

If you’ve just upgraded your air conditioner, you expect it to run smoothly and efficiently. And rightfully so. Today’s air conditioning systems are so much more efficient than they were 15 years ago or even a decade ago, and any upgrade should result in a higher efficiency level than for a system that was running slowly after many years of use.

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