Air Conditioning Articles

SEER––What Does It Mean?

August 15, 2023
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SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Arkansas air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

July 13, 2022
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It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same. Despite your air conditioner’s age, any sound coming from the unit can still be bothersome. If your air conditioner is producing an…

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AC Maintenance Checklist

June 13, 2022
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Can you imagine a hot Fort Smith summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

May 13, 2022
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Mountain Air Cooling & Heating wants you to know all about your cooling system and what it takes for your trusted investment to keep running efficiently for years to come

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What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

December 21, 2021
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While you do need to schedule a regular cleaning and checkup for your unit with one of our Mountain Air Cooling & Heating heating and cooling professionals at least once a year, there are some things you can regularly do on your own. 

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

August 5, 2021
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Our professionals at Mountain Air Cooling & Heating would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment. In the meantime, here are some top purchasing mistakes to avoid while you are doing your research.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 15, 2021
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It’s the first really hot day of summer in Van Buren when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 10, 2021
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Fort Smith home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Mountain Air Cooling & Heating wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

May 4, 2021
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 14, 2021
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An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Mountain Air Cooling & Heating, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Fort Smith.

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