Air Conditioning Articles

HVAC Glossary

August 9, 2016

Part of our job here at West Mechanical is to make sure you are educated and can make the right decisions! Here are the definitions to some of the most commonly used terms and phrases in the HVAC world. Air Handler The indoor component of your air conditioner or heating system that moves air through…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

July 21, 2016

One of the more frustrating things that can happen is your air conditioning freezing up. This 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.…

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5 Mistakes People Make When Purchasing AC

July 8, 2016

West Mechanical is always here to assist you in the purchase of a new HVAC system, don’t hesitate to call us with any questions you have and avoid these 5 mistakes when purchasing new AC. The wrong sized unit. It is easy to buy a unit too large or too small for your space. A…

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Use Smart Technology to Save Money

May 27, 2016

At West Mechanical we are featuring the XV20i and the XV18 quiet air conditioners and the TAM8/Hyperion XL communicating air handler. The Trane XV20i is one of the industry’s most efficient variable speed air conditioners. The XV20i an d the XV18 both use Trane TruComfort, a system that delivers precise comfort. It adjusts the speed…

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The Importance of AC Maintenance

May 12, 2016

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All About Your Air Conditioner

April 30, 2016

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in home comfort. The Energy Information Administrations reports that 87% of homes have and AC unit and it accounts for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At West Mechanical we believe the knowledge is power, the more you know about the appliances you are using…

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