1. CLOGGED COILS AND REDUCED AIR FLOW

    EVAPORATOR AND CONDENSING COILS Regular maintenance on your air conditioning system is extremely important. Having regular maintenance can help your system to maintain up to 95% of their efficiency, but for every year that your system does not receive maintenance, it can lose 5% efficiency. The evaporator coil and condensing coil are two elements that can have particularly negative effects on your…Read More

  2. Windsor and Greeley, Colorado AC Repair Services at Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air

    It is important to call for an annual maintenance on your system before the hot weather arrives.  Having the compressor cleaned, checking the coolant levels, tightening the connections and lubricating any moving parts are an important part of regular AC maintenance. When your system is cleaned and tuned up, it will me more energy efficient and in addition, will lower your utility bills. You want …Read More

  3. Loveland, Colorado AC Repair Services at Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air

    One of the most important things you should do is change your air conditioner filter. The Department of Energy recommends changing your filter every 1 to 2 months during the cool season. Warm seasons require more frequent replacement, particularly if you us the AC frequently. Every home is different and there are many factors that determine how long you should wait between filter changes. If you w…Read More

  4. Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air offers AC service and repair for Northern Colorado

    When it comes to providing service for air conditioning maintenance and repairs, you can trust in Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air to get the job done right and help you on getting AC maintenance service that's right for you. We service Fort Collins, Loveland, Windsor, Greeley, Johnstown, Berthoud, Estes Park and the surrounding areas. Call us today at 970-667-0300. An air conditioning tune-up i…Read More

  5. Fort Collins, Colorado AC Repair Services at Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air

    There are a few important things you should do to extend the life of your air conditioner.  One of the most important things you can do is changing your AC filter. Having clean filters is extremely important. Experts recommend changing your filters once a month during the summer. If you require more efficient air filtration, you may want an electrostatic, electronic or even a HEPA filter. The mor…Read More

  6. MINI-SPLIT AIR CONDITIONERS

    What is a Mini-Split Air Conditioner A "split" air conditioner consists of two main parts: the outdoor unit and the indoor unit. A mini-split system is therefore "split" into the compression and expansion stages of the refrigeration cycle. Refrigerant lines and electrical wires connect the condenser to the evaporator. The outdoor unit contains a compressor which pumps the refrigerant to the indoor…Read More

  7. Central Air Conditioners

    Types of Central Air Conditioners A central air conditioner is either a split-system unit or a packaged unit. In a split-system central air conditioner, an outdoor metal cabinet contains the condenser and compressor, and an indoor cabinet contains the evaporator. The indoor cabinet also contains a furnace or the indoor part of a heat pump in many of the split-system air conditioners. The air condi…Read More

  8. SEER RATINGS AND NEW AIR CONDITIONING STANDARDS FOR 2015

    Today's best air conditioners use 30% to 50% less energy to produce the same amount of cooling as air conditioners made in the me 1970s. Even if your air conditioner is only 10 years old, you may save 20% to 40% of your cooling energy costs by replacing it with a newer, more efficient model. Proper sizing and installation are key elements in determining air conditioner efficiency. A unit that is t…Read More

  9. COMPONENTS AND FUNCTIONS OF AIR CONDITIONING UNITS

    Major Parts and Functions in a Split Air Conditioning System Compressor An outdoor compressor is an electric pump, or heart of the system, that circulates the refrigerant in a closed loop between the condenser and evaporator coils. Compressors come in more than one variety. According to Consumer Reports™ a reciprocating compressor is more trouble-prone than a scroll type one. While pricier, scro…Read More

  10. Beat The Heat With Properly Maintenanced A/C

    It is that time again! Colorado has been experiencing record high Spring temperatures, and that means another Summer is right around the corner. Get an early jump on having your air conditioner maintenanced before peak times and heat arrive. The importance of a Spring cleaning can save you money on your cooling bill, give you the comfort of staying cool, and prolong the life of your air conditione…Read More