Air Conditioning Articles

5 Ways to Save Money On Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

July 15, 2024
air conditioner blowing money out of vents.

The US Department of Energy (DOE) says air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Virginia. At Comfort Defender, we take energy efficiency seriously.

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5 Common AC Problems

June 28, 2024
5 Common AC Problems. Running air conditioning unit.

When you change out a dirty filter for a clean one, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment use up to 15 percent less energy monthly, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Plus, it’s able to properly catch dust and debris, boosting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

September 15, 2023
3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping. Senior couple sleeping together in bed in bedroom.

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold?

August 29, 2023
Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold? - Girl Cleaning in the Kitchen.

Your air conditioner cannot eliminate mold once it starts to grow. However, a well-maintained AC system can act as a mold deterrent.

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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

August 25, 2023
Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner - Two AC Units Outside.

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make. But now, you can get ready for a new era of home comfort, with lower utility bills and improved indoor air quality (IAQ). Did you know upgrading your AC can reduce your electricity bill…

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AC Maintenance Checklist

July 13, 2023
Plumber talking to a Father and small child in their home.

Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year. According to the US Department of Energy (DOE), good maintenance can save you money and reduce your energy usage.

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