AC Equipment Category

Why Is The Upstairs Hotter Than The Basement of My House?

Even as summer comes to a close, many parts of the country are still experiencing warm temperatures. For some, the heat can be a real source of discomfort. In a multilevel home, the upper levels are often at least 10 degrees warmer than the lower levels. Because heat rises, it tends to get trapped on the upstairs areas of a home, making those rooms places [...]

Why Does Humidity Make You Hot?

Summer is officially in full swing, and for people in most regions of the United States, that means higher temperatures. Sometimes the heat is not even the worst part. Along the coastal regions of the U.S. humidity is more to blame for uncomfortable weather than the heat. But just what is humidity and why does it make us so hot? Read on to learn more about [...]

How to Get Air Conditioning When You Heat Your Home With a Boiler

If you use a boiler to heat your home during the winter, you may be wondering if it is possible to add air conditioning for the hot summer months. This can be a concern for many homeowners with boilers because their homes usually do not have all of the ductwork necessary for a central air conditioner system. While boilers are great at keeping you warm [...]

3 Ways To Stay Cool Without Overloading The AC In Your Home

While you will certainly be using your air conditioner throughout the summer, you do not want your energy bills to skyrocket over the next few months. The key to keep this from happening is to supplement the air conditioner with cool air from other sources within your home. It probably seems like a great idea to crank up the AC to cool your house, but [...]

Bigger Is Not Always Better: How to Find The Correct AC For Your Home

Bigger AC Doesn't Necessarily Mean Better AC A professional can help you choose the right size air conditioner system for your home. If you’re thinking about what kind of air conditioner unit to install this summer, you may be wondering about just how big it’s going to need to be. There are different sized air conditioners, and many homeowners think [...]

How To Choose: Window Units or Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners?

When the temperatures get hot, people search for the most effective ways to keep their homes cool and comfortable. Many homeowners without central air conditioning systems elect to utilize windows units to cool their homes and apartments. However, these homeowners may be better off installing a ductless mini split unit in their properties. Take a look below [...]

Make Sure Your AC Unit Is In Tip-Top Shape

The weather is heating up, and it will be summer before you know it. A good air conditioner is important to keep your family cool during the hottest days of the year. Has your A/C had its annual tune-up yet? Now is the time to check your air conditioner system to make sure it is operating effectively. The last thing that you want is to be stuck on the [...]

When Should You Replace Your Air Conditioning Unit?

Spring is almost here! If you're getting prepared for the spring and summer weather, you've probably thought about how you're going to keep cool. Are you going to use your same air conditioner system, or upgrade to a new one? The answer can depend on a number of factors. How old is your current unit? How well does it work? Does it seem like you always [...]

Ductless vs. Central Air Conditioning Systems

Where it was once a luxury, air conditioning has become a standard convenience for many homeowners. However, choosing which air conditioner is best for you can get confusing. Both ductless split and central air conditioners are excellent options, but they have clear advantages and disadvantages. If you are trying to decide which system might be best for [...]

How To Kill Virus and Germ Particles In Your Home’s Air

Now more than ever, we are reminded of the importance of keeping the air we breathe as clean as possible. Indoor air quality products such has UV lights can help clean the air in your home by sterilizing virus and bacteria particles in your home’s air. SMO Energy offers a wide variety of indoor air quality products to fit the specific needs of your home. [...]
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