First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Installation’

What Does the R-22 Phase Out Mean for You?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Back in 2020, we talked a lot about the January phase-out of R-22. This was huge, because there were still so many air conditioners in our area and the rest of the United States that used Freon as the primary refrigerant. Sure, no manufacturers were making new systems, but plenty of innocent, unsuspecting homeowners were running into incredibly expensive repairs because of this problem.

So, we understand that 2020 and the first half of 2021 haven’t been even close to normal, but we think it’s time to return to that topic. If you’ve been looking at an air conditioning installation in Albuquerque, NM, or if you’re exploring options for AC repair, and you notice the term “R-410A” refrigerant, or the colloquial term “Puron,” then please keep reading!

We’ll discuss Freon, Puron, and what the January 2020 phase-out means for you and your family. Don’t worry, as long as you’ve got our number, you’ve got a trustworthy professional who can help.

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Which Air Conditioner Type Is Right for Me?

Monday, September 10th, 2018

air-conditioning-collageInvesting in a new air conditioner is a process like any other. You’ll need a budget and a trained professional, to start, and then you’ll also need to consider what type of air conditioning system matches your needs. It’s not so easy as it sounds due to the number of different factors that might affect your decision.

No two homes (or homeowners) are the same so keep an open mind during the initial consultation with your air conditioning service specialist in Santa Fe, NM. Read on for details about some of the major systems you have available.

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Signs That You Desperately Need a New AC!

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Air-ConditionerIt may be in the low-to-mid 50’s now, but soon the weather is going to start heating up as we move into summer. Before things get too warm, you’re definitely going to want to make sure that your home is prepared for the summer season. That means getting your air conditioning situation in order.

Now, typically preventive maintenance is sufficient to make sure that your air conditioner can cope with whatever you demand of it. However, eventually there is going to come a time when your system isn’t able to get you through another season. That’s when you need to consult with a professional about replacing your air conditioner with a new one. Have a look below at some of the signs that you should really replace your system before summer arrives.

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