Dowd Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Why Industrial HVAC Systems Are Modular

Monday, November 27th, 2023

When you install an HVAC system in your home, you go up or down in size based on your climate zone and the size of your house. Commercial HVAC systems are a little different. Instead of installing larger and larger individual systems, we take a modular approach and install multiple systems alongside one another.

Whenever you need to schedule commercial HVAC service in Hatboro, PA, our team is here to help. Schedule an appointment with us anytime for a tune-up, repairs or even an assessment of your current HVAC system. If you’re curious about how these modular systems are set up and why we complete commercial installations using this method, you can keep reading to learn more.

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Late AC Service: Still a Smart Choice

Monday, September 18th, 2023

If you have been postponing annual AC maintenance, consider this your sign. Postpone no longer! It’s time to make your air conditioner a priority and schedule that annual tune-up. Otherwise, you could be paying the price next year when summer rolls around in your air conditioner doesn’t work like it should.

When you invest in fall air conditioning repair in Newtown, PA, you get the peace of mind in knowing that your AC is working great for the coming year. Keep reading to learn more about all of the benefits I have professional AC tune-ups and the risks of skipping out on the service.

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Our Commercial HVAC FAQ

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Even though residential and commercial HVAC systems are similar, they are also vastly different. Even if you understand how your homes air conditioner works, you may still have questions about your commercial system. Our team is here to help with that.

We’ve collected a series of the questions that we get most about commercial HVAC systems. You can keep reading to learn more about your commercial HVAC system, including how it operates, and how to care for it. Then, if you ever have any problems, you can give our team a call to schedule commercial AC service in Hatboro, PA.

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Heat Pumps Vs. Central AC: A Customer’s Guide

Monday, August 21st, 2023

If you’re looking for a new HVAC system for your home, two of the most common and popular options are heat pumps and central air conditioners. While both units are similar in someways, they are vastly different in other ways.

No matter what type of system you’re looking for, you can give our team a call for AC installation in Hatboro, PA. We’re the experts in the area and we can offer an in-home assessment to help you choose the best system for your home and family. You can keep reading to learn more about the similarities and differences between heat pumps and central air conditioners.

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AC Repair vs. Replacement: How to Make the Right Decision

Monday, July 24th, 2023

There comes a time in your air conditioner’s life when you have to make the decision between repairs and replacement. Sometimes it makes more sense to repair your air conditioner, but other times repairs can be so costly that it makes more sense to replace your air conditioner instead.

If you need to schedule an appointment for AC repair in Levittown, PA, our team is here to help. We can even guide you on whether it makes more sense to make repairs or invest in a replacement AC based on our assessment of your current air conditioner. You can also keep reading to learn more about how to decide whether to spend money on repairs or get a whole new air conditioner.

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A 2023 Guide to Better AC Efficiency

Monday, June 12th, 2023

This is it, the summer you’ve been waiting for. Not the one with the best weather or the funnest activities, but the one where your home stays cool and you’re not paying an arm and a leg for it. It’s the dream you didn’t even know you have. 

And our team is here to help. You are welcome to give us a call for AC repair in Abington, PA when you need it. But, we’re also highlighting our best tips below for improving your AC efficiency this summer. It’s a great way to cut costs while also protecting your air conditioner from needless wear and tear.

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A Leaking AC Requires Professional Support

Monday, May 1st, 2023

When you think about your air conditioner, a water leak may not come to mind. In fact, if you noticed water leaking out of your air conditioner, you may be genuinely shocked. But water flow throughout your air conditioner is a completely normal part of the cooling process – most of the time. 

Water flow may be normal, but leaks never are. If your AC is leaking, you need to schedule air conditioning service in Hatboro, PA. Keep reading to learn more about what a leak could mean for your air conditioner and why you need a team of experts to check it out.

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Why an AC Inspection Really Matters

Monday, April 17th, 2023

An AC inspection is a great way to monitor your air conditioner’s energy efficiency and keep tabs on how well it is working. After all, your air conditioner has a set lifespan, even if you don’t know exactly what it is. Your air conditioner could last anywhere between 10 to 15 years or longer with proper care. 

AC inspections are also a good idea before you purchase any type of home or business. You may also have a more general inspection scheduled, but you don’t want just anyone signing off on your AC. Since an air conditioner is a major appliance that can be expensive to replace, you want an industry expert to check it out. If it’s time for an AC tuneup in Bensalem, PA, our team can help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about why an AC inspection really matters for your home or business. 

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Was This Your AC’s Last Summer?

Monday, September 5th, 2022

Air conditioning systems are built for function, not for decor, but it’s still difficult for any homeowner to decide to replace a central air conditioning system because of the cost. People want the most years possible from an investment like an AC.

If you are currently facing a situation where you think your AC is ready for replacement, but you’re still hesitant because maybe you can get a few more years out of it, you’ve come to the right place. We handle all types of air conditioning services, such as AC installation in Newtown, PA, and we can share some wisdom regarding how to tell if your air conditioner has gone through its final summer.

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Will My AC Need More Refrigerant Before Summer’s Over?

Monday, August 8th, 2022

You should not need to add more refrigerant to your AC during the summer. In fact, your system should operate for many years without ever needing more. With a full understanding of what refrigerant is and how it works to keep your AC pumping efficiently, you’ll have a better understanding of what to expect from your system. 

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