Roberts Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Grove’

What Is a Temperature Differential?

Monday, July 5th, 2021

The “temperature differential” is a pretty scientific term. It has to do with the difference in temperature between the outside and the inside of your home. When things are hot out, you want the difference in temperature to be greater since you want it to be cooler in your home. Likewise, in the wintertime when it’s cold out, you want your home to be cozy and warm.

The term “temperature differential” is something we use widely in the HVAC industry because it helps us figure out if an air conditioner is working properly or not. An AC that can’t keep a home even a few degrees cooler than the temperature outside requires air conditioning repair in Buffalo Grove, IL.

However, if you’re constantly setting your AC to 65 degrees on a 100-degree day, then you’re likely running it into the ground and causing your energy bills to skyrocket as a result.

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It’s Spring and You Know What That Means!

Monday, March 29th, 2021

It’s springtime! The birds are chirping, the flowers are starting to bloom, the sun is out late, and temperatures are starting to finally get warm. Pretty soon we’ll be taking out our air conditioners and dealing with heatwaves in a matter of weeks!

Uh oh, this is probably the point where your stomach churns as you realize that you forgot to schedule AC maintenance last year and you almost forgot to schedule it this year as well. In fact, you’re probably starting to wonder if an air conditioning tune-up in Buffalo Grove, IL is even worth the money. Your HVAC professional has mentioned how important it is, but maybe they’re just trying to sell you a service. Maybe you don’t actually need AC maintenance, right?

Nope, that’s not right. We’ll talk about why maintenance is so crucial to your air conditioner’s lifespan and your budget.

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