Thayer Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for August, 2021

AC Costs Going Up? Let’s See What We Can Do to Change That

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

It takes electricity to power an air conditioning system, and electricity comes with a price tag. We can’t change the cost of using energy, but we know ways to help you lower how much electricity your air conditioner uses.

Something to keep in mind about the AC: it uses both fans and a compressor to run. Running only the fans only uses around 500 watts of electricity per hour. When the compressor runs and the AC goes into its cooling mode, it consumes an average of 3,500 watts per hour—a substantial difference. That’s where most of the money to stay cool goes. 

Now let’s see how we can cut down on that electricity consumption…

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Only Trust HVAC Pros With Your Air Conditioner—Here’s Why

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Saving money on jobs around the house is a good idea, and there are many ways to handle do-it-yourself tasks that help your budget. If you can’t do a job on your own, you may know someone who can help out or an amateur who won’t charge too much. 

But when it comes to your home’s central air conditioning, you shouldn’t try to do any DIY work nor call on an amateur, no matter what promises they make or how low a price they quote. In fact, the lower the quote, the higher your suspicions should be. 

The simple fact: The only people to trust with your air conditioning in San Marcos, TX—whether it’s repairs, installation, or maintenance—are licensed professionals. There are several reasons why:

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