Air Conditioning Articles

Young woman cooling off in front of a fan because of AC failure

Top Causes of AC Failure

October 11, 2019

It’s the first really hot day of summer when open windows, sun-blocking shades, and the ceiling fans just can’t cut it anymore. You resign yourself to finally turning on your air conditioner (AC)—only to find it blowing warm air, making funny noises, or simply not cooperating at all. It’s a scenario we all dread, and…

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How to Protect Your AC From Storms

September 14, 2019

Our professionals at A-1 Mechanical & Electric want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm. Here are some tips on helping you protect your air conditioner investment.

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woman trying to stay cool after not following the 4 signs that she needs a new AC unit

4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

August 15, 2019

A-1 Mechanical understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Las Vegas, NV. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 2, 2019

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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What Size AC Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

What Size AC Unit Should I Get for My Home or Office?

June 11, 2019

Having the right sized AC unit is a key component in cooling your space effectively. A unit that is too big or too small won’t cool your home efficiently…

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Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing an Air Conditioner

May 15, 2019

Selecting the right air conditioner for your home is crucial to your comfort in the warmer seasons here in Las Vegas, and having the right team install…

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Man worried about strange noises coming from HVAC unit.

Video – Why is my HVAC unit Making Unusual Noises?

November 21, 2018

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 702-363-6222. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Maintaining Your Air Conditioner Unit

November 1, 2018

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At A1-Mechanical we recommend getting your AC unit serviced and cleaned once a year. You should do this in the Spring to ensure that your unit will run with the most efficiency during the hottest Summer months. We understand just…

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Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Energy Bills

September 24, 2018

The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for up to 47% of your utility bill. At A-1 Mechanical, we take energy efficiency seriously. Here in Las Vegas we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and our advice may help you save money on your monthly…

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Thermometer, hot summer day in Las Vegas, NV.

What Does SEER Mean?

August 27, 2018

When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the…

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