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AC Maintenance Checklist

June 14, 2024

Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Las Vegas without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.

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Air Conditioning Basics––Did You Know? Working air conditioning units.

Air Conditioning Basics––Did You Know?

May 15, 2024

Ready to upgrade your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment? Call A-1 Mechanical today. Located in Henderson, we’re pleased to install the best home comfort technology available for our Nevada neighbors.

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Image of a heat pump. Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps.

Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

July 17, 2023

In some ways, heat pumps have an edge over the traditional combination of a furnace and central air conditioning (AC) unit. However, no two households are the same, and each option has its pros and cons.

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Image of a technician working on a thermostat. Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

June 20, 2023

It’s about to heat up here in Las Vegas. Make sure your air conditioner (AC) is primed for the Nevada summer heat rays by scheduling a seasonal maintenance visit.

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How an Air Handler Works - Close up image of HVAC system units with fans. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning concept. 3D illustration.

How an Air Handler Works

May 19, 2023

Meet the air handler. It has a starring role in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. If you have a ductless mini split system, you need an air handler to do the heavy lifting. It circulates conditioned air throughout your Nevada home. Doing so lets you keep your living space at the desired…

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Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold? Air conditioning system installation embedded on wall of building.

Do Air Conditioners Eliminate Mold?

April 19, 2023

With a microscope, you can find mold colonies just about anywhere on the planet. However, major mold growth thrives in a damp environment. Any indoor space that exceeds 60 percent relative humidity invites mold growth, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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FAQs About the New AC Regulations

FAQs About the New AC Regulations

June 28, 2022

Maybe you have already heard of the mandates set by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding your home’s air conditioner refrigerant. Or maybe you haven’t.

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Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo

May 16, 2022

The air conditioning system in your Las Vegas home is one of your biggest investments and home assets. In order to take care of it properly, as well as to communicate effectively with air conditioning (AC) professionals when needed, it’s good to understand some common air conditioning terminology. 

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

May 6, 2022

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?  

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What Is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Variable-Speed ACs?

April 15, 2022

Do you want a single-stage or a variable-speed air conditioner? Here are a few factors to consider to help make your choice.

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