Air Conditioning Articles

How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

August 8, 2019
Family doing research on air conditioners using various computers.

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components?

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 23, 2019
Young Happy Woman Lying Under Air Conditioner On Couch Using Laptop At Home.

As a homeowner here in Maryland, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances.

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What Does SEER Mean?

July 13, 2019
African descent, blue collar air conditioner repairman at work. He refers to digital tablet for next steps.

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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Is It Normal For My Air Conditioner to Turn On and Off?

June 17, 2019
Girl in grass holding little home.

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC.

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How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat

June 10, 2019
Puzzled looking couple sitting in front of a laptop computer.

With all the options available for setting your programmable thermostat, it’s easy to get confused. Of course, this defeats the purpose of a programmable thermostat—it’s designed to for you to “set it and forget it,” making your life easier.

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How Can I Tell If My Air Ducts Are Leaking?

May 28, 2019
Air conditioning vent on the blue wall in Arnold, MD.

Have you ever had a damaged straw with a hole or two in it, and you tried to drink from it unaware of its defects? Not much of your drink actually made it to your mouth, as it leaked from the straw. This concept is the same for leaky air ducts in your home. If…

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FAQs About the New AC Regulations

April 26, 2019
A female HVAC technician working on an air conditioning unit in Annapolis, Maryland.

At Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling, we are the leading air conditioning specialists here in the Annapolis area. These refrigerant regulations can get confusing, as there’s a lot to know.

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

April 9, 2019
Small tool box sitting on top of an air conditioning unit outside in Annapolis, Maryland.

Believe it or not, your air conditioner doesn’t actually add any coldness to the air. Instead, it extracts heat.

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