Air Conditioning Articles

Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

August 3, 2022
Air Conditioning Noise Concerns. Ceiling AC vent.

Have a Bay Breeze Heating and Cooling expert evaluate your air conditioner today—we’re always happy to help our Maryland customers!

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 Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo

July 8, 2022
Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo. Heating and cooling vent.

Our professionals at Bay Breeze Heating and Cooling have put together the following air conditioning glossary to give you a crash course in important definitions.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 3

June 30, 2022
Video - Energy Saving Tip 3

Close your blinds on sun-facing windows during the day to keep the sun from heating up your home and causing your AC to use more energy.

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Video- Energy Saving Tip 2

May 16, 2022
Video- Energy Saving Tip 2

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool. Make sure that your fan is rotating counter clockwise to blow the air straight down and therefore feel cool.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 2, 2022
3 Telltale Signs It's Time for a New AC

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. 

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

September 8, 2021
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Environmental issues play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face. Our team of experts at Bay Breeze Heating and Cooling wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 3, 2021
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It’s the first really hot day of summer in Davidsonville when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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AC Maintenance Checklist

June 24, 2021
AC Maintenance Checklist

Can you imagine a hot Davidsonville summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.

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Do I Need to Chemical Wash the Condenser on My Air Conditioner?

May 28, 2021
Air Conditioner - Chemical Cleaning

A chemical wash, or chemical flush, is performed when the usual washing and cleaning of your air conditioner parts does not solve the problems you are facing with your unit.

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

May 12, 2021
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Our five simple tips for staying cool and using your AC less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 16, 2021
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Take some of the following ideas from our professionals to heart and make some Spring money-saving resolutions today.

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Video-Have Your Utility Bills Jumped?

March 29, 2021
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Have your utility bills suddenly jumped? It could be your heating and cooling system.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 10, 2020
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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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Consider a Ductless AC System

August 30, 2019
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Although many HVAC systems are designed that way, there are other alternatives. Our team at Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

August 8, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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

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