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Air Conditioning

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Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling is your #1 HVAC contractor in Annapolis, MD and the surrounding communities. We are the leading company for all of your air conditioning needs. If you need repairs, maintenance, or a brand new system installed, the technicians at Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling are the qualified and professional crew for the job.

We provide the highest quality service for your air conditioner. We also aim to educate and inform our customers. Informed decisions are good decisions. We want you to feel confident we are qualified to perform the service for which you are hiring us.

Air Conditioning Basics

The four main components to your air conditioner are:

Condenser: The condenser is the outside metal unit and where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas entering the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered, so the gas can convert back to a liquid.

Compressor: The compressor is inside the condenser. It circulates the pressurized refrigerant, to concentrate the heat, and changes the low pressure gas to high pressure.

Evaporator: The evaporator is the part of the system inside the home. In simple language, it absorbs the heat from your home.

Expansion Valve: The expansion valve controls the amount of refrigerant in your system.

All of these pieces are connected by a copper tube that handles refrigerant, creating a closed loop. Heat is collected in the evaporator, sent outside to the condenser. The heat is removed, and the cool air is recirculated back into your home.

AC Facts

An Air Conditioner Doesn’t Create Cool Air.
What happens in the AC process is actually the removal of heat from the air. Your AC uses a chemical called refrigerant to remove heat and transfer it outside. The warm air runs through the lines and coils in your unit and goes from liquid to gas and back again. During this process, the refrigerant removes the heat and transfers it elsewhere so that when the air comes out the other side, it is cool.

Your AC Will Remove Humidity.
Lower humidity helps the overall comfort level in your home by making you feel cooler, even if the temperature is the same.

Your Air Filter Needs To Be Checked And Replaced Every Three To Six Months.
(depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations)
A dirty air filter restricts your air flow, which reduces efficiency, costing you money, and over time can put stress on your unit and could cause a costly repair.

Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance.
Your air conditioner needs regular checkups to keep it running in tip-top shape. Having regular annual preventative maintenance will bring your system longer life and fewer breakdowns over all.

The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.

At Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 410-798-6933 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

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Air Conditioner Replacement in Gambrills, MD 21054

“We had to replace our eighteen year old unit. Shari was very helpful in the selection of our unit. l had to say that she was more informative and knowledgeable than the competitor's salesman. l also looked at their ratings and they were excellent. l highly recommended Bay Breeze.” – Edgar P.

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“Great service! Had a major repair and the technician was outstanding. Highly recommended.”

– Joseph K.

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“Kevin was friendly, thorough, and efficient.”

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“Chris was great. Professional and answered all our questions thoroughly”

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“Excellent workmanship so far, looking forward to warm weather so project can be completed!”

– Lawrence F.

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“Always a pleasure working with Justin. Very professional and kind and knowledgeable. Love getting the texts from Bay Breeze with arrival times and confirmation of date. Great company to work with – Thank you!”

– Lisa E.

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“Wonderful service. Fast, effective, solved problem + was super helpful with instructions + tips (serviced by Chris Kitner). Highly recommend”

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“Very professional and knowledgeable”

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“BayBreeze responded to my emergency call promptly and Justin arrived to check the HVAC unit ASAP. He is a courteous, knowledge professional.”

– Julie B.

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“Kevin is always prompt and courteous. He diagnosed and repaired the issue with the HVAC unit within a matter of minutes.”

– Julie B.

Bay Breeze Heating & Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Annapolis, Crofton, Gambrills, Arnold, Severna Park, Millersville, Stevensville, Bowie and the surrounding Maryland communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 410-798-6933, or request service online today.