Air Conditioning Articles

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

June 11, 2019
Air Conditioner short cycling.

When an AC unit turns on & off in quick successions without running for longer periods, or “short cycles,” it usually means there’s something wrong with…

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What Does SEER Mean?

May 31, 2019
Happy young mother pushing children sitting in laundry basket. Mother and children playing at home.

When it comes to your air conditioner, 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 ratio…

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Get Your Spring AC Maintenance Check

May 14, 2019
Schedule Service Reminder on clipboard on top of AC unit

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Four Seasons Heating & Cooling, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your unit will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer…

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

April 17, 2019
Air Conditioner behind a bush in Beaufort, NC.

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Four Seasons Heating & Cooling, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Beaufort, NC, home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Well, air conditioners do so much more than just…

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What's in My Air Conditioner?

March 31, 2019
A woman and man cuddling on a couch under their AC unit.

Air conditioners keep your Beaufort home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right?

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Ductless Air Conditioning

September 11, 2018
Ductless AC unit

Ductless air conditioning is a low-maintenance and affordable option to upgrading to a newer A/C unit when more cooling is needed inside your home.

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Central AC Basics

August 13, 2018
Man fixing a ductless AC.

What are the main parts of your central air system? How do air conditioning units work?

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How to Choose Between Quotes for Your New Air Conditioner

July 31, 2018
Person typing on a calculator to figure out their bill and budget for the month.

When you’re faced with replacing your air conditioner, it can be daunting. It seems there’s so much to know. And even when you have your standard three quotes from contractors, how do you know which one to pick? You may be tempted to simply choose the lowest bid, but don’t do it––at least until you’ve checked off our recommendations.

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How do I Prevent Heat Gain in My Home?

July 23, 2018
Man insulting a window in Beaufort, NC.

One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build-up, or heat gain, in your Beaufort, NC, home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside.

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How to Save Money on Air Conditioning

May 24, 2018
little girl jumping on a white bed.

Here in Beaufort, NC, air conditioning is crucial for comfort during those hot summer months. Our advice might help cut air conditioning energy costs, while continuing to stay cool.

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