Air Conditioning

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Four Seasons Heating & Cooling is your #1 HVAC contractor in Beaufort, NC 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 Four Seasons 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.

How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?

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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.

SEER
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 Four Seasons Heating & Cooling, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 252-247-5500 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

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Air Conditioner Repair in Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

“Hurricane Florence emergency call. Joe came same day (after hours on Friday) and gave us instructions to secure our HVAC system until the repair could be done. By Monday afternoon, another repairman can and fixed the problem. The service despite the Florence crisis was phenomenal.” – Charlene S.

Air Conditioner Repair in Beaufort, NC 28516

“while having a new roof installed a wire was dislodged. I called at 8:30 a.m. and they sent a very professional Service gentleman at 9:45 a.m. I am very pleased with their service and my entire unit which they installed about 6 years ago.”

– Woody S.

Air Conditioner Repair in Williston, NC 28589

“although I cant remember his name I can say he was very profesinal and kind.”

– raymond g.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Beaufort, NC 28516

“I am very pleased with Brandon's professionalism and the thorough nature in which he does his job.”

– Jeffrey V.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Indian Beach, NC 28512

“I have an annual maintenance plan with you. This is a condo that we own and we live out of town. I'm satisfied; however, I have no idea when the maintenance is done, what was done, or even if it was done. If you could come up with some way to let the homeowner that their AC was serviced, it would be appreciated. I assume you use a checklist that documents what was done, who and when it was done. If you could you mail or email a copy of that, that would be great. Thanks. Darlene does a great job.”

– Bart B.

Air Conditioner Repair in Atlantic Beach, NC 27106

“Always there. Always professional. Always "right on" so far as diagnosis and fix!”

– Turner C.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

“We had water in our lower level HVAC system (which you installed) after Florence. You promptly came and fixed it, so that no permanent damage was done. Many thanks!”

– Charlene S.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

“I have been using these guys for over 10 years, they are the best. 5 different times they fixed our renal unit without us losing any rental income. Darlene talked me into a warranty 10 years ago and it has saved us over $8,000 !!! Thanks again guys , Mark M”

– Mark M.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Atlantic Beach, NC 27518

“Have used Four Seasons for years and have been consistently well pleased with the quality of the service, the efficiency of the work and the professionalism of both the field and office staff. A great team.”

– Turner C.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Atlantic Beach, NC 27106

“As has been Four Seasons' practice, the scheduling, timing, and performance of maintenance at our condo was effortless, convenient and professional. Thanks.”

– Turner C.


Four Seasons Heating & Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Beaufort, Cherry Point, Newport, Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Swansboro, Indian Beach, Havelock, Marshallberg and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 252-247-5500, or request service online today.