Frequently Asked Questions
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HVAC is short for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. HVAC is most often used to depict the whole heating and cooling system consisting of the duct work, air filters, humidification controls, and registers.
The most important part of HVAC maintenance aspect is maintaining unrestricted air flows. Dust, dirt, and debris are an HVAC system’s worst enemies. Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor unit, you must keep all filters clean and coils free of restrictions.
We recommend that yourcooling system be checked and serviced twice a year. Also we recommend that you change your filter regularly, depending on the type of filter you have. This alone can eliminate many of the most common problems that need fixing and can significantly reduce the likelihood of a serious breakdown.
Look at the label on the outer surface of the equipment for a manufacture date. If the equipment is less than five years old it may have a warranty, but also may not based on the model. Warranty terms and conditions change by manufacturer and the installing company. Techmaster Aircond Services can verify the warranty status of your cooling system. Whatsapp us so we can help you.
Regular filter replacement helps your cooling system operate at peak levels and improves indoor air quality. It is important to change filters regularly to ensure proper air flow and to keep your home free from dust, allergens and germs. Depending on the type of filter you have, you may require weekly or monthly filter replacements. Techmaster service or installation technician will recommend the ideal filters and replacement schedules for your unit(s).
Yes. Loud cooling equipment contribute to sound pollution. Although no financial savings are tied to lower sound levels, the sound rating of a cooling system can have a considerable effect on comfort and enjoyment of your home. The sound level of an air conditioner depends on a variety of factors, such as the age and make of the unit, and whether the compressor is insulated or not can contribute to the amount of noise it makes.
Is it making strange noises? Is it cooling all areas of your home sufficiently? Has it been taking longer to cool down? Have your utility bills been rising for no apparent reason? Any of these are signs that you may have a problem that needs service. In most cases, the longer you delay, the worse any underlying problems will get. So be sure to contact Techmaster Aircond Services to check out your system whenever you notice anything out of the ordinary.
A few quick tips:
- Clean and replace your filters frequently. Ask our Techmaster technicians to teach you when we visit.
- Your system will cool more evenly when the filter is clean. The blower provides constant air movement throughout the home, and allows for better filtration.
- Install shades, drapes, shutters, or screens on windows that are exposed to extreme sunlight to keep room temperatures at moderate levels.
Bigger isn’t always better; its performance and efficiency that count. Before purchasing an air-conditioner, you should always make sure your system is sized properly to match your area needs. Techmaster can thoroughly assess your required area in your home to determine the proper size and hp (horsepower) for your air-conditioner and make the appropriate recommendation.
below are some example of calculations for common area for a bedroom
bedroom 12ft x 15ft = 180ft²
Bedroom BTU: 14,400BTU
Horsepower: 1.6hp (adviseable to at least get 80% of hp)
Result for the calculation above, the most ideal HP for the room is 1.5hp. if you’re not sure what HP is ideal for your area, do come and consult Techmaster. We offer free consultation for our customers.
Air-conditioners with inverters are informed to be much more eco-friendly than the Non-Inverters. It also saves energy consumption, thus save electricity by 30% more. Estimated about 9 cents per hour for these Inverters, while Non-Inverters uses around 15-20 cents per hour.
But there are others who claimed that air-conditioners wth inverters are hard to mantain, and the repair cost are higher, due to their spare-parts are more costly than the Non-Inverters. These claim do have their own truth, however it is not so easy for an air-conditioners to malfunction within it’s 5 years of their life.
Non-Inverters, even though they do not save much for your electricity bills, but it does save other costs. It’s own buying price are much cheaper than the inverters, and their spare-parts are easier to find, and cheaper by the cost. It also has high durability and more long-lasting than the inverters.
In terms of maintenance schedule such as chemical services, both are recommended to service twice a year, once every 6 months to ensure dust, dirt and debris does not accumulated too much and causes harm to your air-conditioners.
Every person and every home entails a different comfort need. The threshold of irritancy and triggers that affect people’s health and comfort combine to determine the proper solutions. High threshold levels may require simple solutions like a better air filter. Low threshold levels may require an air purification system for the reduction of triggers and irritants. Our team of experts can help you decide which indoor air improvement products are right for you.
According to certain studies, exposure to air pollutants indoors can be 100 times higher than outdoors. Frequent dusting and vacuuming can help reduce the amount of dust and dust mites present in your home. However, not all airborne particles can be eliminated. Filtration devices from your aircond can help eliminate particles that are too small to be caught by a vacuum, provided it is regularly maintained its regular chemical services.