Why Your AC Isn’t Cooling

August 18, 2021

Quickly troubleshooting your cooling system while the heat is rising will be important in keeping your home free of humidity and saving money from a lack of energy efficiency. Now is the right time to have a mid-season check-up to ensure that these issues don’t happen at an inconvenient time. However, when they do happen, O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning is here to lend you a helping hand. It’s tough when your air conditioner starts to act differently than was intended. There are several reasons why your cooling system is no longer producing cold air. In addition, for each of those

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Tips to Get the Most Out of Your AC This Summer

July 27, 2021

During summer, your air conditioner is likely to run 24/7. When the temperatures rise, your AC unit’s efficiency may drop. Regular maintenance is one way of ensuring that your cooling system is running efficiently. To ease the burden on your air conditioner, apply the following tips. They will help you to minimize your carbon footprint as well as lower your electricity costs. 1. Close Your Curtains During the Day To reduce your household’s lighting costs, maximize the natural light since it will help with minimizing costs. When there is no one in a room, close

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What Is the Ideal Temperature for Home Air Conditioning in the Summer?

June 6, 2021

Sharing an air conditioner with your household can potentially lead to some debates about the best temperature setting, especially in the summer. Summertime puts people in scorching and humid situations that make them want lower temperatures once they get home, away from the heat. Other people want to save money on the energy bill and don’t mind a little discomfort. Is it possible to find a way for you and your partner to remain comfortable without causing the electricity bills to skyrocket? Let’s look at the ideal temperature for home air conditioning units in the summer.

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How to Connect your New Thermostat to your AC

September 20, 2020

The summers in PA can get hot. If your old thermostat is starting to go bad, now is a great time to upgrade to a new device. Follow these steps for connecting your new thermostat to your air conditioner. Remove the Old Thermostat To start, turn the thermostat to the off position. Cut the breaker to the air conditioner. You’ll then lift the housing off the old thermostat. If it has screws, use a screwdriver to remove them. Remove the wall anchors for the old thermostat’s base plate. This allows you to access the wiring. Before

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