Air Conditioning Articles

3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 19, 2022
3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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What Is a Ductless AC?

June 16, 2022
What Is a Ductless AC?

Ductless air conditioning (AC) systems can be the perfect answer for that room which is never quite cool enough or for that new addition you are building. It’s a low-maintenance and affordable option to upgrading to a newer air conditioning unit when more cooling is needed inside your Tomahawk home. 

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

May 16, 2022
tool belt on top of AC unit

When the weather gets really hot in Tomahawk, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Premier Heating & Cooling wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 20, 2022
AC tech fixing wall unit

Our professionals at Premier Heating & Cooling understand that line of thinking but want to be sure you realize the long-term benefits of regular maintenance and tune-ups for your air conditioning system. In many cases, a small, short-run investment can save time, money, stress, and hassle down the road.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 16, 2022
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Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. 

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

August 10, 2021
man in white hard hat adjusting thermostat

When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? 

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 16, 2021
man sealing window

When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Tomahawk home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Premier Heating & Cooling wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 15, 2021
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Can you imagine a hot Wausau summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

August 15, 2019
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In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Tomahawk home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. However,…

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 10, 2019
HVAC heating and air conditioning residential units.

As a homeowner here in Wisconsin, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit. How It All Began…

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Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing an Air Conditioner

June 11, 2019
Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing an Air Conditioner

If you’re in the market for an air conditioner, you’re well aware of the many different models and capabilities. An A/C unit is more than just an appliance — it’s an investment. Whether you’re looking to weather the warmer seasons in Tomahawk, WI, with more comfort or looking to boost the value of your home,…

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4 Things to Know About Your Air Conditioner

May 9, 2019
Air conditioner in backyard of home

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Premier Heating & Cooling, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC). We’ve made this list to help…

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

August 23, 2018
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs, usually indicate a larger problem,…

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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

July 20, 2018
Air vent in Tomahawk

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Premier Heating & Cooling, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Tomahawk, WI 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…

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How to Save Money on Air Conditioning

May 25, 2018
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With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you may be running your AC more and more. We want to go over some of the ways that you can save money and energy with your HVAC system this season. Seasonal Service and Maintenance There is simple maintenance you can do at home, like…

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The Phaseout of R-22 Refrigerant

April 24, 2018
Close up view on HVAC units (heating

No doubt you’ve heard of Freon®, the refrigerant gas used in your air conditioner. But maybe you haven’t heard of or made the connection with its generic name––R-22 (refrigerant 22), or HCFC-22 (hydrochlorofluorocarbon 22). And maybe you also haven’t heard that by the year 2020, it’s being phased out of usage here in the U.S.…

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Does My Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

August 18, 2017
A family reading about an air conditioner preventing mold in Wausau

Your air conditioner can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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Why is My Wisconsin AC Freezing Up?

August 2, 2017
Sunset over a lake in Wisconsin.

A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your AC unit. Whether you have a window unit or a central air system the causes and effects of this, as well as the solutions, are the same. The ice build up on your AC unit creates an inability to cool…

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Why is my AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 14, 2017
AC outside next to a house in Wausau

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Tomahawk. We want to keep you cool at Premier Heating & Cooling, so here are a few simple things that you…

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