Archive for May, 2015

Do I Really Have to Change My Air Filter Every 3 Months?

Monday, May 25th, 2015

One of the most common reasons whole home air conditioners begin to operate poorly is because of a clogged, dirty air filter. One of the best ways to avoid problems that start with your dirty air filter is to change it regularly every 3 months. This may seem often to some homeowners, but staying on top of changing your air filter can help you avoid some fairly serious issues with your air conditioner. What kinds of problems are we talking about? Here are some more common ones: (more…)

How Does a Tankless Water Heater Provide Hot Water?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

There’s been a lot of hub-bub about tankless water heaters, and for those of us who have been around a while, it may seem somewhat inconceivable that a water heater without a tank can provide enough hot water for an entire household. The working mechanisms of a tankless system are actually not that hard to understand, but installing and servicing these systems is more complex than tank units, which is why you should always hire professionals for all of your tankless water heater needs. So how does a tankless system provide hot water? Let’s take a look. (more…)

“Ductless” Air Conditioning? How Does That Work?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Not too long ago, you couldn’t have whole-home air conditioning without ductwork. These days, however, there are several different kinds of systems that allow homeowners to have whole house cooling when there’s no ductwork in the home. One type of system like this is the ductless air conditioner. Ductless ACs have been around for a while, and made a strong debut in commercial spaces like restaurants. But over the last few years they have made the migration into residential properties, and as a result, have become very popular. If you aren’t familiar with how these systems work, though, you may be hard pressed to understand how they can effectively cool your home in Westport, CT, but our Celco Heating and Air Conditioning experts are here to provide a basic explanation about how these systems work. (more…)

The Dynamic Duo of Your AC Coils

Monday, May 4th, 2015

“Coil” can be such a generalized word that using it in relation to your air conditioner can be vague at best. But the simple fact is that the coils in your air conditioning system play important roles, and without them, your home wouldn’t stay cool. So what are these coils and why are they so important? Let’s take a look. (more…)