Gowland's Heating & A/C Blog: Posts Tagged ‘St Bernard’

Should You Choose a Heat Pump When You Replace Your AC?

Monday, October 10th, 2022
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You may have decided that your old air conditioning system has just gone through its last summer of cooling your home. Time to replace it. But replace it with what? 

You might automatically think, “With another air conditioning system, of course.” But this isn’t your only option. You might find that putting in a heat pump is a much better choice than going with a standard air conditioning system.

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How Much Cooling Do You Need From a Commercial AC?

Monday, June 6th, 2022
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Even smaller businesses and commercial spaces can require more cooling than the standard residential home. A commercial facility has more people in it and a greater amount of heat-producing equipment working at once. Most commercial air conditioning systems need a higher capacity to handle the climate control needs of a business—often much more.

If you’re asking how much cooling you need from your commercial HVAC in St. Bernard, LA, we can help shine some light on the topic. When it comes to selecting new units and installing them, you’ll need our professional assistance to ensure all the right choices are made. That way you’ll end up with the ideal amount of cooling that won’t waste power and will work dependably for many years.

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Odd Smells From Your AC: What They Might Mean

Monday, May 23rd, 2022
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Strange sounds can warn you of an air conditioning system in need of repair work. These noises include clanging, grinding, loud clicking, hissing, and bubbling. But your ears aren’t the only sense you can use to determine if your AC is asking for help. An air conditioner can often give off strange smells that will warn you it’s time to call the Gowland’s team for AC repair in St. Bernard, LA

Below we’ll list the most common cautionary odors and what they can mean for your air conditioner.

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Does a Burnt-Out Compressor Mean My AC Must Be Replaced?

Monday, September 13th, 2021
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The “dead compressor” is one of the most feared problems with an air conditioner. The compressor is the most powerful part of an air conditioner, the component that uses the most electrical power to run. It’s also essential for an AC to provide cooling power. If a compressor fails because it burns out, the conventional wisdom is that the part is far too expensive to replace. Instead, professionals must replace the entire air conditioning system. 

But conventional wisdom isn’t always correct. If you’ve wondered if a burnt-out compressor is the end of the line for your AC, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll go into the four different options you have when your air conditioning system’s compressor dies to see which one is best for your situation.

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