8 Ways of Cutting Down Your Electricity Bill This Summer

June 20, 2022

During the summer months, your utility bill can be higher than usual. You may use your air conditioner to keep cool, but you are also running the fan, appliances, and lights. The good news is that there are a few simple ways of reducing energy consumption to cut down on your electric bill this summer. 1. Install a Programmable Thermostat Keeping your thermostat at 68 to 70 degrees can significantly raise your summer utility bill. You should set the thermostat to keep the temperature comfortable and turn it up or down based on how many

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Get to Know What SEER Rating Is and Why Is It Important

May 20, 2022

With soaring energy costs and a growing focus on renewable resources, it is more important than ever to be diligent about using your home’s energy efficiently. One key metric used to determine how efficient your heating and air conditioning system is the SEER rating. Read on and learn about SEER rating and why it is important. What’s a SEER Rating? The SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating is a measure of how efficient an air conditioner or heat pump is. The higher the SEER rating, the more energy efficient the system is and the less the

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Spring Cleaning Tasks to Benefit Your HVAC System

April 15, 2022

4 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Benefit Your HVAC System Whether you’re aware of their presence or not, contaminant particles are all around your household. Even if you keep a clean home, it’s impossible to eliminate all the dust, dirt, and pet dander that floats around and clings to surfaces. During springtime, there’s the added issue of pollen, which typically shows up in abundance. Therefore, cleaning certain areas of your household can make a significant difference, especially when it comes to the health and efficiency of your HVAC system. This spring, make sure that you handle all the following cleaning

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What You Can Do to Ensure Space Heater Safety

October 19, 2021

Certain areas of your Whittier, North Carolina, home might be significantly colder than others. Using a space heater is one way to enjoy sufficient warmth in these spaces. However, before rolling a space heater out and plugging it in, it’s important to know how to do so safely. Space heaters that are old, left unattended, or poorly set up can easily lead to disaster. Following are a few fire prevention tips that every homeowner should know. Space Heaters Should Never Be Left Unattended Never leave your space heater running when leaving the room. Always turn this

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Recommendations for Residential Furnace Safety

September 20, 2021

If you’ve recently purchased a home with a furnace in it or you’ve upgraded your own heating system to include one, it’s likely that you’re looking to learn more about furnaces. One extremely important aspect that you need to learn is furnace safety. We’re going to share with you some great information about how to stay safe while having a furnace in your home. Give It Space Just because your furnace may take up a small portion of a room, that doesn’t mean that you can use the space around it for storage. Your furnace should

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Signs Your AC Has Been Damaged in a Storm

August 3, 2021

A hurricane with thunder, rain, strong winds, or hail can wreak havoc to your homes and disturb the outdoor AC unit. Although many air conditioning systems are built to withstand harsh weather elements, they are not exempt from storm-related damage, particularly when installed in a location prone to standing water. It is vital to recognize the warning signs of AC damage after a storm. This way, you’ll do everything needed to mitigate any problems or address them before they become more serious. Identifying storm-related damages to your AC unit is not always obvious. Luckily, keeping an

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Common AC Noises and How to Fix Them

July 27, 2021

Being a homeowner comes along with the responsibility of taking care of the various systems throughout your entire home. Your air conditioning system is one of the most important systems to keep in operation for your family’s comfort throughout the long summer months. If you’re starting to notice an unusual noise coming from your air conditioning system, it’s vital to address the problem right away before it gets worse. 1. Hissing If you notice a hissing sound coming from your air conditioning system, it’s important to shut it off right away. This sound is most likely

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How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 6, 2021

Having an air conditioner installed in your home is a major investment. Therefore, you need to ensure that you keep it in good shape. This will help you to avoid the discomfort of your AC unit failing to work on a very hot day. Summer seasons at Whittier come when the temperature rises, so it is important to ensure that your air conditioner will help you cool your home as summer sets in. Some air conditioner cooling systems might be challenging to fire up after a long time of dormancy. However, preparing your

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Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

May 12, 2021

It is no surprise that humidity has a significant impact on the efficiency of an AC system. When humidity is too high or low, attaining indoor comfort can be difficult. Depending on your local climate, you may find that an additional humidifier, dehumidifier or both are important components to your overall HVAC system. What Is Humidity? Humidity is the amount of moisture that is in the air. It is measured by percent humidity, but the actual amount of water in the air at different times of year will change with the temperature. Warm

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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

April 14, 2021

North Carolina summers get hot and humid. Whittier residents depend on their air conditioning systems to beat the heat. At Premier Indoor Comfort Systems, we know that a well-functioning AC is critical for home comfort. Our skilled technicians can handle every aspect of air conditioner maintenance and repair. Human beings have always looked for a way to cool down, but it has not always been as simple as lowering the thermostat. Once a feature reserved only for the wealthiest homes, air conditioning is the product of years of scientific progress and ingenuity. Ancient Cooling Techniques

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