Air Conditioning Articles

Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 13, 2019
Couple covering their ears due to loud air conditioner

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Four Things to Know About your Air Conditioner

April 25, 2019
Air conditioner blowing air through vents

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 Ballard Natural Gas, 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 you become an informed consumer and get the best out of your purchase.

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Understanding Your Air Conditioner

April 11, 2019
Air Conditioner in backyard of home

To get the best value from your air conditioner, it’s important to have some knowledge of its basic components. This way, you can keep it properly maintained and make informed decisions when requesting service repairs.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

March 21, 2019
Clean home in springtime

At Ballard Natural Gas, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer.

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Get Your Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

March 18, 2019
AC on side of home

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Ballard Natural Gas, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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What Does SEER Mean?

August 30, 2018

When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the…

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies?

August 6, 2018
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Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world. It’s estimated there are now 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in America. Properly maintaining your HVAC system is the difference between your air conditioner helping with those allergies and it aggravating them. Ballard…

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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

June 26, 2018

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Air Conditioning – The Basics – Did You Know?

June 22, 2018

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Common Air Conditioning Problems

May 21, 2018

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