Air Conditioning Articles

How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

September 8, 2021
central air conditioner in Mendon, IL

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs. 

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 3, 2021
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It’s the first really hot day of summer in Quincy when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 6, 2021
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Our team at Bruening Heating, Air Conditioning & Fireplaces 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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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

June 3, 2021
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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 this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Why Do I Need Air Conditioner Maintenance Now?

May 11, 2021
Air conditioner maintenance in Mendon, IL

At Bruening Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months.

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