Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for August, 2019

How an HRV or ERV Can Benefit You

Monday, August 26th, 2019

comfortable-womanNew homes are built with efficiency in mind, and for home builders, this means sealing them up as tightly as possible. Sure, this does wonders for your heating and cooling efficiency, however, it can seriously impact your indoor air quality, as tight sealing can seriously limit the amount of natural ventilation in the house. For this reason, it is important that homeowners have the proper ventilation systems in place, specifically heat recovery and energy recovery ventilators.

Below, we have explained exactly what heat and energy recovery ventilators are and the benefits of installing one in your home. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

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Why is My AC Short-Cycling?

Monday, August 12th, 2019

On, off, on, off, on, off, on, off… you get the picture. It’s called short-cycling, and it is perhaps one of the most annoying things that could go wrong with your AC. Why? Because not only will it dramatically increase wear and tear on the system, but it’ll also put quite a large hole in your wallet.

Of course, though, you want your AC to work efficiently and effectively all summer long, so it’s important that when your AC starts to short cycle, you address the issue right away. But still, what exactly is short-cycling and why does it happen? Well, keep reading below and you’ll find out!

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