Air Conditioning Articles

What Does AC SEER Mean?

September 17, 2021
AC SEER

nditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? 

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 16, 2021
Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? A pair of adult male hands feeling the flow of air coming out of an air vent on a wall near a ceiling. Man with hands in front of an air vent feeling for air flow.

It’s the first really hot day of summer in Anacortes 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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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

July 14, 2021
Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

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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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

June 16, 2021
5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

Our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner (AC) less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

March 23, 2021

If you can reduce that usage in Mount Vernon, you will be able to make a difference in our environment and save yourself some money as well. Take some of the following ideas from our professionals at Foss Heating & Cooling to heart and make some money-saving resolutions today.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

March 15, 2021

Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Foss Heating & Cooling, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

August 13, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many lives around us, both health-wise and financially. At Foss Heating & Cooling, we remain committed to providing the best service to all our Washington customers during this difficult time. Let’s stick together as a community and help each other whenever we can.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 20, 2020
A woman sleeping in a bed | 3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping | Mount Vernon, WA | Air Conditioner Sleeping Benefits

At Foss Heating and Cooling, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run efficiently is crucial to helping you get the good night’s sleep you deserve. We also know how critical sleep is to everyday life, so we make it a priority to provide our customers in the Mount Vernon, WA, area a cooling system that ensures the utmost comfort all hours of the day or night.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 20, 2020
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Spring is the best time to have maintenance done on your home’s air conditioner. You want to rely on your unit before summer arrives.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

August 15, 2019
air conditioning unit outside of building representing the myth of how these units eliminate mold

At Foss Heating and Cooling, 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.

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