Ecobee Thermostat Heat Pump Setting

My team recently resolved an issue several clients were reporting where their heat pump was “stuck” in the defrost cycle. We received calls for service from clients with Lennox, Trane, Bosch, and Goodman heat pumps installed in their home. As a result, we knew the problem wasn’t related to one brand or model, but there […]

Gree Heat Pump Install

It’s been 4 months since we completed the Gree heat pump install at my mother’s Chandler, AZ home. I thought it would be a good time to write a follow up review and share how she likes it.   Gree Heat Pump Install Follow Up I wrote about the Gree heat pump install we did […]

2023 Best Air Conditioners & Heaters

Every year we publish our picks of the best central air conditioning & heating systems on the market. The 2023 best air conditioners & heating units list shares some of the units that made last year’s list and introduces some new models.   Criteria Used to Choose 2023 Best Air Conditioners & Heating Units  As […]

Freon Refrigerant Cost & Availability

How much does freon cost per pound? In my 35+ years as an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) Technician, this is a question I’ve answered often. Freon refrigerant cost & availability is changing rapidly in recent years now that production has been banned in the U.S. Now, in 2023, more changes to the refrigerant […]

Goodman AC Unit Review

Rather than focus on one Goodman AC unit model, we review the whole Goodman air conditioner lineup in this article. If you’re trying to decide if a Goodman AC unit is a good choice for your home, let’s find out!     We Promote Many Brands – No Bias Here! First things first, so you […]

Air Conditioning Ban in Arizona

An air conditioning ban in Arizona! Has our state government lost their minds?  Not according to experts close to the story. The following is a snippet of the article posted in this morning’s Arizona Republican… Air Conditioning Ban Will Impact Millions of Arizona Residents As if people didn’t have enough to deal with already, sources […]

Understanding Variable Speed Air Conditioning: Infographic

    For more reading on variable speed air conditioning, check out our other blog posts, Is Variable Speed Worth the Money? (Part One) and (Part Two). You can also check out our comprehensive buyer’s guide to finding a new air conditioning unit that’s right for you here. Looking for help with your new air […]

My AC Won’t Shut Off! Here’s Why

  My AC won’t shut off. The thermostat is set to the off position, but my AC keeps running. That’s the exact message I received from my mother a few days ago. Like most people probably suspect first, my mother instantly thought her thermostat was broken. As a 30+ year HVAC service technician, I knew to […]

My AC Can’t Keep Up! House Not Cooling

  If you’ve been thinking my AC can’t keep up, isn’t keeping my house cool, or noticed that lately your AC runs constantly: This article will give you a good idea of what’s going on & what to do about it.   “My AC wont cool below 80 degrees”  (or 84, 85, etc.). “My air […]