Air Conditioning Articles

How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

June 22, 2020
How environmental issues can affect your ac, kid cleaning with dad, How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC | The Dalles, WA

When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your home in The Dalles.

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

May 31, 2020
Dog panting in summer time showing how the hot weather is coming and it's time for an AC summer check up.

It’s time for your annual AC tune-up. Call A&E Heating and Air today to schedule your appointment!

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 15, 2020
Homeowner checking the air flow or temperature after following their AC maintenance checklist.

Can you imagine a hot Hood River summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days.  Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year. According to the US Department of…

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 26, 2019
woman sleeping to show health benefits for sleeping while using AC

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

August 7, 2019
ac in backyard showing how an ac works

As a homeowner here in Oregon, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

July 16, 2019
woman trying to stay cool due to not following the 4 signs she needs a new ac unit

A&E Heating and Air understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in White Salmon, Oregon. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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5 Ways to Save on Your Summer Energy Bill

July 2, 2019
piggy bank representing how you can save money on your summer energy bill

Now that summer is here, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Oregon. At A&E Heating and Air, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

June 18, 2019
Technician installing new filter to help air conditioning system eliminate mold in home.

At A&E 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. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

June 6, 2019
Portrait of a young woman blowing her nose due to seasonal allergies

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. A&E Heating and Air is proud to help you here in White Salmon, OR.

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Do I Really Need an AC Maintenance Inspection?

May 21, 2019
Technician performing AC maintenance

Summer is quickly approaching. On the most scorching of days, the last thing you’ll want to worry about is your HVAC system breaking down. That’s why you should schedule an inspection and tune-up for your air conditioner as part of your spring cleaning.

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