Ambient Comfort LLC Blog: Archive for July, 2017

Why is my air conditioner blowing warm air?

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

WHY IS MY AIR CONDITIONER BLOWING WARM AIR?

It has happened to most of us, and usually during a particularly hot and humid summer day. You’re uncomfortable and detect that your air conditioner is blowing warm, instead of cool, air!

Easy Resolutions

Often there is an easy fix to this common problem. Is your system set to heating instead of cooling mode? The first recommended step is to check your thermostat settings, which can easily get switched, especially during the changeover between seasons. It should be set to “cool” mode and the fan switched to the “auto” position. Make sure the temperature setting is below what the actual room temperature is.

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Is Your Basement Leaking Cold Air?

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Is Your Basement Leaking Cold Air?

When the topic is leaky basements, one usually thinks of water coming through the foundation and causing a flood. But basements that leak air can be a problem too if you have central air conditioning. When you’re paying to cool your home, a leaky basement will allow cool air to escape. This is like throwing away money. It also places a higher demand on your air conditioner, forcing it to work overtime to cool the home, shortening its lifespan, and increasing repair costs.

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