MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘air conditioning installation’

AC Installation Is Not a DIY Job!

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

air-conditioner-installationWe don’t condone anyone to do their own, DIY air conditioning installation. You might be thinking, “Of course not, because how would you make any money?”

True. It is our job, after all. But mostly, we’re worried about the extra time and money it will cost you after the fact. Many homeowners who embark on these DIY installations don’t realize how many things can possibly go wrong in an AC installation—and it’s not always apparent at first.

The experience of a professional HVAC contractor can recognize a good installation when they see one, and it’s what gives them the confidence to guarantee a job well done. However, we can’t say the same for amateur installations. We’ll give you a few reasons why DIY doesn’t work out the way you think it would.

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3 Things to Look for in an HVAC Contractor

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

hvac-contractor-working-on-ourdoor-ac-unitIf you do your research, you’ll probably find countless reasons why you should choose this HVAC contractor over that HVAC contractor. But the fact of the matter is this: If you’re not already a professional HVAC contractor yourself, it’ll be tough to see the signs of what makes a truly good one.

In our opinion, however, what matters most is availability and true expertise in what it takes to make you feel the most comfortable in your home. In this post, we’ll give you three things that you should look for to find a good HVAC contractor.

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How Your Air Conditioning Can Benefit from a Zone Control System

Monday, June 1st, 2015

One of the drawbacks of a standard central air conditioning system—i.e. an AC that sends cooled air into ducts that connect to room vents—is that it is an all-or-nothing proposition. You either send conditioned air to all the vents… or none of them. Since you probably will rarely need to cool down your entire home at one time, the standard central AC set-up can result in significant energy waste.

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