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How an HVAC system works

Prescott Air Conditioning can inspect, repair and/or replace your Prescott home's HVAC system and keep you comfortable all year round.The HVAC system is the core of cooling and heating your Prescott home. A high-quality, working system means you will never feel uncomfortable during the extremes of any season. Prescott Air Conditioning hopes an explanation of how the different cooling and heating distribution systems work will give you a better understanding of your home's HVAC system.

Forced Air Systems
A forced air system uses a blower to force hot or cold air through metal ducts. Depending on whether you are using your air conditioner or furnace, cold air is forced through one set of ducts while hot air is forced through another set of ducts.

Radiant Systems
Radiant systems cannot be used in conjunction with your home's air conditioning system. These systems heat the floors, walls or ceilings of a room...though it doesn't seem very efficient to install a radiant system in the ceiling since heat rises.

Despite various models having special features, the differences between their core components are comparatively few. The operation is fairly simple:

  • The furnace utilizes natural oil or gas to heat your home's air. The heat exchanger, a part of the furnace, is responsible for heating the air to the right temperature.
  • The air conditioner uses electricity and coolant liquid to reduce the temperature of the air.
  • Ductwork is the means by which hot and cold air is forced throughout your home.
  • The thermostat turns your HVAC system on and off, controls the temperature and operates any other special features belonging to your system.

If the age of your air conditioner has you thinking of installing a new system, make sure you do your research first. For inspection, repair or replacement of your Prescott home's HVAC system, call the heating and cooling experts at Prescott Air Conditioning today for a free quote. Call us at 928-308-1254.

 

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5 out of 5 stars Thank you for your excellent service! On a cold winter morning, we discovered that our heater was broken. You returned our call very quickly and came out to fix our furnace very quickly. Thank you! We have tropical birds and need to keep our house warm for them as well as ourselves. You are professional and prompt and your work is excellent. Thank you for your service! You may use this testimonial however you please.
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5 out of 5 stars Rich and Brenda showed up within an hour of us contacting them, assessed the problem with our furnace, had the broken part on hand (!!! It's a 26 year old furnace!!!). They were extremely friendly, professional, explanatory and obviously care about the work they do. We had quite a few problems, and the 2 other HVAC folks said "just replace the thing" and took a service fee. While Rich tended to agree that it needs replacing, he made sure he got the unit working, inspected and was confident in its safety as a stop gap. Could not recommend them more. It's quite rare to get such thorough, professional.
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5 out of 5 stars Best service I have ever received. Rich and his wife arrived at our residence in a timely manner, very nice people. Rich explained in detail our issue with our AC system and how it occurred. He fixed my problem and provided some tips to keep our system up to par. The best part of the whole thing, they cared about their customers and it showed. You can trust that they will give you an honest quote and do what they can to fix your problem without taking you to the bank. Thank You Prescott Air Conditioning & Heating!
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5 out of 5 stars Brenda and Rich were very helpful. I called and left a message at 10 am on a Saturday, they called back an hour later, and we had our ac up and running by noon that day. Fast, friendly, easy to schedule and reasonably priced. As a local in Prescott I highly recommend them.