Common Types of Thermostats

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Thermostat installationWhat type of thermostat do you have to operate your heating and cooling in Brookhaven? Is it a manual thermostat or a smart thermostat? Is it a line voltage or low voltage thermostat? Don’t worry if you’re not sure how to answer those questions. Many people don’t have a clue about how their HVAC system’s thermostats work. However, a basic understanding of the different types helps you identify problems, use less energy, and save money.

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4 Easy Steps to Winterize Your HVAC Unit

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Heating HouseWhen temperatures dip in Northern Georgia, it’s important to have a fully-functioning heating system. If you haven’t had your HVAC unit serviced yet, you could be looking at unexpected home heating repair in Alpharetta. In order to keep your system running well all winter long, it’s important to prepare your system. Here are 4 easy ways to winterize your system today.

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5 Ways Your HVAC System Can Help Reduce Allergens

Monday, October 8th, 2018


Allergens can be a nightmare. Itchy, watery eyes, congestion, and coughing can keep you up all night and make you miserable all day. But while you’re likely to blame pollen and other allergens outdoors, your home heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system–or HVAC, for short–could be responsible for your symptoms. Technicians who specialize in HVAC installation in Buford, GA, often find that people who complain of poor outdoor air quality should actually work on their indoor air quality. 

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What is an HVAC Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Your air conditioning unit is made up of many different components and moving parts. Perhaps the most important is the refrigerant. The refrigerant found in your air conditioner is what cools the air as it cycles through the appliance. Once cooled, the air is then pumped through the ducts in your home, allowing it to reduce the temperature. Because the refrigerant is so important, a leak is a big deal. To better understand why a refrigerant leak could warrant an HVAC replacement in Buford, GA, here’s what you need to know.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

Monday, September 17th, 2018

As Fall approaches, you probably have a list of to-do’s to get ready for winter. One of the top priorities on the list should be to perform maintenance on your HVAC system. You do not have to do it, particularly if you want to shiver and wonder if you need heating replacement in Alpharetta once it gets cold, but if you want to avoid that, a little maintenance now will go a long way towards ensuring you have heat when you want or need it. Here is a brief list of maintenance steps you should take, at a minimum, before the seasons turn.

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Name That Sound: Deciphering Your AC Unit’s Noises

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Your air conditioner, like any other appliance, is made up of many working parts. From the condenser to the outside unit, all of these pieces work together to ensure that your home stays cool during the summer months. If a component within the makeup of your AC unit isn’t working properly, it may begin to make odd noises. From bangs and screeching to whirring and whistling, here’s are a few easy ways to decipher what those sounds mean and whether or not they indicate the need to call a heating and air contractor in Atlanta.

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The Four Seasons of Your HVAC System

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

When the weather gets uncomfortable outside, you take refuge in your home. That’s why it’s important that you maintain the system all year round. Check out our tips for keeping your heater and ac working during all four seasons.

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The Latest Innovations That Can Make Your HVAC Work Better

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

AC unitTechnology is changing and improving at a rapid pace, now more than ever. Never in the history of humanity has technology, especially home technology, been so convenient and capable of improving lives. Take heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The following technological advancements can make your home heating and cooling experience more efficient, comfortable, and manageable. 

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What Every Homeowner Should Know about Air Conditioning

Monday, August 13th, 2018

AC unitYour air conditioner is important to helping you feel comfortable during the hot summer months. When it breaks down, it’s inconvenient at best. At Cool Air Mechanical in Brookhaven, we understand the reason why people have air conditioning. Unfortunately, too few homeowners actually understand their AC units. Here are some things you should know.

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5 Common Heating and AC Repair Scams

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

HVAC repairIt’s unfortunate, but whenever summer arrives, the scams seem to appear. Fortunately, many of these scams are well-known and often repeated, so identifying them is relatively easy.

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