Should I Install a Zoned HVAC System?

June 30, 2022

When it comes to indoor comfort, efficiency is extremely important. You only want to use as much energy as needed to maintain a comfortable home. What’s more, lots of houses have trouble spots that seem to struggle with staying the same temperature. Maybe it’s because of a high ceiling or your large living room windows, but stubborn hot and cold spots reduce the efficiency of your HVAC system. Fortunately, there’s a solution. Installing a zoned HVAC system can be a great way to improve comfort and energy efficiency. But before you make the decision to install one, it’s important to...

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What Is Ductless Heating and Cooling?

June 16, 2022

When you think of HVAC, you probably think of the traditional, forced-air systems like a furnace or air conditioner. These HVAC systems use a network of air ducts to deliver heating and cooling evenly throughout your home. While ducted HVAC is a popular option, it’s not your only one. In fact, the design of many homes makes ducted HVAC less than ideal. How can you properly heat and cool these kinds of homes? Ductless HVAC systems are another option. As you can imagine, ductless heating and cooling doesn’t rely on air ducts to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures. Instead, one or...

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HVAC Necessities for Home Improvement in Cheyenne

May 24, 2022

As the weather in Cheyenne, Wyoming, starts to change, many people start thinking about home improvement projects. Some projects like painting or refreshing flooring are purely cosmetic. But more serious remodeling projects can be both cosmetically and functionally important. Because the layout of your home helps regulate indoor temperature and air quality, properly functioning HVAC equipment is always important. Home improvement projects can change the layout of your home or impact its heating and cooling needs. With your existing HVAC system, more time or energy may be needed to accommodate the renovated space. HVAC zoning or other upgrades can be...

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How Your HVAC System Can Affect Your Health

May 16, 2022

When people think of their HVAC system, they mostly think of heating and cooling. Your furnace, air conditioner or other equipment helps keep your home comfortable. But an effective HVAC system should do much more than that. The condition of your HVAC system can affect your health and reduce indoor air quality. The friendly, helpful experts at AC Mechanical know you deserve a healthy HVAC system. We’ll share some of the ways your HVAC system can affect your health and what you can do to address potential concerns. Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers for Moisture Control Ideal humidity levels in your home...

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Improving Indoor Air Quality During Fire Season in Wyoming

May 11, 2022

Overview. High indoor air quality makes an obvious difference on your sense of comfort at home. It’s important to keep it at healthy levels, especially during wildfires. Wind carries smoke and other airborne contaminants over long distances. Even if your home is far away, indoor air quality could be affected. This is particularly true for western US states due to the frequency of wildfires. Fortunately, there are ways to combat fire season in Wyoming and keep indoor air quality high. We’ll go into detail about why it’s important to take precautions and share a few tips for how to improve...

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What Are Some Common Indoor Air Pollutants?

May 11, 2022

Your home’s indoor air quality can be a big part of your overall sense of comfort. While modern homes are designed to help keep heating and cooling inside, this can also help trap airborne pollutants. Some come from the outdoors while others are a result of things you buy for cleaning or hobbies. Regardless of where they come from, airborne contaminants can be frustrating to deal with. Knowing how to fight them starts with knowing what the most common indoor air pollutants are. The local pros at AC Mechanical think you deserve the cleanest, healthiest indoor air possible. We’ve compiled...

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Here Are 6 HVAC Tips to Follow During Home Remodeling Projects

March 22, 2022

Overview of renovations and why it’s a chance to improve HVAC. Mention two-pronged approach of preparation and keeping things clean during the actual process. Home remodeling projects are an exciting chance to give one or more sections of your home a much-needed upgrade. But have you ever thought about including your HVAC system in the renovation process? Depending on the scope of the project, new additions or big changes to your home can change its heating and cooling needs. When you need to design and install additional HVAC equipment for any new construction, call the experts at AC Mechanical. Our...

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What to Know About Replacing Your Furnace’s Flame Sensor

March 8, 2022

Because furnaces use natural gas or sustain periods of high heat, safety components are a vital part of their design. When functioning normally, they’ll keep the furnace from leaking gas or running for too long. One of these safety components is called the flame sensor, and it’s responsible for ensuring that the gas has been properly ignited. If the flame sensor isn’t working correctly, your furnace may continue to allow gas to flow. This could lead to a gas leak, something every homeowner should avoid. Sometimes the problem can be resolved with a thorough cleaning, while damage or component failure...

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How Does Weather Impact HVAC in Cheyenne?

February 21, 2022

Our HVAC systems are all about creating and maintaining comfortable conditions indoors. But the local weather and climate can have a big impact on how hard your HVAC system needs to work. Temperature, humidity and even the wind can influence things like energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Out on the High Plains, the climate of Cheyenne and nearby towns is dynamic. Learning how it affects your HVAC system will help you use it more effectively. The heating and cooling pros at AC Mechanical want to ensure your HVAC system offers the most benefits as possible. Check out some useful...

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Ductwork Cleaning: The Process, Costs and Other Things to Know

February 8, 2022

While cleaning isn’t always a fun task, a clean home is better for your health and sense of comfort. The same idea applies to your HVAC system. Keeping your heating, cooling and ventilation equipment cleaner can improve indoor air quality. A great way to start is with duct cleaning. Getting the air ducts cleaned can reduce airborne contaminants, improve airflow and offer many other benefits. But without knowing the process or potential costs, some homeowners are still a little unsure. We’ll review the ductwork cleaning procedure, average costs and some other key information about this useful service. How are Air...

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