Air Conditioning Articles

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

July 17, 2019
piggy bank representing the 5 ways you can save money on your summer energy bill

Now that summer is here, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Nebraska. At Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 2, 2019
person checking to see how an air conditioner works in their home

As a homeowner here in Nebraska, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

June 18, 2019
Technician examining air conditioning unit for mold

At Ideal Heating and Air Conditioning, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

June 7, 2019
Woman sweating due to broken air conditioner in her home

Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Gretna, NE. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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4 Things You Should Know About Your AC

May 31, 2019
AC in backyard of home

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner (AC).

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 21, 2019
Woman waking up refreshed after using her ac while sleeping

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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Why is My AC Unit Making Noise?

April 16, 2019
Woman covering ears from loud air conditioner in home

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

March 21, 2019
Woman Sneezing On Couch From Allergies In Her Home

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers.

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Get Your Spring AC Maintenance

March 19, 2019
Technician Explaining AC Maintenance Process to Homeowner

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Ideal Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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Why is My AC Unit Blowing Hot Air?

August 28, 2018
Check air conditioner heat or room temperature

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Omaha. We want to keep you cool at Ideal Heating and Air Conditioning, so here are a few simple things that…

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