Your best thermostat setting when it’s hot is one that keeps you comfortable without skyrocketing your utility bill. How do you find that balance? It’s summer here in Myrtle Beach and the heat index is above 100 degrees. If you prefer a relatively chilly indoor temperature, you probably won’t like what we have to say. The case for a warmer […]
When you think about the dog days of summer in Myrtle Beach, chances are you may be thinking about soaking up the sun at the beach or swimming pool. You could also be thinking about a family barbeque in the backyard. However, at the end of the day, you will be thinking about a good night’s sleep in a comfortably […]
There are several steps you can take to ensure that clogged HVAC drain lines don’t happen to you. To ensure your HVAC drain line stays clear between preventative maintenances, we’re going to look at what you can do as a homeowner to prevent these clogged HVAC drain lines. At the air handler: Condensation will collect in the pan under the […]
When it’s hot outside, it’s hotter in your attic. How can you tell if your attic is too hot? A hot attic is bad for several reasons. High temperatures inside your attic will shorten the life span of your shingles. Excessive heat also deteriorates items you store in your attic. It can also cause moisture problems in your home. Take […]
Your AC can’t keep up on hot days! The higher the temperature outside, the harder your ac has to work. It seems to run constantly, but never cools down your home. If you are experiencing this, there are a couple of things you can do. Keep the heat outside of your home. Your ac has to remove any heat that […]
To enhance humidity control in your HVAC, you can try the following to boost your system’s ability to fight that indoor mugginess. 4 strategies to enhance humidity control in your HVAC: CLEAN THE COILS – This is the easiest thing to try first for getting better HVAC humidity control from an older system. Humid air outdoors is rough on your AC’s condenser […]
Most people look forward to enjoying the summer sun and beating the heat in a cool, air-conditioned building. Keeping your space cool comes at a price. High energy consumption equal high energy bills! As homes around the country turn on their a/c, they quickly notice their utility bills go up. Additionally, typical a/c units use fluorocarbon refrigerants as coolant. If […]
The Department of Energy (DOE) will have some strict standards over the next decade with HVAC changes affecting consumers. Naturally, the upgrades in energy-efficient HVAC systems will send some shockwaves through the HVAC industry. But, in the long term, homeowners and business owners will benefit. What HVAC distributors, contractors and consumers want to know is how the changes will affect […]
You should look for signs your air conditioner is low on refrigerant. Refrigerant is the blood of your air conditioner. Without enough refrigerant, your a/c system cannot cool your home properly. Not only will you be hot and uncomfortable, but low levels of refrigerant can severely damage your air conditioner. Here are some signs your air conditioner is low on […]
There are many advantages of smart thermostats! Heating and cooling account for nearly half your home’s energy costs. A smart thermostat offers both automation and greater control over your home’s temperature and climate – control that could save you a lot of money on your utility bill. Here is the top 8 advantages of smart thermostats: Take human error out […]
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LHT Cooling, Heating & Refrigeration is a Myrtle Beach HVAC and commercial refrigeration company in South Carolina that services the Grand Strand. LHT services and repairs heat pumps, air conditioning units, heating units, furnaces, ventilation systems, indoor air quality, humidification, ductless systems, boilers, ice machines, reach-in coolers, walk-in coolers, blast chillers and refrigerated displays. LHT services all of the the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach including North Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach.