Which thermostat setting costs more money? Should I set thermostat to “on” or “auto”? Almost every thermostat features separate controls for heating and air conditioning. You set to “heat” when you want to heat, “cool” when you want to cool and “off” for those few months where you don’t need either. But what about the fan? There are pros and […]
We get many calls from customers wanting to know the cost for cleaning their ducts in the attic. Although duct cleaning has become popular, is it worth it? Should I clean my HVAC ducts? Here are some facts to consider. If you are routinely maintaining your HVAC system that includes a thorough cleaning of the air handler, register, grills, fans, […]
HVAC preventative maintenance is essential in keeping your home comfortable. The following reasons explain why: Save money – here are the ways preventative maintenance benefits your bottom line. Cut energy bills – preventative maintenance helps ensure that your HVAC systems runs at peak efficiency. This can save you up to 30% on your utility bills Extend system life – regular […]
As the water starts to recede in some areas, here’s what you need to know when “my a/c is under water.” First and foremost – TURN OFF THE POWER – go to the breaker and turn off the power to your a/c unit. Second, contact your homeowner’s insurance company to confirm if you have coverage from flooding or storm damage. […]
Here are 5 good reasons to replace your HVAC in the Fall: Save money – by replacing your system in the Fall you have time on your side. Time to research the best system to meet your needs and time to find the best contractor to install your new system. This time of the year contractors are between cooling and […]
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 […]
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.