Set thermostat to “on” or “auto”

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 […]

3 reasons people opt for a mini-split system

If you are thinking of upgrading your heating and cooling system, but aren’t sure what your options are – keep reading! The 3 reasons people opt for a mini-split system are: There is no existing ductwork They are adding on or renovating their home They are trying to address problems their existing system can’t meet No existing ductwork Mini-splits have […]

Steps to take before turning on your heat

We’ve had some chilly mornings. Follow these steps to take before turning on your heat. Before you turn on your heat, make sure the entire system works properly. A preventative maintenance approach keeps your unit operating efficiently and helps prevent an unexpected breakdown on a cold winter day. It can also save you costly repairs before issues get out of […]

Hurricane winds can impact your HVAC

Hurricane winds can impact your HVAC is many disastrous ways! Condenser coil clogged with dirt and debris following high winds of a storm: Dust and debris clogged condenser coils – high winds that accompany a hurricane often lead to excessive airborne dust and debris that will easily clog the aluminum fins of an HVAC’s condenser coil. Fortunately, this is easy […]

Best thermostat setting when it’s hot

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 […]

Dog days of summer in Myrtle Beach

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 […]

Your AC can’t keep up on hot days!

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 […]

HVAC changes affecting consumers

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 […]

Signs your air conditioner is low on refrigerant

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 […]

Advantages of smart thermostats

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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Myrtle Beach HVAC & Refrigeration

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.

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