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 […]

Should I clean my HVAC ducts?

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

How your thermostat costs you money

There are several things you may be doing right now that are costing you more money than need be. How your thermostat costs you money is a question you should look at. Heating and cooling your home is a very large portion of your utility bill. If you’re looking to cut back on expenses, stop doing these things with your […]

HVAC Safety Tips

We would like to share some of the most important HVAC Safety Tips to keep your home and family safe from electrical fires, injuries, even death. The first thing to do if there is a problem, is to ALWAYS turn off the circuit breakers! Keep reading for further HVAC Safety Tips . . . Have a licensed HVAC technician perform […]

Buying a Trane HVAC System

Buying a Trane HVAC system requires help from a professional. Ultimately, a licensed dealer, like LHT Cooling, Heating & Refrigeration, Inc., will assess your home and install the Trane system that’s perfect for you. There is no manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) when it comes to heating and cooling system prices. Multiple factors affect the cost of your new system […]

How to find a trustworthy HVAC technician

When we hire a contractor to perform a service on our air conditioners, we put our trust in them to do honest, fair work. We expect professionalism, integrity and a job well done. However, it doesn't always happen that way. Unfortunately, not every HVAC contractor has your best interest in mind. Next time you hire a contractor to service your […]

UV lights for your HVAC

Many studies have proven the effectiveness of UV lights for your HVAC system shown to kill mold and bacteria. The effectiveness of germicidal UV radiation for reducing fungal contamination in air handler units. In one office study after 4 months of operation, the fungal levels following UV operation were significantly lower. There are 2 types of UV lights for your HVAC system: […]

Mildew smell from your air conditioner

If you turn on your air conditioning system only to smell the musty smell associated with mold and mildew growth, it can be unsettling. What is that mildew smell from your air conditioner? Air conditioning should be refreshing and comfortable. The only thing more miserable than dealing with hot and stickly conditions is dealing with a foul smell coming from […]

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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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