Howard Air's Air Conditioning Blog

What are the Best Types of Air Conditioners for Arizona?

Getting the right air conditioner for your home is important, especially during our triple-digit summers here in Arizona. At Howard Air, we know how important it is to choose the right air conditioning system for your home to ensure your comfort and make sure [...]

7 Tips to Make Your Air Conditioner Work More Efficiently

With Phoenix air conditioners running through long, hot summer days, energy efficiency is not a luxury. Knowing how to make an air conditioner work better saves you money, but it also increases the life of your system.

7 Ways to Make Your A/C Unit Blow [...]

How Dirty Air Ducts Can Ruin Your Indoor Air Quality

Around Phoenix, air quality is often on people’s minds. Our outdoor air quality varies, but is seldom as good as we would like. Indoors, homeowners and business operators strive for clean, breathable air, but dirty air ducts often lower the indoor air quality.

How [...]

Package vs. Split Air Conditioners: Which is Better?

For any Phoenix homeowner or business lacking central air conditioning, the decision to go with a packaged air conditioner or a split system may seem less important than just getting some glorious, cooling comfort ASAP.

Yet each method – package unit vs. split system – offers [...]

How Cleaning Air Ducts Minimizes Energy Loss & Saves Money

At Howard Air, we get a lot of calls from interested customers wondering how to clean air ducts. We politely remind them that air duct cleaning is not normally an amateur task. This sometimes makes our callers disappointed, but the energy savings from hiring [...]

These Five Tips will Help You Avoid Expensive HVAC Repairs

Nobody likes the cost of air conditioner repairs, but nobody likes living in Arizona without central air conditioning, either. At Howard Air, we know you and your family can benefit from lower AC repair costs by employing these five strategies.

Five Ways You Can Prevent [...]

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    Before Buying an AC Unit in Phoenix, Here’s What You Need to Know

Before Buying an AC Unit in Phoenix, Here’s What You Need to Know

Phoenix is hot and especially during the summer months. Phoenicians want relief, and central air conditioning is the answer. A good HVAC contractor installing new air conditioners stays very busy all year long. Before you leap at a “bargain” AC unit, consider the other [...]

Lower Your Utility Bill with These Home Energy Saving Tips

At Howard Air, we always like to pass along great home energy saving tips, so here is a quick collection of six ideas to lower your utility bills.

6 Ways to Lower Energy Usage Around the Home

If you’re looking for ways to consume less power [...]

How Often Do Air Conditioners Break Down in Arizona?

The life of a Phoenix air conditioner is not kind, easy or long. Most central air conditioners survive 13 to 15 years in our desert environment. A central air conditioning system in a more temperate climate, such as Illinois or Oregon, may last more [...]

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    What to Do if Your Air Conditioner Breaks in the Middle of the Night

What to Do if Your Air Conditioner Breaks in the Middle of the Night

An air conditioner not blowing cold air is a problem for Phoenix homeowners, but one that is far worse if your system breaks down after business hours. Here are strategies you can use while waiting for your trusted Phoenix HVAC experts, Howard Air, to arrive. 

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