One of the most common questions we receive at Howard Air is how to tell if an air conditioner is working or if the unit is in need of maintenance. Aside from putting their hands over the vents to feel for a gust of [...]
As the temperature rises, we’re all inclined to keep things chill at home. But balancing how we use our air conditioners is going to impact how much the electric bill rises with the heat.
Here at Howard Air, we have some tips to help [...]
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 [...]
You know your air conditioning system keeps your home or business cool in the hot summer months, but have you ever wondered how it works? One interesting fact you might not know is that your air conditioner and your refrigerator work primarily the same [...]
To say Phoenix, Arizona is “hot” is like saying rain is wet. If you’ve ever lived here or visited, you know that the “dry heat” argument holds little weight when it’s 115 degrees in the shade. But what might not be so obvious to [...]
For several scorching days in June, the Valley of the Sun has some of the highest temperatures on record anywhere in the world. Weather experts note that this is likely due to atmospheric trends which will also raise temperatures across the country.
As the temperatures [...]
You know the relief that comes with opening your front door and stepping into a temperature-controlled home? We all take it for granted from time to time. A recent water and air conditioning outage at a local Mesa apartment complex was a [...]
As Thanksgiving nears this week, it is becoming more evident that fall is fully underway. Cooler temperatures have already made an appearance, and many were forced to turn on the central heating systems in their homes as a result. Soon winter weather will be [...]
Living in a subtropical desert climate leaves locals relying on their Carefree air conditioning systems for a majority of the year. Unfortunately, this can also leave them with overwhelming monthly energy expenses. We thought it would be a good idea to compile some great [...]