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Debunking Myths: Understanding the Truth About Dependable Heating & Cooling Services

For many, the world of heating and cooling systems remains a mystery. A number of myths have sprouted over the years surrounding these vital components of our homes and workplaces. This blog focuses on debunking the misconceptions about heating & cooling services. With our knowledgeable guides, we aim to clear the air for our friends at United Air Conditioning.

Myth 1: Turning off the AC when not home Saves Energy

It’s often believed that turning off the air conditioning system when you’re not home can save on energy bills. While it may look logical on surface, it actually uses more energy to cool the space down once you get home again, than keeping it at a consistent temperature throughout the day. To strike the right balance between energy conservation and comfort, it is recommended to use a smart or programmable thermostat.

Myth 2: Bigger HVAC Units are Better

Another common misconception is that the bigger the unit, the more efficient it would be. However, this isn’t necessarily true. An oversized system can cause many issues including short-cycling, higher energy costs, and poor temperature control. It’s crucial to select an HVAC system that’s the right size for your indoor space to ensure optimal efficiency and comfort.

Myth 3: Temperature can be Lowered Faster by Setting Thermostat at Lower Temperatures

This unpopular belief is that setting your thermostat to a lower temperature will make your home cool down faster. In reality, HVAC systems work at the same speed regardless of the temperature setting. Instead of cooling your property faster, a lower temperature setting may just result in unnecessary energy waste and a shockingly high energy bill.

By debunking these heating and cooling myths, we hope to help you make better informed decisions about your HVAC needs. Rely on the right information for maximum comfort, cost effectiveness, and prolonged lifespan of your heating and cooling systems.