Air Conditioning Articles

5 Common AC Problems

June 30, 2024

When your air conditioner (AC) is running at peak efficiency, you win.

Not only will your electric bills in Arizona be cheaper––your AC system will last longer. Plus, your equipment will be operating at its best, so you will experience maximum comfort.

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3 Signs It’s Time For a New AC

June 15, 2024
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According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), high-efficiency air conditioners can reduce energy usage by 20 to 50 percent per year.

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10 Tips to Prepare Your AC Unit for Arizona’s Monsoon Season

June 1, 2024
Monsoon approaching the Arizona Desert.

Living in the Sonoran Desert presents unique challenges for Phoenix homeowners, especially during our monsoon season. This season, characterized by a shift in wind patterns, brings moisture from the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean into the region. 

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AC Maintenance Checklist

May 30, 2024
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Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Sun City without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend. Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional AC tune-up at least once a year.…

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Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

May 15, 2024
Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance? A white return air vent.

Taking care of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment keeps it at top-rate efficiency. It starts with changing your HVAC air filter at least every 90 days. An air conditioning unit with a consistently clean filter uses up to 15 percent less energy, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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Choosing the Right Air Conditioner for Your Phoenix Home

May 1, 2024
Home Air Conditioner Condenser coil sitting in front of brick wall.

While modern air conditioners are supposed to last up to 15 or 20 years, climate and usage can heavily influence their life span. In environments like Phoenix, AZ, it is common for air conditioners to only last 12 to 15 years due to the extreme and routine demands on the system. 

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

April 29, 2024
woman sweating and trying to refresh at home.

When the weather gets really hot in Sun City, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Desert Diamond Air wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay…

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

April 15, 2024
Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known. Dad and toddler playing guitar.

Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.

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Beat the Phoenix Heat: 3 Summer AC Maintenance Tips

April 1, 2024
Beat the Phoenix Heat: 3 Summer AC Maintenance Tips. AC Technician talking with customer.

Summer in Scottsdale is notorious for scorching temperatures that can push your air conditioning unit to its limits. With temperatures often soaring above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, your AC becomes your best friend, providing cool relief from the relentless heat. 

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

February 29, 2024

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea. According to the US Department of…

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

February 1, 2024
SEER––What Does It Mean? Circle knob with

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Arizona air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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