Air Conditioning Archive

How to Choose a New Heat Pump System in Indianapolis

By: Brian Schutt  |  November 20, 2023
Heat Pump SystemHeat Pump System

Revised: November 2023  Has recent weather convinced you a new heat pump is in your future? When you’re ready to upgrade or replace your system with a new heat pump system, we want to help you prepare. We’ll review how a new heat pump works, basic terms used to evaluate heat pumps and what constitutes...
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By: Brian Schutt  |  August 21, 2023

Revised 2023 As extreme winter weather is predicted, this questions is an important one to consider as a homeowner. Should I cover my air conditioner during the winter? We explore below    If you’re anything like I was 18 months ago, you have no clue about your hvac system apart from your thermostat.  I’ve learned...
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3 Tests for an Air Conditioner Freon Leak

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 20, 2023
3 Tests for an Air Conditioner Freon Leak3 Tests for an Air Conditioner Freon Leak

Updated on 8/17/2023 On January 1, 2020 Freon, or R-22 refrigerant, was banned from being manufactured by The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) because it damaged the ozone layer. R-22 was used in nearly all cooling devices at the time of the ban, so it was eliminated with a step-by-step phase-out. An air conditioner freon leak...
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Furnace Leaking Water: What Causes It During the Summer?

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 18, 2023
Furnace Leaking Water: What Causes It During the Summer?Furnace Leaking Water: What Causes It During the Summer?

Updated on 8/17/2023 Is your furnace leaking water? Don’t panic! This article will help you understand what causes water to be found around your furnace during the summer and how to troubleshoot the issue. What Does It Mean If My Furnace is Leaking Water? During normal operation, your air conditioner produces a significant amount of...
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What Should I Do When The HVAC Freon is Low in My Air Conditioner?

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 15, 2023
What Should I Do When The HVAC Freon is Low in My Air Conditioner?What Should I Do When The HVAC Freon is Low in My Air Conditioner?

Updated Summer 2023 Freon (R22) has been phased out of being manufactured since 2010, and finally banned in 2020. Air Conditioning Systems are still functioning with the same principles of heat transfer, but now use primarily R410a refrigerant (in residential HVAC systems) While the freon reference in this post is dated, the process is still...
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When is the Right Time to Replace a Ductless Mini Split HVAC System in Indianapolis?

By: Brian Schutt  |  August 5, 2023

Indianapolis homeowners often enjoy the comfort and convenience that ductless mini-split HVAC systems bring to their living spaces. These efficient and versatile systems provide both heating and cooling capabilities, making them a popular choice for many households in Indianapolis. However, like any appliance, ductless mini-splits have a limited lifespan, and knowing when to replace them...
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What to do With a Frozen AC Coil

By: Paul Smith  |  August 3, 2023

When you have a frozen coil, take these important steps… As the heat of summer accelerates, so do common air conditioning repairs. Indiana summers can mean your system working against 90 degree weather. This type of weather has a knack for showing the problems within a system quickly leading to costly ac repairs. One of...
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Broad Ripple and Meridian-Kessler: Customized Air Conditioning Repair for 46220

By: Brian Schutt  |  July 25, 2023

Living in the vibrant heart of Indianapolis — specifically within the 46220 zip code — means being a part of two dynamic neighborhoods – Broad Ripple and Meridian-Kessler. These areas blend the excitement of city life with the serenity of suburban green spaces. However, when the summer sun blazes, the need for a dependable air...
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The Process of Installing a New AC

By: Paul Smith  |  July 21, 2023

The process of installing a new air conditioner typically involves several steps. Here is a overview of the installation process: Assessment and Planning: A Homesense Technician will visit your home to assess your cooling needs. They will consider factors such as the size of your home, insulation, ductwork, and any specific requirements or preferences you...
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Blog: AC Replacement, The Best Time to Replace Your AC

By: Paul Smith  |  July 18, 2023

Air conditioners have a limited lifespan, and there comes a time when replacing them becomes necessary. Determining the right time to replace your air conditioner is helps to avoid unexpected breakdowns and maximize energy efficiency. There are several signs that indicate it’s time for an ac replacement: Frequent Breakdowns: It may be time for an...
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