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Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Sign...

Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Signs of Issues
An air conditioner (AC) capacitor—sometimes called an HVAC capacitor—is a cylindrical electrical device located near the compressor that stores energy. If you’re wondering why AC capacitors are important for household comfort, view our outline of this critical component. How Air…
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6 Signs of a Malfunctioning Air Conditioner (AC) Compressor

Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Signs of Issues
What’s an Air Conditioner Compressor? An air conditioner compressor removes the heat from inside your home and transfers it to the outdoors using a cooling agent called refrigerant. When heated, the refrigerant exists in a gaseous state. When chilled, it…
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Differences Between Air Conditioner Condenser & Evap...

Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Signs of Issues
What’s a Condenser Coil? Located outside of your house, the condensing unit contains many different components, including condenser coils. Condenser coils slow down the rate at which refrigerant (a liquid cooling agent) passes in front of a condenser fan. After…
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Top 2 Causes of Frozen Air Conditioner Coils

Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Signs of Issues
Do you notice ice on your central air conditioning system? Although this may seem illogical, this is an ordinary issue. Despite it being one of the hottest days of the year, a homeowner may wake up to discover a frozen…
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What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need? BTU’s, Tonnage...

Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Signs of Issues
As an ordinary homeowner, you may feel intimidated about purchasing a new air conditioning unit. You may be unfamiliar with the process of sizing an air conditioner for your house. Calculating the air conditioner size you need can seem like…
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Step-By-Step Guide: How to Clean An Air Conditioner

Air Conditioner Capacitors: Types, Functions, & Signs of Issues
Summer has officially arrived. Everyone is spending time outside with friends and family. The trees are full and summer flowers are blooming. While the outdoor temperatures may be pleasant, you may begin to notice high humidity levels in your home…
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