Alltek Services Blog: Archive for October, 2019

So, What’s the Deal with HRVs and ERVs?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

One thing that you’ll always, always, always hear us HVAC technicians talking about is energy efficiency, so surely, it must be pretty important!

But, there’s one problem: our homes are often sealed up so tightly that fresh air barely has a chance of making it inside! And yes, while this is great for efficiency, it’s horrible for indoor air quality. So, what can we do?

Well, one way that we can combat this problem is with a heat or energy recovery ventilator — which you may have heard about before. We understand that these systems can be a bit confusing and that many homeowners don’t quite understand what they do. That is why, below, we’ve explained it all! All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Why Does My AC Sound SO Weird?

Monday, October 7th, 2019
Shocked and surprised

Here’s the thing: your air conditioner should not be making any strange sounds! In fact, the only sound you should ever hear coming from your AC is the sound of air gently whooshing through the vents. Therefore, any other sounds, you know, the ones that don’t quite qualify as “background noise” are a cause for concern!

Below, we have listed some of the sounds you definitely don’t want to hear coming from your AC. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! (Oh, and of course, remember to schedule your AC repair in Waco, TX with our team!)

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