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How to Properly Size an AC System

August 25, 2023

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Durham home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.  However,…

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 18, 2023

Turn to your indoor air quality experts at Affordable Solutions HVAC & Electrical to help make your Durham, NC, home healthier and more comfortable.

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Why Do You Need to Have Preventative Maintenance Performed on Your HVAC Unit?

June 15, 2023

Preventative maintenance is an investment in the long-term performance, reliability, and efficiency of your HVAC system.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

May 18, 2023

Well, air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs. 

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

April 19, 2023

As a homeowner here in North Carolina, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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Power Outage? A Standby Generator Will help Your Weather the Storm

March 15, 2023

Why wait for the next storm, disaster, or equipment failure to keep you in the dark? Call the professionals at Affordable Solutions HVAC & Electrical in Durham, NC for help. Call 919-201-5884 or request service online.

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February 23, 2023

The 2022 WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards was held and presented by M&F Bank and people were allowed to nominate and vote for local businesses that have helped solve problems or impacted them positively.

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4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

February 17, 2023

So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 13, 2023

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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How do I Determine Heat Pump Efficiency?

December 20, 2022

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help.

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