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The History of AC

The History of AC

Posted on: April 26, 2019

In the 1840s, physician and inventor Dr. John Gorrie of Florida proposed the idea of cooling cities to relieve residents of “the evils of high temperatures.” Energy.gov This statement kicked off the beginning of a family tree of innovations that would lead us to more comfortable homes, healthier hospitals and even drive innovation for green … Continue reading “The History of AC”

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Acme AC: What is A Maintenance Contract?

Acme AC: What is A Maintenance Contract?

Posted on: April 26, 2019

The Texas heat is coming, and your AC unit has not had to work to earn its keep all winter. East Texas heat is a complex mixture of thermal heat and heavy humidity. Your AC system has not only the task of keeping your house cool, but pulling humidity out of the air. The sudden … Continue reading “Acme AC: What is A Maintenance Contract?”

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Don’t Sweat The Summer

Don’t Sweat The Summer

Posted on: March 18, 2019

We know it is cold outside. Your heater is on and keeping you cozy while your AC sits unused, waiting for the summer. There is another season other than summer and winter you need to know about and it’s called rebate season. Rebate season is when rebates become available from manufacturers. They allow homeowners who … Continue reading “Don’t Sweat The Summer”

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Help, My Furnace Is Broken

Help, My Furnace Is Broken

Posted on: March 4, 2019

Winter is descending upon your home and the temperature is dropping quickly. You turn your thermostat to heat and set it to a reasonable 72 degrees. You wake the next morning and crawl out from underneath the warm covers only to be greeted by your very cold home. You wrap yourself in a blanket and … Continue reading “Help, My Furnace Is Broken”

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Rain, Sleet, Snow, Middle of the Night or Early in the Morning 24 Hour Emergency Repairs and Service

Rain, Sleet, Snow, Middle of the Night or Early in the Morning 24 Hour Emergency Repairs and Service

Posted on: February 20, 2019

We all know that feeling. It’s a hot Texas night and the AC seems to have given up on you. You look into the faces of your family. You can see it written all over their faces as the sweat slowly begins to bead on their foreheads. It is about to be a miserable night. … Continue reading “Rain, Sleet, Snow, Middle of the Night or Early in the Morning 24 Hour Emergency Repairs and Service”

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Smart Thermostat – What You Need To Know

Smart Thermostat – What You Need To Know

Posted on: February 19, 2019

Smart thermostats are becoming more common. With this comes some confusion about which wall mounted A.I. (artificial intellegence) you want in your home. We here at Acme AC in Longview, Tyler, Kilgore and the surrounding East Texas areas, want to help usher you into the future. It may not be Star Trek yet but telling … Continue reading “Smart Thermostat – What You Need To Know”

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Acme AC – A Second Opinion

Acme AC – A Second Opinion

Posted on: February 11, 2019

AC repairs can be expensive and unexpected. A number of issues could be the cause for repair such as a burned out blower motor, a leaking condenser coil, or algae in the drip pan. Often you find yourself needing a second opinion, if only to make sure that the repairs are actually what needs to … Continue reading “Acme AC – A Second Opinion”

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Gas or Electric Heating Pros and Cons

Gas or Electric Heating Pros and Cons

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Electric furnaces are less expensive than a gas furnace. They also are easier to install making them an excellent choice if you are not is colder climates.

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Smart Air Filters – What You Need To Know

Smart Air Filters – What You Need To Know

Posted on: January 24, 2019

You have plenty to do and remember between soccer games and home maintenance.  Being able to scratch one more thing off your list is always welcome. Recently, one of our suppliers developed a new innovation to an everyday product, the air filter.   The new Filtrete™ Smart Air Filters by 3M uses a Bluetooth sensor and … Continue reading “Smart Air Filters – What You Need To Know”

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Six Common Furnace Problems

Six Common Furnace Problems

Posted on: September 28, 2018

There are six common problems that can plague a furnace. A clogged air filter can cause the system to work much harder than needed and causes it to lose efficiency. Most pilot lights are electronic ignitions, but there are still some that have a constant flame. Most systems have safety features in place that will … Continue reading “Six Common Furnace Problems”

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