Oasis Heating, A/C & Refrigeration Blog : Archive for July, 2015

What Is A Split System AC?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

If you’re in the market for a new AC, or just plain curious about the various types and brands on offer, then you may have wondered about what a “split” system is. Whether you are thinking about a heat pump, central air conditioner, or ductless mini split, they are all split systems. In this post, we’d like to run you through the basics of a split system so that you can stay informed about your air conditioning options. Call OASIS Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc. for exceptional air conditioning installation, repair, and maintenance services in Arlington, VA.

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Steps to Clean the Air Filter in Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Every spring, you need to arrange for an HVAC professional to come to your home and provide a thorough inspection and tune-up for your air conditioning system. This routine maintenance will help keep your AC in top shape for the summer, working energy-efficiently and with as few repair issues as possible.

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Why Is My Air Conditioning System Leaking Refrigerant?

Monday, July 13th, 2015

One of the problems that HVAC technicians often deal with during the summer is sealing refrigerant leaks in an air conditioner and then replacing the refrigerant that was lost. It’s a common misconception that an air conditioner consumes its supply of refrigerant as it runs and will eventually need to have more put in. The truth is that the refrigerant level in an AC (called its charge) will remains the same throughout the air conditioner’s service life… unless it develops leaks.

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How Are UV Lights Helpful for Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The air inside your house is filled with many small particles—and quite a few of them are probably not good for you. Fortunately, there are air purifiers and filters that can remove harmful pollutants from circulating through your HVAC system and subsequently from the air in your living spaces. If you hire an experienced professional to handle the installation, you should end up with the purification and/or filtration system that will target the specific contaminants that are problems for your home.

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