Monthly Archives: April 2017

What’s the Difference Between Your AC and a Dehumidifier?

Many people think the difference between an air conditioner and a dehumidifier is obvious: one cools the air, the other removes the moisture from it. However, each system has its own unique benefits and when the two work together, homeowners save money. At Choice Heating and Air Conditioning, we know that most homeowners are concerned about…
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Should You Install a Dehumidifier Before the Summer Heat Hits?

Your air conditioner dehumidifies the air as it cools it. However, in some climates the amount of humidity that is removed is not enough to balance the moisture in the air inside your home. If you are experiencing excess humidity, it might be time to consider purchasing a dehumidifier. If you're searching for affordable air…
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Dehumidifier or Fan: Which Is Better for Your Needs?

When it comes to choosing the right fan or dehumidifier for your home the first thing you need to decide is what you hope to accomplish. How you answer that question will determine which of these devices is best suited for your indoor comfort needs. If you just want to circulate the air in your home…
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Pros and Cons of Home Dehumidifiers

Welcome back to our continuing feature on dehumidifiers in your home. In our previous post we discussed the reasons you should consider installing a dehumidifier in your home. Regardless of the exterior climate where you live, humidity can occur inside your home. This extra moisture can be the result of poor ventilation in a small…
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Does Heat or AC Use More Energy?

Today, we're tackling the age old question of which uses more energy, heating or cooling? Recent studies have proven that heating your home uses more energy than cooling. You're probably thinking, “But I live in the South, that can’t be right!” Trust me; it’s true unless you live in a location where you just don't ever…
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More HVAC System Basic Purposes and Uses

Welcome back to our second installment in our series on HVAC system basics. On the blog today we will be covering the various types of cooling and heating systems. Choosing the right system for your home can be tricky. Every homeowner wants the most efficient system. Striking a balance between system affordability, energy costs and…
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More Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your AC

Summertime is just around the corner, and it’s time for those air conditioning systems to be turned on. In our previous blog, we talked about some preventive things you could do to make sure your AC unit was in good working order. In this post, we will be sharing some tips on how to help…
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HVAC System Basic Purposes and Uses

The fundamental purpose of any HVAC system is to deliver acceptable air inside a building. Systems can differ in size, cost and even layouts, but almost all systems have the same basic design: air distribution, air handling unit, outside air consumption, and air exhaust system. At Choice Heating and Air Conditioning, we have been the…
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