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What is Freon Used for in AC Units?

Precision Air & Plumbing September 22, 2017

  How air conditioners manage to take hot, humid, stuffy air and transform it into a cool, crisp breeze is a little bit like magic, complete with a special elixir that helps make the spell complete. Refrigerants, including Freon, are vital to the process that allows an air conditioner to function — in fact, refrigerant […]

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How Much Attic Insulation is Recommended?

Precision Air & Plumbing September 21, 2017

A frosty home is a welcome refuge from Phoenix’s summer heat, but as the sun climbs in the sky, home air conditioning systems may struggle to keep pace. It’s not always the air conditioner’s fault, though. Even well maintained, perfectly sized units can cool with all their might without making much of a dent in […]

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Best AC Unit for Phoenix, Arizona

Precision Air & Plumbing September 19, 2017

If you live in the Phoenix area, you’re no stranger to heat. When you live in this type of super-hot environment, you need an air conditioner that is going to cool your home efficiently, without breaking the bank. While the exact unit you purchase will be influenced by a number of factors including the size […]

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How Do Air Conditioners Dehumidify?

Precision Air & Plumbing September 17, 2017

Your air conditioner is a complicated piece of machinery based on some relatively simple processes. Even though it may seem like magic, the way that your air conditioner dehumidifies the air in your home is very straightforward. The first modern air conditioner was invented by Willis Carrier as a way to remove humidity from the […]

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Monsoons and the Importance of Surge Protection

Precision Air & Plumbing September 16, 2017

The monsoons flow into Arizona from June 15th to September 30th, with the average starting date in Phoenix being July 7th. And while Phoenix only sees roughly 2.77 inches or rainfall during this time, the city can also see upwards of 600,000 lightning strikes each year. These lightning strikes are responsible for power outages, fires, and […]

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