The terminology used for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems can be confusing. Read answers to frequently asked questions on heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems provided by Kevin’s Heating & Air Conditioning Service in New Orleans, LA. If you have any questions on these terms please feel free to call us.

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How often should I change my filter?
How often should I have my air conditioning and heating unit services?
What is duct cleaning?
At what temperature should I set my thermostat?
Can I turn my thermostat up in the summer and down in the winter while I’m away at work?
What should I leave my thermostat set on if I am away on vacation?
Why would I need a programmable thermostat? What is the benefit?
What is the most cost efficient way to operate my air conditioning system?
Why are my utility bills so high?
When should I only run the unit’s fan? When shouldn’t I?
Can I close off registers to rooms not in use?
Can I put coverings/covers over registers or return grills?
Why are my upstairs rooms always hot and downstairs rooms always cold?
Gas heat versus heat pump. What is the difference? What are the benefits of each?
What is a SEER?
What is the best method that should be used to size my heating and cooling system(s)?
Why does my furnace smell when started up for the first time every heating season?
Should I cover my outside unit when it is not in use?
Should I shade my outdoor condensing unit or packate unit with a cover or some sort?
Do pets have an effect on my air conditioning system?
How often should i clean my condensation drain?
How often does my systems refrigerant need changed?
What type of filter should i use? What are the differences?
What makes one brand better than another?
What is two-stage cooling?
What is two-stage heating?
What is “variable speed”?
What does “ton” mean when referring to air conditioning?
Can my ceiling fan make a difference?