How Your AC Professional Changes the Speed of Your AC’s Fan

September 19, 2022

In order for your HVAC system to operate efficiently, it needs to run according to the speed stated in its manual. However, sometimes, the speed of the AC fan is too high or low for current conditions, so it creates an uncomfortable environment. In order for your system to run optimally, you may need a trusted professional from White Mechanical, Inc. to change your fan’s speed. How to Change the Speed of an AC Fan According to HVAC experts, an air conditioner’s fan speed should be about 400 cubic feet per meter (CFM) airflow per ton. However,

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How to Establish the Right Maintenance Schedule for Your AC System

August 16, 2022

Having a functional air conditioner in your home isn’t just a matter of comfort. At times, this equipment can be essential for keeping everyone in good health. Your air conditioner regulates indoor humidity, prevents the temperature in your living area from climbing too high, and filters out a number of harmful particulates. The best way to keep your home cooling equipment in good working order is by having it serviced regularly. But how often should you schedule professional AC maintenance? Let’s find out. Check Your Owner’s Manual and Warranty Licensed HVAC technicians can help you establish

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Steps to Take If Your Air Conditioner Freezes Up

July 19, 2022

The summers in Orange County can be brutally hot, which makes air conditioning a must-have for every home or business. Unfortunately, there are many different issues that can cause your air conditioning to not cool properly or stop working altogether. One of the most common issues we see is that the AC freezes up. This can happen for a number of different reasons. Here is what you need to know if your AC is frozen. How to Deal With a Frozen Air Conditioner Your AC system can either freeze at the evaporator coils

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The Importance of Multizone AC for an Office Building

June 17, 2022

The traditional HVAC system in an office building is designed to maintain a comfortable temperature in all areas of the building. However, this isn’t always necessary or even desirable. In many cases, it would be more efficient — and less expensive — to heat and cool only the areas that are being used. When employees are working at a comfortable temperature, productivity increases. The battle between people in your office about which is the right temperature can be put to rest with AC zoning. What Is Multizone AC? A multizone AC system is a heating and

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A Helpful Guide for Cleaning Your Window AC Unit

May 19, 2022

As you pull your window air conditioner out to undergo another long hot summer season, it’s important that you take the time to clean up. Many homeowners skip over this step and end up with an inefficient window AC unit and skyrocketing energy bills. When you take the time to thoroughly clean out your window air conditioner and prep it for the summer, you can ensure that it’s operating efficiently to keep your energy bills to a minimum. Start With Your Air Filter You want to start by locating and removing the air conditioner’s air filter.

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Fact or Myth: Sleeping With the Windows Open Reduces Energy Expenses

April 18, 2022

Fact or Myth: Sleeping With the Windows Open Reduces Energy Expenses In late August and early September, the temperatures in Foothill Ranch, California, are pleasant. During the day, it can go up to about 80 degrees Fahrenheit. At night, it stays at about 60 degrees Fahrenheit. You will want to use air conditioning during the day to keep your home comfortable. However, you might wonder if you could save a few dollars on energy by shutting off your air conditioning unit and opening the windows at night. In many cases, shutting off the AC and opening

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6 Effective Ways to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for Spring

March 16, 2022

Over the next few months, the Orange County, CA weather is going to heat up. For your household to remain comfortable throughout the spring and summer, you’ll need your HVAC unit to be strong, healthy, and efficient. If your cooling system is running smoothly, you won’t be at risk for breakdowns, malfunctions, or egregiously expensive monthly energy bills. So, how do you make sure your HVAC unit is ready for the changing of seasons? Fortunately, there are a handful of effective measures you can take to prepare it for the increasing demands of springtime. 1. Schedule Preventative

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10 Steps for a Longer Furnace Life Expectancy

February 18, 2022

Having your furnace fail on you unexpectedly can be devastating. In addition to the stress and discomfort, such an event can ruin your finances. The good news is that you can greatly reduce the chances of that happening, and all it takes is consistent proactivity. You’ll find that if you treat your furnace right, it will reward you with a long, healthy lifespan. 1. Schedule Yearly Maintenance Scheduling yearly tune-ups is perhaps the best thing you can do for your furnace. When you call one of our maintenance technicians at White Mechanical, Inc., they’ll clean your heating system

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Signs You Have Damaged Ductwork

January 18, 2022

You may be surprised to learn that a quarter of the air in your HVAC system is leaking out because of damaged or poorly fitted air ducts. This means that you could be wasting hundreds of dollars every single year. Thankfully, there are ways to resolve these problems. One option is to contact us at White Mechanical, Inc.. Our team of skilled HVAC professionals can help you upgrade your ductwork or provide full air duct replacement services. Regardless of the steps you take, you must do something to improve the condition of your air ducts before

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What You Need to Know About Gas Furnace Heat Exchangers

December 15, 2021

Your furnace may be prone to many faults during its lifetime. One of the components that can cause inefficiencies and safety concerns is the heat exchanger. But what does it do, and why is it important? Here’s is an outline of what you need to know about a gas furnace heat exchanger. What Is a Heat Exchanger? The purpose of a heat exchanger is to transfer heat from the combustion chamber to the exterior of the HVAC system. When you switch on the furnace, it will ignite the gas. The system will send the hot gases

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