Gibson Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for May, 2018

Options for a New Air Conditioning System Installation

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Is this the year when you have a new AC installation in Cherry Hill, NJ to keep your home cool? With summer weather approaching, right now is the best time to arrange for this service with our professionals.

But choosing a new air conditioner for your home isn’t a cut-and-dried process. You can’t walk into “Super Air Conditioning Mart” and point at a unit and say, “Yeah, I want that one.” Nor can you shop for a central air conditioner online and rely on customer reviews. A new air conditioning system requires careful consideration as well as work with licensed HVAC installers to make sure it’s the ideal system for the specific requirements of a home. Because there are more options for home cooling than ever before makes the selection process even more involved—and that’s just one more reason to work with professionals!

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Let Us Make You More Comfortable with a Dehumidifier

Monday, May 14th, 2018

When the weather starts to heat up in the climb toward another New Jersey summer, you can also expect the humidity to climb as well. Nobody wants to deal with a day that’s both hot and humid! When relative humidity rises above 60%, it can make a warm day feel 8°F to 10°F hotter. In your home, this often means the difference in whether you turn on your AC or keep it off.

“Doesn’t the air conditioner take care of humidity?” you ask. The answer is: “Not really.” An air conditioner does have some natural dehumidification properties because as it absorbs heat through the evaporator coil, it also collects moisture along the coil, drawing it from the air. But this is a side-effect of how the AC works, not its purpose. Unless an air conditioner is designed with dehumidifier controls, it isn’t enough to handle balancing a home’s relative humidity in the comfortable zone around 45%.

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