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Ultimate List of Air Conditioning Myths

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- By Russell Jones

Don't be fooled by common air conditioning myths!  Our ultimate list debunks misconceptions and reveals the truth about AC maintenance, efficiency, and cost-saving tips

Maintain Thermostat  Temperature To Save Energy

Fact: It is more efficient to set your thermostat at a higher temperature when you’re not home and lower it just before you return home.

Closing Vents in Unused Rooms Will Save Energy

Fact: Closing vents can actually cause your air conditioner to work harder and use more energy.

The Higher the BTU Rating, The Better The AC

Fact: BTUs measure the AC’s cooling capacity, but it’s not the only factor to consider when choosing an air conditioner.

Your AC is Only Cooling the Air

Fact: Having a cool home interior is obviously a huge benefit of AC and is one of the main reasons it’s installed, but it’s not the only thing it does.

Ceiling Fans Can Replace Air Conditioning

Fact: While ceiling fans can help to circulate cool air and make a room feel cooler, they are no substitute for proper air conditioning.

AC Should Be Placed In Direct Sunlight to Work Better

Fact: Air conditioning units should actually be placed in a shady spot around your home to work more efficiently.

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