How Do I Know if My Air Conditioner Needs Repair?

Empire employee working on outdoor AC unit

When the summer temperatures are at their hottest, there’s nothing like the cool, comfortable reprieve provided by an air-conditioned home. But, if your AC system doesn’t seem to be cooling your home as it should, it can leave you and your family feeling hot and sticky, and can even cost you more in utility bills.…

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Air Conditioning 101: What Type of AC is Best for My Home?

Summers can be absolutely sweltering in Georgia, and having effective air conditioning is essential for almost any home. Today, there are many types of air conditioning systems available, and most modern systems are designed to not only provide more effective comfort than their predecessors, but to provide cooling in a highly efficient manner as well. If…

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Case Study: Fixing Noisy HVAC System and Humid Home

A noisy HVAC system is a nuisance and can be a symptom of a larger problem. Since the customer at this brick home built in the 1980s also had humidity issues in the summer, our team decided that the installation of a high efficiency Daikin FIT system was the right solution. Not only are these…

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Case Study: Indoor Air Quality and Proper HVAC System Installation

The owner of this two-story brick home wanted to replace an old gas furnace (thirty or more years old) and air conditioning system (fifteen or more years old). The original installer hadn’t considered the importance of air quality in this setup.  As such, only an inefficient one-inch filter was in use, impacting the condition of…

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Case Study: HVAC System Replacement Before Selling House

Upon a recommendation from their realtor, a customer approached us about replacing a 29 year old AC system at their father’s home before listing it. During our inspection, we demonstrated that the furnace was also showing signs of failure. After discussing options with the customer, it was decided a full system replacement was necessary. Our…

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Case Study: Wall-Mounted High Efficiency System Installation

Sometimes, a once solid installation location for outdoor units can become unstable over time if nature decides to be a factor. In this example, the previous units were buried under 6-8 inches of pine, straw and dirt that built up over the years, majorly impacting cooling performance. Our solution involved the installation of new, slim…

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Case Study: High Efficiency HVAC Installed in a Difficult Space

For this HVAC installation, we faced a unique challenge. The original unit was installed on top of sloped concrete, leading to water damage to the unit’s internals. The solution included our premiere Daikin Brand variable speed FIT system, which has a unique and lightweight design that avoided water damage. Please download the case study for…

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Case Study: Ductless System Installation For Sunroom

Sunrooms are often difficult to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. By installing a modern, high-efficiency, ductless mini split,  we are able to help your family use their entire home year-round and keep energy bills affordable. In this case study, homeowners completed renovations on a 1961 ranch before realizing the sunroom…

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Best AC Systems for your Home in 2019

Although summer brings Braves baseball, pool parties, family picnics and more, each year it seems the heat and humidity get worse. Unfortunately, many people in Georgia have HVAC systems that are 10+ years old. If your heating and air unit has not been properly inspected by a professional in the past 1-2 years, you are…

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