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Cooling Services

Specializing in residential air conditioning installation, Prime Heating & Air is dedicated to keeping our customers nice and cool. No job is too big or small, and we aim to deliver complete customer satisfaction on every project we undertake. We also offer a wide selection of air conditioning systems at affordable prices to meet your specific needs.

Cooling Options

When you work with Prime Heating & Air, our trained service technicians will sit down with you to discuss your needs and help you find the best air conditioning system for your budget. We pride ourselves on working hard to ensure not only affordability, but quality and complete customer satisfaction as well. So whether you need air conditioning installation for a small home or an entire office building, our highly trained and experienced contractors will provide the speedy, high-quality service you can depend on.

Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

Central air conditioners and heat pumps are designed to cool the entire house. In each system, a large compressor unit located outside drives the process; an indoor coil filled with refrigerant cools air that is then distributed throughout the house via ducts. Heat pumps are like central air conditioners, except that the cycle can be reversed and used for heating during the winter months. (Heat pumps are described in more detail in the heating section.) With a central air conditioner, the same duct system is used with a furnace for forced warm-air heating. In fact, the central air conditioner typically uses the furnace fan to distribute air to the ducts.

Ductless Air Conditioners

Going ductless can be an attractive retrofit option for room additions and for houses without ductwork, such as those using hydronic heat (see the heating section). Like conventional central air conditioners, mini-splits use an outside compressor/condenser and indoor air handling units. The difference is that each room or zone to be cooled has its own air handler. Each indoor unit is connected to the outdoor unit via a conduit carrying the power and refrigerant lines. Indoor units are typically mounted on the wall or ceiling.

Programmable Thermostats

According to Energy Star, the average household spends more than $2,000 a year on energy costs, up to half of which is for heating and cooling. With a programmable thermostat, you can save around $180 per year, maybe more as energy costs go up!

Programmable thermostats automatically monitor and adjust the temperature for you by following the instructions you program into them. By doing so, they save energy thus save you money. For instance, if you program your thermostat back 10º to 15º for an eight hour period, you’ll save about 5% to 15% a year on your heating bill. That translates to 1% savings for each degree you lower the setting over an eight hour period. During winter months, it’s recommended you set your thermostat to 68ºF while you’re at home and awake, and lowering it when you’re asleep or away.

Many qualified models also come with additional features, such as:

  • Digital, backlit displays
  • Touch pad screen programming
  • Voice and/or phone programming
  • Hold/Vacation features
  • Indicators which tell you when it’s time to change air filters
  • Indicators that signal malfunctioning of heating/cooling systems
  • Adaptive Recovery/ Smart Recovery features — control features that senses the amount of time it will take to reach the next set-point temperature, and reach desired temperatures by the set time

See a full list of programmable thermostats from Consumer Reports

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Our air conditioning service contractors believe in going above and beyond to ensure your complete satisfaction. We understand that you rely on your air conditioner during the warm weather months, and for this reason, we take a thorough, methodical approach to air conditioning service. When you work with us, you’ll benefit from our:

  • Industry experience
  • Reasonable rates
  • Flexible appointments

Don’t take chances with your home or business when Prime is on hand to provide the air conditioning service you need. Call us today for more information or to schedule an estimate!

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